Sisi: Trump has true understanding of the Middle East

Egypt’s President hails Trump, says he understands the realities in the region when it comes to terrorism.Elad Benari, 4/6/2017, 6:13 AM

Trump 'honored' to host Sisi

President Trump promises to renew historic partnership with Egypt.Elad Benari, 4/4/2017, 6:15 AM

Not only Israel: US brings Egypt closer

President Donald Trump welcoms Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to the White House, pledges support for Egypt.Nitzan Keidar, 4/3/2017, 7:57 PM

Trump seeks to rebuild ties with Egypt

Trump will seek to rebuild relations with Egypt during upcoming meeting with Sisi.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/1/2017, 12:18 AM

White House: Trump will meet Sisi next week

White House says Trump will host Egyptian President on April 3, discuss range of bilateral and regional issues.Elad Benari, 3/29/2017, 5:44 AM

Sisi meets WJC leader

Egyptian President meets Ronald Lauder in Cairo, ahead of his visit to Washington.Ben Ariel, 3/27/2017, 6:33 AM

Abbas and Sisi discuss 'Palestinian cause'

PA chairman meets Egyptian President amid reports of tensions between Fatah and Egypt.Elad Benari, 3/21/2017, 4:46 AM

Trump to host Sisi on April 3

White House official confirms Egyptian President will visit Washington next month.Elad Benari, 3/20/2017, 5:12 AM

Report: Sisi to visit Washington next month

Egyptian media reports President Sisi will make his first state visit to Washington the first week of April.Elad Benari, 3/19/2017, 4:04 AM

Sisi seeks warmer ties with Hamas

Sources in Gaza say Egyptian President ordered his government to open up to Hamas.Elad Benari, 3/13/2017, 4:46 AM

Report: Abbas friction with Egypt is over peace initiative

PA chairman reportedly objected to efforts to launch regional peace initiative with Netanyahu, causing latest tensions with Egypt.Ben Ariel, 3/6/2017, 3:09 AM

Egypt and Jordan: 'No concessions' on Palestinian state

Egypt's President and Jordanian King reiterate their support for a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/22/2017, 4:44 AM

Revealed: Kerry offered Netanyahu regional peace plan

Haaretz reveals Netanyahu took part in a secret summit in Jordan in 2017, where Kerry presented plan for regional peace initiative.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2017, 5:49 AM

Trump and Sisi discuss fight against terror

In phone call with Egyptian counterpart, Trump affirms his administration's commitment to supporting Egypt.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2017, 5:34 AM

Egypt wants to play a key role in Israel-PA talks

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the country will play a key role in Israel-PA peace talks along with Donald Trump's new administration.Elad Benari, 12/25/2016, 5:37 AM

Trump and Sisi discuss Middle East peace

Egyptian President and U.S. President-Elect agree to allow Trump's administration to deal with Israel-PA peace issues.Elad Benari, 12/23/2016, 6:08 AM

Egypt names suicide bomber who carried out Cairo attack

Egyptian President says a suicide bomber carried out attack at Cairo's Coptic cathedral. Four suspects arrested.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2016, 3:13 AM

Egypt's president supports Syrian army

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he supports the Syrian military, putting him at odds with Saudi Arabia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 6:44 AM

Egypt foils plots to assassinate Sisi

Egypt's prosecution charges nearly 300 ISIS members with plots to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 5:16 AM

Sisi expects greater engagement in the Middle East from Trump

Egyptian President praises U.S. President-elect, says he has shown great understanding of the goings on in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2016, 2:06 AM

Sisi calls for effort to reach 'two-state solution'

Speaking at the UN, Egyptian President says the Arab-Israeli is “the core of regional instability in the Middle East”.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 4:16 AM

Trump to meet Egypt's Sisi

Republican presidential nominee to meet Egyptian President during the UN General Assembly, as will Clinton.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2016, 5:42 AM

Egyptian president: Putin willing to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Egyptian President tells journalists he was told by Putin that he is ready to host direct talks between Netanyahu and PA.Elad Benari, 8/22/2016, 6:12 AM

Egypt's Sisi wants to 'break deadlock' in peace process

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says his country is serious in its efforts to restart Israel-PA peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 5:53 PM

Hamas rejects peace with the 'Zionist entity'

Hamas official criticizes Egyptian President's call for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 6/6/2016, 2:13 AM

Sisi vows to fight for Abbas - because of Liberman?

Diplomatic sources reveal Sisi asked for Abbas's positions so as to press them at UN, blame Liberman's appointment for Egyptian shift.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2016, 9:36 PM

Islamic Jihad leader meets Egypt's intelligence chief

Gaza terror group sends delegation to Cairo for top-level talks, as part of al-Sisi's efforts for Palestinian unification.Ari Yashar, 5/20/2016, 10:48 AM

Kerry meets Sisi following his call for Israel-PA peace

Secretary of State John Kerry meets Egyptian President to discuss the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2016, 12:16 AM

Herzog: Egypt's call for peace 'a rare opportunity'

Zionist Union chairman links his desire to join the coalition with the statement by Egypt's President calling for a peace agreement.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2016, 4:43 AM

Abbas welcomes Egypt's call for peace talks

PA chairman says he welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s call for a peace agreement between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 5/18/2016, 3:13 AM

Days after terror tunnel revelation, Egypt lets cement into Gaza

Israeli security establishment furious as Egypt lets cement trucks through Rafah crossing, in decision with Abbas that disregarded Israel.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2016, 11:01 AM

Egypt's Sisi vows to fight for Palestinians at UN

Sisi promises Abbas he will use influence as Security Council chair to press French initiative and 'defend' the Palestinians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 7:24 PM

Egyptians protest against Sisi following island transfer

Thousands of Egyptians angered by president's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia call for the government to fall.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/15/2016, 10:41 PM

Sisi defends strategic island transfer to Saudis

Faced with protest, Egyptian president says he 'restored' them, after Saudis in 1950 asked for protection from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 2:31 PM

Republican senator: Sisi 'the right man at the right time'

A delegation of American Republicans, led by Lindsey Graham, expresses support for Egypt's president and his fight against ISIS.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2016, 4:12 AM

Egyptian bank publishes shekel exchange rate, raises a riot

Opposition, Muslim Brotherhood accuse al-Sisi of normalization with Israel after 2nd-largest state bank publishes rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 12:24 PM

Is there a peace treaty with Egypt?

Ex-ambassador says huge majority that voted to dismiss MP who met Israeli shows 'the basic enmity in Arab states towards Israel.'Benny Tocker, 3/4/2016, 8:31 AM

Sisi admits '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

Report: A-Sisi said Netanyahu has 'great powers'

Egyptian president reportedly said Netanyahu can 'advance the region and the world,' in meeting with US Jewish leaders.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2016, 10:34 PM

Egyptian President meets American Jewish leaders in Cairo

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has productive discussion with the leaders of the Conference of Presidents.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 3:43 AM

Erdogan rules out a meeting with Egypt's Sisi

Turkish President won't meet Egyptian counterpart until death penalty on former President Morsi is cancelled.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2016, 4:43 AM

Experts warn: War with Egypt possible

Egypt's insertion of forces into Sinai violates peace treaty and poses dangers to Israel, warn two experts.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2016, 7:14 PM

Abbas and Sisi discuss peace process

PA chairman meets Egyptian President to discuss Israel-PA peace talks as well as Egypt's buffer zone in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2015, 5:46 AM

Sisi: Expand Peace with Israel to More Arab Countries

In call for Mideast unity, Egypt's President argues resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could 'change the face of the region.'Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 9:30 AM

Sisi: Security Measures Near Gaza 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

Egypt's Sisi Swears In New Government

Egyptian President swears in a new government, one week after the previous one resigned over corruption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2015, 6:06 AM

Sisi Slams Israel for 'Violating' Al-Aqsa Mosque

Ignoring Islamist violence or Abbas's incitement, Egyptian president attacks Israel and warns of 'consequences for peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2015, 8:16 PM

Egyptian Government Resigns Over Corruption Scandal

President al-Sisi instructs oil minister to build new cabinet, only a month before parliamentary elections begin.Matt Wanderman, 9/12/2015, 8:54 PM

Putin: Russia Planning to Build Nuclear Plant in Egypt

Russian President says his country will build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, announces greater economic cooperation with Cairo.Ben Ariel, 8/27/2015, 2:13 AM

Sisi Approves Special Courts for Terror-Related 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

Why is Sisi Expanding the Suez Canal?

Grand plans by modern-day Egyptian ruler motivated in great part by the same reasons as his predecessor 150 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2015, 2:15 PM

Wanted Egyptian Terrorist Calls for 'Holy War' Against Sisi

Former Egyptian commander who joined ISIS-linked jihadists calls for holy war against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Ben Ariel, 7/23/2015, 6:46 AM

Sisi: Israel-PA Peace Will Make the Region Safer

Egyptian President meets delegation of the American Jewish Committee, calls for peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 7/7/2015, 4:46 AM

Egypt's New Anti-Terror Law Could Kill Journalists

Journalists' union warns 'unconstitutional' new law will allow the state to execute reporters for contradicting official reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 9:47 AM

Sisi: We Foiled an ISIS Attempt to Set Up State in Sinai

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

Egypt May 'Invite' IDF to Strike ISIS in Gaza

Egyptian sources tells Israeli media that if ISIS conquest of Sinai spreads to Gaza, Sisi may want Israel to crack down on the enclave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2015, 10:39 AM

Egypt Passes Anti-Terror Law Hours 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