Another 313 Palestinians of the thousands stranded in Egypt crossed into Israel on their way to Gaza on Monday, while Israeli authorities have approved the entry of another 1,000.
Another 100 Palestinians from the thousands stranded in Egypt crossed into Israel on their way to Gaza on Monday, but Israeli authorities reportedly reduced the number of those allowed to go home.
RAFAH, Egypt, July 29 -- Egyptian border guards have found about 75 percent fewer tunnels from the Gaza Strip since Hamas took control there, an indication of the radical Islamic group's broad success in reducing the smuggling of weapons and other contraband, a top Egyptian border official said S...
Thousands of Palestinians stranded in Egypt since Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip and the Rafah border crossing was closed have started trickling back to their homes in Gaza after a deal allowing them to pass through Israel.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - US President George W. Bush’s defence chief and top diplomat were due in Egypt Tuesday, to start a brief tour aimed at uniting Arab allies against the influence of Iran and other US foes. They want to encourage their allies to help stabilise Iraq.
RAFAH, Egypt (AP) - Hidden inside a bedroom closet just a metre or two from a crib and a bed, an Egyptian army officer lifted floor tiles to reveal a hole: the entrance to a tunnel for smuggling weapons extending hundreds of metres across the border into the Gaza Strip.
RAFAH, Egypt (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian riot police clashed with Bedouin protesting against the government near the border with the Gaza Strip on Monday and witnesses said several civilians were shot and wounded.
Egypt's ruling party is to elect its leader for the first time in a move geared towards eventually offering President Hosni Mubarak's son Gamal the country's top job, analysts said on Sunday.
RAFAH, Egypt: The smuggling of weapons, ammunition and drugs through tunnels from Egypt into the Gaza Strip has dropped significantly since the Islamist movement Hamas took control in June, Egyptian military officials said.
The US has announced military aid worth more than $43bn to Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states in an effort to boost its Middle East allies against Iran.