Report: Egypt drafting agreement between Israel, Hamas

Egyptian initiative would include long-term ceasefire, prisoner swap, and sea port for Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 11:15 AM

Report: Israel hits targets in Sinai

Arab media outlet claims Israeli forces carried out strikes in Sinai, targeting terror groups operating in the area.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2018, 1:51 PM

Arab officials: We'll go over Abbas' head

Senior officials in moderate Arab states express willingness to hear peace plan even if PA Chairman Abbas opposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 8:15 AM

Report: Hamas prepared for 'comprehensive deal' with Israel

Hamas reportedly tells Egypt it is prepared to return Israelis it is holding in Gaza in exchange for airport and seaport.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2018, 5:44 AM

Egyptian president lobbies Trump admin on Palestinian statehood

President Sisi meets with Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt to discuss prospects for Mideast peace, reiterates support for 2-state solution.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2018, 8:14 PM

Egypt raises fuel prices as part of new austerity measures

Egypt announces new hikes on fuel prices as part of austerity measures tied to an IMF loan.Elad Benari, 6/18/2018, 4:38 AM

Sisi reshuffles cabinet

Egyptian President replaces the interior and defense ministers of the country’s cabinet in a major reshuffle.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2018, 6:38 AM

Musical based on Israeli film wins Tony award

'The Band's Visit', based on Israeli film about Egyptian band stranded in Israel, wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical.JTA, 6/11/2018, 7:37 AM

Egypt: 28 accused of forming group to topple government

Egypt's chief prosecutor refers 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government.Ben Ariel, 6/11/2018, 6:24 AM

Sisi appoints new prime minister

Egypt's President appoints Mustafa Madbouly as Prime Minister after previous government resigns.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2018, 5:37 AM

Egypt's government resigns after Sisi sworn in

In keeping with political tradition, Egyptian Prime Minister submits his government's resignation after Sisi sworn in for second term.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2018, 5:35 AM

ISIS claims Israel attacking in the Sinai

ISIS releases a video claiming that Israel carried out attacks in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 5/24/2018, 5:36 AM

Egypt to keep Rafah crossing open throughout Ramadan

Egyptian President orders to keep border crossing between Gaza and Egypt open throughout the holy month of Ramadan.Elad Benari, 5/18/2018, 3:35 AM

Sisi: U.S. Embassy relocation will cause 'instability'

Egypt’s President says the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will have negative repercussions.Elad Benari, 5/17/2018, 4:36 AM

Egypt excoriates Hamas leader

During Egypt visit, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was slammed, humiliated, Israel Hayom reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 9:10 AM

Egypt refers terror suspects to military court

555 terror suspects referred to military court on charges of joining the local ISIS affiliate.Elad Benari, 5/8/2018, 6:44 AM

ANALYSIS: ISIS announces new strategy in Middle East

Resurgent ISIS is gaining a foothold in Iraq, Egypt and Southeast Asia, and putting Israel on hold for now.Yochanan Visser, 4/26/2018, 9:11 PM

Report: Egypt to allow body of Hamas engineer into Gaza

Egypt to reportedly allow Hamas member's burial in Gaza despite Israeli request not to until Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul are returned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 5:00 PM

Egypt and Jordan blast Israel over Gaza deaths

Egypt and Jordan accuse Israel of excessive force following deaths of Gazans who clashed with IDF soldiers near border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/31/2018, 12:30 AM

Initial results show Sisi wins second term

Egyptian President re-elected for second term with 92 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results.Elad Benari, 3/30/2018, 3:36 AM

Egyptian army kills 16 jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt’s military says 16 jihadists were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against ISIS.Elad Benari, 3/12/2018, 5:46 AM

IDF preparing for conflict with ISIS

ISIS' budget is equal to that of the IDF, IDF commander says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2018, 7:47 PM

105 terrorists killed in Egypt's 'Operation Sinai 2018'

Egyptian soldiers and police personnel have killed 105 terrorists since the start of Sinai anti-terrorism operation in February.Elad Benari, 3/9/2018, 4:43 AM

Egyptian counter-terror disrupting Israeli communications?

Israeli Communications Minister speaks with Egypt about communications disruptions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 9:52 AM

British lawmakers demand to visit Egypt's Morsi

Senior British Members of Parliament ask Egyptian authorities to allow them to visit former Islamist President who is now in prison.Elad Benari, 3/7/2018, 5:42 AM

Top Egyptian security officials push Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Top Egyptian security delegation arrives in Gaza to follow up on the implementation of Fatah-Hamas reconciliation agreement.Elad Benari, 2/26/2018, 6:14 AM

Egypt freezes assets of leading government critic

Egypt freezes the assets of leading government critic Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, who is accused of having links to Muslim Brotherhood.Elad Benari, 2/26/2018, 3:43 AM

Egyptian delegation to discuss Hamas-Fatah reconciliation

Egyptian security delegation to arrive in Gaza to follow up on stalled Hamas-Fatah reconciliation efforts.Elad Benari, 2/25/2018, 4:44 AM

Israel announces 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

PM Netanyahu announces contract for sales of billions of dollars' worth of Israeli natural gas to Egypt.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 4:15 PM

Al-Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory

Al-Sisi is taking no chances with the upcoming election because under his leadership the country has stagnated or gotten worse, Whether anyone else could have done better is a moot point. Ashraf Ramelah, 2/19/2018, 10:43 AM

ISIS urges attacks during Egypt elections

Video purportedly by ISIS affiliate in Egypt calls for attacks during next month’s presidential elections.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2018, 5:37 AM

Egypt launches major anti-jihadist operation

Egyptian army launches Operation Sinai 2018 against jihadists in swathes of territory, including Sinai.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/9/2018, 10:53 PM

Report: Egypt foils ISIS plot to kill Haniyeh

Egyptian security forces reportedly uncover ISIS cell which plotted to kill Hamas leader.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 5:45 AM

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 3:06 AM

Israel hit Sinai 100 times in the past two years

Israel helping Egyptian President el-Sisi fight ISIS in northern Sinai, report says.Orly Harari, 2/3/2018, 8:01 PM

Egypt: Head of centrist party to challenge Sisi

Head of Egypt's El-Ghad party, Mousa Mostafa Mousa, to run for presidency in March election.Elad Benari, 1/29/2018, 5:45 AM

Another Egyptian presidential candidate drops out

Lawyer Khaled Ali, seen as the last real challenger to Sisi, quits the race to be president.Elad Benari, 1/25/2018, 6:14 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff arrested, drops presidential bid

Lieutenant General Sami Anan detained and accused of breaking the law by running for office.Elad Benari, 1/24/2018, 3:44 AM

TSA orders Middle East countries to inspect air cargo

TSA orders airports in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE to carefully inspect U.S.-bound air cargo.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2018, 5:13 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff to run for president

General Sami Anan, ousted by Islamist President Morsi in 2012, will challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt's Sisi to run for second term

Egyptian President announces his intention to run for a second term in office. Elections will be held in March.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/19/2018, 10:19 PM

Egypt to investigate report saying it backed Trump on Jerusalem

Egypt's chief prosecutor orders urgent investigation into NYT report on its alleged support for Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt announces dates of presidential election

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of presidential election. Sisi expected to win.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2018, 6:34 AM

Arab connection to Jerusalem: Fake News

Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why Gaza electricity renewal is logical step following US defunding of UNRWA. 'Egypt fed up with Palestinians'Rafael Levi and Mordechai Sones, 1/9/2018, 12:15 AM

Pence announces Israel visit

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Jewish state later this month, following multiple delays. No meetings with PA officials plannedDavid Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 6:56 PM

Egypt's former PM won't run for president

A month after declaring he will run for the presidency, Ahmed Shafiq backs down, says he's "not the best person" for the job.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 4:04 AM

Egyptian officer: Ramallah can be Palestinian state's capital

NY Times reports Egyptian intelligence officer encouraged talk shows to support US Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 1/6/2018, 7:46 PM

Egypt: Jerusalem bill an obstacle to peace

Egypt blasts approval of United Jerusalem Bill, says it is in contravention of UN resolutions on Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/4/2018, 6:06 AM

Egypt's Grand Mufti: Bitcoin is forbidden in Islam

Egypt’s Grand Mufti issues fatwa claiming that trading in Bitcoin is unlawful in accordance with Sharia law.Elad Benari, 1/3/2018, 4:12 AM

Egypt's former president sentenced to 3 years in prison

Egyptian court sentences former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to three years in prison for "insulting the judiciary".Elad Benari, 12/31/2017, 3:30 AM

Analysis: Egypt, a powder-keg waiting to explode

The Arab’s world most populous country is hit with multiple problems - and a solution is nowhere in sight.Yochanan Visser, 12/28/2017, 7:29 PM

Egypt sentences 9 ISIS terrorists to death

Military court in Egypt sentences to death nine members of local ISIS affiliate who were convicted of involvement in 2013 attacks.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2017, 3:16 AM

Egypt hangs 15 convicted terrorists

Egyptian authorities execute 15 prisoners convicted of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2017, 5:36 AM

Egyptian police kill 9 suspected terrorists

Nine people suspected of belonging to Sinai terrorist cell killed in police raid in northeastern Egypt.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2017, 6:12 AM

12 million urge Sisi to run again

Supporters of Egyptian president say they have collected more than 12 million signatures from people urging him to run for another term.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Mufti of Egypt: Defend Jerusalem

Egypt's Grand Mufti claims Jerusalem is at the center of the Qur'an and is considered a heritage that must be protected.Dalit Halevi, 12/24/2017, 5:01 AM

'An accomplice of a fascist regime'

Head of Italian Jewish community condemns return of body of fascist-era kingJTA, 12/18/2017, 4:03 PM