Report: Egypt builds new border wall with Gaza

2 kilometer wall designed to prevent armed terrorists from crossing into Egypt overland, tunnels crossing into Egypt underground.Gary Willig, 2/16/2020, 8:30 AM

First case of coronavirus recorded in Egypt

Egyptian authorities say a "foreigner" has been infected with the coronavirus and has been placed in quarantine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/14/2020, 8:19 PM

Egyptian forces kill 17 terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian police forces kill 17 terrorists during shootout in North Sinai Province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2020, 6:37 AM

Egyptian army thwarts Sinai attack, kills 10 terrorists

Egypt's army says it killed 10 terrorists as its forces thwarted a major terror attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 3:35 AM

Report: Explosion in gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt

Al Jazeera reports that unknown individuals blew up part of the gas pipeline in the northern Sinai region.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2020, 11:20 PM

Egypt calls for 'careful' examination of Trump plan

Egypt responds to Trump peace plan, urges Israel and PA to undertake "a careful and thorough examination" of it.Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 4:12 AM

US to pay for restoration of Jewish cemetery in Egypt

US embassy in Egypt to restore one of the world's oldest Jewish cemeteries, the Bassatine Cemetery in Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2020, 2:48 PM

Report: Hamas and Egypt in contacts to stop balloon attacks

TV report: Egypt and Hamas holding intensive contacts in an attempt to stop the launching of incendiary bombs from Gaza toward Israel.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 2:11 AM

D'Nile isn't just a river in Egypt

Rav Tzvi Yehudah said that Jews became accustomed to think that life in Galut, exile, is normal, even with the increasing anti-Semitism, brutality and murder taking place there. They are in denial. Ariel Natan Pasko, 1/21/2020, 11:27 PM

In an energy milestone, Israel begins gas exports through Egypt

Israel begins pumping natural gas to Egypt as part of $15 billion deal to export to Europe via Egyptian natural gas plants.AFP, 1/15/2020, 11:38 AM

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

Moustafa Kassem dies following lengthy hunger strike against his conviction for taking part in sit-in protest against Sisi government.Gary Willig, 1/14/2020, 9:40 PM

Restored synagogue heralds new chapter for Egypt's Jews

Egypt completes restoration of ancient Alexandria synagogue, allowing it to reopen.AFP, 1/11/2020, 10:51 PM

Egypt releases former chief of staff from jail after a year

General Sami Anan was arrested in January of 2018 after announcing he would challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in the presidential election.Elad Benari, 12/23/2019, 4:37 AM

Israeli museum explains the emojis of ancient Egypt

Israel Museum uses modern 'emojis' to explain how ancient hieroglyphics were used.Claire Gounon, AFP, 12/21/2019, 6:22 PM

Israel approves gas exports to Egypt

Israel to export gas to Egypt, after Energy Minister signs off on deal to sell natural gas from offshore reserves.AFP, 12/17/2019, 1:48 PM

Artillery fire from Egypt hits southern Israeli town

Building in southern Israeli hit by artillery shell fired from Egypt in apparent stray-fire incident. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 12:16 PM

Egypt, Jordan criticize US policy change on Judea and Samaria

Two Arab countries that have peace treaty with Israel criticized Pompeo’s statement on Judea and Samaria communities.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 4:22 AM

Hamas: Egypt preventing Haniyeh from leaving Gaza

Egypt took measure to prevent Hamas leader from meeting Egyptian government's rivals, Hamas terror organization claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 3:23 PM

ISIS' Egypt affiliate pledges allegiance to new leader

ISIS affiliates in Sinai and Bangladesh pledge allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's replacement.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2019, 5:25 AM

Sisi extends state of emergency

Egyptian President extends state of emergency, which has been in effect since April 2017, for another three months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 6:51 AM

9 members of same family killed in explosion in Sinai

Nine killed, six wounded in explosion in a town in the northern Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 6:42 AM

Israeli woman arrested in Egypt en route to Sinai

23-year-old Israeli woman heading to Sinai for vacation arrested by Egyptian police after bullets found in her bag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 5:27 PM

Mortar lands near synagogue in southern Israel

Misfired mortar from Egypt lands in southern Israeli border town.Orly Harari, 9/28/2019, 7:40 PM

Report: Egyptian intelligence held secret talks in Israel

Delegation from Egyptian intelligence service held secret talks in Israel focusing on Gaza, according to Channel 13 News.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/27/2019, 10:40 PM

Israeli man missing in Egypt

Police turn to public for help with search for 26-year-old man who disappeared after entering Sinai Peninsula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 8:12 PM

Egypt arrests more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests

Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people in wake of rare protests calling for ouster of the President.Elad Benari, 9/26/2019, 5:36 AM

Trump on Egypt demonstrations: I'm not concerned

US President gives backing to Egyptian President amid protests against his rule at home.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 3:08 AM

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Security forces maintain tight control in Cairo's Tahrir Square after protests in several cities call for removal of the president.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2019, 4:20 AM

Former Egyptian President's son dies at 24

Abdullah Morsi, youngest son of Mohammed Morsi, dies of heart attack two months after his father's passing.Elad Benari, 9/5/2019, 1:34 AM

Report: Egypt offered to improve conditions in Gaza

Egypt offered to improve conditions in Gaza in exchange for long-term ceasefire with Israel, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 8:20 AM

Hamas: We will respond to an Israeli attack

Hamas sends message to Israel through Egyptian mediators that any Israeli action against the group would be met with a response.Dalit Halevi, 8/30/2019, 4:34 AM

Egyptian security forces kill 11 jihadists

Egyptian security forces kill 11 militants in shootout during raid in North Sinai.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2019, 6:42 AM

Egyptian security forces kill 17 jihadists

Egyptian security conduct raids in Cairo and in another province, days after terrorist attack in the capital.Elad Benari, 8/9/2019, 2:10 AM

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

Egyptian authorities say Hasm group is behind car explosion in Cairo which killed 20.Elad Benari, 8/6/2019, 3:59 AM

17 killed in explosion in Cairo

17 killed, 32 injured in explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute. Cause of the incident is being investigated.Elad Benari, 8/5/2019, 4:07 AM

Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II discuss efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 7/30/2019, 3:05 AM

British Airways to resume flights to Cairo

British Airways to resume flights to Cairo following a week’s suspension due to security issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2019, 5:29 AM

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo

British Airways suspends flights to Egyptian capital for one week as a 'precaution.' Lufthansa flights to Cairo are also canceled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 12:17 AM

Egyptian scholar says ‘extremist’ Jews use blood to make matzah

Hebrew scholar working in Saudi Arabia spreads blood libel on Egyptian radio.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 7/16/2019, 7:33 PM

Egypt working to prevent new Gaza conflict

Egyptian delegation meets with Hamas and PA leaders in bid to prevent new escalation between Israel and Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 7/14/2019, 4:27 PM

Netanyahu: Our peace with Egypt is the cornerstone

Prime Minister Netanyahu visits home of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel on the occasion of Egypt's Independence Day.Nitsan Keidar, 7/11/2019, 2:12 AM

Rivlin: Egyptian leadership shows responsibility

President is guest of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel at reception in honor of Egypt's 67th National Day.Nitzan Keidar, 7/10/2019, 10:45 PM

Twitter suspends Egyptian actor who called to kill Jews

Twitter suspends account of Egyptian actor Hesham Mansour who tweeted, “Now lets kill some Jews”.Ben Ariel and JTA, 7/2/2019, 4:04 AM

Ayoub Kara resigns from government

Kara: 'Since I was appointed Communications Minister there began campaign of tendentious slander against me.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 3:35 PM

Egypt blasts Erdogan for suggesting Morsi was killed

Egypt's Foreign Minister condemns as "irresponsible" Erdogan's accusation that former President had been killed.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 6:41 AM

Erdogan: Morsi was killed

Turkish President claims former Egyptian President was killed and did not die of natural causes.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 4:44 AM

Egypt to pay Israel $500 million fine for nixed natural gas deal

After Egypt cancelled sale of natural gas to Israel, following multiple terrorist attacks on gas line, country fined $500 million.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/19/2019, 7:07 AM

UN calls for probe of former Egyptian president's death

UN human rights office calls for "independent inquiry" into death of Mohammed Morsi.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 6:13 AM

Muslim Brotherhood describes Morsi's death as 'murder'

Muslim Brotherhood says death of former Egyptian President was a “full-fledged murder”, calls for mass funeral.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 12:09 AM

Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

Former Muslim Brotherhood President of Egypt collapses and dies following court session in his lengthy trial.Gary Willig, 6/17/2019, 7:38 PM

Hamas: We're entering second phase of 'ceasefire'

Hamas claims transfer of Qatari money initiated second stage of ceasefire - despite increase in incendiary balloons.Nitzan Kedar, 6/17/2019, 2:50 PM

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend US Mideast peace conference

Egypt, Morocco and Jordan have agreed to attend the unveiling the economic component of US peace plan, White House says.AFP, 6/12/2019, 6:28 PM

Egyptian President meets WJC President

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ron Lauder discuss Egyptian-US relations, latest developments in the peace process in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 6/12/2019, 3:43 AM

Jordan and Morocco to participate in Bahrain Economic Conference

Two countries join Egypt, that has already announced it will take part in US initiated event; Israel has yet to receive official invitation.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 7:29 PM

Egypt: 8 policemen killed in attack in Sinai

Eight Egyptian policemen killed in terrorist attack near El-Arish.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2019, 3:34 AM

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egyptian President discusses US peace plan, makes clear he will not cede land as part of "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 6/3/2019, 3:13 AM

Report: Egypt pressing Israel to implement ceasefire

Hamas closely following how Israel implements ceasefire deal, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 1:43 PM