Egypt to open Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt to open border crossing with Gaza after twice cancelling planned openings due to Sinai terrorism.Elad Benari, Friday, 3:06 AM

Egypt: We have no interest in confronting US or Israel

Official says Egypt not interested in confrontational stance employed by Turkey following US recognition of J'lem. 'Egypt comes first.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:43 AM

Egypt's Sunnis boycott Pence

Imam of Egypt's highest Sunni institution cancels meeting with U.S. Vice President due to recognition of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2017, 10:12 PM

Egypt warns of regional violence over Jerusalem move

Supreme Islamic institution of Sunni Muslims warns “the gates of hell” will open if U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 12/6/2017, 6:05 AM

Egyptian presidential hopeful deported from UAE

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who intends to run for the presidency, deported from UAE days after announcing his candidacy.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2017, 6:30 AM

Former Egyptian PM claims he was barred from leaving UAE

Hours after announcing plans to run for president, former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq claims UAE barred him from leaving the country.Elad Benari, 11/30/2017, 3:37 AM

Report: Egypt pressures PA to renew negotiations with Israel

PA official: Egyptian pressure has significantly increased following attack in Sinai on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 9:09 AM

'ISIS's goal is not to harm Israel'

Middle East expert Dr. Dror Manor says Sinai attack was ISIS sending a message that it's still around.Benny Tocker, 11/28/2017, 4:04 AM

'There cannot be a dual standard when dealing with terrorism'

Likud minister speaks at regional conference in Egypt, says victory over terror will only come when countries join hands and work together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2017, 3:12 PM

Egypt upholds death sentences for 7 ISIS members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for seven people over beheadings in Libya of 21 Christians.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2017, 5:44 AM

Egypt-Gaza crossing remains closed after Sinai attack

Egypt keeps Rafah border crossing closed following attack on Sinai mosque in which more than 300 people were killed.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2017, 5:06 AM

PM Netanyahu: We'll defeat terrorism faster if we work together

PM Netanyahu condemns Sinai terror attack, says best way to fight terror is to work together.Chana Roberts, 11/25/2017, 9:23 PM

Death toll in Sinai attack rises to 305, including 27 children

Egyptian official says terrorists waved ISIS flags during attack, Arab news outlet says road to Gaza closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2017, 6:59 PM

Sisi vows to respond to Sinai attack 'with brute force'

Egyptian President condemns Sinai mosque attack in which at least 235 people were killed.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/24/2017, 8:29 PM

Sadat in Jerusalem: 40 years later

'Egypt is an extremely important ally. Our connection is more important than words can say, and it can never be taken for granted.'Mordechai Sones, 11/22/2017, 4:40 PM

Herzog to Netanyahu: Israel also needs a Menachem Begin

Opposition leader tells PM just as Arab world needs another Anwar Sadat, Israel needs another Menachem Begin to make peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 7:22 PM

Netanyahu: I have not yet met a Palestinian Sadat

PM says no PA leader willing to make first basic step Sadat made -recognizing the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 5:55 PM

Knesset Speaker to Arab colleagues: Follow Sadat

Yuli Edelstein invites all Arab parliament speakers to Knesset and to normalize ties with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 4:58 PM

Sisi to Iran: Stop meddling in the region

Egyptian President sides with Saudi Arabia, calls on on Iran to stop meddling in the Middle East, but stresses he is against war.Elad Benari, 11/9/2017, 6:05 AM

Sisi won't seek third term in office

Egyptian President says he will not violate country's constitution which permits leaders to serve only two four-year terms.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 6:08 AM

Sisi names new chief of staff

Egyptian President names new armed forces chief of staff, days after terrorist attack in Giza province.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2017, 3:31 AM

Egypt arrests 12 suspected jihadists

Egyptian security forces arrest 12 suspected members of Hasm south of Cairo.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2017, 5:42 AM

Egypt reaffirms commitment to Alexandria synagogue

Egyptian government allocates more than $5 million toward the restoration of the ancient synagogue in Alexandria.Elad Benari, 10/24/2017, 6:16 AM

Egypt's parliament extends state of emergency

Egypt's parliament approves presidential decree declaring a three-month nationwide state of emergency.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2017, 5:15 AM

Israel condemns Egypt terror attack

Israel sends condolences to Egypt following attack in which more than 50 police officers were killed during a raid on a terrorist hideout.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 3:57 AM

3 Egyptian police officers killed in shoot-out with jihadists

Three Egyptian police officers killed during raid on suspected terrorist hideout in Giza.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2017, 9:02 PM

Egypt scraps Rafah reopening following Sinai attack

Egypt announces it won't reopen Rafah border crossing following ISIS attack in northern Sinai.Elad Benari, 10/16/2017, 4:07 AM

Egypt shows solidarity with Trump's Iran statements

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says it shares US concerns over Iran, after Trump indicates he won't certify Iran's compliance with nuclear deal.Tal Polon, 10/15/2017, 8:02 AM

Hamas, Fatah, sign full reconciliation agreement

PA to assume full control of Gaza Strip by December under agreement signed in Egypt.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2017, 7:47 PM

Fatah and Hamas representatives set to meet in Cairo

The representatives of the two Palestinian Arab terror groups will meet in fresh attempt at reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.Tzvi Lev, 10/6/2017, 5:35 PM

Sisi: Hamas-PA reconciliation 'opportunity for regional peace'

Egypt attempts to broker between PA and Hamas terrorist group over Gaza rule.AFP, 10/3/2017, 6:42 PM

Egypt denies North Korean weapons were meant for its army

Egyptian government denies report that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military.Elad Benari, 10/3/2017, 5:45 AM

North Korean ship seized off Egypt with huge weapons cache

UN investigation reveals Egyptian businessmen ordered rockets worth millions for Egyptian army; deal kept secret because of heavy sanctions.Mordechai Sones, 10/2/2017, 10:34 PM

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza for Hamas-Fatah talks

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza on the eve of fresh attempt at reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah.Elad Benari, 10/2/2017, 4:42 AM

Sisi: Palestinians must co-exist with Israelis

Egyptian President urges Palestinian Arabs to be ready to co-exist with each other and with Israelis in safety and security.Elad Benari, 9/20/2017, 1:08 AM

Egypt court upholds life sentence for former president

Court in Egypt upholds life sentence against Mohammed Morsi on charges of spying for Qatar.Elad Benari, 9/17/2017, 4:15 AM

Former Egyptian president's jail sentence reduced

Egyptian court shortens former President Morsi's prison sentence by 15 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2017, 8:48 PM

Two Egyptian soldiers, six jihadists killed in Sinai

Egypt's military says two soldiers and six jihadists killed in a "foiled" suicide bombing in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2017, 3:16 AM

Fatah delegation to visit Cairo

Fatah delegation to visit Cairo in an attempt to resolve longstanding conflict with Hamas.Elad Benari, 9/13/2017, 5:36 AM

Report: Egypt cuts ties with North Korea

South Korean media reports Egypt’s defense minister announced his country has cut military ties with North Korea.Elad Benari, 9/13/2017, 4:05 AM

Counter-terrorism Bureau: Don't travel to North Korea or Turkey

Israel's Counter-terrorism Bureau issues travel warnings ahead of Jewish holidays.Nitsan Keidar, 9/11/2017, 2:00 PM

Hamas leader visits Egypt

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh travels to Egypt as Hamas seeks to improve relations with Cairo.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2017, 6:37 AM

Egypt and Russia finalize nuclear power plant deal

Egypt finalizes deal with Russia to build a nuclear power plant with funding from Moscow.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2017, 6:06 AM

Britain lifts laptop ban on EgyptAir flights

Passengers flying with EgyptAir from Cairo to Britain will again be allowed to carry personal electronic devices.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/1/2017, 11:35 PM

Egypt names 350 to terror blacklist

Egypt puts the names of more than 350 people, including prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures, on its terrorism list.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2017, 4:39 AM

Arab foreign ministers welcome Kushner visit

Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers, along with PA official in charge of foreign affairs, express support for U.S. peace efforts.Elad Benari, 8/20/2017, 5:57 AM

Dozens killed in train collision in Egypt

At least 37 killed as two trains collide outside Alexandria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/11/2017, 10:46 PM

Egypt kills jihadists who attacked Copts

Egyptian forces kill three jihadists suspected of involvement in deadly attacks against Coptic Christians.Ben Ariel, 8/11/2017, 6:13 AM

Fatah denies Egypt offered a unity deal with Hamas

Fatah official says Egyptian President never presented a proposal for a unity with Hamas.Dalit Halevi, 8/8/2017, 6:44 AM

Report: Hamas accepts unity deal with Fatah

Reports say Hamas accepted a unity deal with Fatah proposed by Egyptian Al-Sisi, but Abbas refused it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 5:44 AM

Arab countries ready for dialogue with Qatar

Bahrain's foreign minister says four countries boycotting Qatar are ready for dialogue, if it agrees to certain demands.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2017, 6:45 AM

Egyptian resort terrorist tried to join ISIS

Egyptian man who stabbed three foreign tourists to death at Red Sea resort had tried to join Islamic State.Elad Benari, 7/31/2017, 5:13 AM

Arab countries add to Qatar-related blacklist

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain add nine entities and nine individuals to blacklist over alleged links to Qatar.Elad Benari, 7/25/2017, 5:13 AM

Egypt to Israel: Stop the escalation

Egyptian Foreign Ministry blames Israel for clashes in Jerusalem, urges it to “stop the escalation”.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2017, 8:58 PM

Two tourists killed in stabbing in Egyptian resort

Two foreign tourists killed in stabbing attack at resort in the Sinai Peninsula. Attacked arrested and questioned.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/14/2017, 10:12 PM

Hamas and Egypt reach agreement on Gaza

Hamas says it reached an agreement with Egypt to improve commercial exchanges and increase fuel supply to Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 6:14 AM

Israel thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue

Israel thanks the Egyptian government for its decision to renovate the ancient synagogue in Alexandria.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2017, 3:14 AM