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By Daniel Nisman On 11 November, the ninth anniversary Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death, an internet-mobilised protest campaign called “Tamarod” will kick off in the Gaza Strip. The group is based on Egypt’s Tamarod movement, which enabled the ousting of President Morsi, and similarly aims to topple the coastal strip’s ruling Islamist Hamas party. Since seizing …
The crossing will operate from Saturday to Thursday except for one day in between
Hamas has ruled the Gaza Strip since it took over the territory in 2007, but many of its members remain in the West Bank, which is home to the Palestinian Authority, dominated by president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party.
Deputy Head of Hamas’s political bureau addressed relations with Egypt in a lengthy speech
Fatah’s position is to not interfere in affairs of other countries: Fatah’s official spokesperson
Foreign minister says that military solutions are part of these “tough responses”; Fahmy’s statements stir reactions from Hamas
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy has warned Hamas of a “harsh response” if the Palestinian Islamist movement that rules the neighbouring Gaza Strip threatened Egypt’s national security.
Egypt says it has closed the Rafah crossing for “security reasons” as it seeks to cleanse the Sinai Peninsula, which borders Gaza, of Islamist militants.
The crossing has been repeatedly opened and shut since the ouster of Morsi
Egypt says it is part of a crackdown against Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula who have links to extremists in Gaza.
Hamas government rejects “official and unofficial” accusations of “participating in military operations in Egypt”, asks for “communication channels” with Cairo
A petition has been launched calling on Egypt to reopen it
You have to admit that despite all the heartaches that we have come to encounter in Egypt, the place is becoming quite the rollercoaster ride. It is interesting to watch how roles are being exchanged at dizzying velocity. A once villain is now considered prince charming, a once prince charming is now seen as a …
Hamas Prime Minister stresses that Hamas will only use weapons against Israel
This is the second Fatah accusation towards Hamas within a week
The latest bombing also left 17 injured including seven civilians
The campaign considers the conference to be a starting point to “topple the Hamas regime”
Polarisation within Egypt is reflected within the Palestinian political spectrum
Foreign ministry official denies that three Egyptians were in Gaza for diplomatic purposes
Egyptian Cultural Centre in Gaza raided by “elements of the Hamas police”, Egyptians arrested
Strict provisions outline which and when Palestinians can cross the Rafah border
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which rules Gaza condemned Egypt’s bloody crackdown Wednesday on Morsi supporters
The press conference addressed documents released Tuesday, that Hamas alleged “prove Fatah’s involvement in inciting of Hamas and corroding its relations with Egypt.”
The Islamic Resistance Movement made public several documents proving that Fatah releases false news about Hamas to Egyptian media
Mansour and Abbas discussed the issue of Palestinian unity
The order comes as a tense Egypt braced Friday for a showdown in the streets
Authorities in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip closed local offices of Al-Arabiya TV and Palestinian news agency Maan for alleged “false” reporting of Hamas help for Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood
Two dead and at least seven injured in recent attacks in Sinai
The meetings came after the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah rejected Kerry’s proposals for a framework to guide the relaunch of peace talks with the Israelis
Hamas calls on the Egyptian intelligence to take steps to help Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike