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Egypt to restore Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announces project to restore the oldest synagogue in Egypt.

Egypt to restore Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

Huntington Woods, Michigan resident Nancy Berman is working with NYC entrepreneur Joseph Douek to restore Cairo's three Jewish cemeteries.

Michigan woman working to restore Egypt’s Jewish cemeteries

Bomb scare on flight from Cairo to Moscow

Flight returned to Cairo airport 22 minutes after takeoff because a threatening written message was found on one of the seats

Bomb scare on flight from Cairo to Moscow

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to visit Cairo

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi is expected to meet his Egyptian counterpart to discuss long-term ceasefire with Hamas.

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to visit Cairo

New list compiles surnames of 20th Century Cairo Jews

Searchable list contains nearly 2,000 surnames of Cairo Jews, making it invaluable tool for researchers.

New list compiles surnames of 20th Century Cairo Jews

The Arab Spring created a consensus against Middle East interventions

The neo-conservative dream of spreading democracy is dead. But Israel & America are largely content with undemocratic Arab allies. Opinion.

Arab Spring created consensus against Middle East interventions

Government approves new ambassador to Egypt

Government approves appointment of Amira Oron as Israeli ambassador to Egypt and of Bat-Eden Kate as Israeli ambassador to Turkmenistan.

Government approves new ambassador to Egypt

Egyptian officer killed in gunfight with terrorists

Police officer killed in exchange of gunfire with terrorists who planned attacks on Coptic Christians.

Egyptian officer killed in gunfight with terrorists

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Security forces maintain tight control in Cairo's Tahrir Square after protests in several cities call for removal of the president.

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Egyptian security forces kill 17 jihadists

Egyptian security conduct raids in Cairo and in another province, days after terrorist attack in the capital.

Egyptian security forces kill 17 jihadists

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

Egyptian authorities say Hasm group is behind car explosion in Cairo which killed 20.

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

17 killed in explosion in Cairo

17 killed, 32 injured in explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute. Cause of the incident is being investigated.

17 killed in explosion in Cairo

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo

British Airways suspends flights to Egyptian capital for one week as a 'precaution.' Lufthansa flights to Cairo are also canceled.

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo

Egypt: 17 wounded in bus blast near Giza pyramids

Roadside bomb hits tourist bus near Giza pyramids, wounding 17, including South African citizens.

Egypt: 17 wounded in bus blast near Giza pyramids

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

Cairo rail disaster caused by row between locomotive operators

Loco pilot exits cab to argue with other driver without applying brakes as train derails; Transport Minister resigns.

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Two policemen killed in explosion in Cairo

Two Egyptian killed, three wounded when explosive device carried by terrorist they were pursuing goes off in heart of Cairo.

Two policemen killed in explosion in Cairo

'Trump is prepared to attack Syria again in the future'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers speech in Cairo, vows to continue fight against ISIS and Iran.

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Explosion heard near Cairo Airport

12 injured after explosion hits two fuel tanks outside Cairo International Airport.

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Hamas: We will do anything for successful reconciliation

Hamas and Fatah leaders hold talks in Cairo, as Hamas declares it will work to actualize existing agreements.

Hamas: We will do anything for successful reconciliation

Hamas: Would love Egypt to broker deal

Hamas refuses to swap Avraham Mengistu for Israel-held official; says relations with Egypt improved.

Hamas: Would love Egypt to broker deal

Egypt arrests three more suspects in Cairo church attack

Egypt arrests three more people suspected of involvement in the bombing of a Coptic Christian church.

Egypt arrests three more suspects in Cairo church attack

ISIS claims attack on Cairo Coptic church

The Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb attack on a Cairo Coptic church, vows to continue attacks against "infidels".

ISIS claims attack on Cairo Coptic church

Egypt names suicide bomber who carried out Cairo attack

Egyptian President says a suicide bomber carried out attack at Cairo's Coptic cathedral. Four suspects arrested.

Egypt names suicide bomber who carried out Cairo attack

Hamas: Attack in Cairo seeks 'to wreak havoc'

Hamas condemns terror attack on Coptic church in Cairo which killed 23 people.

Hamas: Attack in Cairo seeks 'to wreak havoc'

Netanyahu to Egypt: Let's fight terrorism together

PM Netanyahu condemns terror attack on Coptic Christians in Cairo, calls on Egypt to "fight terrorism together".

Netanyahu to Egypt: Let's fight terrorism together

Cairo explosion kills 25

Explosion near Cairo cathedral kills 25, injures 38.

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Egypt: Morsi judge escapes car bomb

Judge presiding over trial of ousted Egyptian president escapes a car bomb explosion unharmed.

Egypt: Morsi judge escapes car bomb

Islamists kill senior Egyptian officer

Suspected Islamist terrorists gun down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in Cairo.

Islamists kill senior Egyptian officer

Egyptian official survives assassination attempt

Senior assistant to Egypt's top prosecutor survives assassination attempt in an eastern suburb of Cairo.

Top Egyptian official survives assassination attempt

Egyptian cleric survives assassination attempt

Gunmen open fire at former Egyptian mufti Ali Gomaa, who in 2012 caused an uproar over visit to Al-Aqsa.

Egyptian cleric survives assassination attempt

Abbas in Egypt to discuss Israel-PA peace process

PA chairman to meet with a number of Egyptian officials and discuss Gaza tension as well as peace process.

Abbas in Egypt to discuss Israel-PA peace process

Egyptians protest against Sisi

Thousands of Egyptians angered by president's decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia call for the government to fall.

Egyptians protest against Sisi following island transfer

Samaria terrorist founded Cairo terror cell

ISA arrests Arab from Kabatiya who went to Egypt so as to study, but ended up recruiting other terrorists to attack Israel.

Samaria terrorist founded Cairo terror cell

Cairo source: Italian killed in extreme torture

Egypt keeps report under wraps, but source reveals student took severe abuse including having sexual organ electrocuted. Did police do it?

Cairo source: Autopsy shows Italian killed in extreme torture

Italian student found 'tortured to death' in Cairo

Body of Giulio Regeni, a PhD student from Cambridge University, was found on the side of a road. In Italy, some suspect police foul play.

Italian-British student found 'tortured to death' in Cairo

Outrage in Egypt over 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

Brotherhood member arrested in attack on tourists

Senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood and his sons arrested on suspicion of involvement in attack on the Three Pyramids Hotel.

Egypt: Brotherhood member arrested in attack on Israeli tourists

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Cairo Bombing

ISIS 'Sinai Province' branch claims bomb attack targeting police in Shubra Al-Khaima suburb of Egyptian capital.

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Cairo Bombing

Six Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Cairo

Car bomb explodes near a national security building in the Shubra neighborhood of Egypt's capital.

Six Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Cairo