A fatwa against pro-Gaza marches by a Saudi cleric who says that demonstrations in solidarity with Palestinians “are just useless demagogic actions.”
Pope Tawadros II asks Egyptian Coptic Christians to fast from 7 to 22 August for all those suffering in the Arab world, particularly Gaza, Iraq and Syria.
Tunisia sent 6.51 tons of humanitarian aid meant for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
The recent Israeli attacks on Gaza provoked a number of reactions from a lot of countries worldwide.
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb congratulated the Palestinian people for the reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas.
The threat posed by Salafists and other jihadists in the northern Sinai has resulted in Hamas, Egypt and Israel recognizing their mutual interests.
Senior Brotherhood figure Essam El-Erian says that Palestinian group Fatah is seeking to undermine security in Sinai.
Ismail Haniyeh, prime minister of the Hamas government in Gaza, asked the Egyptian government to reconsider the Camp David peace accords.
Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Sadiq Abdul Karim visits Gaza and expresses support for Palestinians.
Egyptian newspapers are covering developments in Gaza and on the streets of downtown Cairo.