Egyptian Muezzin in Hot Water Over 'Facebook Prayer Call'

An Egyptian muezzin is in hot water, after he replaced a traditional line in the prayer call with one about Facebook use.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:02 PM

Egypt Sets Date for Parliamentary Election

Egypt announces it will hold its parliamentary election starting on October 18-19, as path to democracy continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:12 AM

Egypt Summons UK Ambassador Over Comments on Journalists

Egypt's Foreign Ministry summons British ambassador to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three journalists to prison.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2015, 3:42 AM

'Super Giant' Gas Field Found in Egyptian Waters, Firm Says

An Italian exploration firm searching for gas and oil off Egypt's shores announced Sunday that it had found a huge natural gas deposit.Yaakov Levi, 8/30/2015, 5:52 PM

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Prison

Egyptian court sends three Al-Jazeera reporters to prison for broadcasting false news. Washington calls for ruling to be overturned.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2015, 6:39 AM

Putin: Russia Planning to Build Nuclear Plant in Egypt

Russian President says his country will build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, announces greater economic cooperation with Cairo.Ben Ariel, 8/27/2015, 2:13 AM

Egyptian Tel Aviv U. Student Praises Israel in Viral Speech

Haisam Hassanein, an Egyptian student who completed his master's degree studies at Tel Aviv U. has a unique perspective on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 5:00 PM

Egypt Closes the Rafah Crossing After Four Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah crossing with Gaza after allowing 2,579 Gazans to leave the territory for humanitarian reasons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/22/2015, 1:40 AM

4 Hamas Naval Commandos Abducted on Way to Iran - by Egypt?

Hamas accuses Egyptian intelligence of kidnapping senior commandos who were in Sinai en route to Iran for training.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2015, 8:39 PM

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Cairo Bombing

ISIS 'Sinai Province' branch claims bomb attack targeting police in Shubra Al-Khaima suburb of Egyptian capital.Jonathan Benedek, 8/20/2015, 1:29 PM

Six Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Cairo

Car bomb explodes near a national security building in the Shubra neighborhood of Egypt's capital.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 5:15 AM

Four Palestinians Reportedly Abducted in Sinai

Gaza's Hamas rulers say gunmen abducted four Palestinians who were on a bus bound for the Cairo airport.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2015, 2:16 AM

Egypt Opens Gaza Crossing for Four Days

Egypt opens the Rafah crossing for a period of four days, the first time it has done so in two months.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 3:45 AM

Sisi Approves Special Courts for Terror-Related Cases

Egyptian President approves anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers.Elad Benari, 8/17/2015, 5:42 AM

Former Egyptian President Morsi Appeals His Death Sentence

Deposed President Mohammed Morsi appeals conviction for violence against police and espionage.Matt Wanderman, 8/15/2015, 10:02 PM

Egyptian and PA Rabble-Rousing Reports Provoke Trouble

Who needs to incite when you can simply provoke? Egyptian, PA agencies term Defense Minister's visit in Hevron as a "break-in."Hillel Fendel, 8/14/2015, 1:13 AM

Why is Sisi Expanding the Suez Canal?

Grand plans by modern-day Egyptian ruler motivated in great part by the same reasons as his predecessor 150 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2015, 2:15 PM

Security Source: African Infiltrator Problem Growing

After 15 migrants jump the fence over the weekend, security source reveals infiltration is on the rise again.Tova Dvorin, 8/4/2015, 1:56 PM

Kerry Begins Middle East Visit in Egypt

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Cairo before heading to Qatar to discuss nuclear deal. Israel not on the itinerary.Elad Benari, 8/2/2015, 6:38 AM

Egypt Tests Out Second Suez Canal

Egypt conducts trial run on new Suez Canal route, plans to open for traffic in two weeks.Matt Wanderman, 7/25/2015, 10:21 PM

Wanted Egyptian Terrorist Calls for 'Holy War' Against Sisi

Former Egyptian commander who joined ISIS-linked jihadists calls for holy war against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Ben Ariel, 7/23/2015, 6:46 AM

ISIS Hits Egyptian Patrol Ship With a Rocket

Patrol ship confronts ISIS jihadists in Sinai, in gunbattle ISIS scores direct rocket hit; Egypt says none killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2015, 7:28 PM

Hamas, Saudis to Work Together Against ISIS?

There's no love lost between Hamas and Saudi Arabia, but a common enemy may bring the two together.Yaakov Levi, 7/16/2015, 10:22 AM

Palestinian Cleric: ISIS Will Give 'Settlements' to Muslims

At Al Aqsa Mosque, preacher laments Egypt's ex-President Morsi would have had Egyptian army 'in Zikhron Yaakov by now.'Tova Dvorin, 7/12/2015, 2:23 PM

ISIS Bombs the Italian Consulate in Cairo

One dead, 10 wounded as ISIS attacks Western target in Egypt for the first time, and warns it will attack similar targets in future.Ari Yashar, 7/11/2015, 10:07 PM

Egyptian Bank Claims Part Ownership of King David Hotel

State-owned bank sues for 1,000 stocks of Jerusalem's luxurious hotel it bought before the establishment of the state of Israel.Ari Yashar, 7/7/2015, 10:15 PM

Sisi: Israel-PA Peace Will Make the Region Safer

Egyptian President meets delegation of the American Jewish Committee, calls for peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 7/7/2015, 4:46 AM

Egypt's New Anti-Terror Law Could Kill Journalists

Journalists' union warns 'unconstitutional' new law will allow the state to execute reporters for contradicting official reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 9:47 AM

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt's military launches airstrikes and ground operations on Sinai jihadists, killing 63.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2015, 4:42 AM

Netanyahu Slams Faulty Iran Deal

Current deal being assembled 'worse' than 1994 North Korean nuclear deal, Netanyahu argues, ahead of July 7 deadline.Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2015, 1:01 PM

Third Exploded Rocket Found in Eshkol Region

Rocket found exploded in open area on Saturday believed to have been part of barrage fired by ISIS affiliate Sinai Province in Egypt.Cynthia Blank, 7/5/2015, 10:52 AM

Sisi: We Foiled an ISIS Attempt to Set Up State in Sinai

Egyptian President says his country foiled an attempt by ISIS to seize territory and set up an extremist state in the Sinai.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2015, 5:50 AM

Cairo: One Killed in Protest on Anniversary of Morsi Ouster

Civilian dies in Egyptian capital as protesters mark the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/3/2015, 9:52 PM

ISIS in Egypt: More Than Meets the Eye

Is Hamas cooperating with ISIS in Sinai, or threatened by it? Should Israel be worried? And how might the Turkish government be involved?Ari Soffer, 7/2/2015, 5:49 PM

Egypt May 'Invite' IDF to Strike ISIS in Gaza

Egyptian sources tells Israeli media that if ISIS conquest of Sinai spreads to Gaza, Sisi may want Israel to crack down on the enclave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2015, 10:39 AM

Egypt Passes Anti-Terror Law Hours after Sinai Attack

Egypt's government adopts law which stipulates harsher punishments to those convicted of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 5:43 AM

IDF Boosts Border Presence After Egypt Attacks

Kerem Shalom and Nitzana crossings closed, areas near Egypt cleared after ISIS-linked attacks kill 50 Egyptian soldiers.Tova Dvorin, 7/1/2015, 7:43 PM

Sinai: Egypt Air Force Hits ISIS Positions After Deadly Assault

After some 50 soldiers killed in coordinated jihadist assault, Egyptian air force pounds terrorist positions in restive Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 7/1/2015, 5:35 PM

Egyptian State Prosecutor Dies in Cairo Bomb Attack

Hisham Barakat injured along with several bodyguards in blast targeting his convoy in Egyptian capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 4:08 PM

Israel Lauds Egyptian TV Show on Jews, then Regrets It

Show tries to overcome local Jew hatred by presenting love story of Muslim man and Jewish woman, but airs hostility to the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 8:11 AM

Egypt Closes Rafah Crossing After Three Days

Egyptian authorities close the Rafah Crossing after keeping it open for three days for humanitarian purposes.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2015, 5:42 AM

Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai

Egyptian security forces kill 22 suspected terrorists who were planning to target security forces in the North Sinai province.Ben Ariel, 6/23/2015, 5:14 AM

Morsi's Lawyers Appeal Jail Sentence

Lawyers for Egypt's deposed Islamist president appeal his sentencing to 20 years in prison for the arrest and torture of protesters.Ben Ariel, 6/19/2015, 4:16 AM

Egyptian Court Upholds Mohammed Morsi Death Sentence

Former Islamist president - together with Muslim Brotherhood leaders - sentenced 2011 jailbreak, spying for Hamas.Ari Soffer, 6/16/2015, 5:03 PM

Suicide Bomber Strikes Iconic Egyptian Temple

Luxor, a key tourist spot featuring ancient statues and tombs, comes under attack - two of three suicide bombers foiled.Ari Yashar, 6/10/2015, 3:07 PM

Egypt Blasts HRW Over Report on Human Rights Abuses

Egypt says Human Rights Watch report condemning it of "flagrant human rights abuses" victimizes Egypt.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2015, 5:14 AM

Sinai Terrorists Claim Rocket Attack on UN Airport

Sinai Province, Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, fires rockets on an airport in Sinai used by UN peacekeeping forces.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2015, 2:14 AM

Top Muslim Imam Blames West for ISIS

Grand imam of Al-Azhar in Cairo says Arabs think America created and is propping up ISIS to create 'fragmentation,' and protect Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 7:22 PM

Obama Administration Criticizes Egypt in Report to Congress

Obama administration accuses the Egyptian government of restricting free speech but recommends that it continue to receive military aid.Elad Benari, 6/9/2015, 2:13 AM

Egypt Court Overturns Hamas Blacklisting

Egyptian court overturns decision by another tribunal branding Hamas a "terrorist" group.Elad Benari, 6/7/2015, 6:34 AM

Lapid: Orange CEO Has 'A Lot of Chutzpah'

MKs in Israel were up in arms over comments by Orange CEO Stephane Richard that he would end the company's franchise contract if he could.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 1:14 AM

Egypt Postpones Final Ruling on Morsi Death Sentence

Egyptian court postpones final ruling on ousted president Mohammed Morsi's death sentence until June 16.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 6:46 AM

Egyptian Historian: Drop the Palestinians, Normalize With Israel

Palestinians 'don't want to solve their own problem' says prominent historian - and Egypt should focus more on its interests, not hatred.Ari Soffer, 6/1/2015, 11:02 AM

Egyptian Army Destroyed 521 Gaza Tunnels over Last 6 Months

Army spox says ongoing military operations in Sinai Peninsula having success; over 700 terrorists killed during same period.Ari Soffer, 5/27/2015, 12:02 PM

Egypt Temporarily Reopens Rafah Crossing

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza for two days, permitting traffic into Gaza.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2015, 6:12 AM

Egyptian Court: We Can't Designate Israel a 'Terrorist State'

Court in Egypt rejects a lawsuit demanding the designation of Israel as a “terrorist state”.Elad Benari, 5/27/2015, 5:43 AM

Disturbing Video: What's it Like to be a Jew in Cairo?

Hidden camera expose shows what happens when a man dressed as an Orthodox Jew asks for directions in Egypt. It's not pretty.Ari Soffer, 5/21/2015, 6:21 PM