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VIDEO | Gaza is a closed zone as restrictions imposed on it strangled inhabitants

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LIVE BLOG | Gaza: Total siege imposed by Israel and Egypt causing 3 dead

Continuously updated | All related news concerning the siege on Gaza below the article by IRIN BREAKING NEWS Sept 28, 2013 2nd victim of the siege: MOI reported medial resources said newborn Mohamed al- Mashharawi  Friday at night at the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing after his mother waited long without being allowed […]

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Gaza students stage sit-in at Rafah crossing | #OpenRafahBorder Now!

[ PIC 16/09/2013 – 04:07 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Dozens of Gaza students staged a sit-in at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt on Monday demanding opening the terminal in order to allow them to join their universities. The Egyptian authorities have been closing the Rafah border terminal since last Wednesday, which exacerbated the suffering […]

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Hamas denies Egyptian claims of destroying Qassam gunboats

[ PIC 02/09/2013 – 03:57 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri has denied Egyptian interior ministry’s allegation that the Egyptian navy had destroyed six gunboats belonging to the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, while attempting to infiltrate Egyptian territorial waters. Abu Zuhri said in a press release on Monday that the […]

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Gaza crisis deepens as Egypt closes border and tunnels

Al Ray Agencies | Sept 2, 2013   Gaza, Alray – Since the military coup took power in Egypt on 3 July the crisis engulfing the Gaza Strip has deepened following the closure of the Rafah Border Crossing and many of the lifeline tunnels by the Egyptian coup authorities. Fuel supplies in particular are being […]

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Abu Zuhri refutes Egyptian claims of involvement in Sinai events

[ PIC 01/09/2013 – 10:20 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has denied that elements of his movement were involved in the Sinai events. The spokesman said in a press release on Sunday that the allegation voiced by the Egyptian interior minister was completely untrue and baseless. He charged that […]

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Egypt partially reopens Rafah crossing while thousands of people need to travel for treatment, study and work

[ PIC 24/08/2013 – 02:07 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Egyptian authorities on Saturday partially reopened the Rafah crossing with the Gaza Strip, after closing it for several days. PIC’s correspondent reported that the Egyptian authorities reopened the crossing at 11:30 am (local time), and that hundreds of Palestinians were waiting on the Egyptian side of […]

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Rizqa: Rafah crossing did not cause any harm to Egypt

[ PIC 23/08/2013 – 10:40 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government in Gaza demanded the Egyptian authorities to reopen the Rafah crossing before the Palestinian citizens, stressing on its rejection to use the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing as a substitute for the Rafah crossing. Youssef Rizqa, political adviser to Palestinian Prime Minister in Gaza, […]

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Egyptian army destroys new batch of ‎border tunnels

Al Ray Agencies – Aug 20, 2013 Gaza, Alray – Egyptian army destroyed Monday morning a number of tunnels on the ‎Palestinian-Egyptian border to the south of the Gaza Strip to mark the toughest campaign ‎carried out by the military for months. ‎Eyewitnesses in Rafah said “Egyptian excavators east of Rafah city destroyed five ‎underground […]

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Haneyya: We understand Egyptian security concerns but crossing is vital for Gaza

[ PIC 19/08/2013 – 02:49 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya said that his government and Hamas movement understand Egyptian security concerns especially in Sinai but still demand reopening Rafah crossing. Haneyya told Al-Rai news agency on Monday that the Palestinian people hope all the best for Egypt and pray for an end […]

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Hamas deplores Egyptian army for unfounded accusations against it

[ PIC 12/08/2013 – 09:16 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Hamas Movement strongly denounced a senior Egyptian army commander for claiming that the investigations revealed the involvement of Hamas individuals in the Sinai events. This came in response to recent remarks made by commander of Egypt’s second field army in Sinai Ahmed Wasif, in which […]

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Israeli sources claim drone attack on Sinai was coordinated with coup leaders

Middle East Monitor | Aug 10, 2013 An Israeli website,DEBKA, has reported that Friday’s drone strike on the Sinai was carried out with intelligence and military coordination between the Israelis and the leaders of Egypt’s military coup. The website, which is widely regarded as close to the country’s intelligence services, quotes Egyptian security officials who […]

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Hussam Khader condemns Fatah marches supporting al-Sisi

[ PIC 28/07/2013 – 07:31 PM ] RAMALLAH, GAZA, (PIC)– Fatah prominent leader Hussam Khader denounced the marches organized by his movement in the occupied West Bank in support of the Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Khader considered in a press statement on Saturday that these marches represent interference in the internal affairs […]

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Haneyya warns of a conspiracy against Egypt

Al Qassam website | 29-07-2013,10:01 Gaza- The Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya warned of conspiracies against Egypt and the Arab and Islamic countries, which aim to weaken and disperse the Arab peoples and weaken the Palestinians. Haneyya’s speech came during his participation in a ceremony honoring scholars and preachers organized by the Ministry of Endowments […]

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Hamas condemns decision to detain Morsi on alleged charges of collaboration

[ PIC 27/07/2013 – 11:43 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement strongly condemned the decision of Egyptian judiciary to detain the elected President Mohamed Morsi for 15 days on charges of collaborating with Hamas. Hamas leader Dr. Salah Bardawil asserted in statements to PIC that Hamas is not a terrorist movement, but a resistance movement […]

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