The family of Sami Al-Arian, a former Florida university professor convicted of supporting the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, is moving to Egypt.
– The creation of separate Palestinian micro-states last week left two of America's closest Arab allies – Jordan and Egypt, which share borders with the West Bank and Gaza respectively – groping for a new policy toward a conflict that has spilled over their borders and contributes to their own instability.
Egypt supported Hamas in its heavily armed takeover of Gaza, it was reported Wednesday.
JERUSALEM - Israel began late Wednesday transferring about 100 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to Egypt, the Jerusalem Post reported online.
Witnesses and military officials say Israel has evacuated scores of Palestinians fleeing Hamas Islamists in Gaza to Egypt, after they spent days in a border terminal.
Now that the geographically-divided Palestinian territories has been politically split into two parts following days of bloody fighting between Hamas and Fatah, diplomats and experts in Egypt said they were very concerned about Palestinian national unity.
In the wake of two terrorist attacks in Sinai, President Mubarak's ineffective response highlights his weakness. He's not dealing with the root of the problem and it spells bad news for Egypt, writes The Weekly Standard.
Source: Reuters EREZ, Israel, June 20 (Reuters) - Israel evacuated scores of Palestinians fleeing Hamas Islamists in Gaza to Egypt on Wednesday, witnesses and military officials said, after they spent days in a ...
Sameh Sami Khouzam has bought some time. U.S. Middle District Court Judge Thomas Vanaskie ruled yesterday that Khouzam cannot be deported back to his home country of Egypt until June 18.
Egypt's foreign minister accused Iran of having encouraged Palestinian Islamist group Hamas to seize neighboring Gaza and said it posed a threat to the Arab world, in remarks published on Wednesday. Iran's policies encouraged Hamas to do what it has done in Gaza and this represents a threat for Egypt's national security because Gaza.