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Control over the crossing was to be transferred to Fatah by Egypt within the next two days.
At least 200 worshipers were killed and dozens of others were injured in the attack on the mosque.
"One people, one weapon" may apply to the Palestinian Authority under Mahmoud Abbas but not yet Gaza.
"President Sadat took a bold step, he came to the Knesset; he came to Israel. He was welcomed by the entire nation."
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 Arabia has promised its ally, the United States, it will fight Iran's attempts to create chaos in the region.
"If Hamas is to play any role in a Palestinian government, it must accept these basic requirements."
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.
Hamas on Wednesday turned over control of the Rafah crossing with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority, and so, for the first time in more...
“The Egyptian government gives equal importance to all its monuments and heritage sites, whether Ancient Egyptian, Jewish, Coptic or Islamic.”
Two Arabs who are friends of Israel.
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.
Around the same time as the rocket attack on Israel, ISIS killed six Egyptian soldiers were killed and wounded dozens more in northern Sinai.
Sooner or later, this shiny package of a reconciliation is bound to fall apart, since it makes no sense.
“There should only be one authority, one weapon, one law, and one political program based on the Palestine Liberation Organization’s agenda."
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.
The trip is taking place as part of the dissolution of Gaza’s administrative committee, brokered with Hamas by Egypt.
It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish community's leadership forum.
The Mikoyan MiG-29 is not likely to affect the balance of power between Egypt and Israel.