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Egyptian MPs want sanctions for MP who met Israeli

Group of Egyptian parliamentarians ask that MP who met Israel's Ambassador to Egypt be sanctioned.Elad Benari, 2/28/2016, 6:37 AM

Egypt: Christian boys jailed for 'insulting Islam'

Judge hands down tough sentences to four young Coptic Christians for a video which they say was just meant to mock ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 7:07 PM

Egyptian schools to teach peace deal with Israel

President Sisi's administration enacts overhaul of national curriculum, scrubs out Muslim Brotherhood influence.Ari Soffer, 2/17/2016, 11:06 AM

Egypt seals off Gaza border after brief opening

Three-day opening comes to an end, as Egypt reimposes blockade on Fatah crossing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2016, 6:28 PM

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

Cairo source: Italian killed in extreme torture

Egypt keeps report under wraps, but source reveals student took severe abuse including having sexual organ electrocuted. Did police do it?Ari Yashar, 2/13/2016, 11:56 PM

Egyptian President meets American Jewish leaders

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

Hamas denies Gaza treating ISIS terrorists

IDF general declares Hamas smuggling ISIS terrorists from Egypt into Gaza for medical treatment - a charge Hamas immediately denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 6:48 PM

Egyptian army finds rigged terror tunnel

Tunnel found in northern Sinai in which terrorists hid with explosives, arms and Egyptian army uniforms, in apparent Hamas plot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 8:55 AM

Israeli hiker finds ancient Egyptian seal

Hiker on family outing in the Galilee discovers rare Egyptian artifact.Ido Ben Porat, 2/2/2016, 3:36 PM

Egyptian cartoonist arrested in Cairo

Egyptian cartoonist Islam Gaweesh to be charged with running an illegal website. His cartoons were at times critical of the government.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2016, 5:42 AM

Museum workers to court over King Tut mishap

8 museum workers in Egypt charged with negligence for mishap involving beard of King Tut's mask.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2016, 4:42 AM

Egyptian ambassador meets Foreign Ministry chief

Foreign Ministry Director General Dr. Dore Gold meets Egypt's new ambassador to Israel, as relations between the countries improve.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 5:42 AM

Egypt thwarts ISIS attack in Sinai

Egyptian air force bombs suspected terror targets after receiving information that they were planning to carry out an attack.Raphael Poch, 1/14/2016, 2:36 PM

Brotherhood member arrested in attack on tourists

Senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood and his sons arrested on suspicion of involvement in attack on the Three Pyramids Hotel.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2016, 5:45 AM

Egypt's parliament meets, elects new speaker

Egypt's parliament meets for the first time since 2012, when an Islamist-led parliament was dissolved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 6:42 AM

Tourists wounded in attack on Egyptian hotel

Gunmen arrive by sea at hotel in Egypt's Hurghada, open fire and kill two tourists.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/8/2016, 9:53 PM

Egypt urges Israel not to normalize with Turkey

Sources reveal Cairo has been worriedly asking for clarification over reports that Israel will lift Gaza blockade, let Turkey into Gaza.Ari Yashar, 1/7/2016, 5:40 PM

Israelis among tourists targeted in Cairo shooting

Masked gunmen flee scene after opening fire on tourists boarding a bus outside a hotel in the Egyptian capital; attack said to be criminal.Ari Soffer, 1/7/2016, 1:40 PM

Egypt reinstates ambassador in Israel

After a three year hiatus, Sisi undoes Morsi's protest over operation Pillar of Defense.Raphael Poch, 1/3/2016, 1:48 PM

Egyptian parliament to convene January 10

Egyptian President calls for parliament to convene in January following recent legislative election.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2016, 4:45 AM

Egyptian Air Force jets enter Gaza airspace

Egpytian Air Force jets bombed ISIS targets near the Egyptian town of Rafah and veered into Gaza.Raphael Poch, 12/31/2015, 1:11 PM

Egypt jails Muslim scholar backing Islamic reform

Muslim scholar gets 1 year in jail for warning Islam is moving 'far backwards,' with influential Islamic center claiming he 'insulted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 6:21 PM

Gazans take anger over man's death 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

Egypt to receive more submarines and satellites

Egypt will get two submarines from Germany, and is well on its way towards buying two satellites from France.Hillel Fendel, 12/28/2015, 1:15 AM

Egypt guns down mentally ill Palestinian on beach

World silent, Gazans furious as Egyptian troops caught on video shooting naked man repeatedly as he swam over border, instead of arresting.Ari Yashar, 12/26/2015, 7:48 PM

Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

Cairo bans Egyptian companies from utilizing or discussing landmark deal to make Israel a 'natural gas superpower' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 8:17 AM

Egypt: 'No evidence of terrorism' in Metrojet case

Cairo denies terrorist links, despite black box evidence and British intelligence expose blaming jihadist bombers.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2015, 12:40 PM

Gaza: 14 killed as Egypt floods smuggling tunnels

As Gazans continue to rail against Israeli "siege," Egypt floods Gazan tunnel, leaving 14 dead.Hillel Fendel, 12/9/2015, 12:48 PM

Egypt finds Gaza's first iron attack tunnel

As part of buffer zone flooding project, first of estimated 17 expensive Hamas tunnels funded by Qatar unearthed in Gaza.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2015, 11:34 AM

Coptic Pope makes historic visit to Israel

Tawadros II becomes first Coptic Pope in decades to visit Jerusalem, for senior cleric's funeral; Church plays down political significance.Ari Soffer, 11/26/2015, 10:34 PM

Will Israel benefit from Russia's Turkey boycott?

With previously popular tourism hotspots Egypt and Turkey now ruled out Russian holidaymakers seek other options.Germain Moyon, 11/25/2015, 5:50 PM

TV host, historian: burning Jews the solution

News host and Islamic history professor agree genocide the 'only solution' to the Jews, joke about selling Jews into slavery.Tova Dvorin, 10/30/2015, 11:27 AM

Special exhibit to show Jewish texts, oldest Bible

British Museum to display 200 objects from Egypt's religious communities - including 11th-century texts from a Cairo synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 2:00 PM

Egyptian Salafi politician shot dead in the Sinai

Egypt's leading Islamist party says gunmen on a motorcycle kill their party's secretary.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2015, 3:41 AM

Iran Claims Houthis Destroy Arab Warship

If true, claim suggests pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen have their hands on sophisticated anti-ship missiles, presenting a game-changing threat.Mark Langfan, Arutz Sheva UN Correspondent, 10/12/2015, 10:30 AM

Egyptian Playwright: Israel is Not an Enemy

Days before his death, renowned playwright and political critic Ali Salem calls to embrace peace with Israel, 'the ancient Hebrew people.'Ari Soffer, 10/8/2015, 1:48 PM

Egyptians See Israel as 'Most Hostile Country'

What peace treaty? Poll of Egyptians shows Israel still viewed with enmity - followed by US and Iran. Saudi Arabia viewed most positively.Ari Soffer, 9/29/2015, 9:55 PM

Rare Byzantine-Era Mosaic Found and Restored

The unique 1,500-year-old mosaic served as the floor of a church and will be displayed in Kiryat Gat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 7:01 PM

Professor: Martyrdom Over Holy Sites Not Muslim

Jurisprudence expert laments calls to die for Arab control over Temple Mount as political twisting of religion.Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 2:24 PM

Sisi: Expand Peace with Israel to More 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 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

ISIS Kills Two Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai

Egyptian interior ministry says 2 soldiers killed, 16 wounded by roadside bomb. Local ISIS branch takes responsibility.Matt Wanderman, 9/26/2015, 10:31 PM

Egyptian Blogger Praises Israel from Hiding

Sherif Gaber, in hiding from Egyptian police, creates a paean to Israel that puts Israeli hasbarah to shame.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/24/2015, 8:08 PM

Hamas Threatens Egypt Over Gaza 'Moat'

Haniyeh lashes out at Egyptian project to create water border barrier, warning 'we will do our duty against those besieging Gaza.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 3:34 PM

Egypt Claims it Killed 500 Terrorists in 16 Days

Egyptian army says first phase of major counter-terrorism op. in Sinai Peninsula completed, as Cairo struggles to put down ISIS insurgency.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2015, 10:59 AM

HRW: 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

Egypt Floods Hamas Terror Tunnels

Cairo makes good on threats to convert smuggling tunnels into fish farms in latest in crackdown on terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2015, 12:13 PM

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

Will Islam's Holiest Site be Taken From Saudis?

Egyptian leaders say Saudis failing Hajj pilgrimage after crane fall, indicating possible division of authority among Muslim states.Ari Yashar, 9/17/2015, 7:22 PM

Jordan Blasts Israel for 'Attack' on Temple Mount

Jordan and Egypt condemn Jewish state for 'provocations' and 'escalation' in their defense against Arab rioters on Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2015, 2:12 PM

Egypt Reaffirms Death Sentences for ISIS Members

Court in Egypt ratifies death sentences for 12 people convicted of planning attacks for ISIS.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2015, 6:25 AM

Egyptian Government Quits 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

Israeli Embassy Reopens in Cairo

Four years after mob raids the premises, Israeli flag raised once again at the embassy in the Egyptian capital.Nitsan Keidar, 9/9/2015, 6:21 PM

Egypt 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

Egyptian Gas Could Be Plus for Israel, Says Prof

The discovery of a large gas field in Egyptian waters does not mean “the end of the Israeli gas industry,” says Professor Idit Avrahami.Shimon Cohen, 9/6/2015, 9:44 PM