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Carter: Hamas very important for peace

Former US president Jimmy Carter on Sunday defended his plan to meet with Hamas leaders for peace talks as he kicked off a trip to the Middle East, amid criticism from Washington and Israel. Carter, who in his 2006 book

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Posted in Arab World, Bush Adminisration, Dipomacy, Egypt, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Peace, People, Saudia Arabia, Syria, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Senate Foreign Relations Committee: New middle east nuclear arms race possible

Saudi Arabia most likely would develop nuclear weapons if Iran acquires them, according to a report to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. High-level American diplomats in Riyadh with excellent access to Saudi decision-makers said an Iranian nuclear weapon frightens the

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Posted in Defense, Egypt, GeoPolitics, Iran, Middle East, Reports/Studies/Books, Saudia Arabia, Turkey, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy, WMD

Israel plans Egypt ‘border fence’

Israel has approved the erection of a reinforced fence along its border with Egypt to stop Palestinian militants reaching Israel via the Sinai desert. The measure was agreed by a security cabinet meeting following the temporary breach of the Gaza-Egypt

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Posted in Egypt, Humanitarian, International Relations, Israel, Oppression, Palestinian Territories, Reports/Studies/Books, Suspect Legislation

[VIDEO] Gazans continue to pour in to Egypt

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Posted in Egypt, Humanitarian, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian Territories

[VIDEO] Palestinians continue to cross into Egypt for supplies

Posted in Egypt, History, Humanitarian, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Politics

Egypt joins Israel In Denying Medical Aid To Gazans

  When Menachem Begin signed a Peace Treaty with Anwar Sadat, I am positive that neither even dreamt this would mean the beginning of the end for the Palestinian people. Twenty eight years down the line the Egyptians are proving

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Posted in Attacks on Civilians, Civil liberties and human rights, Egypt, International Relations, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Politics

Obstacles to peace: Borders and settlements

The modern Israeli state was forged in the fires of the first Middle East war in 1948-1949, but from the beginning it was a state without clear borders. In the 1990s Israel agreed borders with Jordan, but not the Palestinians

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Posted in Arab World, Bush Adminisration, Dipomacy, Egypt, History, Imperialism, Israel, Lebanon, Neocons, Palestinian Territories, Politics, Religion and Politics, Reports/Studies/Books, Suspect Legislation, Syria, United States, US Foreign Policy, War
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