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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...
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Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Bin al Attiyah smiles during the 23rd EU-GCC Council and Ministerial Meeting in Manama 30 June 2013.
Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah denied that his country objected to the Egyptian initiative for a cease-fire in Gaza, saying that Qatar, Turkey and other friendly countries consider Egypt's role in the...
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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....
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Palestinian children take refuge from an Israeli ground invasion and air strikes at a United Nations school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, 25 July 2014.
Hamas said it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza as of 2 pm Sunday. Earlier in the day, the Israeli army had resumed its military operations after the Palestinian factions refused to extend the truce...
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Rebels under Libyan rebel leader Ibrahim Jathran guard the entrance of the al-Ghani oil field, which is currently under the group's control, south of Ras Lanuf 18 March 2014. 
Twenty-three Egyptian workers were killed in Libya after their home was hit by rocket fire.   "The workers died after a Grad rocket hit their residence in a farm in the Korayema area, Tripoli ," said Dr...

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Judges Club spokesperson Mahmoud al-Sherif said that the club’s operation...
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Egypt Independent has obtained exclusive photos of deposed President Mohamed...
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This piece was written for Egypt Independent's final weekly print edition,...
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy shout slogans against him and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a demonstration in Tahrir square in Cairo June 30, 2013.
Egypt’s people and its army launched a new chapter in the country's...
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