A handout picture released by the Hamas Press Office shows Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas (R) shaking hands with Palestinian leader Ismail Haniya (L) during a meeting, Cairo, February 23, 2012, to implement the terms of a reconciliation deal they signed in the Egyptian capital in last May, which called for an interim government and general elections in a year.
Eyewitnesses said Israeli aircrafts bombed the home of Ismail Haniyah, the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas leader, at al-Shati camp for Palestinian refugees, west of Gaza City, Anadolu news agency reported Tuesday.... Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 - 14:19
An Israeli soldier runs near mobile artillery units stationed outside the Gaza Strip, 20 July 2014. 
Ezz Eddin al-Qassam Brigades, the armed Hamas wing, announced Tuesday it has killed 110 Israeli soldiers and officers since the start of the Israeli invasion to Gaza on 7 July.   "Our fighters continue... Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 - 13:08
The Egyptian authorities agreed to open the Rafah crossing during the Islamic holiday of Bairam that starts on Monday and ends on Thursday. A source said the decision was taken in order to receive the wounded... Monday, 28 July, 2014 - 11:08
The Muslim Brotherhood ordered its members on Sunday to prepare public spaces in the squares of all governorates for the Eid prayers irrespective of any warnings from security agencies or the endowments ministry.... Sunday, 27 July, 2014 - 15:29
A handout picture released by the Hamas Press Office shows Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas (R) shaking hands with Palestinian leader Ismail Haniya (L) during a meeting, Cairo, February 23, 2012, to implement the terms of a reconciliation deal they signed in the Egyptian capital in last May, which called for an interim government and general elections in a year.
An Israeli soldier runs near mobile artillery units stationed outside the Gaza Strip, 20 July 2014. 

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Two Palestinians who were injured in an Israeli attack on Gaza Strip died of their wounds in Egyptian hospitals.   A medical source said Tuesday the first was a 6-year-old child named Mohamed Ahmed Seyam. Seyam's right lung punctured...

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Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara 22 November 2011.
A Turkish court ordered that eight police officers be kept in custody on Friday pending a possible trial over accusations that they spied on Prime...
Anti-Putin MPs in Ukraine
Ukraine's parliament said on Friday it had yet to receive a resignation letter from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk so could not vote on whether...
Francois Hollande
Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board,...

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Transport Minister Hany Dahy said Friday that international companies are vying to win a deal with the Egyptian side for the manufacture of 700 high-quality train cars.   The minister told Al-Masry Al-Youm that a Hungarian offer enjoys several...

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Claudia Ott found the "101 Nights" manuscript exhibited in a vitrine with other objects from Andalusia in “Treasures of the Agha Khan Museum: Masterpieces of Islamic Art” exhibit in Berlin.
 
 
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Professor of Medieval History at the University of Zagazig Amr Abdel Aziz sent a number of letters to Sharqiya governor, the Supreme Council for...
Sekhemka statue
Egypt has failed to retrieve an Ancient pharaonic statue before it was sold for £14 million at a UK auction hall. An official source at the...
An Antiquities Ministry official left Cairo on Monday to follow up on developments of selling statue of Sekhemka, of the fifth dynasty, in London....