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Al-Sisi asserted the importance of the US returning to play an important role in the Middle East, ahead of Abbas’ meeting with Trump
Hundreds gather at border to protest Hamas’ management of the crossing, say news reports
Egyptian president also stresses Egypt’s border measures are not intended to harm Palestinians
Palestinian toddler was burned alive, earlier this week, by Israeli settlers in West Bank
Cairo court’s decision taints country’s reputation and confirms Israel as ally
“We didn’t fail; the UN Security Council failed us,” says Mahmoud Abbas
Hamas describes bid as “catastrophic”, Palestinian Authority maintains its stance
After war and donor conferences, humanitarian catastrophe looms in heavily populated strip
Egypt should politically intervene for the re-release of Palestinian captives who were detained again “for no reason”, says Prisoner Affairs minister
Abbas accuses Hamas of seeking to “destroy” Palestinian unity
The two borders on the Israeli side were closed early Sunday in response to rocket fire from Gaza into the Eshkel region.
International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s support for Palestine as he opened the conference, emphasising to Israel that it is “time to end the conflict”. …
Egypt and Norway are co-hosting the conference in conjunction with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Middle East Quarter envoy Tony Blair, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon among the attendees.
Conference expected to raise more than $1.5bn
Gaza depends on participating governments’ generosity for reconstruction amid US doubts necessary funds will be collected
Hamas claims victory, Israel claims military pressure forced Palestinian factions into agreement
Palestinian delegation to leave Cairo if Israelis don’t return
Israel implements seven-hour “humanitarian window” following condemnation of UN school shelling
Cross faction Palestinian delegation expected in Cairo for Gaza talks
Meshaal said the Palestinian Authority should abandon security coordination with Israel.
Around 10,000 protesters, many waving Palestinian flags, joined a rally in northern Israel on Tuesday to remember 530 villages from which some 760,000 people fled or were expelled following the creation of the Jewish state in 1948.
Egyptian authorities open the crossing for humanitarian cases upon Palestine’s request
Palestinian negotiators had warned that they may hand responsibility for governing the occupied territories back to Israel if peace talks remain stalled,
Israel’s army and police were still hunting for the suspected gunman on Wednesday, after carrying out extensive searches around Idhna.
The head of the Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed Jarba, repeated calls on the international community to supply rebels with “sophisticated weapons”.
The pan-Arab bloc was created in Cairo on 22 March 1945.
PA negotiations with Israel could combat polarisation and extremism, says the foreign ministry
The coastal strip, whose air and sea lanes are blocked by Israel, has three land crossings; Erez and Kerem Shalom with Israel and Rafah with Egypt.
The border crossing has been closed since 27 December
The Islamic Resistance Movement made public several documents proving that Fatah releases false news about Hamas to Egyptian media