Ceasefire Collapses as Egyptian PM Visits Gaza

Explosions have been reported in Gaza after Israeli and Hamas troops agreed to a ceasefire during Egyptian prime minister Hashim Kandil's visit to the area.

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Explosions reported after Israeli military offers conditional halt to strikes during Hesham Qandil's solidarity meeting. see more »


  • Egypt:  Obama, Morsi Agree On Need to De-Escalate Situation in Gaza

    Egypt State Information Service, 15 November 2012

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  • Egypt:  Country Hands Over Protest Message to Israel Ambassador Against Gaza Assault

    Egypt State Information Service, 15 November 2012

    Foreign Ministry has handed over a strongly-worded protest message to the Israeli ambassador against Israel's air assault on the Gaza Strip, Foreign Ministry spokesman Amr Roshdy ... read more »

A Palestinian man looks out towards destroyed buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City (file photo).

Scores of Israeli army tanks and armored personnel carriers are massed near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip (file photo).

  • Egypt:  Morsi Presides Over Meeting to Discuss Repercussions of Israeli Assault On Gaza

    Egypt State Information Service, 15 November 2012

    President Mohamed Morsi chaired on Thursday 15/11/2012 a meeting to discuss the latest regional developments, topped by Israel's naked aggression on the Gaza Strip that left 11 ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Govt Seeks to Cut Diplomatic Ties With Israel

    Aswat Masriya, 15 November 2012

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has called for cutting diplomatic and economic ties between Arab countries and Israel. read more »

  • Egypt:  Egypt's Brotherhood Slams Israeli Attacks On Gaza

    Aswat Masriya, 14 November 2012

    The Muslim Brotherhood has urged the Egyptian people to declare anger in response to the attacks of the "Zionist entity" on Gaza, in a statement on Wednesday. read more »

  • Egypt:  Al-Azhar Grand Imam Urges Int'l Community to Protect Gaza

    Egypt State Information Service, 14 November 2012

    Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar Ahmed el-Tayyeb urged on Tuesday 13/11/2012 the international community to shoulder its responsibility towards the residents of the Gaza Strip. read more »