Egypt

  • Egypt Building Camp in Sinai to Absorb Palestinian Refugees

    Israel will likel try to push Palestinians from Rafah into the camp Dave DeCamp, Defend Democracy Press, February 15, 2024 Egypt is building an 8-square-mile walled enclosure in the Sinai Desert near Gaza to prepare for an influx of Palestinian refugees as Israel is vowing to launch an assault on Rafah, which borders Egypt and…


  • Satellite photos show Egypt building Gaza wall as Israel’s Rafah push looms

    Despite its opposition to displacement of Palestinians, Cairo appears to be preparing for a scenario forced by Israel.   A satellite image shows the construction of a wall along the Egypt-Gaza border near Rafah on February 15, 2024 [Maxar Technologies/Handout via Reuters] AL JAZEERA,  16 Feb 2024 Egypt is building a fortified buffer zone near…


  • Rafah crossing opens to 20 aid trucks amid Israeli siege

    A small convoy enters the Gaza Strip from Egypt carrying desperately needed medicine and food supplies. Video: Trucks carrying aid arrive at the Palestinian side of the border with Egypt Al Jazeera, 21 Oct 2023 The Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza has opened to let a small amount of desperately needed aid flow…


  • UN World Food Programme to suspend aid to Palestinians

    Palestinians attend a gathering outside UN offices to protest a decision by World Food Program to suspend aid of around 200,000 people in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, in Gaza City, May 7, 2023. (REUTERS/Mohammed Salem) Nidal Al-Mughrabi, Reuters, May 7, 2023 GAZA, May 7 (Reuters) – The World Food Programme (WFP) will…


  • November 8, 2017
    Wisconsin Union Presents Bassem Youssef

    Wisconsin Union Theater 800 Langdon Street UW-Madison 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:30) Dubbed the “Jon Stewart of Egypt” by The New Yorker, heart-surgeon-turned-satirist Bassem Youssef is now making waves in America for his controversial brand of comedy. This event is co-presented with Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Performing Arts Committee and Distinguished Lecture Series. Sponsored by…


  • Halfway There: Help us Send “Gaza Lights” to Rafah!

    HELP US RESPOND TO GAZA’S ELECTRICITY CRISIS A big thanks to those who have helped us get past the halfway point in our campaign to supply rechargeable household “Gaza Lights” to poor families in Rafah. If you haven’t contributed, we can really use your help to meet our goal. The electricity crisis in Gaza has…


  • Gaza Lights Campaign

    The electricity shortage impacts every family in Gaza. Please support the Gaza Lights Campaign!   It’s been 10 years of living under siege in Gaza. Three years after the most brutal Israeli assault. And things keep getting worse. Gaza now gets only about 2 hours of electricity each day. Without electricity sewage goes untreated into…