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Rafah crossing opens for Hamas PM following controversial Cairo visit
Egypt

Rafah crossing opens for Hamas PM following controversial Cairo visit

  The Rafah border crossing was exceptionally opened on Friday to allow for the passage of Gaza Strip Prime Minister…
Morsy meets Palestinian leaders at presidential palace
Egypt

Morsy meets Palestinian leaders at presidential palace

President Mohamed Morsy received Hamas political bureau head Khaled Meshaal at the presidential palace in Heliopolis Thursday. Morsy and Meshaal…
Palestinians in crisis, pledged aid not received
World

Palestinians in crisis, pledged aid not received

RAMALLAH — The Palestinian finance minister says his self-rule government is facing its worst financial crisis in years because donor…
Moussa calls for international investigation into Arafat’s death
Egypt

Moussa calls for international investigation into Arafat’s death

Former Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has called for an international investigation into the death of late Palestinian President…
Activists rally in Ramallah against police violence
World

Activists rally in Ramallah against police violence

RAMALLAH — Hundreds of Palestinian activists demonstrated in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday to protest against the…
Fatah, Hamas in second Cairo reconciliation talks
Egypt

Fatah, Hamas in second Cairo reconciliation talks

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas met in Cairo on Tuesday to discuss how to implement the reconciliation agreement signed last…
Ice cream in Gaza
Opinion

Ice cream in Gaza

In 2008, stifled by an Israeli blockade exacerbated by a weak Egyptian position, Gazans barged through Egypt’s borders to get…
To visit or not to visit Jerusalem, why make that the question?
Opinion

To visit or not to visit Jerusalem, why make that the question?

In April 2010, the prominent Saudi cleric Mohamed al-Arif announced that he was going to make a trip to Jerusalem,…
Israeli troops raid West Bank TV stations
World

Israeli troops raid West Bank TV stations

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israeli troops raided two private Palestinian TV stations before dawn Wednesday, seizing transmitters and other equipment,…
Haniya leaves Gaza for first time since 2007, arrives in Egypt
World

Haniya leaves Gaza for first time since 2007, arrives in Egypt

Hamas premier Ismail Haniya left the Gaza Strip for a regional tour on Sunday for the first time since Israel…
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