Egypt

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

Tzipi Livni: Israel shares same “values” as “moderate” Saudi Arabia

Israeli minister looks forward to the day when alliance with Arab dictatorships can be out in the open.

Gaza medics go door to door to treat thousands of war wounded

Half of the 11,000 Palestinians wounded in Israeli strikes on Gaza this summer require rehabilitation care.

Israel sprays "skunk water" into Palestinian homes

Testing “non-lethal” weapons on civilians may be a war crime, says the research group Who Profits.

Hundreds, many from Gaza, murdered at sea by smugglers

The few survivors say their ship was deliberately rammed by the very men who were supposed to be escorting them to safer lands.

Despite ceasefire, the number of displaced in Gaza is rising again

Meanwhile, the scale of the destruction to Gaza’s infrastructure and economy caused by 51 days of Israeli bombing is becoming starker.

Head of Gaza bomb squad killed as 1,000 tons of Israeli munitions remain

Israel’s siege has prevented Palestinian bomb diffusion experts from obtaining necessary protective wear and robotics equipment to do their important job safely.

Syria war refugees allowed in Jordan, except if they're Palestinian

Jordanian official admits demographics are behind discriminatory practices targeting Palestinians fleeing Syria.

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