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Palestinians, Israel agree to 72-hr truce
​Israel and the Palestinian factions have accepted a Cairo-mediated 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza starting Tuesday morning, according to diplomatic sources on both sides of the conflict.

04.08.2014 19:52

'If anybody is more guilty of Gaza conflict than the Israelis, it is the Americans'
Israel gets signals from the US that it can do whatever it wants, so Tel-Aviv keeps refurbishing its weapons so that it could kill more Gazans, independent researcher and writer Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich told RT.

01.08.2014 10:56

​Libya is now officially a failed state
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.

29.07.2014 11:03

​Israel and Palestine could learn a lesson from the Queen
In April of this year, Queen Elizabeth did something extraordinary. The British Monarch hosted a state dinner for the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, at her Windsor Castle home and invited a stellar list of luminaries to sit.

15.07.2014 13:50

Hamas ‘opposed’ to Egypt-backed peace plan, Israel considering
Hamas says it’s likely to reject an Egyptian ceasefire proposal for the current Israel-Gaza conflict. The militant group said it had not officially received the text of the agreement, but believed it to be "an initiative of kneeling and submission."

14.07.2014 19:40

Muslim Brotherhood leader handed life sentence – on top of death penalty
​The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, has been sentenced to life in jail by an Egyptian court for inciting violence following the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. Badie already faces the death sentence in two other cases.

05.07.2014 09:14

Year since Egypt coup sees catastrophic decline in human rights – Amnesty
Political oppression, thousands of arbitrary arrests, “harrowing” incidents of torture and deaths in police custody: Amnesty International has warned of a “catastrophic decline in human rights” in the year since the ouster of President Morsi.

03.07.2014 07:14

Meet Egyptian president's new economics adviser - Tony Blair
Tony Blair has reportedly agreed to advise Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as part of a United Arab Emirates-funded program that promises lucrative “business opportunities” to those involved.

02.07.2014 14:21

Washington rethinks $1bn aid to Egypt amid ‘descent toward despotism’
US congressional leaders are considering withholding more than $1 billion in military support to Cairo after Egyptian courts delivered mass death sentences to opposition figures and lengthy jail terms for journalists.

25.06.2014 07:57

RT condemns Egypt's jailing of Al Jazeera journalists
RT has joined the international calls to release Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Cairo, expressing solidarity and support in the face of ‘unfair and inhumane’ sentences.

24.06.2014 15:16

Egypt court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to 10 & 7 years in prison
​An Egyptian judge on Monday sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to long prison terms, one to 10 years and two to seven years, after finding them guilty on charges that included helping the Muslim Brotherhood by publishing false information.

23.06.2014 09:53

​‘US will accept any Egyptian authority that controls the territory’
The US will turn blind eye to any human rights violations and the questionable legitimacy of General Sisi’s government as long as it has firm control in Egypt, Lawrence Davidson, professor of history at West Chester University, told RT.

22.06.2014 22:28