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Rafah Crossing Fails to Open as Scheduled

Talks are underway with Cairo to set a new date for the opening.

Reconciliation, Anyone? PA, Hamas, Again Fighting over Military Control of Gaza Strip

And now for something completely different: Arabs once again not missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity. A week after the Palestinian Authority had announced that it had accepted responsibility for the the Gaza Strip crossings, Hamas and Fatah are at odds over the management of those crossings.

Saudi King, Crown Prince, Summon Palestinian Authority Leader to Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has promised its ally, the United States, it will fight Iran's attempts to create chaos in the region.

Greenblatt Welcomes Palestinian Authority Deployment to Gaza Crossings

"If Hamas is to play any role in a Palestinian government, it must accept these basic requirements."

Dozens of Egyptian Coptic Christians Murdered in Attack South of Cairo

The government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has vowed to hunt down the attackers. Coptic Christians comprise some 10 percent of Egypt's population of 92 million.

PA Back in Charge of Gaza Strip Rafah Crossing to Egypt

Hamas on Wednesday turned over control of the Rafah crossing with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority, and so, for the first time in more...

Spillover Fire Strikes IDF on Southern Border

An IDF vehicle was damaged by the gunfire, but none of the Israeli soldiers were physically injured.

Egypt Denies UNESCO Lists Alexandria’s Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue as ‘Endangered’ World Heritage Site

“The Egyptian government gives equal importance to all its monuments and heritage sites, whether Ancient Egyptian, Jewish, Coptic or Islamic.”

Israel Bombed Sinai Targets in Retaliation for Rocket Attack

Israeli aircraft appeared only after Egyptian Air Force pilots completed their own missions in northern Sinai against Islamic State terrorist forces near Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid.

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

Around the same time as the rocket attack on Israel, ISIS killed six Egyptian soldiers were killed and wounded dozens more in northern Sinai.

Strife inside Netanyahu Cabinet over PA-Hamas Reconciliation

Sooner or later, this shiny package of a reconciliation is bound to fall apart, since it makes no sense.

Abbas Defies Trump Peace Agenda, Reiterates Vow to Pay Terrorists, ‘Martyr’ Families

“There should only be one authority, one weapon, one law, and one political program based on the Palestine Liberation Organization’s agenda."

Al-Hamdallah Government Meets in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks with Hamas

Both the Hamas in Gaza and the PLO in Judea and Samaria have not held parliamentary elections in more than a decade, and it remains to be seen who would win such an election – should the PA government call one.

Palestinian Authority’s Leading Fatah Officials Set to Visit Gaza

The trip is taking place as part of the dissolution of Gaza’s administrative committee, brokered with Hamas by Egypt.

Egypt’s El-Sisi Meets with US Jewish Leaders, Netanyahu

It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish community's leadership forum.

1970s MiGs Return to Egypt in Russian 50 Warplane Deal

The Mikoyan MiG-29 is not likely to affect the balance of power between Egypt and Israel.

Israeli Customs Workers Catch 2 Tons of Tobacco Hidden in Broom Sticks

The Hebron based importer, a citizen of the Palestinian Authority, refuses to cooperate with Ashdod Customs.

Israel to Revoke Al Jazeera Press Credentials

Kara says it's “delusional” that regional Arab states have banned Al Jazeera for incitement, but that Israel has not.

UN Security Council to Meet Monday on Temple Mount Crisis

'Three world religions have strong roots in Jerusalem, which in 1947 received a special status from the UN.'

Human Rights Group Condemns PA for ‘Unprecedented Exacerbation’ of Gaza Basic Services, Urges Israel...

In other words, since Mahmoud Abbas is freezing payments to Egypt and Israel for fuel and electric supply, Israel should make up the difference out of its own pocket.

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Deadly Suicide Bombing in Sinai

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers lost their lives and dozens more were wounded in the deadly Sinai attack by Islamic State jihadists.

Egypt Cuts Gaza Fuel Deliveries by Half While Abbas Visits Cairo

Apparently, the folks in Gaza can go without their refrigerators, as long as somebody does something about those pesky settlements.

Hamas Delegation in Egypt to Discuss New Leaf in Relations

The delegation includes representatives from the Ministries of Interior, Finance, Works, Economy and the Energy Authority.

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