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Fiji to recall some of its peacekeepers from Sinai

Fiji bringing home about 65 peacekeepers it has stationed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula due to security threats.Ben Ariel, 5/30/2016, 4:14 AM

4.8-magnitude earthquake felt in Eilat

Residents of Eilat report feeling the earth shake at 4:30 in the morning. No injuries or damages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 6:42 AM

White House reaffirms commitment to Sinai

United States stresses it is committed to peacekeeping efforts in the Sinai and is considering technology to supplement it.Elad Benari, 4/13/2016, 4:15 AM

US admits it plans to withdraw Sinai peacekeepers

Number of US troops will be cut, with boots on the ground replaced by drones, Pentagon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 10:27 PM

American military considering Sinai withdrawal

United States military reportedly considering pulling troops from northeastern Sinai due to threat from ISIS.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2016, 6:44 AM

ISIS attacks in Israel 'just a matter of time'

Sources reveal ISIS aiming for Israel and IDF has no sites to strike in response, week after mass army drill preps for large ISIS attack.Ari Yashar, 12/7/2015, 9:13 AM

Russian PM: Terrorists may be reason for crash

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev says passenger plane that crashed in Sinai may have been downed by terrorist bomb.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015, 4:16 AM

UK flight barely dodges rocket over Sinai

Rocket fired at Thomson Airways flight approaching Sharm a-Sheikh. Pilot managed to avoid strike by 300 meters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2015, 9:28 PM

Intercepted ISIS calls discuss Russian plane crash

US intelligence sources intercept calls between ISIS members suggesting they caused the Russian plane to crash in Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2015, 9:16 PM

Obama: 'Possible' Russian plane was downed by bomb

Obama says it’s possible a terrorist bomb brought down Russian plane over the Sinai but says it is too early to determine that for a fact.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2015, 3:46 AM

ISIS hands out candy, celebrates Russian jet crash

Russian jihadi hails 'attack' by Sinai branch, vows more in Russia - but no hints yet on how ISIS allegedly downed Metrojet Flight 9268.Ari Soffer, 11/5/2015, 12:39 PM

ISIS planted bomb on Russian plane

Latest intelligence suggests that Metrojet plane crash was caused by a bomb on the plane planted by ISIS, says American official.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2015, 11:39 PM

Russian airliner 'exploded in mid-air'

Russia’s top aviation official says Metrojet plane that crashed over the Sinai broke up at high altitude.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2015, 5:44 AM

Air France, Lufthansa avoid Sinai

Lufthansa and Air France-KLM announce they will avoid the Sinai Peninsula for security reasons after Russian airliner crashed over the area.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2015, 4:44 AM

ISIS claims downing of Russian airliner

All 224 passengers and crew killed in Metrojet crash over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 10/31/2015, 6:25 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

Washington to Send 75 Extra Troops to Sinai

Washington reinforcing its military presence in the Sinai following a roadside bomb attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2015, 6:42 AM

Six Peacekeepers Injured in Egypt Bombings

Four Americans among the six victims of an ISIS attack on US forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2015, 4:20 PM

IDF Could Launch Strikes against ISIS in Egypt

Senior Israeli army officer says threat of terror in Sinai growing; IDF could strike ISIS's 'Sinai Province' affiliate if attacks imminent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2015, 2:45 PM

Highway Near Sinai Border Re-Opens to Traffic

Chief of Staff orders that Highway 12, which runs near the Sinai border, be re-opened to traffic.Uzi Baruch, 7/8/2015, 1:13 AM

IDF: Hamas Aiding ISIS to Reopen Gaza Smuggling

One year since Operation Protective Edge, IDF official says Hamas using ISIS in Sinai to reopen arms smuggling tunnels.Ari Soffer, 7/7/2015, 10:12 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

50 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in ISIS Attack

Jihadist multi-pronged attack against Egyptian military included car bomb and attacks on checkpoints.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 3:05 PM

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

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 Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt uncovers a 2.8 km-long tunnel leading into Gaza, the longest such smuggling tunnel discovered in recent years.Elad Benari, 3/30/2015, 5:45 AM

Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian military airstrikes have killed at least 27 fighters in the northern Sinai region.Ben Ariel and Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2015, 4:59 AM

Dozens Killed in Series of Attacks in Sinai

ISIS branch claims attacks that killed at least 26 people in army and police positions as well as a hotel in El-Arish.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2015, 1:12 AM

Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Bomb

Roadside bomb strikes an Egyptian army vehicle, killing an officer and a soldier in the Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 4:16 AM

Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Sinai-based Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis releases footage showing the execution of two army informants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2014, 5:45 AM

ISIS Flag on the Israeli-Egyptian Border?

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis posts photo of men waving ISIS flag in Sinai military outpost. Earlier took responsibility for deadly October attacks.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 9:40 AM

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt's deadliest terrorist group, claims responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 5:36 AM

Gaza Truce Talks Postponed Until Late November

Chief PA negotiator says delay due to Egyptian closure of border with Gaza declared after state of emergency instated in Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2014, 4:15 PM

Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai

President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's very existence, proclaims 3-month state of emergency in restive Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 10/25/2014, 7:58 PM

28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Car bomb in Sinai Peninsula kills 28 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks against security forces since 2013.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/24/2014, 9:38 PM

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targetsArutz Sheva, 10/21/2014, 8:47 PM

Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai

Rocket factory belonging to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis discovered and destroyed by Egyptian security forces.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2014, 1:16 AM

Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed

Top leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis killed by Egyptian soldiers in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2014, 5:37 AM

Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis decapitates three, shoots a fourth on accusations of "collaborating" with the Mossad spy the Egyptian army.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 2:43 AM

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border

Southern Command deployed in response to heightened tensions between Egypt, Sinai terror groups. 'We don't take risks,' officer explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/5/2014, 2:36 PM

Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai

Egypt's army kills a field commander for the jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2014, 3:16 AM

Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

The Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis beheads a man for allegedly conspiring with Israel, the third such incident in recent weeks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 9:36 PM

Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

Seven jihadists killed in a shootout in the Sinai Peninsula during a joint operation by the Egyptian police and the army.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2014, 1:16 AM

Erdan Praises 'Innovative' Offer for Pal. State

Alleged proposal by Egyptian President Sisi for Palestinian state in the Sinai desert has strategic importance, Minister says.Netanel Katz and Ari Soffer, 9/8/2014, 6:10 PM

Abbas Denies 'Fabricated' Reports of Sinai Offer

Secretary-General of Abbas's office says Egypt agrees with PA on 1949 Armistice line borders, never offered Sinai for PA state.Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 2:52 PM

MKs Hail Sisi's Offer of PA State in Sinai

MK Shaked says Egyptian president 'managed to understand what the Left has refused to understand for decades.'Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2014, 12:19 PM

11 Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

Roadside bomb explodes near Rafah; local Islamists likely linked to resurgence in terror in Sinai.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 6:28 PM

8 Dead in Mortar Attack in Egypt's Sinai

Mortar rounds fired at military post in Sinai, killing at least eight people.Elad Benari, 7/14/2014, 2:15 AM

Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt announces it broke up a "military wing" of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was formed to attack policemen.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:42 AM

Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian labor ministry official and three trade union activists kidnapped in the Sinai, in what may be another terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 5:46 AM

Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in 2012 Attack

Egypt nabs a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year.Elad Benari, 12/18/2013, 5:40 AM

Egyptian Army Officer Killed in Sinai Bomb Blast

Four others wounded in the blast, as Egyptian security forces continue to battle Islamist terrorists in restive Sinai PeninsulaAri Soffer, 10/22/2013, 2:54 PM

US Citizen Dies in Egyptian Custody

Fears for westerners mount in restive north African country as American dies in his cell, British citizen arrested.Ari Soffer, 10/14/2013, 5:17 PM

Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, cites concern for "the security of Palestinian citizens."Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 6:00 AM

Sinai: Terrorists Target Egyptian Police Convoy

Roadside bomb hits Egyptian Police convoy, as operation to root-out Islamist radicals continues.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2013, 11:34 AM

Sinai Group Claims Failed Attempt on Minister

Al-Qaeda-linked group in the Sinai claims responsibility for a failed assassination attempt that targeted Egypt’s interior minister.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 4:16 AM