Sinai Terrorists Kill 10 Soldiers in Several Attacks

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 and Deception'

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

Egyptian 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 Terrorist 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 Evacuating Homes as it Doubles 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 Roadside 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 Expresses Support for Egypt's Crackdown on Gaza 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 30 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 - Yet 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 Peninsula

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 in Sinai

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 Clashes

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

Four Decapitated Bodies Found in Sinai; IS 'Copycats' 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

U.S. Officials: Iranian 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 to Target Tourists in 6 Years

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

Egyptian Army Kills Senior 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

Hamas to Egypt: Stop the Lies

Hamas denies any connection to Sinai terrorism, calls on Cairo to stop the "lies."Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 6:43 AM

Egyptian Journalist: We Should Teach Hamas a Lesson

Egypt should learn from Israel and “teach Hamas a lesson” until they learn to "respect the Egyptian shoe," says local journalist.Elad Benari, 1/23/2014, 6:16 AM

Sinai Terrorists Blow Up Natural Gas Pipeline

Strong explosion rocks central Sinai after explosives were planted beneath the gas pipeline connected to cement factories in the area.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2014, 9:37 PM

Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian labor ministry official and three trade union activists kidnapped in the Sinai, in what may be another terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 5:46 AM

Report: Hamas Planned Church Bombings on Christmas

Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood reportedly planned to murder Egyptian Christians on their holy day.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 2:47 PM

Again: Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline

Terrorists in Egypt's restive Sinai blow up a gas pipeline that feeds an industrial area in the region.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 2:16 AM

Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in August 2012 Border Attack

Egypt nabs a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year.Elad Benari, 12/18/2013, 5:40 AM

Egypt Arrests 27 Suspects in Attempt on Minister's Life

Egypt has arrested 27 members of a jihadist group suspected of involvement in an attempt to assassinate the Interior Minister.Elad Benari, 10/29/2013, 6:15 AM

Egypt Allows PA Pilgrims to Travel to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian authorities have allowed Gazans to cross through on their way to the Hajj, as tensions with Hamas continue.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 6:13 AM

Egypt Has Plan to Strike Gaza

The Egyptian military plans to hit terror targets in Gaza if attacks on Egyptian soldiers continue.Maayana Miskin, 10/3/2013, 2:29 PM

Al-Qaeda Battles for Control on Israel’s Border

Terrorists in Sinai have joined Al-Qaeda, bringing the global terrorist group to Israel’s southern border.Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 10:57 PM

Sinai Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'the Enemy of Allah'

Al-Qaeda-linked group in Sinai denounces the Egyptian army as “an enemy of Allah” because of its crackdown on Sinai terrorists.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 5:15 AM

Egypt Allows Gazans Entry Through Rafiah Crossing

Egypt re-opened the Rafiah crossing with Gaza for several hours, allowing 370 people to cross through.Elad Benari, 9/29/2013, 6:30 AM

Egypt to Re-open Rafiah for Special Cases, Say PA Sources

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafiah crossing between Egypt and Gaza for students and medical patients, says PA.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 6:14 AM

Egypt Finds Evidence of Hamas Involvement in Sinai Terror

Hamas rejects Egyptian army's allegations that it has been cooperating with Sinai terrorists.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 6:15 AM

Hamas: We Didn't Train Egyptian Islamists

Hamas rejects Egyptian report accusing it of teaching Islamists in Egypt how to plant bombs in cars.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 4:43 AM

Israeli Delegation in Cairo to Discuss Sinai Terrorism

An Israeli delegation arrives at the Cairo airport as Egypt's army continues to crack down on terrorists in the Sinai.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 6:46 AM

Sinai Terror Group Claims Failed Attempt on Minister's Life

Al-Qaeda-linked group in the Sinai claims responsibility for a failed assassination attempt that targeted Egypt’s interior minister.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 4:16 AM

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing After Sinai Crackdown

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, citing "security concerns" following a crackdown on Sinai terrorists.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 6:30 AM

Egypt Arrests Al-Qaeda Head in Sinai

Muhammad Ibrahim, commander of an Al-Qaeda-linked group in the Sinai peninsula, arrested in ambush by security forces.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 6:16 AM

Egypt: Terror Attack in Suez Canal Fails

Authorities in the Suez Canal say that a terrorist staged an unsuccessful attack on a container ship passing through the canal.Elad Benari, 9/1/2013, 5:39 AM