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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... invasion doesn't frighten us and the occupation army will sink in Gaza's mud." Hamas wants Israel and Egypt, whose military-backed government is at odds with the Palestinian ... was "exerting all required effort, together with Egypt and all other parties, to halt the bloodshed and relieve our people's suffering". ...

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    Israel warns 100,000 Gazans to flee their homes as air campaign intensifies

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:31pm by AFP

    ... ceasefire effort. As the punishing Israeli military operation resumed pace, Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas was to travel to Egypt and Turkey in search of regional support for an immediate end ... and the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt as part of any agreement. It also wants Israel to free Palestinians it rearrested after releasing them in a 2011 exchange for an Israeli soldier ...

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    Hamas fires more rockets from Gaza after Israel accepts ceasefire deal

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:10pm by AFP

    ... itself against Hamas rocket attacks. "We are encouraged that Egypt has made a proposal to accomplish this goal that we hope can restore the calm that we are seeking," Obama said ... crossing with Egypt in any truce deal. ...

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    Kerry arrives in Israel, makes ‘some steps forward’ in ending Gaza conflict

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 06:17pm by AFP

    ... Tuesday in Cairo after meeting Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a former army chief who has a frosty relationship with Hamas. Kerry has walked a delicate line, with a US official saying ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... Gaza is no democracy and Hamas rules by force, this seems to reflect genuine support for Hamas' aim of breaking the blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt on the strip. Emboldened, Hamas ...

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    China sends mediator to Israel and Palestine for talks on Gaza ceasefire

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:36pm by KEIRA HUANG, Keith Zhai and AFP

    ... Strip Palestinian health minister Jawad Awad cancelled a trip to Gaza City's Shifa hospital after being confronted by angry protesters as he arrived from Egypt, officials said. Witnesses ...

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    At least 97 Palestinians killed in Israeli offensive as thousands flee Gaza homes

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri on Saturday repeated an appeal for the two sides to adopt the ceasefire, saying Egypt’s plan is the only one on the table, despite efforts from Hamas backers Turkey ...

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    Tony Blair faces claims of conflict of interest in Middle East

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by GDN

    ... "officials and politicians" to discuss "perceptions in the international media about Egypt in respect of concerns that are obvious". Blair's spokesman said: "Neither Mr Blair nor his organisations are making any money out of Egypt and there is no desire to do that." But Blair has commissioned a "briefing document"on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt ...

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    Israeli onslaught claims 121st victim in Gaza as Obama offers to help broker truce

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:22am by AFP

    ... the White House said, referring to a truce which ended the last major confrontation between Israel and Hamas. But Egypt, which has played a key role in mediating previous ceasefire agreements, said ...

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    Hamas under threat as Gaza economy squeezed by Israel, Egypt blockades

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Gaza City Palestinian enclave blockaded by Israel and now isolated by Egypt after Muslim Brotherhood fall Gaza's crippling economic crisis threatens Hamas ... of relief from a blockade enforced not only by Israel but also by a suddenly hostile Egypt. Hamas government employees have complained publicly about getting only partial salaries for the past four ...




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