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

Egypt Denies There Was an Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

"There is no truth whatsoever" that Israel attacked in the Sinai, says a spokesman for the Egyptian army.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 11:01 PM

Israel Shut Down Eilat Airport Because of Egyptian Warning

Israeli authorities shut down Eilat's airport after Egypt sent a warning about a possible terror attack, says senior military source.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 10:35 PM

5 Killed in Alleged Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

Several Egyptian terrorists killed in an air strike in the Sinai allegedly carried out by Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 8:17 PM

Egypt Warns: Sinai Terrorists Planning Friday Attacks

Egyptian commanders warn: Protests in Cairo, attacks in Sinai.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 12:07 PM

Hamas: Egypt Hurting Our Income by Closing Smuggling Tunnels

The Hamas terrorist group is upset with Egypt over its actions to shut down the smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 12:17 AM

Egyptian Army Seizes Rockets Headed for Cairo

The Egyptian army has intercepted a van containing a total of 19 Grad rockets heading for Cairo.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 6:13 AM

Israel Allows Entry of Egyptian Infantry Units into Sinai

Defense Minister approves a request by the Egyptian military to bring in two infantry battalions into the Sinai.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 12:12 AM

Muslim Brotherhood 'Takes Credit' for Egypt Border Attack

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt claims responsibility for a shooting attack targeting an IDF patrol near the border with Israel.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 1:13 AM

PA Arab Arrested in Connection with Sinai Pipeline Explosion

Egyptian security officials arrested a PA Arab man in connection to a bomb blast which targeted a gas pipeline in Sinai.Elad Benari, 7/14/2013, 6:30 AM

Egypt 'Set to Launch Major Sinai Operation'

Reports: Egypt killed 32 Hamas terrorists in recent days and plans a larger offensive, with Israel's approval.Gil Ronen, 7/11/2013, 5:12 PM

Gunmen Attack in Sinai, Two Killed

Two people killed as gunmen attack a security checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 7/10/2013, 3:44 AM

Egyptian Soldier Killed in Latest Sinai Violence

Egyptian soldier killed by unidentified gunmen in the northern Sinai town of El-Arish.Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 5:45 AM

Gunmen Attack Sinai Airport, Military Checkpoints

At least one dead as Islamist gunmen open fire on the El Arish airport and at three military checkpoints.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 5:06 AM

Israel Closely, Quietly Monitoring Egyptian Developments

Israel is closely monitoring developments in Egypt and minding its diplomatic manners as a new regime begins to take form., 7/4/2013, 3:06 PM

Egypt's Military Boosts Presence in the Sinai

Hamas says Egypt's military has boosted its presence in the Sinai Peninsula. Israel says move was coordinated with it.Elad Benari, 7/3/2013, 5:44 AM

Egypt Seizes Explosives Meant for Sinai Smugglers

Egyptian authorities seize an entire ton of explosives destined for smugglers in the Sinai.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 5:45 AM

Morsi Rejects Negotiations with Bedouin Kidnappers

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi bars negotiations with the kidnappers of three policemen and four soldiers.Elad Benari, 5/20/2013, 5:45 AM

Rockets Fired at Eilat

Rocket fired at Eilat from Sinai. City's airport shuts down.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 9:27 AM

Egypt Seizes U.S.-Made Weapons Meant for Gaza

Egyptian security forces have seized U.S.-made anti-tank and surface-to-air missiles destined for Gaza, security officials say.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2013, 9:32 PM

Egypt: Rafiah Explosion Destroys Part of Intelligence Building

An explosion in the Egyptian city of Rafiah destroys part of an intelligence building.Elad Benari, 11/25/2012, 3:31 AM

Sinai Anarchy Continues: Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen

Gunmen kill three Egyptian policemen and seriously wound a fourth in El-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 11/4/2012, 6:15 AM

Sinai: Gunmen Seize Egyptian Army Vehicle

Unidentified gunmen seized a vehicle belonging to the Egyptian army in Arish, North Sinai. Negotiations with them are ongoing.Elad Benari, 10/15/2012, 3:44 AM

Israel Rejects Amendments to Peace Treaty with Egypt

Israel has rejected the idea of any modification to its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/23/2012, 10:22 AM

Egypt On High Alert in Sinai

Egyptian security services announce state of high alert in Sinai after receiving information about possible attacks on local officers.Elad Benari, 9/20/2012, 1:13 AM