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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egypt renews truce call as Israel intensifies Gaza offensive

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt renewed its call for a truce to end the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday and France asked Qatar to use its influence with the Palestinian movement to reach a ceasefire. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri,...
  • Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

    Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians
    With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu. But the question is: Are they witnessing a rerun from 2009 or from 2012? In January 2009,...
  • First Israeli killed as Gaza death toll reaches 190 after cease-fire plan fails

    JERUSALEM A cease-fire proposed by Egypt to end a week of fighting between Israel and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip failed to take hold Tuesday after volleys of rockets were fired into Israel and Israel resumed bombardments of the coastal enclave....
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • Egypt says Qatar, Turkey and Hamas hurt Gaza ceasefire bid

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister accused Qatar, Turkey and Hamas on Thursday of conspiring to undermine Cairo's efforts to bring about a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group and Israel in Gaza, Egypt's state news agency reported....
  • Israel sends troops into Gaza after cease-fire talks fail

    JERUSALEM Israeli infantry and armored forces launched a ground push into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an offensive against the Islamist militant group Hamas after efforts to broker a cease-fire failed to achieve a breakthrough. The...
  • Egypt's Gaza truce move highlights bid to break Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's attempts to pressure Hamas into accepting a truce plan offering few concessions for the group to end the latest fighting with Israel show Cairo's determination to finish the job it began at home - crushing Islamists it sees as...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'

    Gaza militants reject cease-fire plan; Israel says Hamas 'will pay'
    Palestinian militants fired more than 140 rockets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to an Israeli-endorsed cease-fire, pressing on with a fight that has already cost the lives of nearly 200 Gaza residents in Israeli airstrikes on the densely...
  • Seven Egyptian men sentenced to life for sex attacks, harassment

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Seven Egyptian men were jailed for life on Wednesday for attacking and sexually harassing women during rallies and celebrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The sentences were the longest since the president vowed to crack down on sexual...
  • Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case

    Egypt imprisons nine men, most for life, in sexual assault case
    An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years. The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
  • Abbas discussed Gaza ceasefire proposal with Hamas official: MENA

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Hamas political official Moussa Abu Marzouk on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss an Egyptian initiative that has so far failed to halt more than a week of warfare in Gaza, Egypt's state news agency...