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Egypt Is the Key With Regard to Gaza

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 07.18.2014 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

An important precedent was set yesterday; the largest Arab country all but giving its blessing to an Israeli military strike against other Arabs. A change of major proportions which is a new element in Middle East politics.

Egypt Closes Gaza Border Crossing Indefinitely

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

Egyptian authorities have closed the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip "indefinitely" for security reasons after a day of deadly violence nati...

Egypt Imposes Toughest Gaza Restrictions In Years

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Egypt's new government has imposed the toughest border restrictions on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in years, sealing smuggling t...

Hundreds Of Palestinians Stranded After Egypt Blocks Gaza Border

Reuters | Posted 07.18.2013 | World

CAIRO, May 18 (Reuters) - Egyptian police angered by the kidnapping of seven colleagues by Islamist gunmen kept a crossing into the Gaza Strip close...

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...

Tahrir Squared: Egypt, Israel and Gaza

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

Despite his Islamist credentials -- and his party's historic rejection of the accord -- Egyptian President Morsi has made it clear that the peace treaty between Israel and Palestine is here to stay, and, over the last few days, it has been maintained.

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 Sends PM To Gaza In Show Of Solidarity

AP | KARIN LAUB and AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Egypt's prime minister rushed to the aid of the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers Friday in the midst of an Israeli offensive there, ...

Egypt Cements Closed Smuggling Tunnels Under Egypt-Gaza Border

AP | By ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military has began an operation to close a network of smuggling tunnels under the Egypt-Gaza border following tension with Israel, se...

Gaza Border Opening Brings Little Relief

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

RAFAH, Gaza Strip — The reopening of the Gaza Strip's main border crossing with Egypt brought widespread relief to Palestinians suffering from a...

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.

Egypt's Gaza Plan Reveals Changing Region

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Egypt's announcement that it will open a key border crossing with the Palestinian Gaza Strip within days sparked concern in Israel o...

Hamas Proposes Year-Long Cease-Fire With Israel

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas officials have proposed a year-long ceasefire with Israel in the latest round of peace talks brokered by Egypt. The proposal was made during a ...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Leads Condemnation Against Israeli Offensive

The Jerusalem Post | BRENDA GAZZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood is leading popular condemnation of Israel's three-week Gaza offensive against Hamas and is at the forefront of accusa...

On The Ground In Rafah: Egypt Sends Mixed Messages

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAFAH, Egypt - The town of Rafah and the Gaza border crossing just down the road told two different stories Thursday about how the Egyptian governme...

Arab World Furious With Egypt Over Gaza

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the wake of Israel's ongoing air strikes against Gaza, the Arab World is not only protesting Israel's actions, but also Egypt's. Bloomberg tells ...