Egypt

Israel used "disappearance" of soldier as pretext for killing spree -- rights group

More than sixty mosques were completely destroyed in Gaza last summer, according to the Palestinian rights group Al-Haq.

Palestinian and Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in Egyptian jail

Crackdown “a result of a shift in Egypt’s foreign policy on Syria” following July 2013 coup, says monitoring group.

Israeli high court rejects appeal by family of murdered activist Rachel Corrie

Cindy and Craig Corrie say they are “disappointed, but not surprised” by ruling.

Myths and realities about Israel's siege of Gaza

What Gaza really needs is to be welcomed back into the world.

Israel's conspiracy to invade Nasser's Egypt

Rod Such
28 January 2015

A new edition of Avi Shlaim’s book on the 1956 invasion of Egypt is solid, but not much has been updated.

Israel violates Gaza ceasefire nearly every day

Israel enjoys tighter control over Palestinians in Gaza than ever before.

Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
19 December 2014

Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

Tony Blair enables Israeli raids in the West Bank

“Peace envoy” and his team accept that Israel’s military may inflict suffering on Palestinians.

Crossing to Cairo: a Palestinian diary

The trip from Gaza to Cairo is arduous and fraught for Palestinians under heavy Egyptian regime restrictions.

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