Sisi names new chief of staff

Sisi names new chief of staff

Egyptian President names new armed forces chief of staff, days after terrorist attack in Giza province.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2017, 3:31 AM
Egypt Filling Gaza Tunnels with Water

Egypt Filling Gaza Tunnels with Water

Egyptian military building fish farm along the Gaza border in order to shut down remaining smuggling tunnels.Ben Ariel, 9/1/2015, 5:13 AM
Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

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
World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

Gaza residents complain of constant explosions 'worse than IDF op.' as their homes are demolished, and local economy collapses.Ari Yashar, 11/19/2014, 12:43 PM
ICC Rejects Request to Probe Egypt's Military

ICC Rejects Request to Probe Egypt's Military

ICC says it rejected a bid by the Muslim Brotherhood to probe the military's alleged crimes against humanity in Egypt.Elad Benari, 5/2/2014, 4:16 AM
Egypt's Sisi Hints He Will Run for President

Egypt's Sisi Hints He Will Run for President

After many rumors, Sisi finally says he can't 'turn his back on calls by majority of Egyptians' for his presidential campaign.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2014, 6:28 PM
Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's army says a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" comments by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he will run for the presidency.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 4:16 AM
Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's top military body backs Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. He is expected to resign as army chief within days.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 3:13 AM
Egyptian Officials: First Brotherhood, then Hamas

Egyptian Officials: First Brotherhood, then Hamas

Senior Egyptian officials say the military plans to take on Hamas in Gaza, which is a "threat to Egypt's national security."Elad Benari, 1/15/2014, 6:15 AM
Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in 2012 Attack

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
'Israeli Mind Control' Behind Cleric's Comments

'Israeli Mind Control' Behind Cleric's Comments

Egyptian celebrity takes conspiracy theories to a whole new level, after preacher claims Egyptian army "worse than Israel."Ari Soffer, 10/14/2013, 10:32 PM
Al-Sissi: Morsi's Ousting Prevented a Civil War

Al-Sissi: Morsi's Ousting Prevented a Civil War

Egypt’s armed forces ousted former President Mohammed Morsi to avoid a “civil war,” says army chief in an interview.Elad Benari, 10/8/2013, 5:13 AM
Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'Enemy of Allah'

Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'Enemy of Allah'

Al-Qaeda-linked group in Sinai denounces the Egyptian army as “an enemy of Allah” because of its crackdown on Sinai terrorists.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 5:15 AM
Egypt Air Force Jets in Northern Sinai

Egypt Air Force Jets in Northern Sinai

Jets seen over Sheikh Zwaid. Egyptian soldier reported wounded by terrorist fire.Arutz Sheva, 9/17/2013, 1:34 PM
Egypt Finds Evidence of Hamas Involvement in Sinai

Egypt Finds Evidence of Hamas Involvement in Sinai

Hamas rejects Egyptian army's allegations that it has been cooperating with Sinai terrorists.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 6:15 AM
Hamas in Crisis over Egypt Terror Crackdown

Hamas in Crisis over Egypt Terror Crackdown

Egypt’s counter-terror operations and anti-Islamist rhetoric leave Hamas in a precarious position.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 11:56 AM
Egyptian Army Sinai Offensive in Its Second Day

Egyptian Army Sinai Offensive in Its Second Day

Military helicopters carried out air raids, soldiers seize anti-aircraft missiles.Gil Ronen, 9/8/2013, 5:18 PM
Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, citing "security concerns" following a crackdown on Sinai terrorists.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 6:30 AM
Hamas Facing Trouble from Without and Within

Hamas Facing Trouble from Without and Within

Hamas faces new Egyptian campaign on border as young group ‘Tamarod’ continues call for rebellion.Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2013, 4:26 PM
Beilin: The Egyptian Army Rigged the Election

Beilin: The Egyptian Army Rigged the Election

Former minister reveals that the Egyptian army rigged the results of last year’s elections, fearing protests from the Muslim Brotherhood.Elad Benari, 8/19/2013, 2:14 AM
Signs of a Rebellion in Egypt's Army?

Signs of a Rebellion in Egypt's Army?

Local Egyptian website publishes a statement by Egyptian officers in which they denounce the army's intervention in political affairs.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 12:15 AM
Egypt May Take Action Against Morsi Supporters

Egypt May Take Action Against Morsi Supporters

Security forces are expected to start taking action against supporters of ousted President Morsi who are staging sit-ins.Elad Benari, 8/12/2013, 6:15 AM
Egypt Denies Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

Egypt Denies Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

"There is no truth whatsoever" that Israel attacked in the Sinai, says a spokesman for the Egyptian army.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 11:01 PM
Kerry: The Egyptian Army 'Saved Democracy'

Kerry: The Egyptian Army 'Saved Democracy'

U.S. Secretary of State says that the Egyptian army, which deposed Morsi, intervened at the request of millions to protect democracy.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 5:45 AM
Egypt Warns: Sinai Terrorists Planning Attacks

Egypt Warns: Sinai Terrorists Planning Attacks

Egyptian commanders warn: Protests in Cairo, attacks in Sinai.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 12:07 PM
Egyptian Army Gives Brotherhood an Ultimatum

Egyptian Army Gives Brotherhood an Ultimatum

The Egyptian army gives the Muslim Brotherhood until Saturday to sign up for political reconciliation.Elad Benari, 7/26/2013, 5:46 AM
Family of Former Pres. Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

Family of Former Pres. Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

The family of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said Monday they plan to sue Egyptian Army officials for "kidnapping"Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2013, 5:56 PM
Egyptian Commander: We’ve Taken Control of Sinai

Egyptian Commander: We’ve Taken Control of Sinai

Egyptian military sources say the Sinai Peninsula is under control following counter-terror push.Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 4:01 PM
Britain Blocks Exports to Egyptian Army

Britain Blocks Exports to Egyptian Army

Britain revokes export licenses for equipment used by Egypt's military and police, saying it could be used against protesters.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2013, 1:54 AM
1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

One Egyptian army officer died and five soldiers were wounded Wednesday in ongoing battles with Islamist terrorists in SinaiChana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 11:18 AM
Israel Allows Entry of Egyptian Infantry to Sinai

Israel Allows Entry of Egyptian Infantry to Sinai

Defense Minister approves a request by the Egyptian military to bring in two infantry battalions into the Sinai.Elad Benari, 7/16/2013, 12:12 AM
Egypt's Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Egypt's Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is officially under criminal investigation, a public prosecutor announced in a statement Saturday.Chana Ya'ar, 7/14/2013, 8:43 AM
Egypt Seeks to Send Thousands of Soldiers to Sinai

Egypt Seeks to Send Thousands of Soldiers to Sinai

Egypt is seeking permission to send thousands of soldiers to Sinai to battle terrorists, and Israel is likely to agreeDavid Lev, 7/11/2013, 11:14 AM
Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

Senior Egyptian Army official announces major operation in Sinai Desert, after another terror attack on the natural gas pipeline.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2013, 1:55 PM
U.S. Cautious on Egypt

U.S. Cautious on Egypt

U.S. national security team calls for a quick return of a democratically elected civilian government in Egypt.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 5:44 AM
Egypt's Military Boosts Presence in the Sinai

Egypt's Military Boosts Presence in the Sinai

Hamas says Egypt's military has boosted its presence in the Sinai Peninsula. Israel says move was coordinated with it.Elad Benari, 7/3/2013, 5:44 AM
Muslim Brotherhood Rejects Army's Ultimatum

Muslim Brotherhood Rejects Army's Ultimatum

"The age of military coups is over," stresses Muslim Brotherhood member.Elad Benari, 7/2/2013, 12:16 AM
Egyptian Army to Morsi: Calm Within 48 Hours

Egyptian Army to Morsi: Calm Within 48 Hours

As protests supporting and opposing Morsi mounted, Egypt's army set an ultimatum for the PresidentDavid Lev, 7/1/2013, 5:40 PM
Egyptian Army Tortured Civilians During Uprising

Egyptian Army Tortured Civilians During Uprising

Egypt's armed forces participated in forced disappearances, torture and killings during the 2011 uprising, a leaked report finds.Elad Benari, 4/11/2013, 5:47 AM
Egyptians Rally, Call on Army to Assume Power

Egyptians Rally, Call on Army to Assume Power

Hundreds of Egyptians demonstrated in Cairo to press for the army to assume power in a country plagued by unrest and instability.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 10:41 PM
Egypt army says killed 32 'criminals' in Sinai

Egypt army says killed 32 'criminals' in Sinai

Egyptian army kills 32 'criminals' in crackdown on Sinai terror., 9/9/2012, 12:06 AM
Official: Balance of Military Power Will Change

Official: Balance of Military Power Will Change

Senior Egyptian security official says that the balance of military power in the Middle East will change significantly in the near future.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2012, 10:08 PM
Israel 'Asks Egypt to Take Armor Out of Sinai'

Israel 'Asks Egypt to Take Armor Out of Sinai'

Arab paper: Israel was only informed retroactively about deployment of armored forces in Sinai.Gil Ronen, 8/19/2012, 4:45 PM
Morsi Tells Army: Improve Preparedness

Morsi Tells Army: Improve Preparedness

After taking over the military reins, Egyptian president tells officers to prepare for dealing with "threats."Gil Ronen, 8/17/2012, 1:40 PM
Morsi Fires Top Defense Brass

Morsi Fires Top Defense Brass

Muslim Brotherhood consolidating power: Defense Minister and Chief of Staff sacked, military shaved of extra powers. Gil Ronen, 8/12/2012, 7:49 PM
60 Egyptian Tanks in Sinai

60 Egyptian Tanks in Sinai

Egypt reportedly sends 60 tanks, 400 armored vehicles to El Arish in biggest deployment since 1979.Gil Ronen, 8/9/2012, 7:06 PM
Morsi Fires Intelligence Chief, Sinai Governor

Morsi Fires Intelligence Chief, Sinai Governor

Gen. Morad Mu'afi sacked after terror attack that killed 16 Egyptian policemen.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2012, 9:24 PM
Morsi Orders Dissolved Parliament to Reconvene

Morsi Orders Dissolved Parliament to Reconvene

Egyptian President Morsi calls Islamist-dominated parliament to reconvene, defying a military decree dissolving the legislature.Elad Benari, 7/9/2012, 6:13 AM