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8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday, the U.N. and U.S. said, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the lull in violence would bring an end to the 24-day-old Gaza war.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KAUZ

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

CAIRO - In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at.

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KHOU-TV Houston

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it is firing rockets at.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

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More good reviews for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, this time in Iowa. "He seems to have matured or changed a little bit.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Kerry returns to Mideast to push for cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is making a renewed push for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas with another trip to the Middle East after the civilian death toll in the conflict sharply escalated over the weekend.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KAUZ

Officials: Gunmen kill at least 15 Egypt troops

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

In US, fearful campers eye Middle East conflict

Fighting in the Middle East has made for a summer of high tension, tearful phone calls and unlikely friendships between Israelis and Palestinians attending camps in the U.S. that host participants from the region.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Art Daily

British Museum re-opens a gallery space dedicated to Ancient Egyptian civilisation

As part of a refurbishment of the ever popular Ancient Egyptian galleries, the British Museum re-opened a gallery space dedicated to Early Egypt in July.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Is the Egyptian Initiative for Gaza Now Being Replaced by a Turkish-Qatari Initiative?

Hamas has officially told Egypt that it rejects an Egyptian-proposed Gaza ceasefire, a spokesman for the Islamist group has said.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Israel, Hamas weigh Egypt's cease-fire proposal

Israel and its main militant Gaza adversary weighed an Egyptian cease-fire proposal late Monday, signaling a possible easing of a week-old aerial battle that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians and sent hundreds of Gaza rockets into Israeli territory.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Frederica Von Stade to Perform in COT's 2015 Season

The Chicago Opera Theater has announced that the renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade will star in the company's production of Ricky Ian Gordon's "A Coffin in Egypt".

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Egypt leader wishes journalists weren't tried

Egypt's president acknowledged for the first time that the heavy sentences handed down to three Al-Jazeera journalists had a "very negative" impact on his country's reputation, saying he wished they were never put on trial.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices

In this Monday, May 26, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian man smokes a cigarette by election campaign posters with Arabic that reads, "long live Egypt, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi," during the first day of a presidential election in Cairo, Egypt.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Clashes between Egypt troops, protesters kill teen

Gov. Jerry Brown based his recent overhaul of the state corrections system in part on the idea that having those convicted of lower-level crimes supervised by county probation officers instead of state parole... Gov. Jerry Brown based his recent overhaul of the state corrections system in part on the idea that having those convicted of lower-level ... (more)

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KAUZ

Clashes between Egypt troops, protesters kill teen

By The Associated Press The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music.

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