Egypt Independent: News-Main news http://www.egyptindependent.com//enhome_channel/News/rss.xml en Palestinian child, woman die of their wounds in Egyptian hospitals http://www.egyptindependent.com//node/2437745 <img src="http://www.egyptindependent.com///sites/default/files/imagecache/media_thumbnail/photo/2014/07/28/484151/image.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media_thumbnail" width="152" height="114" /><div>Two Palestinians who were injured in an Israeli attack on Gaza Strip died of their wounds in Egyptian hospitals.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>A medical source said Tuesday the first was a 6-year-old child named Mohamed Ahmed Seyam. Seyam&#39;s right lung punctured leading to his death.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The second was Azza Abdel Karim Abdel Rahman, 46, who was shot in her spine, said the source.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The wounded had arrived earlier for treatment in Egyptian hospitals but died of their wounds. Their bodies were transferred to the Gaza Strip to be buried in their families&#39; tombs, according to the source.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><i>Edited translation from MENA</i></div> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:48:00 +0000 MENA 2437745 at http://www.egyptindependent.com sites/default/files/photo/2014/07/28/484151/image.jpg Military spokesperson: 3 extremists killed in North Sinai http://www.egyptindependent.com//node/2437742 <img src="http://www.egyptindependent.com///sites/default/files/imagecache/media_thumbnail/photo/2014/05/23/484151/kmyn_jysh_mhjwr_wthbt_wtjryf_zrt_lzytwn_tswyr_thsyn_bkr004.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media_thumbnail" width="152" height="114" /><div>Military spokesperson Mohamed Samir announced Monday evening the killing of three extremists as part of a crackdown in North Sinai.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&quot;The armed forces killed three extremists after they exchanged fire. They also killed four other extremists and injured five others as they attempted to attack a house in Mahdeya area in Rafah,&quot; Samir wrote on his official Facebook page Monday evening.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Five wanted criminals were arrested as well, five motorcycles were destroyed, and a car belonging to extremists was seized by the security forces, Samir added.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><i>Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm</i></div> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:23:00 +0000 Al-Masry Al-Youm 2437742 at http://www.egyptindependent.com sites/default/files/photo/2014/05/23/484151/kmyn_jysh_mhjwr_wthbt_wtjryf_zrt_lzytwn_tswyr_thsyn_bkr004.jpg 114 Egyptian illegal migrants arrested on Egypt-Libya border http://www.egyptindependent.com//node/2437743 <img src="http://www.egyptindependent.com///sites/default/files/imagecache/media_thumbnail/photo/2014/05/26/484151/202513_0.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media_thumbnail" width="152" height="114" /><div>The security forces of Matruh Security Directorate thwarted an attempt by 114 undocumented migrants to enter Egypt through Salloum City at the Egypt-Libya border.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The 114 migrants are from 10 Egyptian governorates including 65 from Minya, 16 from Sohag, nine from Fayoum, nine from Qena, three from Assiut, two from Aswan, five from Behaira, one from Cairo, one from Beni Suef and another from Daqahlia.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The 114 Egyptian illegal migrants were arrested, a claim was filed with the incident and the military prosecution took over investigations.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><i>Edited translation from MENA</i></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:27:00 +0000 MENA 2437743 at http://www.egyptindependent.com sites/default/files/photo/2014/05/26/484151/202513_0.jpg Qatar: Egypt's role in the Palestinian cause essential http://www.egyptindependent.com//node/2437734 <img src="http://www.egyptindependent.com///sites/default/files/imagecache/media_thumbnail/photo/2014/06/02/484151/_-225.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media_thumbnail" width="152" height="114" /><div>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&#39;s role in the Palestinian cause essential.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&ldquo;The objective of the ministerial meeting in Paris on Saturday was to stop the Israeli aggression and lift the siege on the Gaza Strip,&rdquo; he said.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The event that was attended by Qatar, Turkey and Western countries, including the United States, had called for a longer extension of the temporary truce in Gaza and the start of negotiations that would lead to a permanent truce.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Attiyah lashed out at Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett for claiming that Qatar supports terrorism.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&ldquo;It is they who practice terrorism,&rdquo; he said.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><em>Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm</em></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Al-Masry Al-Youm 2437734 at http://www.egyptindependent.com sites/default/files/photo/2014/06/02/484151/_-225.jpg