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IDF Expects Major Terror Attack from Sinai

Hundreds of terrorists in Sinai recently expressed allegiance to ISIS – and the IDF is preparing for the worst, including in Eilat.Kobi Finkler, Gil Ronen, 3/12/2015, 7:31 PM

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

Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Sinai-based Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis releases footage showing the execution of two army informants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2014, 5:45 AM

Egypt Designates ISIS as Terrorist Group

Egyptian court designates the Islamic State a terrorist organization, as well as its Sinai-based affiliate Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2014, 5:43 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

Egyptian Jihadist Group Swears Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Egypt's most active terrorist group, swears allegiance to ISIS and its leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 3:45 AM

Egypt Reveals Hamas Gave Weapons for Lethal Attack

As Egypt is poised to implement buffer zone plan expelling Gazans from border, security sources say Hamas behind Friday carnage.Ari Yashar, 10/29/2014, 12:28 PM

Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai

President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's very existence, proclaims 3-month state of emergency in restive Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 10/25/2014, 7:58 PM

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targetsArutz Sheva, 10/21/2014, 8:47 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

'Hamas Will be Able to Use Global Aid for Tunnels'

Israeli security source reveals transfer of Gaza crossings to PA will actually help Hamas attack Israel and build terror tunnels.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 8:30 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

Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis decapitates three, shoots a fourth on accusations of "collaborating" with the Mossad spy the Egyptian army.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 2:43 AM

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border

Southern Command deployed in response to heightened tensions between Egypt, Sinai terror groups. 'We don't take risks,' officer explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/5/2014, 2:36 PM

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

Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

The Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis beheads a man for allegedly conspiring with Israel, the third such incident in recent weeks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 9:36 PM

Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

Seven jihadists killed in a shootout in the Sinai Peninsula during a joint operation by the Egyptian police and the army.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2014, 1:16 AM

IS 'Copycats' Behead 'Israeli Spy' in Sinai

Local jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis switches inspiration from Al Qaeda to IS; eighth beheading in the region in a month.Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 9:03 PM

11 Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

Roadside bomb explodes near Rafah; local Islamists likely linked to resurgence in terror in Sinai.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 6:28 PM

Sinai Jihadist Group Claims It Beheaded Four Men

The men were accused of being 'Israeli informants' who assisted Israel in a drone strike in July.AFP, Arutz Sheva, 8/28/2014, 4:45 PM

IS Actively Joining Gaza Terror War on Israel

Evidence shows extent of extremist Jihadist terrorists' involvement in attacks on Israel; groups claim rocket attacks, list 13 casualties.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/11/2014, 8:02 AM

Sisi Assassination Plot Foiled in Egypt

Six terrorists arrested for planning to bomb swearing-in ceremony next Sunday, part of 15-man Salafist terror cell.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 10:41 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

Egypt Charges 200 Members of Jihadist Group

Egypt charges 200 suspected members of the Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis with carrying out over 50 attacks.Elad Benari, 5/11/2014, 6:19 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

Sinai Terrorists Vow 'Revenge' on US

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says it will strike US interests in Egypt after being put on terror list.Gil Ronen, Tova Dvorin, 4/10/2014, 7:06 PM

US Deems Salafist Group Terror Organization

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Salafist group responsible for terror attacks in Egypt, Sinai, and Israel, now defined as terror group in US.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 7:56 PM

Egypt Promises 'Decisive Action' After 6 Killed

Without naming suspects, Egypt vows crackdown on Islamists after unidentified gunmen leave bombs at checkpoint.Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2014, 1:49 PM

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

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

Top Egyptian General Assassinated

Egyptian police general assassinated in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda inspired group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Elad Benari, 1/29/2014, 3:42 AM

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Declared a Terrorist Org

Terrorist designation follows deadly bombing of police station Tuesday.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 6:15 PM

Salafist Organization Claims Deadly Egypt Attack

A Salafist organization claims responsibility for a deadly attack in Mansoura that killed 14 people and wounded more than 100 others.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 5:16 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

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

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 Warns Police of Jihad Ops in Southern Sinai

Egypt's Interior Ministry has raised the alert for security forces in southern Sinai over possible jihadist operations in the area.Chana Ya'ar, 10/17/2012, 1:53 PM