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Hijacker bragged about killing IDF soldiers

Seif Eldin Mustafa, who hijacked plane to Cyprus, used to brag about killing 3 IDF soldiers and fanatically supported PLO, ex-wife claims.Matt Wanderman, 3/31/2016, 6:58 PM

Egypt asks Cyprus to extradite plane hijacker

Egypt asks Cyprus to extradite the man who hijacked an EgyptAir flight in order to meet his ex-wife.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2016, 4:14 AM

How a Nazi SS commando became a Mossad assassin

For the first time, Mossad agents confirm that one of their most useful assassins was one of the top officers in the SS.Matt Wanderman, 3/30/2016, 9:53 PM

Egyptian bank publishes shekel rate, raises a riot

Opposition, Muslim Brotherhood accuse al-Sisi of normalization with Israel after 2nd-largest state bank publishes rate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 12:24 PM

Passengers on hijacked flight arrive in Cairo

All passengers aboard hijacked EgyptAir flight MS181 arrive safely in Cairo.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2016, 3:12 AM

Egyptian plane hijacker arrested; no casualties

Man with explosive vest hijacks EgyptAir plane, takes it to Cyprus in effort to reunite with ex-wife. Police arrest hijacker, no one harmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 9:30 AM

Egypt urged to annul jail terms for Christian kids

Coptic Christian teenagers were handed heavy sentences for 'insulting Islam', as Egypt cracks down on 'blasphemy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 11:56 AM

Hamas begs Egypt to stop destroying its tunnels

Senior delegation to Cairo claims Hamas has no connection to terror attacks in Sinai, offers to help Egypt investigate.Shimon Cohen, 3/14/2016, 8:50 AM

Egyptian minister sacked for 'insulting' Mohammed

Egyptian justice minister fired after saying he would imprison "even a prophet" if he broke the law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 2:45 AM

Former Egyptian FM confirmed as Arab League chief

Despite Qatar's efforts to delay the appointment, Ahmed Abul Gheit named as the Arab League's new secretary general.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2016, 1:13 AM

Anti-Hamas Egyptian delayed leading Arab League

Qatar delays appointment of Egyptian as head of Arab League over his 'hostile positions.' Diplomat previously blamed Hamas for war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 8:29 PM

Egypt blames Hamas for death of prosecutor

Egypt says Hamas and the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were behind last year's killing of the country's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat.Ben Ariel, 3/7/2016, 3:14 AM

Is there a peace treaty with Egypt?

Ex-ambassador says huge majority that voted to dismiss MP who met Israeli shows 'the basic enmity in Arab states towards Israel.'Benny Tocker, 3/4/2016, 8:31 AM

Egypt rejects friendly soccer match with Israel

Egyptian national team rejects Israeli proposal for a friendly match, explains it would not be tolerated by the Egyptian people.Ben Ariel, 3/3/2016, 5:42 AM

Egypt MP who met Israeli envoy suspended

Egypt's parliament suspends Tawfik Okasha, who met Israel's ambassador, for insulting the speaker of the house.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2016, 5:43 AM

Egyptian MP attacked with shoe in parliament

MP throws shoe at lawmaker Tawfik Okasha and others demand he be dismissed, over 'crime' of meeting with Israeli ambassador.Ari Yashar, 2/28/2016, 5:38 PM

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