New Data Shows 99% Drop in Illegal Entry

The number of illegal entries to Israel from Egypt has dropped by a factor of more than 280.Maayana Miskin, 7/2/2013, 1:13 PM

Hamas, Egypt Maintaining Gaza Quiet

Despite occasional attacks, signs point to Hamas interest in maintaining quiet in Gaza, analyst says.Maayana Miskin, 5/3/2013, 1:30 PM

Route 10 Closed to Civilian Traffic for a Year

IDF orders civilians to stay away from strip of land along Egypt-Israel border.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2013, 11:12 PM

Slain Soldier's Sister: Nation Must be Tough

"Israel must not be soft hearted," says Avital Yahalomi. "Not to say 'we won’t go there, we won't do that.'"Gil Ronen, 9/24/2012, 10:19 AM

Killed Soldier Was Supposed to Come Home for Sukkot

Family of "hesdernik" Netanel Yahalomi recalls his dedication to the army. "He wanted to contribute as much as possible."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2012, 12:18 AM

Israel and Egypt to Jointly Investigate Terror Attack

Israel and Egypt have agreed to jointly investigate the terror attack along the border, in which an IDF soldier was killed.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/21/2012, 11:03 PM

IDF Soldier Killed in Terrorist Attack on Egypt Border

Three terrorists open fire on Artillery Corps troops securing workers building southern border fence; one soldier killed, another injured.Gil Ronen and AFP, 9/21/2012, 2:21 PM

Shehata is New Egyptian Chief of Intelligence

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday appointed Maj.-Gen. Mohamed Ra'afat Shehata as his new chief of intelligence.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2012, 11:05 AM

Global Jihadist Terror Attack on Egyptian Security HQ in Sinai

Three Egyptian security officers were wounded Sunday in an attack by jihadists on Egyptian government headquarters in northern Sinai. Chana Ya'ar, 9/16/2012, 12:38 PM

Eritreans on Border: 2 Women, Child Let In, the Rest Not

Netanyahu: It is important that everyone understand that Israel is no longer a destination for infiltrators."Gil Ronen, 9/6/2012, 6:59 PM

Eritrean Would-Be Illegals Stuck Between 2 BordersTill Sunday

Israel's High Court reached no decision on the fate of 20 Eritreans camped out in the no-man's land between its border and that of Egypt. Chana Ya'ar, 9/6/2012, 3:46 PM

Eritreans Hope Court Forces Israel to Accept Illegal Entry

Israel's High Court is reviewing a petition over 20 Eritreans blocked by the new border fence from illegally entering from Egypt last week.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/6/2012, 2:27 PM

Confirmation: Egypt 'Deployed U.S.-Made Tanks, SAMs in Sinai'

Western defense sources say 20 to 30 M-60A3 tanks, Avenger SAMs and F-16s deployed along border with Israel.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2012, 6:37 PM

Chief of Staff: 'Precise Intelligence' Thwarted Attack

Lt. Gen. Gantz says terror attack on border is a reminder of the dangers of Middle East instability.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2012, 9:57 PM

Sinai Terrorists Planned Mass Slaughter

Sinai terrorists who killed a worker at the border fence had hoped to infiltrate and wipe out a Jewish town and youth village.Maayana Miskin, 7/29/2012, 8:06 PM

Egypt Border: Soldiers 'Request Bulletproof Buses'

Requests renewed after sniper fire hits bus transporting soldiers Sunday.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2012, 11:37 AM

Number of African Infiltrators Plummets

Israeli stops illegal African infiltrators – finally. Only 64 cross into Israel last week, compared with a previous rate of 500 a week.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/15/2012, 2:55 PM

IDF Doubles Number of Lookouts on Egypt Border

Intelligence resources such as radar and UAVs have been multiplied several times over, says outgoing head of Field IntelligenceGil Ronen, 7/1/2012, 9:32 PM

U.S. Condemns Attack Near Border with Egypt

U.S. condemns attack by terrorists who crossed the Egyptian border, expresses concern over security in the Sinai.Elad Benari, 6/19/2012, 6:13 AM

IDF Armored Corps Moves to Southern Border

The IDF Armored Division moves closer to Israel's southern border following a terror attack Monday on contractors building a border fence. Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2012, 5:40 PM

Israeli, 3 Terrorists Killed in Gunfight Along Egyptian Border

One Israeli killed after terrorists open fire at Defense Ministry employees near the border with Egypt. Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 8:04 AM

IDF Calls Up 6 Battalions to Guard Egyptian, Syrian Fronts

The IDF has issued call up orders for six battalions to guard the Egyptian and Syrian borders, with authorization for 16 more.Chana Ya'ar, 5/3/2012, 10:29 AM

Lieberman Warns Netanyahu Egypt More Dangerous than Iran

Foreign Minister Lieberman has warned Prime Minister Netanyahu that Egypt presents more of a security danger than Iran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/22/2012, 11:52 AM

Citation to Paramedic Who Improvised and Saved Lives

IDF paramedic Cpl. Anastasia Begdlov used her bra as a tourniquet, saving a severely injured passenger.Gil Ronen, 4/1/2012, 7:24 PM

Israel Demands Egypt Step Up Border Patrols

As illegal immigrants continue to cross Israel's frontier with Egypt, Israeli officials demand Cairo improve its border monitoring effortsGabe Kahn., 1/6/2012, 12:48 PM

IDF: No Special Terror Alert in South

Military denies the level of alert near Egyptian border has changed. School field trips to be renewed.Gil Ronen, 12/6/2011, 11:22 AM