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Egypt Floods Gaza's Smuggling Tunnels

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Egyptian forces have flooded smuggling tunnels under the border with the Palestinian-rul...

Egyptian Activists Cross Into Gaza

The Huffington Post | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

A convoy of about 500 Egyptian activists crossed into the Gaza Strip last week to deliver medical supplies and show solidarity with Palestinians as th...

Why Morsi Could Be the Gaza Conflict's Biggest Loser

Daniel Nisman | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Daniel Nisman

With each rocket Hamas fires into Israel, they further undermine Egypt's image as a credible broker, hindering Mr. Morsi's personal aspirations to restore Egypt's role as a regional leader.

Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.30.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

You can't claim solidarity with Egyptian protesters when they take down a dictator, but act horrified that the resulting government in Egypt, more accountable to Egyptian public opinion, is more engaged in supporting Palestinian rights. It's a package deal.

Gaza, Then and Now

Salena Tramel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Salena Tramel

Today, the siege on Gaza continues with no end in sight. Truckloads of wheat reportedly sit idle on a conveyor belt that has acted as a lifeline to Palestinians. And now, military violence against Gaza has escalated again.

Egypt's Wall Should Protect Egypt, Not Punish the People of Gaza

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hani Almadhoun

Name calling and tarnishing the image of frail Gazans by casting them as monstrous smugglers is unfortunate and has to stop.

Fatah Agrees Egyption To Deal With Hamas

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank - Fatah has agreed to an Egyptian proposal for the two main Palestinian factions to separately sign a long-delayed unity deal by O...

"Viva Palestina" Gaza Marchers Begin Hunger Strike In Egypt After Border Blocked

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters trying to march into Gaza a year after an Israeli offensive are on hunger strike after Egypt blocked them from crossing the border....

Will Egypt Allow Soccer Shoes to Enter Gaza?

Donna Baranski-Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Donna Baranski-Walker

It is a significant challenge to open a blockade for 16 boxes of gently worn sports shoes -- would you like to help?

A War Against Hamas -- Not The Palestinian People

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The best outcome from the Gaza war for Israel and the Palestinians is to induce Hamas to eventually become a political party rather than militant resistance movement.

As Israel Pounds Gaza, Egyptians Get Angry At Their Own Government

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHEIKH ZOWAYED, Egypt -- In north Sinai, Egyptians angrily watched a scorching air offensive by the Israeli Air Force against Hamas, as well as ordina...

Day Four: Gaza War Postings

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

I've been zigzagging my way between Israel and the West Bank to avoid IDF checkpoints. When we enter the Palestinian territories where emotions ran high, my Palestinian driver almost has a fit when he finds out that my cameraman is an Israeli.

More Than 1,000 Leave Gaza After Egypt Opens Border Crossing

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hamas and Egyptian authorities on Saturday temporarily opened the Rafah crossing for the first time in weeks, allowing some 2,000 Gazans to cross into...