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Israeli strikes destroyed the home of Hamas' leader in Gaza and killed 40 Palestinians Sunday, as the UN Security Council prepares to meet amid global alarm at the escalating Israeli aggression
Palestinian and Israeli leaders both appealed for support at a UN Security Council session but little action was in sight despite soaring violence, with China accusing the United States of obstructionism
El-Argany also lauded the Egyptian political leadership's decision to open the Rafah crossing to receive the injured from the Gaza Strip
A car-ramming attack wounded several people including six police officers in the flashpoint Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of Israeli-occupied east Jerusalem, police said, adding that the attacker was shot
The proceeds of these bonds will be used by the Ministry of Finance to raise capital for spending on investment programmes and economic projects
Throughout his decades-long career, Khalife has been always very vocal defending the Palestinian cause in his creativity and statements
Israel "is an occupying colonial power. Any assessment of the situation that fails to take into account this fundamental fact is biased," Maliki told the UN Security Council virtual session on the crisis
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The duo released their rendition of Baynee W-Baynak, a staple song originally performed by Huda Haddad, a well accomplished Lebanese singer and actress, and sister of the Arab world's diva Fairuz
Guterres condemned the fresh Israeli assault on Sunday which killed 40 Palestinians in Gaza, the worst death toll since the unrest broke out
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The crossing witnessed on Sunday the arrival of a number of injured Palestinians to receive treatment at Egyptian hospitals as a result of the Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip
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Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made the call during an extraordinary meeting of the Arab foreign ministers held online to discuss the mounting Israeli aggression in East Jerusalem

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Tensions at the West Bank and Jerusalem have continuously resulted in a similar crackdown by Israeli troops on the people of Gaza or even aerial, military operations

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As the world watches yet another eviction of Palestinians from their homes for Israeli settlers, Ahram Online shares photos of Jerusalem before the occupation, circa 1925

Shoukry said that the two-state solution is still the only viable option to end the ongoing tension
The crossing witnessed on Sunday the arrival of a number of injured Palestinians to receive treatment at Egyptian hospitals as a result of the Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip
El-Sisi's will also hold talks with Macron during his visit to Paris to discuss bilateral relations that has witnessed “a qualitative leap” in recent years
Since the resumption of international tourism in July 2020, Egypt has witnessed a significant increase in inbound tourism over the past few months welcoming so far 3 million tourists from more than 20 countries
According to the sources, Cairo contacted the two conflicting sides on Wednesday morning and called for all parties to implement an immediate ceasefire
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The decision of Chair of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas to postpone the Palestinian elections has caused consternation and dismay in Palestine and the region
There are a number of existential issues directly related to the survival of humankind. One is the question of war and peace
The leftist rhetoric presently infecting the United States stands in sharp contrast to the country’s most authentic free-market traditions
China voiced regret that the United States was blocking a UN Security Council statement on the Israeli aggression against the Palestinians as it urged greater international efforts to stop the bloodshed
Israeli occupation army said it had faced the highest ever rate of rocket attacks on its territory during its latest confrontation with the Palestinians Islamist group Hamas that controls Gaza
Numerous people have been injured, and many innocents have died. Among them there are also children, and this is terrible and unacceptable, Pope Francis said
Mohamad Kassem Tahan, a member of the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, had been protesting at the Lebanese border against the Jewish state's latest assault on the Gaza Strip when he was hit by Israeli shellfire
The newspaper said Simon Marks, an Irish journalist living in Ethiopia, had his media accreditation cancelled, "days after he interviewed victims of sexual assault and terrified residents in the conflict-torn Tigray region"
Below are a number of basic facts about the crisis that has taken the attention of the whole world
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The new dates will be announced after the return of the cultural and cinematic public activities
Since the 70s, Salama wrote scores and songs for many classic films like Afwah W Araneb, Habibi Da'eman, Al-Nemr El-Aswad and Leila Baka Feha Al Qamar
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Born in 1938, El-Attar, whose career flourished in the 1960s, is known for many well-known songs like 'Efresh Mandilak', 'Amary Ana', 'Ward El-Ganayen' and others
The performance included 16 enchanting songs that “infuse traditional Arabic Fusha music with cross-cultural aesthetics that tie the past, present, and future” as explained
External debt grew by 4.6 percent by the end of December 2020, reaching $129.2 billion compared to the end of FY2019/20, with an increase in debt services of $7.8 billion recorded in the 1H of FY2020/21, according to the CBE
The platform aims to create interaction and integration between government entities, multilateral and bilateral development partners, private sector, and civil society to implement Egypt’s 2030 Vision
Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said stated that S&P affirmation came on the back of the stability of Egypt’s macro-economy
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The minister made her statements during a virtual meeting, held on Wednesday, with the IFC’s managing director Mokhtar Diop to discuss the portfolio of ongoing projects with the IFC and future areas of cooperation
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Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that 68 of these tombs date back to the Boto I and II eras, five from the Naqada III era, and 37 from the Second Intermediate Period era
El-Enany pointed out the mausoleum is one of the most important Islamic monuments in Egypt because it has an ambitious wooden dome considered the largest in Egypt
The dome was constructed in 1498 AD to be the burial ground of the Mamluk sultan
‘Many foreign missions searched for this city and never found it. We began our work searching for the mortuary temple of Tutankhamun because the temples of both Horemheb and Ay were found in this area'
The remains of the four royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred during the parade from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their final exhibition destination at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Fustat
The remains of the two royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation

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