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  • An Israeli soldiers walks by a military vehicle near the Israel Gaza Border, early Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The Israeli Cabinet has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire to end a week of conflict with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has killed 185 Palestinians and exposed millions of Israelis to Hamas rocket fire. No Israelis have been killed as a result of Hamas rocket launches. A senior Hamas official says the Palestinian militant group rejects an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    VANNESS: Keep Rafah closed

    Over the past few weeks of escalated violence between Israel and Hamas, several ceasefire plans emerged in an effort to end the hostilities. Hamas, however, has made the reopening of the Rafah border crossing a high priority for any ceasefire arrangement.

  • Shedding of Blood and tears: In Israel (top), relatives mourn Dror Chanin, 37, who was fatally wounded by mortar while delivering food to soldiers near the Gaza border. In Gaza City (above), Palestinian relatives grieve for four boys from the same extended Bakr family. The cousins, ages 9 to 11, were killed while playing on a beach. (Associated Press photographs)

    Egyptians increasingly critical of Hamas

    The Palestinian militant group Hamas is losing support among Egyptians, who increasingly are criticizing its role in the violence plaguing the Gaza Strip and Israel.

  • Egyptian election gives hope to Christians, bishop says

    Egypt's Roman Catholic bishop has welcomed the election of Abdel Fattah El Sisi as the country’s new president, saying his leadership will benefit both Christians and Muslims.

  • A man uses beads for prayer as he sits outside a polling center in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Egyptian authorities scrambled to rescue the country's presidential election from the embarrassment of a low voter turnout, but few people trickled to the polls on Wednesday even after the balloting was extended for a third day. A low turnout will likely rob the all-but-certain winner, former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, of the overwhelming show of public support he sought in the vote. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

    Egypt polls open for 3rd day, few voters show up

    Egyptian authorities scrambled to rescue the country's presidential election from the embarrassment of low voter turnout that has dented former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's hopes for an enthusiastic show of public support. Few people trickled to the polls Wednesday even after the balloting was extended for a third day.

  • An Egyptian man reads a local newspaper with the headline in Arabic reading, "Egypt surprises the world," outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Egyptians were lining up to vote on Tuesday, the second and final day of the presidential election with the country's former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi poised for an almost certain victory. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Turnout low, Egypt extends presidential vote a day

    Egypt extended its presidential election an extra day as the government, military and supporters of front-runner Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi scrambled on Tuesday to increase turnout after two days of reportedly thin voting dented the former army chief's attempts to garner an overwhelming show of public support.

  • Islam Morph Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    PIPES: Can Islamists transit from dictatorship to democracy?

    Until now, Islamist rule has implied violence and dictatorship. Can it evolve into something decent?

  • Former US President Carter 'concerned' over Egypt

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has warned Egypt that its transition to democracy after years of political turmoil is faltering ahead of presidential elections later this month.

  • FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, Egyptian policemen stand guard at the scene of a powerful explosion, believed to be a car bomb, at a police headquarters building that killed at least a dozen people, wounded more than 100, and left scores buried under the rubble, in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, 110 kilometers (70 miles) north of Cairo, Egypt. On Saturday May 10, 2014. Egypt's chief prosecutor's office says it has charged 200 suspected militants with carrying out terrorist attacks that killed 40 policeman and 15 civilians, and of conspiring with al-Qaida and the Palestinian militant group Hamas in one of the country's largest terrorism-related cases. (AP Photo/Ahmed Ashraf, File)

    Egypt to try 200 suspected of terrorist attacks

    Egypt's chief prosecutor charged 200 suspected militants Saturday with carrying out over 50 terrorist attacks, killing 40 policemen and 15 civilians and conspiring with the Palestinian militant group Hamas, in the first mass trial of a Jihadi group since the country's recent turmoil.

  • Egypt's el-Sissi tells media not to push freedoms

    Egypt's top presidential candidate, the former military chief, warned newspaper editors not to press issues of freedoms of speech and other rights or campaign for democratic reforms, saying demands and protests jeopardize national security and that full democracy is an "idealistic" goal that could take 25 years to reach.

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