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Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Kamel Amr blames Israel and Syrian government for escalating tensions and violence in the region
Hamas officer describes Sinai tribes as “having a legacy of smuggling weapons into Gaza”, dismissed as lies
The armed wing of the Fatah movement, have vowed to avenge the death of Jaradat, who they say was tortured in an Israeli jail.
Egyptian government applies political pressure to ensure conference takes place
Some reports suggested the man now identified as Ben Zygier may have been a loose-lipped braggart with psychological problems
The UN secretary general highlighted the importance of giving meaningful aid to countries in transition
Israel expresses doubt that the meeting will lead to any real external change
Ministry spokesperson condemns “a series of arbitrary measures” employed by Israel
Palestine and Syria dominate agenda during preliminary meeting
Kamel Amr condemns Israel over reports it bombed military targets in Syria
Israel firmly rejected the notion of its involvement in any such plot.
EU envoy discusses peace in the Middle East but avoids mentioning Syria and current crisis in Egypt
US delegation including counterterrorism head and Joint Special Forces commander arrives in Cairo to discuss security issues with Egyptian government
McCain meets president after talks with opposition figures over “economic and political developments”
The US administration and state department have both come out against comments by President Mohamed Morsy concerning Jews and Zionists
In total, the Netanyahu government advanced and approved 8,730 units in West Bank settlements over the past four years, Peace Now said, noting that the figures could be higher because the defence ministry does not make public its approvals for planning.
Palestinian sympathiser was arrested allegedly en route to Gaza through Egypt
Ministry of Foreign Affairs paying close attention to Palestinian prisoners in Israel
Israel recently moved forward with plans to build in the area, drawing international criticism for the move, which Palestinians say would effectively end the chances for the creation of a contiguous Palestinian state.
The Israeli government has moved forward aggressively in recent weeks with settlement construction plans in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, prompting angry condemnation from the Palestinians, and international criticism.
More than 200 activists erected the 20-tent “outpost” on Friday in the sensitive West Bank corridor east of Jerusalem where Palestinians say Israeli settlement construction would destroy the prospects of territorial contiguity for their promised state.
Arab League condemns Israel for re-arresting Palestinians following a prisoner swap and demands prisoners be treated as prisoners of war
David Hale meets with Egyptian officials ahead of Quartet meeting on Thursday
Local manufacturing in Gaza could decrease Egyptian exports, expert warns
The Simon Weisenhall Centre is a pro-Jewish rights group that ranks the Muslim Brotherhood as the most dangerous anti-Semitic organisation in the world
After making controversial statements on Jewish people living in Israel, a complaint has been filed against Essam El-Erian
Israel captured the Golan from Syria during the 1967 Six Day War and annexed it in 1981
Palestinian Authority looks to Egypt for assistance with prisoner release. Internationally, Egypt has gained respect as mediator between Israel and Palestine talks
Egypt has sought to crack down on smugglers’ tunnels to Gaza, with limited success.
Although arrested on Saturday, the Egyptian government has yet to inform the Israeli government as to the exact identity of the detainee, nor on what grounds he was arrested