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Plot to attack Coptic Christmas is foiled by Egyptian authorities

agency reported on Monday. The failed plot  is thought to have been aimed at the Rafah Church ... on January 7. "Army units foiled an attack against the Rafah church at 1:00 am (23:00 GMT Sunday) ... and weapons intended for an attack on a church in the Sinai. The Egyptian army has ...

08/01/2013 - 00:06 - comment 0

“Collaborators” escape Nativity Church; Seven children injured in Gaza Strip as Sharon speaks about “new tactics”

"collaborators" with Israel escaped from a crowd of fighters and civilians trapped inside Bethelehem's Church ... of fighters and civilians trapped inside Bethelehem's Church of the Nativity, a Palestinian fighter in the church told AFP by phone.    The Palestinian fighter, who gave his name only as Rami, said ...

18/05/2010 - 16:51 - comment 0

At least six Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip; Israel says Jenin pullout completed

pulling out.     Also before dawn, Israeli tanks rolled about 200 meters (yards) into the Rafah ... overnight around the Church of the Nativity, where Israeli soldiers outside were locked in a two-week-old ... at the church.     Palestinian sources reported Friday that the head of Hamas' military wing ...

18/05/2010 - 16:51 - comment 0

Fatah announces party list unification amidst protests

in protest,  while in Rafah, gunmen surrounded and attempted to enter an election office.   PA ... not far from the Church of the Nativity, which has been visited by thousands of tourists in recent days ...

18/05/2010 - 12:57 - comment 0

At Least Three Palestinians Killed, Israeli Shot Dead; Israeli Army Tightens Grip Around More West Bank Cities

witnesses said, stopping about 500 yards from the Church of the Nativity.    A few hours later, ... a market in Rafah, Palestinian hospital officials said.    For his part, Palestinian Cabinet ...

18/05/2010 - 16:54 - comment 0

Collaborator arrested in Gaza; Israeli soldier shot dead in Gaza Strip; Two Palestinians killed in Tulkarem, Khan Yunis

and Palestinian policemen were patrolling near Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity.    The United ... Shbak identified the man arrested as Akram Mohammed al-Zatma, a 22-year-old student from Rafah ...

18/05/2010 - 16:38 - comment 0

Israeli Troops Enter Gaza despite Unilateral Truce Announcement

refugee camp in Rafah town, reporting no injuries.    REPORT: TWO ISRAELIS INJURED IN WEST BANK ... side, reported that Israeli forces fired a heavy machinegun at a church in Beit Jala, after ...

18/05/2010 - 19:29 - comment 0