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Abbas and Sisi, the starling and the raven

Abbas sees Sisi as a kindred spirit, but that does not mean that Sisi will fulfill his requests.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/12/2016, 11:25 PM

American military considering Sinai withdrawal

United States military reportedly considering pulling troops from northeastern Sinai due to threat from ISIS.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2016, 6:44 AM

Sisi: 'Terrorism' behind downing of Russian plane

Egyptian President acknowledges for the first time that Russian plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula in October was a terrorist attack.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 5:14 AM

Egyptian planes cross into Israeli airspace

Israel reportedly allows Egyptian Air Force planes to enter its airspace in order to fight Sinai's ISIS affiliate.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2015, 6:31 AM

Egyptian Salafi politician shot dead in the Sinai

Egypt's leading Islamist party says gunmen on a motorcycle kill their party's secretary.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2015, 3:41 AM

Sisi: Security Measures Not Harming Palestinians

Egyptian President says security measures taken by his country along the border with Gaza were coordinated with the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 9/27/2015, 4:04 AM

HRW: Egypt Harming Thousands in the Sinai

Human rights organization warns that Egypt’s military campaign against insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2015, 11:43 PM

Washington to Send 75 Extra Troops to Sinai

Washington reinforcing its military presence in the Sinai following a roadside bomb attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2015, 6:42 AM

Egypt Closes the Rafah Crossing After Four Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah crossing with Gaza after allowing 2,579 Gazans to leave the territory for humanitarian reasons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/22/2015, 1:40 AM

Four Palestinians Reportedly Abducted in Sinai

Gaza's Hamas rulers say gunmen abducted four Palestinians who were on a bus bound for the Cairo airport.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 2:16 AM

Sisi Approves Special Courts for Terror Cases

Egyptian President approves anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers.Elad Benari, 8/17/2015, 5:42 AM

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt's military launches airstrikes and ground operations on Sinai jihadists, killing 63.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2015, 4:42 AM

Will Egypt Ask for IAF Assistance in Sinai?

Middle East expert Prof. Hillel Frisch doesn't rule out possibility that Israel will help Egypt deal with ISIS with air power, if asked.Eliran Aharon, 7/5/2015, 9:17 PM

Sisi: We Foiled ISIS Attempt to Set Up State

Egyptian President says his country foiled an attempt by ISIS to seize territory and set up an extremist state in the Sinai.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2015, 5:50 AM

Senior Hamas Member Condemns Sinai Terrorism

Mousa Abu Marzouk says ongoing Sinai terrorism "undermines our security".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/4/2015, 12:43 AM

ISIS in Sinai Claims Rocket Attack on Israel

Sinai Province group claims to have fired three rockets on "occupied Palestine".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/3/2015, 10:27 PM

Egypt Passes Anti-Terror Law after Sinai Attack

Egypt's government adopts law which stipulates harsher punishments to those convicted of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 5:43 AM

Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai

Egyptian security forces kill 22 suspected terrorists who were planning to target security forces in the North Sinai province.Ben Ariel, 6/23/2015, 5:14 AM

Sinai Terrorists Claim Rocket Attack on UN Airport

Sinai Province, Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, fires rockets on an airport in Sinai used by UN peacekeeping forces.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2015, 2:14 AM

Sinai Jihadist Leader Calls for Attacks on Judges

Leader of ISIS-linked Sinai Province calls on followers to attack local judges.Ben Ariel, 5/21/2015, 5:13 AM

Sinai Terrorists Kill Four, Including Two Judges

Gunmen kill two Egyptian judges, a prosecutor and a drive in the El-Arish, hours after Morsi sentenced to death.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 5:23 AM

Sinai Terrorists Kill 10 Egyptian Soldiers

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed and 17 injured in several concurrent attacks by armed groups in southern Sheikh Zuweid.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2015, 5:43 AM

Egypt to Reopen Rafah Crossing for Two Days

Egypt to reopen border crossing with Gaza on Monday and Tuesday to allow humanitarian cases to cross.Elad Benari, 3/9/2015, 3:44 AM

Hamas Slams Egyptian Media Over 'Incitement'

Hamas spokesman denies reports that Gaza is supporting Sinai terrorism, says a "Zionist" network is spreading false rumors.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2015, 5:40 AM

Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian military airstrikes have killed at least 27 fighters in the northern Sinai region.Ben Ariel and Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2015, 4:59 AM

Dozens Killed in Series of Attacks in Sinai

ISIS branch claims attacks that killed at least 26 people in army and police positions as well as a hotel in El-Arish.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2015, 1:12 AM

Egypt Extends North Sinai Curfew by Three Months

Egypt’s Prime Minister extends curfew that was imposed following two deadly attacks in Sinai in October.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2015, 5:44 AM

Egypt Starts Doubling Gaza Buffer Zone

Egypt begins work on doubling the width of a buffer zone along the border with Gaza, evacuating 1,220 homes in the process.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 5:45 AM

4 Policemen Wounded in Sinai Bomb Attack

Four Egyptian policemen wounded by an explosive device was planted at the entrance to an apartment building in the Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 1:16 AM

Egypt Set to Begin Doubling Gaza Buffer Zone

Work to begin next week to double the width of a buffer zone being built along Egypt's border with Gaza to prevent terrorist infiltration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2014, 5:46 AM

Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Bomb

Roadside bomb strikes an Egyptian army vehicle, killing an officer and a soldier in the Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 4:16 AM

Abbas Supports Egypt's Crackdown on Tunnels

PA Chairman supports Egypt's crackdown on tunnels linking Gaza to Sinai - a crackdown which includes an expulsion of Gazans.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2014, 6:44 AM

Egypt Doubles Size of Gaza Buffer Zone

Egypt announces it will double the depth of a buffer zone along border with Gaza, after discovering more underground tunnels.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2014, 6:15 AM

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt's deadliest terrorist group, claims responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 5:36 AM

Sinai Jihadists Pledge Allegiance to ISIS - Again

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to ISIS, a week after denying that it had done so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2014, 3:45 AM

Sinai Jihadists Deny Pledging Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis denies an earlier statement attributed to it, and in which it said it had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2014, 5:16 AM

Egypt Gives Gazans 48 Hours to Evacuate

As part of its "buffer zone plan", Egypt has ordered residents living along the country's eastern border with Gaza to evacuate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2014, 4:44 AM

28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Car bomb in Sinai Peninsula kills 28 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks against security forces since 2013.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/24/2014, 9:38 PM

Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Military forces in Egypt arrest the leader of the military wing of the Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2014, 5:42 AM

Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai

Rocket factory belonging to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis discovered and destroyed by Egyptian security forces.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2014, 1:16 AM

Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed

Top leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis killed by Egyptian soldiers in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2014, 5:37 AM

Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai

Egypt's army kills a field commander for the jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2014, 3:16 AM

4 Decapitated Bodies Found in Sinai; IS Suspected

Egyptian security forces claim decapitations linked to IS-inspired terror.Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 5:49 PM

8 Dead in Mortar Attack in Egypt's Sinai

Mortar rounds fired at military post in Sinai, killing at least eight people.Elad Benari, 7/14/2014, 2:15 AM

Sinai Group Denies Leader was Killed

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis denies Egyptian officials' claims that its leader was shot dead in an ambush.Elad Benari, 5/26/2014, 5:15 AM

Leader of Sinai Al-Qaeda-Inspired Group Eliminated

The leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which fired rockets from the Sinai towards Eilat, killed in drive-by shooting.Elad Benari, 5/23/2014, 4:16 AM

1 Killed, 6 Hurt in Sinai Bomb Attack

One Egyptian killed as two men on a motorcycle throw a bomb at a security vehicle in the Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2014, 1:14 AM

Salafists Claim Two Suicide Bombings in Sinai

Al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis claims two suicide bombings that left three dead.Elad Benari, 5/5/2014, 4:13 AM

Officials: Weapons Might Have Been Meant for Sinai

Some U.S. intelligence analysts say that the Iranian rocket shipment seized by Israel may have been destined for the Sinai.Elad Benari, 3/26/2014, 5:13 AM

Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline

Sinai-based terrorists blow up a pipeline that transports gas to Jordan, the latest in a series of similar attacks since 2011.Elad Benari, 2/26/2014, 2:14 AM

Sinai Jihadists Promise More Attacks

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says bus that exploded in Taba was "headed toward the Zionists", promises to continue its war against Egypt.Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 6:42 AM

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Taba Attack

"We will continue to harm Egypt", declares Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis terror group.Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 3:42 AM

Sinai Attack: the First against Tourists in 6 Yrs

A list of the major attacks targeting tourists since the early 1990s includes 2004 attack in which Israelis were killed.AFP and Arutz Sheva staff, 2/16/2014, 7:38 PM

3 Tourists, Driver Dead in Attack at Taba Crossing

Bus bombing on Egyptian side of Israel-Egypt border crossing kills four, injures 15. Islamist terrorists suspected.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 2:44 PM

Egypt Creating Buffer Zone Along Gaza Border

Egypt continues its crackdown on Gaza’s Hamas rulers, destroys 10 smuggling tunnels.Elad Benari, 2/16/2014, 4:42 AM

Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt announces it broke up a "military wing" of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was formed to attack policemen.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:42 AM

Egypt Kills Member of Al-Qaeda Inspired Group

Egyptian military kills eight terrorists in the Sinai, including a senior member of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Elad Benari, 1/30/2014, 5:12 AM