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Talks on gas imports were suspended after the Swiss court’s decision to fine Egypt $1.7bn to compensate Israeli companies
The ministry, EGAS were ordered to compensate two Israeli companies USD 1.7bn
We support the government’s decision, says businessman Alaa Arafa
A suspected Israeli organ trafficker who was wanted on an Interpol red notice has been arrested at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport. A court has ordered he be extradited to Israel
The visit is the first since 1967
Church asserts visit separate from ‘politics’
Dolphinus’ is expected to receive 4 BCM of gas per year over 10-15 years with final agreement
The two leaders’ poor relationship is the stuff of Washington legend, the frequency of their encounters not a sign of mutual affection but the sheer volume of grim business they have dealt with during their overlapping tenures.
Obama and Netanyahu will meet in Washington on Monday for the first time in over a year
Abbas discussed with Shoukry the latest developments in Palestine prior to the Arab foreign ministers’ meeting
Video by Ahmed Hendawy and Asmaa Gamal Montage by Omar Qurashi
The demonstration was hosted by ‘The popular committee to support the Palestinian Intifada’, and was attended by several leftist activists who chanted against Israel and the Egyptian government.
Three Arab countries, among 117 countries, voted Israel into the UNOOSA
The current protest movement has the potential of turning into an intifada, says Palestinian historian
In Shakespeare’s famous play “King Lear”, Lear himself says, “When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” I was reminded of these words after reading Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu state that the late grand mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin Al-Husseini, an Arab nationalist and a zealous foe of …
Chief Palestinian negotiator informed Sameh Shoukry of last talks with John Kerry in Amman
The recent escalation in violence between Israelis and Palestinians has conjured up an old demon from Israel’s past: racism and discrimination against Jews, by Jews.
Other stands were organised in Cairo University and Alexandria University on Sunday
The Israel Football Association (IFA) acting on orders of the police has suspended what it calls ‘sensitive’ matches, a reference to professional and amateur games between Israeli Jewish and Israeli Palestinian squads. Police said the suspension on football pitches that have long signalled mounting tensions, violence, and racism in Israeli society was because their forces …
Our aim is to push Egypt to take stronger stance against Israel and to redefine national security strategy, says BDS spokesperson
Hundreds of troops have been deployed in Israeli cities in an effort to quash the most recent wave of violence. The attacks have caused officials to set up checkpoints in Palestinian areas of east Jerusalem.
Two rockets have struck the Russian embassy in Damascus. The attack took place as hundreds of people were gathering for a demonstration in support of Russia’s intervention in Syria.
Baseera’s opinion poll on 26 countries surprisingly indicates that Ethiopia is friendly and Denmark is hostile
By Fadi Elhusseini On 27 August, headlines splashed global newspapers that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and nine other top officials resigned from the ruling Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Talks about an emergency or a regular session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) followed. Although PNC Chairman Salim Al-Zanoun announced a …
Al-Sisi puts Palestinian-Israeli conflict at heart of the issue, but prospects for negotiations are dim