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Egypt Blasts HRW Over Report on 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

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 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

Egypt Historian: Drop Palestinians, Embrace 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 Tunnels from Gaza

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: Can't Designate Israel Terrorist

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

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

Sinai Jihadist Leader Calls for Attacks on Judges

Leader of ISIS-linked Sinai Province calls on followers to attack local judges.Ben Ariel, 5/21/2015, 5:13 AM

Egypt: Police Accused of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault being used to 'eliminate public protest,' NGO claims.Tova Dvorin, 5/19/2015, 9:51 AM

EU Denounces Morsi Death Sentence

EU condemns death sentence handed down to Egypt's former president, says it resulted from a "flawed trial".Ben Ariel, 5/18/2015, 5:13 AM

Erdogan Condemns Egypt Over Morsi Death Sentence

Erdogan says death sentence for ousted Egyptian president means Egypt is "turning back into ancient Egypt".Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 6:54 AM

Sinai Terrorists Kill Four, Including Two Judges

Gunmen kill two Egyptian judges, a prosecutor and a drive in the El-Arish, hours after Morsi sentenced to death.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 5:23 AM

Former Egyptian President Morsi Sentenced to Death

An Egyptian court sentenced former President Morsi to death today, though it is uncertain if the execution will be carried out.Matt Wanderman, 5/16/2015, 11:53 PM

Report: Egypt Buying S-300 Missile System

Israeli official tells foreign press that Egypt has bought the missiles; Egypt: we're looking to fight terrorism in the Sinai, not Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 10:18 PM

Egypt: 725 Terrorists Killed in Sinai

Egyptian army releases report on Saturday documenting struggle against terror groups, primarily Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis, in North Sinai.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 11:29 AM

Mubarak and Sons Sent to Jail for Corruption

Former Egyptian president and his two sons sent to three years in prison on corruption accusations.Ben Ariel, 5/10/2015, 6:22 AM

Egypt Recommits to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

In sign of growing alliance against Iranian hegemony, Egypt extends military deployment in Gulf by 3 months to fight Houthis.Ari Yashar, 5/4/2015, 9:01 AM

Egypt: 40 to Stand Trial for Belonging to ISIS

Egyptian prosecutor refers 40 to trial on charges of belonging to ISIS and planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Egypt.Ben Ariel, 5/4/2015, 6:30 AM

Youth Throughout the Arab World Support Israel

From Jeddah with love? How an Arab Israeli soldier's quest to enlist his countrymen led him to an unexpected source of pro-Israel sentiment.Ari Soffer, 4/30/2015, 5:43 PM

Mubarak: Egyptians Should Stand Behind Sisi

Egypt’s ousted president supports the current president, says he "understands the sanctity of the national territory".Ben Ariel, 4/27/2015, 4:43 AM

Sisi Meets CIA Director in Cairo

Egypt’s President meets CIA director John Brennan, discusses issues of common interest.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 4:43 AM

Egyptian Given Life Sentence for Spying for Israel

Egyptian court sentences to jail a man convicted of “spying for Israel” in the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 4/20/2015, 3:16 AM

Egypt Continues to Destroy Tunnels Along Border

Egypt has destroyed 69 tunnels along the border with Gaza since March 28, says an army spokesman.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2015, 6:01 AM

Former Morsi Aide Jailed for Three Years

Morsi's former chief of staff jailed for three years, after he was convicted of abusing his powers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:46 AM

HRW Condemns Egypt Over Brotherhood Verdicts

Human Rights Watch says decision to sentence alleged Brotherhood members to death is "blatantly unjust".Ben Ariel, 4/13/2015, 6:31 AM

'A-Sisi Declares Death Penalty to Tunnel-Diggers'

Sunday proved to be another bloody day in Egypt, as at least five people were killed and some 30 injured in bomb blasts in El Arish.Yaakov Levi, 4/12/2015, 8:26 PM

Sources Reveal Massive Iranian Spying in Egypt

Arabic media reports Iran has appointed new spy master backing terror groups and gathering intel in Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2015, 10:13 PM

'Egypt is Preparing for War with Israel'

Noha Hashad, pro-Israeli nuclear scientist who escaped Egypt after years of torture, says what's happening in Sinai isn't what we think.Ari Yashar, 4/6/2015, 12:07 PM

One Dead in Cairo Bombing, After Islamist Killed

At least one person was killed Sunday in a bomb explosion on a Cairo bridge, just hours after forces gunned down a top Islamist leader.Moshe Cohen, 4/5/2015, 5:10 PM

Sinai Terrorists Kill 10 Egyptian Soldiers

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed and 17 injured in several concurrent attacks by armed groups in southern Sheikh Zuweid.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2015, 5:43 AM

Ashkenazi: Terrorists Can't Conquer Negev, Galilee

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that despite the increased risk of terrorism, Israel is much safer today than it was in 1967.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 1:53 PM

'Israelites Left Egypt, Egypt Didn't Leave Them'

Just in time for Passover, IAA reveals massive archaeological find indicating Egyptian cultural influence remained after Exodus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 2:51 PM

Egyptian Troops Show Commitment to Yemen War

Egypt has deepened its relationship with Saudi Arabia, and it's not all about the money.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 8:34 PM

Egypt Names 18 Brotherhood Members as Terrorists

Egypt's top prosecutor names 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie, as terrorists.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2015, 3:42 AM

Egypt Sentences Two for 'Spying for Israel'

In Egypt, which has peace treaty with Israel, man gets life and woman 15 years for allegedly giving intelligence, submarine info to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 7:46 PM

Game-Changer? Unified Arab Force Established

Same day that Saudis and allies launch proxy war on Iran in Yemen, Arab FMs agree to create joint Arab army for rapid response missions.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 9:32 AM

Expert: Egypt Might be Open to Ideas on Conflict

Egypt would probably not embrace alternatives to the two-state Solution, but it prefers something to nothing.Gedalyah Reback, 3/23/2015, 2:42 AM

Mubarak's Former Interior Minister Acquitted

Former Egyptian minister Habib al-Adly cleared of illegally accumulating $25 million and will be released.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2015, 2:42 AM

Egypt: Judges who Supported Brotherhood to Retire

Egyptian court orders 41 judges into compulsory retirement for supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.Ben Ariel, 3/15/2015, 5:03 AM

Sisi Appeals for More Aid from the United States

Egypt's President appeals to the United States to play a greater role in helping his country fight terrorism.Elad Benari, 3/10/2015, 4:42 AM

Facebook Atheist Risking Jail Seeks to Flee Egypt

Former Muslim Brotherhood member who rejected religion says life is 'not possible' for atheists in Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2015, 6:31 PM

Egypt Executes Muslim Brotherhood Supporter

Egypt executes a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood for a murder committed during riots in mid-2013.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2015, 4:23 AM

Egypt Dilutes its Forces Along Gaza Border

Egypt moving forces from Sinai to Libya to fight ISIS threat; Israeli security officials worry it may spur terrorist takeover in Sinai.Cynthia Blank, 3/5/2015, 2:51 PM

Egypt's Conflict With Hamas - Good For Israel?

While many in Israel will be hailing President El-Sisi's continued clampdown on Hamas, there is also reason to be wary.Gedalyah Reback, 3/4/2015, 3:08 PM

Will Egypt Go for its Own Nuclear Weapon?

Expert says Egypt distancing from US, explains what the move means for nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.Gedalyah Reback, 3/3/2015, 8:58 PM

Arab League to Discuss 'Unified Arab Force'

Annual summit to consider implementing Egyptian initiative for joint force to confront stability threats such as 'the rise of terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 7:17 PM

Hamas: We'll Respond to Egypt as We Do to Israel

Hamas's Salah Bardawil issues a threat against Cairo after Egypt designates his group as a terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 3/3/2015, 5:16 AM

Explosion in Cairo Kills Two, Wounds Nine

Two killed and nine wounded in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 3:15 AM

'US Softer on Islamist Terrorism than Egypt'

Egyptian weekly hints that Egypt can't count on US, will form anti-terror coalitions with Arab countries and Russia instead.Hillel Fendel, 3/1/2015, 12:28 PM

Hamas: Egypt a 'Friend of the Israeli Occupation'

Hamas denounces Egypt for declaring it a terrorist organization, saying the decision targets "the whole Palestinian people".Elad Benari, 3/1/2015, 4:02 AM

Cleric: ISIS Didn't Burn the Jordanian Pilot

Egypt’s former mufti claims ISIS photoshopped the images of the burning of a Jordanian pilot to "instill terror in people's hearts."Ben Ariel, 2/25/2015, 5:14 AM

Egyptians Flock Home from Libya After Beheadings

Almost 15,000 Egyptians have flocked home from Libya since ISIS beheaded 21 Coptic Christians last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 5:15 AM