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Jul 22, 2014

Egypt raises possiblity of restarting peace talks as Israeli soldier reported missing

Egypt's Foreign Minister raised the possibility of rebooting stalled peace talks between Israel and Hamas Tuesday as he and Secretary of State John Kerry made a new push for a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli army confirmed that one of it... #Israel #Egypt #John Kerry #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jul 22, 2014

As Gaza death toll rises, so do diplomatic efforts to end the crisis

As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar... #Egypt #Qatar #John F. Kerry #Gaza Strip

Jul 21, 2014

22 dead in attack on border checkpoint in Egypt

CAIRO — The death toll from a brazen attack on a border post in Egypt’s western desert along the border with Libya has risen to 22 troops, including three officers, the military said Sunday... #Egypt #Libya

Jul 19, 2014

Palestinians Find Show of Support Lacking From Arab Nations Amid Offensive

The governments were accused of dithering at critical moments, and at one point, Egypt even blamed Hamas, rather than Israel, for dozens of Palestinian deaths... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Tunisia #Gaza Strip

Jul 22, 2014

Kerry Says U.S. Would Address Hamas Demands After Cease-Fire

Secretary of State John Kerry said Egypt had provided the framework for a cease-fire, but there was no indication that a deal was imminent... #Egypt #John Kerry #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jul 22, 2014

Egypt: Cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas could give rise to new peace talks

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained vio... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Gaza Strip #Cairo

Jul 22, 2014

Israel’s fight for its very existence

Cohen: Israel fought its first war, in 1948, against five Arab nations — Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan — as well as the Palestinians... #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #Jordan

Jul 19, 2014

Palestinians Find Show of Support Lacking From Arab Nations Amid Offensive

The governments were accused of dithering at critical moments, and at one point, Egypt even blamed Hamas, rather than Israel, for dozens of Palestinian deaths... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Tunisia #Gaza Strip

Jul 22, 2014

Kerry Says U.S. Would Address Hamas Demands After Cease-Fire

Secretary of State John Kerry said Egypt had provided the framework for a cease-fire, but there was no indication that a deal was imminent... #Egypt #John Kerry #Hamas #Gaza Strip

Jul 19, 2014

Split between Egypt and Hamas plagues efforts to bring cease-fire in Gaza

Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground — in part because they have become mired in the deep divisions between Mideast countries... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Gaza Strip #Cairo