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A Fatah-Hamas agreement in the shadow of Egypt

18 October, 2017

Comment: The latest agreement between Fatah and Hamas might have a better chance of uniting Palestinians through compromise, but significant obstacles remain ahead, write Leila Seurat and Mohamed Younis.

Dozens of militants killed in Egypt Sinai attacks

16 October, 2017

Egypt's military said at least 24 militants and six soldiers were killed on Sunday in attacks on military outposts in North Sinai, claimed by IS.

Egypt extends state of emergency by three months

13 October, 2017

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extends state of emergency that grants his regime extraordinary powers to monitor, detain suspects and curb freedom of expression.

Hamas reaches deal with rival Fatah on Palestinian reconciliation

12 October, 2017

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed an agreement on Thursday to end a decade-long split following talks mediated by Egypt.

Egypt expands buffer zone along Gaza border

11 October, 2017

Egypt's military has destroyed at least 140 homes and more than 200 acres of land along its border with Gaza to expand a buffer zone with the besieged enclave.

Egypt prosecutors seek death penalty for 13 suspected militants

09 October, 2017

Thirteen suspected militants from the Ajnad Misr group who are accused of attacks on security forces and civilians, Egyptian courts to give

UAE and Israel 'have history of secret arms deals'

07 October, 2017

Israeli businessman Metai Kokhafi was responsible for brokering arms deals with his Emirati counterparts

Israel to 'lock up' Palestinians for Jewish holiday

04 October, 2017

The occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip is in clampdown, a measure frequently taken for major Jewish holidays with only emergency cases allowed through

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

22 September, 2017

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

Damning US report slams rights violations in Sisi's Egypt

20 September, 2017

New report by the Trump administration has issued a damning verdict on human rights in Egypt under President Sisi, condemning detentions, disappearances and reports of extrajudicial executions in the country.

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