News and updates about Sinai

Tragedy in Sinai:

Three members of the same family killed in traffic accident

Couple and infant daughter killed while vacationing in Sinai, two additional children injured.

Three members of the same family killed in traffic accident

Chabad Hassid who was arrested in Sinai released

Nehorai Yitzhak, 18-year-old Chabad Hassid who was arrested at local hospitality complex, released to Israel after midnight.

Chabad Hassid who was arrested in Sinai released

Sinai Peninsula:

Four police officers killed in attack on security facility

The shooting took place at the National Security headquarters in el-Arish. At least 21 other forces were wounded.

Four police officers killed in attack on security facility

Watch: Phenomena in Google Maps! Is It Moses?

A satellite image of the Sinai seems to show a profile in stone - and Google Map measurement leads to an amazing conclusion..

Watch: Phenomena in Google Maps! Is It Moses?

Israeli who drowned in Sinai laid to rest

Barukh Yona, who drowned yesterday while on a family vacation, was laid to rest today in Jerusalem

Israeli who drowned in Sinai laid to rest

Watch: Israel reveals reason for lifting Sinai travel warning

It appears ISIS-linked tribes in Sinai have lost their grip over the territory and Israel feels safer to allow tourists into the area.

Watch: Israel reveals reason for lifting Sinai travel warning

Behar (Israel): Life is never an easy climb

Mount Sinai exemplifies the mountain that Abraham saw.

Behar (Israel): Life is never an easy climb

Parent Principles: An introduction

Moses received the Torah from Sinai, and gave it to Joshua, and Joshua to the elders, and the elders to the prophets.

Parent Principles: An introduction

The Covenant - of the 5th, 6th, or 7th of Sivan?

The Covenant at Sinai was the most crucial event in all of Jewish history. How come there is a debate about when it occurred?

The Covenant - of the 5th, 6th, or 7th of Sivan?

Who actually said the 10 Commandments at Sinai?

Jewish belief is clear and concise: G-d gave the Torah to Moshe, Moshe commanded it to us - but who actually said the 10 Commandments?

Who actually said the 10 Commandments at Sinai?

Ancient Christian manuscripts from Sinai monastery go online

New freely accessible collection includes images of 1,600 manuscripts, dozens of rare photos, and color footage taken after the Six-Day War.

Ancient Christian manuscripts from Sinai monastery go online

Alleged rape victim reprimanded for breaking quarantine

An Israeli woman allegedly raped in the Sinai kicked out of hospital upon her return for breaking quarantine rules.

Alleged rape victim reprimanded for breaking quarantine

Sinai is real

Arguing that non-Jews are inherently different to Jews is not a popular thesis, but intellectual rigor has led me to posit that view. Op-ed.

Sinai is real

Continuing the Work Moshe began

In what way does the Sinai covenant serve us as a ladder to transcend this world?

Continuing the Work Moshe began

8 peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Sinai desert

6 Americans. 1 Frenchman, and a Czech citizen from multinational peacekeeping force killed in Sinai crash.

8 peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Sinai desert

Matan Torah and fake news

Who was controlling the media at Mount Sinai?

Matan Torah and fake news

Land is holy

Land is holy

'Iran's proxies trying to drag us into ongoing bloody conflict'

Pres. Rivlin speaks at memorial ceremony for those who fell during Operation Kadesh.

'Iran's proxies trying to drag us into ongoing bloody conflict'

Israeli who drowned in Sinai identified

Yonatan Feld, 82, identified as man who drowned while diving in Dahab, Sinai.

Israeli who drowned in Sinai identified

Israeli woman arrested in Egypt en route to Sinai

23-year-old Israeli woman heading to Sinai for vacation arrested by Egyptian police after bullets found in her bag.

Israeli woman arrested in Egypt en route to Sinai

Israeli man who went missing in Sinai found

Aviv Slobodkin, 26, found in healthy condition, a week after contact lost with him in Sinai.

Israeli man who went missing in Sinai found

'I didn't know they had drugged my hooka'

Israeli teen recalls being drugged by Egyptians during vacation in Sinai, attempts to rape her and force her to marry 56-year-old Egyptian.

'I didn't know they had drugged my hooka'

Air Force bombed weapons shipments to Gaza via Sinai

IAF has in recent months bombed several trucks with weapons on their way to Gaza from Sinai.

Air Force bombed weapons shipments to Gaza via Sinai

Egypt: 8 policemen killed in attack in Sinai

Eight Egyptian policemen killed in terrorist attack near El-Arish.

Egypt: 8 policemen killed in attack in Sinai

From the Israeli Press: The outline  of a solution for Gaza

From the Israeli Press: The outline  of a solution for Gaza

Security council warns Israelis to leave Sinai

National Security Council warns of ISIS, Al-Qaeda activity in Sinai, urges Israelis in the area to get out, come home.

Security council warns Israelis to leave Sinai

Egypt cracking down on terror

Egyptian security forces eliminate 11 ISIS terrorists in northern Sinai, 6 Muslim Brotherhood terrorists near Cairo.

Egypt cracking down on terror

Report: Israel hits targets in Sinai

Arab media outlet claims Israeli forces carried out strikes in Sinai, targeting terror groups operating in the area.

Report: Israel hits targets in Sinai

Drug-smuggling cell that damaged IDF infrastructure arrested

Shin Bet, Police arrest cell of 8 Bedouin who smuggled drugs between Israel and Sinai, deliberately damaging IDF infrastructure at border.

Drug-smuggling cell that damaged IDF infrastructure arrested

Israel hit Sinai 100 times in the past two years

Israel helping Egyptian President el-Sisi fight ISIS in northern Sinai, report says.

Israel hit Sinai 100 times in the past two years

PM Netanyahu: We'll defeat terrorism faster if we work together

PM Netanyahu condemns Sinai terror attack, says best way to fight terror is to work together.

PM Netanyahu: We'll defeat terrorism faster if we work together

At least 155 killed near Sinai mosque

Explosion near mosque kills at least 155, injures dozens more.

At least 155 killed near Sinai mosque

Counter-terrorism Bureau: Don't travel to North Korea or Turkey

Israel's Counter-terrorism Bureau issues travel warnings ahead of Jewish holidays.

Counter-terrorism Bureau: Don't travel to North Korea or Turkey

Massive drug bust on Egypt-Israel border

Egyptian drug smugglers toss 100 kilos of hashish over Israel's southern security fence to dealers on the Israeli side.

Massive drug bust on Egypt-Israel border

Rocket fired from Sinai towards Israel

No casualties or damage reported after rocket fired from Sinai.

Rocket fired from Sinai towards Israel

Bedouin tribesmen kill 8 suspected ISIS militants in Sinai

Bedouin Tribe claims to have killed 8 ISIS fighters without suffering a single casualty near Israeli border.

Bedouin tribesmen kill 8 suspected ISIS militants in Sinai

After 35 years, Sinai expellees are still hurting

Yamit expellee Shmulik Atzmon talks about why he organized an event commemorating 35 years since the expulsion from Sinai.

After 35 years, Sinai expellees are still hurting

Taba Crossing reopens

Government reopens Israel-Sinai border, warns Israelis threat of terror is 'still very severe.'

Taba Crossing reopens

Rocket explodes in Eshkol Region

Rocket launched from Sinai explodes in Eshkol Region greenhouse, causing damage.

Rocket explodes in Eshkol Region

Israel closes Taba Crossing to prevent terror attacks

Israel closes Taba Crossing into Sinai after ISIS threatens terror attacks on Israelis.

Israel closes Taba Crossing to prevent terror attacks

Sinai terrorist leader killed in air strike

Founder of Sinai-based terrorist group that pledged allegiance to ISIS killed in air strike.

Sinai terrorist leader killed in air strike

'Sinai warnings are serious'

Former advisor to PMs in war on terror convinced warnings for Sinai attack based on precise intelligence in coordination with the Egyptians.

'Sinai warnings are serious'

Taba Crossing may be closed

Israel's National Security Council warns of potential terror attacks, says Sinai crossing may be closed if attacks loom.

Taba Crossing may be closed

'Slain' Hamas senior official alive and being treated in Gaza

General Yoav Mordechai reveals depth of relationship between Gaza Hamas and Sinai ISIS.

'Slain' Hamas senior official alive and being treated in Gaza

December's sirens turn out to be 2 Grad rockets

IDF spokesman says rocket sirens at end of December were Grad rockets fired at Israel, not spillover from Sinai.

December's sirens turn out to be 2 Grad rockets

Rabbi's son electrocuted in Sinai

Teen electrocuted while trying to fix cables identified as Sde Tzofim rabbi's son.

Rabbi's son electrocuted in Sinai

Egypt claims to have killed Sinai ISIS leader

The Egyptian military claims that it killed ISIS leader Abu Duaa al-Ansari in air strikes in the Sinai region.

Egypt claims to have killed Sinai ISIS leader

Sisi admits 'terrorism' behind downing of Russian plane

Egyptian President acknowledges for the first time that Russian plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula in October was a terrorist attack.

Sisi admits 'terrorism' behind downing of Russian plane

Hamas denies Israeli charge Gaza treating ISIS terrorists

IDF general declares Hamas smuggling ISIS terrorists from Egypt into Gaza for medical treatment - a charge Hamas immediately denies.

Hamas denies Israeli charge Gaza treating ISIS terrorists

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.

Egyptian army finds rigged terror tunnel

15 Africans found 'shot dead' on Egypt-Israel border

Sinai security sources confirm African migrants were shot but say circumstances of their deaths not yet determined.

15 Africans found 'shot dead' on Egypt-Israel border

Report: Russian airliner downed by British jihadis

Intelligence sources have reason to believe British nationals who joined ISIS were responsible for bombing plane in Sinai.

Report: Russian airliner downed by British jihadis

UK: Explosive may have caused Russian plane crash

Britain sends UK aviation experts to examine Sharm al-Sheikh airport, in suspicion bomb downed Russian airliner Saturday.

UK: Explosive may have caused Russian plane crash

US intelligence: Terror likely not what brought down Russian jet

Intelligence officials veer away from terrorism in investigation of Metrojet crash; black boxes slated to reveal more.

US intelligence: Terror likely not what brought down Russian jet

ISIS's hand?

Russian airliner crash due to 'external activity'

Metrojet crash in Sinai that was claimed by ISIS was due to 'mechanical impact' on plane, experts reveal.

Russian airliner crash due to 'external activity'

ISIS Kills Two Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai

Egyptian interior ministry says 2 soldiers killed, 16 wounded by roadside bomb. Local ISIS branch takes responsibility.

ISIS Kills Two Egyptian Soldiers in Sinai

Hamas Threatens Egypt Over Gaza 'Moat'

Haniyeh lashes out at Egyptian project to create water border barrier, warning 'we will do our duty against those besieging Gaza.'

Hamas Threatens Egypt Over Gaza 'Moat'

Soldiers Who Stopped Sinai Smugglers to be Recognized

Two IDF soldiers wounded last year fending off Egyptian smugglers to be given a top award by the army.

Soldiers Who Stopped Sinai Smugglers to be Recognized

Egypt 'Goes Medieval' With Moat Around Gaza

Egypt on Monday embarked on the second stage of its plan to protect itself from Hamas – construction of a medieval-style moat around Gaza.

Egypt 'Goes Medieval' With Moat Around Gaza

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.

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