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Islamic Jihad threatens to target "major cities' in Israel
Were Israel to use Egyptian methods, it would presumably face a wave of global criticism as it does nearly any time it uses force. Why the double-standard?
The Egyptian official received a warm welcome as he arrived at the rally together with Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar.
According to media reporters in the Arabic press, Egypt has spoken with Hamas about the possibility of using funds from Qatar to pay the salaries of civil servants in Gaza.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
An Egyptian delegation left Gaza on Wednesday and asked Israel to allow one more chance for calm to be restored to the situation, Liberman said.
It seems that the only positive element in this situation is the peace treaty with Israel and the sustained security cooperation between the two countries.
By ZVI MAZEL
Gaza, to which Israel also limits the entry of goods and people, is facing a dire economic situation with unemployment at 42%.
By ADAM RASGON
Cairo has been pumping water into Gaza's underground network of tunnels to stop the flow of weapons from the coastal envoy to militants in Sinai.
A bus with about fifty Palestinians on it was traveling from Rafah on the Egypt-Gaza border to Cairo airport when it was ambushed by the gunmen, according to Hamas and Egyptian officials.
Egyptian security officials told a Ma'an reporter in El-Arish on Tuesday that 200 more houses would be destroyed to complete the 500 meter buffer zone.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Egypt's government faces an Islamist insurgency based in Sinai and growing discontent with what critics perceive as heavy handed security tactics.
Egypt begins to pave path for expansion of buffer zone, doubling its depth from 500 meters to 1 kilometer.
A group of Islamist scholars criticized Egypt on Monday for seeking an Interpol arrest warrant for their leader, Qatar-based cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
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