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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

    U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
    Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
  • Egypt's anti-Muslim Brotherhood stance makes it odd choice as cease-fire broker

    WASHINGTON To understand the reluctance of Hamas to accept a cease-fire plan mediated by Egypt, one needs to look no further than the coverage Egypt's state-owned news media offers of the Israel-Hamas fight over Gaza. Azza Sami, a writer for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • El presidente egipcio dice que los retrasos complican la tregua en Gaza

    EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El presidente de Egipto dijo el sábado que el plan de tregua propuesto por el país ofrecía la oportunidad de poner fin al conflicto en Gaza entre Israel y Hamás, pero advirtió de que el tiempo perdido complicaba más aún la situación....
  • EEUU enfrenta problemas en Oriente Medio, con menos aliados y menos influencia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El fracaso de Estados Unidos a la hora de lograr un cese del fuego firme en la Franja de Gaza, a pesar de dos semanas de intensa diplomacia, refleja la nueva dinámica regional en la que el actor más poderoso del mundo tiene una...
  • Capture of Israeli soldier dims any talk of Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM An agreed three-day cease-fire collapsed Friday only 90 minutes after it went into effect when Hamas militants attacked Israeli soldiers working to demolish tunnels in the Gaza Strip, killing two and apparently kidnapping a third, the Israeli...
  • Israel says Hamas suicide bomber hit unit clearing tunnels, collapsing Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM An attack by Hamas militants on an Israeli army unit working to clear tunnels in the Gaza Strip killed two Israeli soldiers and ended what was to have been a three-day cease-fire less than two hours after it went into effect Friday morning. The...
  • Colapsa tregua Gaza, hay 50 muertos en bombardeo Rafah y un soldado israelí capturado

    JERUSALÉN/GAZA (Reuters) - Israel declaró el viernes terminado el alto al fuego y volvió a bombardear Gaza en ataques que dejaron más de 50 palestinos muertos y 220 heridos, acusando a los militantes de romper la tregua poco después de que comenzara. El...
  • Israel y grupos militantes acceden a cese al fuego en Gaza

    Israel y grupos militantes acceden a cese al fuego en Gaza
    Israel y los grupos militantes palestinos en la Franja de Gaza acordaron una tregua humanitaria de tres días que comenzará en la mañana del viernes, y los negociadores de ambas partes viajarán a El Cairo para discutir un cese del fuego de largo plazo....
  • 72-hour cease-fire begins; U.S. to send delegation to Israel-Hamas Cairo talks

    JERUSALEM A 72-hour "humanitarian cease-fire" agreed to by Israel and Hamas, to be followed by immediate negotiations on a durable truce, went into effect Friday morning, a first step toward a halt of more than three weeks of fighting that has claimed the...
  • Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site

    Israel pounds Gaza neighborhood it says is rocket-launching site
    Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...