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News and updates about Egypt-Israel

Report:

Egypt predicts hostage negotiations will fail

A senior Egyptian source said that there is no need for any extra time to proclaim the failure of the current round of negotiations since all signs point to this.

Egypt predicts hostage negotiations will fail

Egypt:

Protesters who called to expel Israeli ambassador arrested

Egyptian authorities reportedly arrest 10 activists who participated in a pro-Palestinian Arab protest in which they called for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador.

Protesters who called to expel Israeli ambassador arrested

Report:

Israel notified Qatar and Egypt of date for Rafah operation

Israeli and US officials clarified to Qatar and Egypt the importance of pressuring Hamas to accept a deal and hinted that a military operation in Rafah is expected to begin around the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

Israel notified Qatar and Egypt of date for Rafah operation

Amid tensions:

Shin Bet chief visits Egypt

Axios reports that Israel Security Agency director Ronen Bar visited Cairo and met with his Egyptian counterpart, Abbas Kamel.

Shin Bet chief visits Egypt

Report:

Israel offered to equip Egypt with advanced warning devices

Arab newspaper: Egypt rejected Israel's proposal to reduce number of soldiers at border, but agreed to receive means to detect infiltration.

Israel offered to equip Egypt with advanced warning devices

Report: Egypt planning long-term truce between Israel, Gaza

Cairo reportedly pushing to secure 'long-term truce' between Gaza and Israel - and is even bringing in Iran in the preliminary talks.

Report: Egypt planning long-term truce between Israel, Gaza

Arab newspaper:

Egypt asked IDF Chief of Staff to work to stop the escalation

Report says there are difficulties in communication between Egypt and Israel in the efforts to stop the escalation.

Egypt asked IDF Chief of Staff to work to stop the escalation

Shin Bet chief visits Egypt in effort to mend ties

Israel Security Agency chief meets head of Egyptian intelligence, with the aim of resolving the crisis between Jerusalem and Cairo.

Shin Bet chief visits Egypt in effort to mend ties

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for ceasefire efforts

Lapid speaks to President of Egypt, says Egypt has a very significant role in maintaining regional stability and security.

Lapid thanks Egypt's President Sisi for ceasefire efforts

Al-Sisi's office:

'Lapid and Al-Sisi discussed resumption of peace process'

Egyptian President's spokesman after conversation with Lapid: The two agreed to arrange meetings in order to revitalize peace negotiations.

'Lapid and Al-Sisi discussed resumption of peace process'

Because of the Israeli flag:

Holiday in Sinai ends in detention in Egypt

Israelis vacationing in Sinai arrested by Egyptian authorities after waving Israeli flags.

Holiday in Sinai ends in detention in Egypt

Is the UAE trying to mediate between Israel and Syria?

Analysts are saying the meeting between Bennett and leaders of the UAE and Egypt didn't make sense and that something is missing.

Is the UAE trying to mediate between Israel and Syria?

Report: Egypt will propose prisoner swap

Egypt's head of intelligence will arrive in Israel at the end of the month to present Hamas's proposed prisoner swap to Israel's leadership.

Report: Egypt will propose prisoner swap

FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry express desire to advance the relationship between the countries.

FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

State-owned flag carrier of Egypt expected to operate Tel Aviv-Cairo route four times a week beginning in October.

EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

US Jewish leaders: We look forward to seeing this meeting bear fruit in fostering enhanced cooperation between Israel and Egypt.

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

Bennett-Sisi meeting:

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

First meeting between the Prime Minister and the President of Egypt was defined as "warm and cordial".

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

What does Egypt want from Bennett?

Egypt's intelligence Minister arrived in Israel just before Bennett left for Washington. What does President Al-Sisi want from Bennett?

What does Egypt want from Bennett?

Lapid meets Egyptian counterpart in Brussels

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid meets Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry as part of his trip to the European Union.

Lapid meets Egyptian counterpart in Brussels

Bennett speaks to Egyptian President

PM Bennett and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi discuss bilateral, regional and international issues, praise peace agreement between the two countries.

Bennett speaks to Egyptian President

Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egyptian Foreign Minister calls on new Israeli government to take “brave decisions” towards reaching a peace deal.

Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

Egypt's national airline seeks to run regular flights to Israel

Israel has received an official request from Egyptair to operate regular direct flights to and from Israel.

Egypt's national airline seeks to run regular flights to Israel

Report: Israel asked Egypt to mediate talks with Hamas

Israel has approached Egypt with a request to mediate in a possible prisoner swap with Hamas.

Report: Israel asked Egypt to mediate talks with Hamas

Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two states?

Axios report: Netanyahu wants to visit Cairo, but Sisi has conditioned visit on Netanyahu making a positive statement on the PA issue.

Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two states?

Egyptian rapper who posed with Israelis finds work

Mohamed Ramadan, who came under fire for posing with Israeli celebrities, back on the job after court dismisses case against him.

Egyptian rapper who posed with Israelis finds work

Egyptian publisher sent to prison for distributing Israeli novel

Founder of Egyptian publishing house sentenced to five years in prison for distributing Arabic version of novel about spy for Israel.

Egyptian publisher sent to prison for distributing Israeli novel

Netanyahu: Our peace with Egypt is the cornerstone

Prime Minister Netanyahu visits home of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel on the occasion of Egypt's Independence Day.

Netanyahu: Our peace with Egypt is the cornerstone

Egyptian President: We're working with Israel against ISIS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi tells CBS his country has "a wide range of cooperation" with Israel.

Egyptian President: We're working with Israel against ISIS

Sisi: Peace with Israel is 'stable and permanent'

Egyptian President hails peace agreement with Israel, says most Egyptians support it.

Sisi: Peace with Israel is 'stable and permanent'

Israeli arrested in Egypt

25-year-old Israeli arrested at the Taba crossing after a bullet was found in his bag.

Israeli arrested in Egypt

Israeli detained in Egypt

Israeli forgets weapons magazine in his vehicle, detained in Egypt for 30 hours before being released.

Israeli detained in Egypt

Report: Egypt doubles number of soldiers in Sinai

Israel has reportedly agreed to Egypt's request to increase the number of its soldiers fighting ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula.

Report: Egypt doubles number of soldiers in Sinai

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Israel thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue

Israel thanks the Egyptian government for its decision to renovate the ancient synagogue in Alexandria.

Israel thanks Egypt for restoring ancient synagogue

Tel Aviv shows solidarity with Egypt

Building of Tel Aviv municipality lit with colors of the Egyptian flag following attack against Coptic Christians.

Tel Aviv shows solidarity with Egypt

Egyptian court sentences 'Israeli spies' to life

Egyptian court sentences six Israelis and three Egyptians to life in prison over espionage charges.

Egyptian court sentences 'Israeli spies' to life

Egypt wants to play a key role in Israel-PA talks

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the country will play a key role in Israel-PA peace talks along with Donald Trump's new administration.

Egypt wants to play a key role in Israel-PA talks

Netanyahu: We welcome Al-Sisi's peace efforts

Speaking on Egypt's National Day, Netanyahu expresses his appreciation for President al-Sisi's efforts to renew Israel-PA talks.

Netanyahu: We welcome Al-Sisi's peace efforts

Officials: Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talks

Following Egyptian Foreign Minister's visit to Israel, officials say Egypt wants to host direct talks between Israel and the PA in Cairo.

Officials: Egypt wants to host direct Israel-PA talks

Israel informed in advance of Egypt-Saudi island pact

Egypt informed Israel in advance of its intention to transfer sovereignty over two islands in the Gulf of Aqaba to Saudi Arabia.

Israel informed in advance of Egypt-Saudi island pact

Sacked Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli ambassador

Tawfik Okasha, who was dismissed for hosting Israel's ambassador, says the move was "in good faith".

Sacked Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli ambassador

Egyptian soccer association rejects friendly match with Israel

Egyptian national team rejects Israeli proposal for a friendly match, explains it would not be tolerated by the Egyptian people.

Egyptian soccer association rejects friendly match with Israel

Egypt's parliament sacks MP who met Israeli envoy

Tawfik Okasha dismissed from parliament following his meeting with Israel's ambassador to Egypt.

Egypt's parliament sacks MP who met Israeli envoy

Netanyahu welcomes new Egyptian ambassador

Amid tensions over Egyptian parliamentarian meeting Israeli envoy, Netanyahu hosts Egypt's envoy to Israel.

Netanyahu welcomes new Egyptian ambassador

Egyptian MPs demand sanctions for MP who met Israeli envoy

Group of Egyptian parliamentarians ask that MP who met Israel's Ambassador to Egypt be sanctioned.

Egyptian MPs demand sanctions for MP who met Israeli envoy

Egyptian parliamentarian under fire for meeting Israeli envoy

Controversial Egyptian MP Tawfik Okasha hosts Israeli ambassador for dinner, sparking outrage.

Egyptian parliamentarian under fire for meeting Israeli envoy

Israel welcomes first Egyptian ambassador since 2012

Credentials of new Egyptian envoy Hazem Ahdy Khairat accepted by President Rivlin, signaling warming of ties with Cairo.

Israel welcomes first Egyptian ambassador since 2012

For first time, Egyptian schools to teach peace deal with Israel

President Sisi's administration enacts overhaul of national curriculum, scrubs out Muslim Brotherhood influence.

For first time, Egyptian schools to teach peace deal with Israel

Outrage in Egypt over inclusion of Israeli book at Cairo fair

Egyptian parliamentarian demands inquiry after Army Radio analyst's book is allowed into a book fair in Cairo.

Outrage in Egypt over inclusion of Israeli book at Cairo fair

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.

Egyptian ambassador meets Foreign Ministry chief

Experts warn: War with Egypt possible

Egypt's insertion of forces into Sinai violates peace treaty and poses dangers to Israel, warn two experts.

Experts warn: War with Egypt possible

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.

Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

Egyptian planes cross into Israeli airspace

Israel reportedly allows Egyptian Air Force planes to enter its airspace in order to fight Sinai's ISIS affiliate.

Egyptian planes cross into Israeli airspace

Israeli citizen released after 15 years in Egyptian prison

After serving 15 years in Egypt on charges of spying for Israel, Bedouin citizen Ouda Tarabin returns home.

Israeli citizen released after 15 years in Egyptian prison

For the first time ever, Egypt votes for Israel at the UN

Egypt votes in favor of Jewish state's membership in United Nations space committee - triggering Arab anger.

For the first time ever, Egypt votes for Israel at the UN

Watch: Egyptian activist slams media for biased Israel coverage

Outspoken activist and blogger Ahmed Meligy says lack of 'proper, decent, honest' coverage of Israel 'provoked' him to speak out.

Watch: Egyptian activist slams media for biased Israel coverage

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.

Egyptians See Israel as 'Most Hostile Country'

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.

Egyptian Historian: Drop the Palestinians, Normalize With Israel

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”.

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

Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal

Delek and Dolphinius agree on natural gas sale to Cairo after multiple bombings on Egypt gas pipeline.

Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal