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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 2012 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 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

Terrorists: Egyptian Army is '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

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

PA: Egypt to Re-open Rafiah for Special Cases

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

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

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 Group Claims Failed Attempt on Minister

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

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 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 Airport Because of 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 Attacks

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

Hamas: Egypt Hurting Our Income

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 to 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 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 Over Sinai 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 Monitors Egypt

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 Intelligence Bldg

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 Changes 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

Egyptian Soldier Killed in Sinai Peninsula

An Egyptian soldier was killed on Sunday during clashes with armed Islamists in the Sinai Peninsula, says army spokesman.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/17/2012, 12:56 AM

Egypt army says killed 32 'criminals' in Sinai

Egyptian army kills 32 'criminals' in crackdown on Sinai terror., 9/9/2012, 12:06 AM

Barak Looking at Closing Border During Alerts

Barak looking at the possibility of a law which would allow security officials to close Israel’s border with the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 2:16 AM

Terror Shift: Attacks Move to Sinai, Jerusalem

Terrorist attacks dropped in August. Gaza launched fewer attacks, while terrorists in Sinai and Jerusalem launched more., 9/5/2012, 8:39 AM

Sinai Man Killed for Cooperating with Israel

A severed head found near Egypt's border with Israel may belong to man who cooperated with Israel, security officials say.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2012, 10:46 PM

Morsi: Peace Treaty Will Remain Intact

Egyptian president says Egypt is threatening no one and its presence in Sinai should not cause alarm.Gil Ronen, 8/28/2012, 9:01 AM

Officials: Released Terrorists Behind Sinai Attack

Egyptian security officials: several of the terrorists involved in recent Sinai attack had been released from prison by Morsi.Elad Benari, 8/26/2012, 5:11 AM

Clinton Asks Egypt: Keep Communication with Israel

Clinton asks Egypt’s foreign minister to keep communication with Israel amid tensions over deployment of forces to the Sinai.Elad Benari, 8/24/2012, 4:44 AM

Egyptian Source: 1,600 Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian police have identified 120 individuals out of 1,600 in North Sinai who are wanted for terrorism, says a security source.Elad Benari, 8/23/2012, 7:14 AM

Source: Sinai Operation Coordinated with Israel

An Egyptian military source says the operation in the Sinai Peninsula is well-coordinated with Israel, despite suggestions otherwise.Elad Benari, 8/22/2012, 7:09 AM

Egyptian Expert Calls to Change Peace Agreement

Egyptian expert tells the Muslim Brotherhood's website he supports changing some parts of the agreement between Israel and Egypt.Elad Benari, 8/22/2012, 4:16 AM

Egypt to Dedicate Budget to the Sinai

Egypt’s Defense Minister promises to dedicate money for the development of the Sinai, asks local tribal leaders to hand in weapons.Elad Benari, 8/21/2012, 6:16 AM

Iron Dome Defends Eilat after Grad Fragments Found

The Iron Dome defense system has been placed in the southernmost city of Eilat, two days after two rockets were fired from Egypt. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/20/2012, 10:00 AM

Al-Qaeda Affiliate: We Fired Grads on Eilat

An Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group claims responsibility for firing Grad missiles on Eilat, the second such claim in one day.Elad Benari, 8/17/2012, 5:15 AM

Unknown Terror Group Claims it Fired on Eilat

Organization calling itself the "Salafi Sinai Front" claims responsibility for firing rockets at the city of Eilat on Wednesday evening.Elad Benari, 8/16/2012, 8:41 AM