Palestinian Territories: The Egyptian authorities partially reopened Rafah border crossing

Egypt’s Hamas ban hits Gaza

The relationship between Hamas and Egypt has continued to deteriorate since an Egyptian court in essence outlawed the militant organization last month, increasing pressure on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Hisham Allam In early […]

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Sinai fighters amass arsenal

Sinai extremists are said to be developing a dangerous arsenal from explosives they smuggle in from Sudan and Gaza, manufacture locally or derive from old landmines. Hisham Allam and Abdelwahab Eliwa The village […]

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From Sinai, with hate

CAIRO – With violence engulfing Cairo over the weekend, the Egyptian military never took its eye off of the northern Sinai Peninsula, 300 kilometres to the northeast. It’s a lawless, angry place, and […]

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