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Egypt closes Rafah crossing after five-day opening

Egypt allows 3,099 people to enter through Rafah crossing over five days before closing the border again.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2016, 5:42 AM

Hamas blames PA for closure of Rafah crossing

Gazan minister says Abbas's Palestinian Authority is responsible for the border crossing between Egypt and Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 6/27/2016, 5:44 AM

Egypt temporarily reopens Rafah border crossing

Hamas says Egypt temporarily reopens the Rafah border crossing with Gaza.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2016, 4:46 AM

Egypt disconnects last power line, southern Gaza blacked out

Southern Gaza is in a total electricity blackout, apparently due to Egypt disconnecting the last remaining power line.Hillel Fendel , 5/16/2016, 2:12 AM

Senior IDF official: ISIS members recently trained in Gaza

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai tells Saudi website that ISIS members entered Gaza from Egypt to undergo military training.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/13/2016, 11:18 PM

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for two days

Egypt opens the Rafah border crossing into Gaza for the first time in three months.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 5:43 AM

Gaza redeploys forces along the border with Egypt

Gaza’s Interior Ministry and National Security redeploy forces along Egypt border in a plan to increase control over the border area.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 5:14 AM

Hamas deploys additional forces along Egypt border

Hamas beefs up presence on the Gaza border in an apparent effort to ease Cairo's concerns about security.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2016, 5:11 AM

Hamas and Egypt fail to reach reconciliation agreement

Egyptian media report that talks between Egypt and Hamas failed because Hamas refused all of Egypt's demands.Kobi Finkler, 3/16/2016, 6:12 AM

Steinitz: Egypt flooded Hamas tunnels at our request

Energy Minister reveals details about security coordination between Israel and Egypt.Elad Benari, 2/7/2016, 5:59 AM

Gazans take anger over death of mentally ill man to social media

Palestinians on social media outraged over the death of a naked man who was shot as he crossed from Gaza into Egypt.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2015, 2:14 AM

Human Rights Watch: Egypt Harming Thousands in the Sinai

Human rights organization warns that Egypt’s military campaign against insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2015, 11:43 PM

Egyptian Authorities to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egyptian authorities to open Rafah border crossing starting Monday to allow Gazans to leave for pilgrimage to Mecca.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2015, 3:45 AM

Egypt Cracking Down on Gaza Tunnels by Filling Area with Water

Egyptian military building fish farm along the Gaza border in order to shut down remaining smuggling tunnels.Ben Ariel, 9/1/2015, 5:13 AM

Egypt Closes the Rafah Crossing After Four Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah crossing with Gaza after allowing 2,579 Gazans to leave the territory for humanitarian reasons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/22/2015, 1:40 AM

Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing for Four Days

Egypt opens the Rafah crossing for a period of four days, the first time it has done so in two months.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 3:45 AM

Egypt Closes Rafah Crossing After Three Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah Crossing after keeping it open for three days for humanitarian purposes.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2015, 5:42 AM

Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing for Humanitarian Aid

Egyptian authorities open Rafah until Thursday to allow the passage of humanitarian aid into Gaza.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2015, 4:44 AM

Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egypt temporarily opens Rafah crossing to Gaza, which has been closed since a deadly terror attack in October.Ben Ariel, 6/14/2015, 6:30 AM

Egypt Temporarily Reopens Rafah Crossing

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza for two days, permitting traffic into Gaza.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2015, 6:12 AM

Egypt Continues to Destroy Tunnels Along the Gaza Border

Egypt has destroyed 69 tunnels along the border with Gaza since March 28, says an army spokesman.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2015, 6:01 AM

Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt uncovers a 2.8 km-long tunnel leading into Gaza, the longest such smuggling tunnel discovered in recent years.Elad Benari, 3/30/2015, 5:45 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

Thousands of Gazans Protest 'Pro-Zionist' Egypt

Gazans shout Hamas slogans against Egypt ban, as leaders call breakdown in relations 'a real disaster.'Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 2/6/2015, 10:52 AM

Hamas Supporters Demonstrate Against Egypt

Hamas supporters march in Gaza to protest Egyptian ruling declaring the group’s “military wing” as a terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2015, 4:42 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 to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for three days starting on Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2015, 5:45 AM

Egyptian Soldiers Shoot and Kill Gazan in Rafah

Egyptian soldiers firing from across the border shoot dead a Palestinian Arab man, motive unknown.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/2/2015, 10:33 PM

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

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

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

Hamas Inches Closer to Cease-Fire with Egypt Invitation

Khaled Mashaal invited to Cairo for cease-fire talks, expresses support as long as 'conditions' are met.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2014, 9:06 AM

Hamas Rocket Hits Egypt, Rafah Border Crossing

Security official claims rocket hit Egyptian territory 'by mistake.' Could this escalate tensions between Egypt and Hamas?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2014, 11:37 PM

EU Blames Israel for 'Humanitarian Situation' in Gaza

Egyptian crackdown on Gaza terror tunnels, energy supplies is Israel's fault, EU claims.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2014, 5:20 PM

Egypt Deports Nobel Laureate who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt detains and deports Nobel Laureate and anti-Israel activist Mairead Maguire, who tried to enter Gaza through Rafiah.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 5:42 AM

Egyptian Court Bans Hamas

Hamas furious, blames move as 'serving the Occupation.'Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 1:36 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

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

Egyptian Officials: First the Muslim Brotherhood, then Hamas

Senior Egyptian officials say the military plans to take on Hamas in Gaza, which is a "threat to Egypt's national security."Elad Benari, 1/15/2014, 6:15 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

Hamas PM: No One Can Call Us a Terror Organization

Ismail Haniyeh condemns Egypt's designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 3:16 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

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 Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, cites concern for "the security of Palestinian citizens."Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 6:00 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 in Crisis as Egypt Terror Crackdown Continues

Egypt’s counter-terror operations and anti-Islamist rhetoric leave Hamas in a precarious position.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 11:56 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

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

Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

Gaza’s terrorist rulers urge Egypt to reopen the border crossing that was closed after a terror attack on Egyptian security personnel.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 6:43 AM

80% of Gaza Tunnels Have Been Destroyed, Says UN

About 80% of the tunnels used to smuggle goods and arms into Gaza from Egypt are "no longer functioning", estimates UN envoy Robert Serry.Elad Benari, 7/24/2013, 4:12 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

Will Egypt Divorce the Palestinians?

Influential calls to expel Palestinians from Egypt’s military and police academies, acc. to expert. Hamas attack from 2012 causing anger.Gil Ronen, 7/13/2013, 10:23 PM

Haniyeh Unfazed by Morsi's Removal

"The Palestinian problem" will continue to be the central issue for the Arab world, says Hamas Prime Minister.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 3:46 AM

Min. Aharonovich: Morsi's Fall a Blow to Hamas

Public security minister says IDF had a good relationship with Morsi, despite lack of direct contact.Gil Ronen, 7/6/2013, 9:08 PM