Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Military forces in Egypt arrest the leader of the military wing of the Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2014, 5:42 AM

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border Amid Heightened Tensions

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

Egypt Kills Gazan Breaching Sinai Border by Tunnel

Egyptian security busts tunnel runners, in what may have been smuggling attempt or part of recently revealed human trafficking ring.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2014, 9:29 PM

Six Egyptians Killed in Gaza Border Town Bomb

Explosive planted underground in border town of Rafah claims six police officers, amid talk of PA security forces manning the town.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 5:45 PM

IS 'Copycats' Behead Victim in Sinai, Claim He is 'Israeli Spy'

Local jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis switches inspiration from Al Qaeda to IS; eighth beheading in the region in a month.Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 9:03 PM

Abbas Denies 'Fabricated' Reports of Sinai State 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

Eleven 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

African Traffickers Shoot Egyptian Guard on Way to Israel

Human traffickers kill Egyptian while smuggling people to Israel, illustrating that African immigrants are job seekers, not refugees.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2014, 6:18 PM

Four Decapitated Bodies Found in Sinai; IS 'Copycats' Suspected

Egyptian security forces claim decapitations linked to IS-inspired terror.Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 5:49 PM

Terrorists Explode Gas Pipeline in the Sinai, Cutting off Gaza

Pipeline attack by unknown terrorists the 24th since 2011.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2014, 1:35 PM

Egypt Claims to Have 'Eliminated' Terrorism From Sinai Peninsula

In a bold announcement Thursday, the Egyptian Army said that it had achieved 'total security control' over the entire Sinai peninsula.Yaakov Levi , 4/24/2014, 5:32 PM

IDF Soldiers Come under Fire from Egypt

Shots reported from Egyptian border targeting IDF forces. No one was hurt.Ari Yashar, 3/24/2014, 1:51 PM

Terrorist Leader of Eilat Attack Dies in 'Work Accident'

Sinai terror group founder, responsible for 2011 killing of eight Israelis, dies as car-crash detonates bomb on-board.Ari Yashar, 3/15/2014, 7:48 PM

Egypt Kills 16 Terrorists Near Gaza

Egyptian army reports airstrike took out 16 in Sinai near Gaza, latest in string of clashes between Islamists and Egyptian army in region.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 9:35 PM

Sinai Terrorists Blow Up Natural Gas Pipeline

Strong explosion rocks central Sinai after explosives were planted beneath the gas pipeline connected to cement factories in the area.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2014, 9:37 PM

Again: Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline

Terrorists in Egypt's restive Sinai blow up a gas pipeline that feeds an industrial area in the region.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 2:16 AM

Egypt: We Thwarted a Hamas Attack

Egyptian army claims they arrested Hamas terrorist planning to plant car bomb near security target; Hamas denies allegations.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/26/2013, 12:15 AM

Egyptian Army Kills Terrorist Behind Eilat Rocket Attack

Egyptian soldiers eliminated Ibrahim Abu Atiyeh, leader of the group responsible for recent rocket attacks on Eilat in August.David Lev, 12/9/2013, 9:51 PM

Ten Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Bombing, Over 100 Injured

Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed Wednesday as a bomb exploded near El Arish. Radical Islamists are suspected.David Lev, 11/20/2013, 11:13 AM

Sinai Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'the 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

3 Egyptian Policemen Gunned Down in Sinai

More than 100 Egyptian security forces have been killed since July.Adam Ross, 9/30/2013, 1:58 PM

Egyptian Military Seizes Islamist-Held Town

Local residents had appealed for help after being harassed and "taxed" by Islamist fighters.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2013, 4:15 PM

Hamas: We Didn't Train Egyptian Islamists

Hamas rejects Egyptian report accusing it of teaching Islamists in Egypt how to plant bombs in cars.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 4:43 AM

Egypt Tanks Cross Gaza Border Fence

As the Egyptian army steps up its crackdown against Islamic terrorists in the Sinai, two tanks have crossed a fence around the Gaza Strip.Adam Ross, 9/12/2013, 10:52 PM

Israeli Delegation in Cairo to Discuss Sinai Terrorism

An Israeli delegation arrives at the Cairo airport as Egypt's army continues to crack down on terrorists in the Sinai.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 6:46 AM

Islamic Terrorists Behind Twin Car Bombs in Sinai

A double suicide bomb attack in Egypt's Sinai kills six; attack follows a major military offensive on Islamic terrorist activity.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/11/2013, 3:57 PM

Egyptian Army Sinai Offensive Enters Its Second Day

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

Sinai: Dozens Killed in Egyptian Army Assault

Egyptian military mounts what is reportedly the largest operation in Sinai since 1973.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2013, 7:55 PM

Egypt Demolishes Arab Homes for 'Security Purposes'

Egypt is destroying homes next to the Gaza border in Sinai for "security purposes," to prevent Gaza terrorists from entering Sinai.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 5:01 PM

Murdered in Cold Blood

Chilling evidence emerges of attack by Islamists which killed 25 Egyptian soldiers.Ari Soffer, 8/19/2013, 7:39 PM

Jihadists: Israeli Air Strike in Sinai Killed 4

Al Qaeda affiliate in Sinai vows revenge after its members were killed as they prepared missile strike.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2013, 8:23 PM

Egypt Captures Over 100 Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian military forces have captured over 100 Islamist terrorists in recent days – one third of them from GazaDavid Lev, 8/8/2013, 10:55 PM

Eilat Airport Reopens, Flights Return to Normal

Two hours after it was ordered closed, the Eilat Airport was reopened Thursday night. The reason for the earlier closure is still unclearArutz 7 Staff, 8/8/2013, 9:20 PM

Hamas: Egypt Hurting Our Income by Closing Smuggling Tunnels

The Hamas terrorist group is upset with Egypt over its actions to shut down the smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 12:17 AM

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

IDF Deploys Iron Dome Battery to Defend Eilat

The IDF has placed an Iron Dome battery near Eilat, after recent reports of missile attacks by Islamist groups against the cityDavid Lev, 7/19/2013, 1:41 PM

Egyptian Forces Kill Ten as Sinai Offensive Continues

Crackdown aims to uproot Islamist terrorist groups from increasingly lawless regionAri Soffer, 7/18/2013, 7:06 PM

Egyptian Army Seizes Rockets Headed for Cairo

The Egyptian army has intercepted a van containing a total of 19 Grad rockets heading for Cairo.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 6:13 AM

ADL: PA Got ‘Free Pass’ From EU

The Anti-Defamation League says the European Union gave the Palestinian Authority a 'free pass' with its new ban on Israeli institutions.Chana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 9:12 AM

Muslim Brotherhood 'Takes Credit' for Egypt Border Attack

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt claims responsibility for a shooting attack targeting an IDF patrol near the border with Israel.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 1:13 AM

Sinai: Terrorists Open Fire at IDF Position

No injuries reported in brief clash between unknown gunmen, IDF forces, as Egyptian military continues to battle IslamistsAri Soffer, 7/14/2013, 10:09 PM

Egypt 'Set to Launch Major Sinai Operation'

Reports: Egypt killed 32 Hamas terrorists in recent days and plans a larger offensive, with Israel's approval.Gil Ronen, 7/11/2013, 5:12 PM

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

Helpless Hamas Watches as Egypt Decimates Muslim Brotherhood

Hamas would love to help its Muslim Brotherhood allies fight the Egyptian Army, but dare not.David Lev, 7/8/2013, 7:01 PM

Gaza Terrorists Stream Into Sinai

Muslim Brotherhood-linked Gaza terrorists are infiltrating the Sinai to attack Egyptian army outposts.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2013, 6:12 PM

Egyptian Soldier Killed in Latest Sinai Violence

Egyptian soldier killed by unidentified gunmen in the northern Sinai town of El-Arish.Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 5:45 AM

Officials: Sinai Desert not Safe for Israelis

National Anti-Terror Unit issues stern travel warning to Israelis urges those already there to return home asap.David Lev, 7/7/2013, 10:17 PM

Officials: Morsi's Replacement May be 'Better' for Israel

Israel is hopeful that whoever replaces Mohammed Morsi will be slightly less hostile to the Jewish stateDavid Lev, 7/4/2013, 10:02 AM

After Ouster, Sinai Could Become a Nest of Terror, Israel Fears

Israeli officials are concerned that the crisis in Egypt could lead to a total breakdown of order in SinaiDavid Lev, 7/4/2013, 9:13 AM

Egypt Seizes Explosives Meant for Sinai Smugglers

Egyptian authorities seize an entire ton of explosives destined for smugglers in the Sinai.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 5:45 AM

Seven Abducted Security Personnel in Sinai Released

Seven Egyptian security personnel who were abducted by suspected Islamic fundamentalists in Sinai have been released, says army spokesman.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2013, 2:08 PM

Egypt Said Readying Sinai Operation to Free Hostages

Egypt sent hundreds of troops and dozens of tanks into Sinai, in apparent preparation for a military operation to free kidnapped officersDavid Lev, 5/20/2013, 7:40 PM

Sinai Bedouin Hint: We Were Better Off Under Israel

Sinai Bedouin blame interior ministry for kidnappings in the region and say: We've already paid a price for Israel returning the land.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2013, 1:35 AM

Hagel to Bring News of More Iron Dome Funding

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to confirm the US has approved another $400 million for the Iron Dome defense system. Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 1:11 PM

Jordan May Have Also Been Struck in Rocket Attack

The Jordanian port city of Aqaba may also have been struck Wednesday morning in a rocket attack launched from Sinai.Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 11:03 AM

Sinai Bedouin Kidnap and Release a Hungarian Peacemaker

Armed Bedouin tribesmen freed a Hungarian peacekeeper in Egypt's Sinai after briefly detaining him.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 3:42 AM

Israeli Arab Released by Sinai Kidnappers

Amir Hassan, the Israeli Arab who was kidnapped last week in Sinai along with his Norwegian companion, was released by his Bedouin captors David Lev, 3/26/2013, 8:45 PM