Tag Archives: Egypt

#GazaUnderAttack | Egypt not cooperating on humanitarian and medical aid delivery to Gaza

  Egyptian border policemen are seen at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the besieged Gaza Strip. (File photo)     PressTV | Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:47PM GMT The Egyptian government refuses to cooperate for the dispatch of medical and humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip, a senior Iranian lawmaker says. On Wednesday, […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Egypt denies entry of Jordanian medical delegation into Gaza

[ PIC 21/07/2014 – 08:16 AM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities have denied on Sunday the entry of a Jordanian medical delegation into Gaza Strip via Rafah crossing. The delegation includes five Jordanian doctors who reached Cairo on Friday en route to Gaza to participate in the treatment of the growing number of injuries as […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Egypt blocks aid convoy from entering Gaza

Al Akhbar English Published Saturday, July 19, 2014 Egyptian soldiers in north Sinai prevented an aid convoy of activists from reaching the Rafah border crossing with the embattled Palestinian Gaza Strip on Saturday, an AFP correspondent said. An army officer at the Balloza checkpoint, one of many along the desert highway to Rafah, told an […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | How US and Blair Plotted ‘Ceasefire’ Scam ~ by Jonathan Cook

Islam Times | July 17, 2014 | By Jonathan Cook Islam Times – We now have confirmation from the Israeli daily Haaretz of what we should have suspected: that the idea for the so-called Egyptian “ceasefire proposal” was actually hatched in Washington, the messenger boy was arch-war criminal Tony Blair, and the terms were drafted […]

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Report: The Palestinian refugee women are sexually harassed in Egyptian jails

[ PIC 28/11/2013 – 03:10 PM ] Refugees from Syria sleeping on the floor at Montaza 2nd police detention center in Alexandria LONDON, (PIC)– The action group for the Palestinians in Syria strongly denounced what it described as the serious violations that are committed by Egyptian jailers against many Palestinian women who fled to Egypt […]

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Gaza’s Rafah border closed for 2nd day

Palestinians pushing to open Rafah crossing gate amid gripping closure a few months earlier Al Ray Agencies | Nov 23, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – The Egyptian authorities have been closing the Rafah crossing in both directions for the second day in a row. The crossing opened part-time for three consecutive days exceptionally  before being closed again […]

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Rights groups condemn detention of Syrian, Palestinian refugees in Egypt

DRAH | Nov 23, 2013 Gaza,(DRAH.ps)– Twelve rights organizations have called on Egypt’s government to release Syrian refugees and Palestinians carrying Syrian citizenship papers, who were previously ordered by prosecutors to be released. They also called for releasing detained minors and providing them with security and medical care, accusing Egyptian authorities of violating laws and […]

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Egyptian authorities close Rafah after 3 days of opening

[ PIC 22/11/2013 – 04:59 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities closed on Thursday evening the Rafah crossing, until further notice, three days after opening it. Public administration of crossings in Gaza reported that three buses carrying 353 passengers were able to leave the Rafah crossing on Thursday, in addition to a number of ambulances. […]

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Egyptian authorities bar travel of 8 Palestinians

[ PIC 21/11/2013 – 08:41 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities resumed work in Rafah border terminal afternoon Wednesday but only allowed travel of 508 persons in both directions. Travel procedures were very slow after they were suddenly disrupted by the Egyptian side due to a technical fault in the computer network, and after they […]

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The Ugly Face of Egypt After The Military Coup ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | Nov 19, 2013 الوجه القبيح لمصر بعد الإنقلاب العسكري – جامعة الأزهر على طريق الهاوية تسير – والعدالة تحولت لدمية قبيحة في يد العسكر؟ The entire Egyptian society was shocked and dismayed to see Al-Azhar University students were sentenced to prison terms of 17 years and a fine of 64 thousand each, […]

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#OpenRafahBorder | VIDEO | Gazans protest Egypt’s closure of Rafah crossing

Published on Nov 18, 2013 Angry protesters have demonstrated in the Gaza Strip against the closure of the Rafah Crossing by Egypt. The protesters say the measure by the army-backed Egyptian government is adding to their sufferings caused by a years-long Israeli blockade of the coastal enclave. Related News How to keep watching @PressTV Related […]

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#OpenRafahBorder | Egyptian authorities to open Rafah crossing for three days

[ PIC 18/11/2013 – 09:13 AM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities said the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip would open on Tuesday for three days, after ten days of closure, for the travel of passengers who have humanitarian conditions. Maher Abu Sabha, the director of crossings and borders at the Gaza interior ministry, said […]

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Haneyya renews appeal for ending Egypt’s siege on Gaza

Al Qassam Website | 17-11-2013,10:58 Al Qassam website- Gaza- Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya reiterated his appeal to the Egyptian authorities to end its blockade on the Gaza Strip, saying it is unreasonable to secure Egypt’s security at the expense of the humanitarian situation in the Strip. In his Friday Khutba (sermon), premier Haneyya called on […]

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Sorry Madam Arafat- but Sisi is not the right address for your appeal ~ by Khalid Amayreh

[ PIC 08/11/2013 – 12:08 PM ] By Khalid Amayreh in Occupied Palestine Suha Arafat, widow of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, reportedly has called on the leader of the military coup in Egypt, Abdul Fattah Sisi, to help determine the identity of her husband’s murderer or murderers. Mrs. Arafat has been quoted as […]

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Egypt Prevents 27 Passengers from travelling

Rafah crossing border Al Ray Agencies | Nov 7, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – The Egyptian Authority prevented 27 Palestinian passengers to travel through Rafah crossing. Out of 1500 passengers, just 521 travelers left Gaza Strip, and 155 returned to Gaza. Director General of the Gaza border crossings Maher Abu Sabha called on Thursday the citizens who […]

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