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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • U.N., Qatar condemn Gaza killings, call for immediate ceasefire

    DOHA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned as an "atrocious action" the killing of dozens of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip by Israeli shelling on Sunday and called for an immediate end to almost two weeks of fighting. Ban, in Doha...
  • 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...
  • Egypt has no plans to revise its Gaza truce proposal: foreign minister

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which has rejected the initiative, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday. "It provides the needs...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • CaiRollers: Egypt’s first female roller derby team instills a sense of unity

     
    “Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
  • In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East

    In 'The New Arabs,' millennials are key to remade Middle East
    It's winter 2011, and I am living in Istanbul. I wander old streets in Turkey's cultural capital, past thousand-year-old mosques that were once churches, trying to understand the place that has become my home. Streets day and night are thronged by young...
  • Arab rifts may complicate search for Gaza truce

    (This July 21 story corrects the spelling of the name of analyst Ghanem Nuseibeh) DOHA/CAIRO (Reuters) - The push for a Gaza ceasefire risks becoming mired in a regional tussle for influence between conservative Arab states and Islamist-friendly...
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assaults as Kerry presses for truce

    Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza fighting with Israel, a move that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. With Israeli and U.S. encouragement,...
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

    Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. In a blow...
  • The woman who created Iraq

    There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921. They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...