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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.

  • In Gaza City, 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.

  • This photo by Roberto Robanne, provided by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and included in its "September 11 Attacks Timeline," shows the impact of one of the airplanes during the World Trade Center attacks in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Roberto Robanne)

    DHS stonewalls Congress on ‘hands off’ list for those with terror ties

    The Department of Homeland Security is refusing to answer Congress’ questions about the existence of a secret terrorist “hands off” list that is said to have permitted individuals with terrorist ties easy entrance into the United States

  • ** FILE ** Abu Obeida, center, spokesman for the Qassam Brigades, the Hamas' military wing, holds a press conference in Gaza City, Friday, March 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

    DHS 'hands off' list allowed suspects with terror ties into U.S.

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretly assembled a terrorist “hands off” list that permitted individuals with terrorist ties unfettered entrance into the United States, according to document released by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa).

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'The Lost Spring'

    For many months before the self-immolation of a Tunisian fruit and vegetable vendor triggered the Arab Spring, Walid Phares had been predicting widespread uprisings in the Middle East to American and European audiences.

  • Egypt's next expected president: Muslim Brotherhood 'finished'

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the man who's widely projected to become the next president of Egypt, said he doesn't see how the Muslim Brotherhood could re-enter politics in the nation and that the group is pretty much finished.

  • In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, Egypt's retired Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi listens to a question during an interview in a nationally televised program in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, May 5, 2014. Former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said that he decided to run for president of Egypt because of the "threats" facing the country, speaking in the first TV interview of his campaign. (AP Photo/Egypt's State Television)

    Egypt's el-Sissi: Brotherhood will not return

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief who removed Egypt's Islamist president and who is now poised to win the post in elections this month, said the Muslim Brotherhood will never return as an organization, accusing it of using militant groups as cover to destabilize the country.

  • Egyptian women mourn after a judge  sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president over acts of violence and the murder of policemen in the latest mass trial in the southern city of Minya, Egypt, Monday, April 28, 2014. Under the law, Monday's verdicts in Minya have to be referred to Egypt's Grand Mufti, the top Islamic official, said one of the attorneys, Ahmed Hefni. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

    Egypt judge sentences 683 Islamists to death over Morsi-tied violence

    The Obama administration and the U.N. reacted with alarm on Monday after an Egyptian judge sentenced the spiritual guide of the Muslim Brotherhood and more than 680 others to death for inciting and committing violence that led to the death of one police officer.

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