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Lapid meets Egyptian counterpart in Brussels

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.Elad Benari, 12/07/2021 02:02
Lebanese report: Renewed fighting with Gaza 'closer than ever'

Lebanese report: Renewed fighting with Gaza 'closer than ever'

Egypt requesting Hamas hold off on next clash with Israel - until next week, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 15:08
Bennett speaks to Egyptian President

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.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 05:35
Watch: Egyptian journalist threatens to destroy Ethiopian if dam diverted

Watch: Egyptian journalist threatens to destroy Ethiopian if dam diverted

Egyptian and Ethiopian officials exchange barbs in spat over controversial diversion of drinking water.MEMRI, 20/06/2021 10:39
Egypt calls on Israel to act to reach regional peace

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.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 06:06
Egypt urging Hamas not to attack Israel during Jerusalem Flag March

Egypt urging Hamas not to attack Israel during Jerusalem Flag March

'Bennett will respond with force.' Sources claim Egypt is pressing Hamas not to escalate tensions with Israel during Flag March.David Rosenberg, 15/06/2021 13:54
Egyptian court upholds death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood members

Egyptian court upholds death sentences for 12 Muslim Brotherhood members who staged 2013 sit-in in Cairo.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 06:47
Egypt: Political situation makes Israel drag feet on Gaza ceasefire

Egypt: Political situation makes Israel drag feet on Gaza ceasefire

Egyptian official says Israel's difficulties in forming a government has complicated efforts to strengthen ceasefire, rehabilitate Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 08:05
Report: Israel showed Egypt proofs of Iran's presence in Gaza

Report: Israel showed Egypt proofs of Iran's presence in Gaza

Egypt presents proposal for prisoner swaps between Israel and Hamas, as Israel presents proofs of Iranian involvement in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 11:54
Egypt demanding to lead Gaza reconstruction

Egypt demanding to lead Gaza reconstruction

Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal is Egypt's chance to prove itself to US Pres. Biden, senior Egyptian diplomat says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 10:50
Egypt to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Egypt to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Egypt will lift restrictions imposed to curb spread of coronavirus as of Tuesday.Elad Benari, 31/05/2021 06:36
FM Ashkenazi: 'Israel won't let Hamas rebuild its arsenal'

FM Ashkenazi: 'Israel won't let Hamas rebuild its arsenal'

Gabi Ashkenazi visits Egypt, the first time an Israeli foreign minister has visited the country in 13 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 22:22
Israeli foreign minister visits Egypt for first time in 13 years

Israeli foreign minister visits Egypt for first time in 13 years

Gabi Ashkenazi becomes first Israeli FM to visit Egypt since 2008 to discuss efforts to strengthen Gaza cease-fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 11:30
Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to visit Cairo

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to visit Cairo

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi is expected to meet his Egyptian counterpart to discuss long-term ceasefire with Hamas.Elad Benari, 28/05/2021 06:37
Biden thanks Egyptian President for 'successful diplomacy'

Biden thanks Egyptian President for 'successful diplomacy'

US President speaks to Egyptian counterpart following the ceasefire in Gaza which was agreed upon last week.Elad Benari, 25/05/2021 02:05
Egypt suggests renewing talks for prisoner swaps

Egypt suggests renewing talks for prisoner swaps

Israel is refusing to negotiate for release of soldiers and civilians, ceasefire may be drawing to a close, Gaza terror groups warn Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 14:12
Egyptian President thanks Biden after Gaza ceasefire

Egyptian President thanks Biden after Gaza ceasefire

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi thanks US President for his role in making Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza succeed.Elad Benari, 21/05/2021 03:57
Egypt proposes ceasefire beginning Thursday morning

Egypt proposes ceasefire beginning Thursday morning

Proposal would end Operation Guardian of the Walls after a week and a half of fighting, over 3,000 rockets fired at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 22:59
Watch: Israeli soldiers dance with Egyptian soldiers

Watch: Israeli soldiers dance with Egyptian soldiers

Israeli, Egyptian, soldiers dance together to Israeli band's music - on opposite sides of the border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 08:06
France to sell 30 warplanes to Egypt in multi billion dollar deal

France to sell 30 warplanes to Egypt in multi billion dollar deal

France will sell 30 Dassault warplanes to Egypt starting in 2024 as part of shared fight against Islamist terrorism.Dan Verbin, 04/05/2021 23:46
One of the last Jews in Egypt dies at 91

One of the last Jews in Egypt dies at 91

Albert Arie, the oldest Jews in Cairo who recently told his story in a documentary, has died at the age of 91.Dan Verbin, 15/04/2021 18:27
Ship that ran aground in Suez Canal impounded due to financial dispute

Ship that ran aground in Suez Canal impounded due to financial dispute

Massive cargo vessel being prevented from leaving Egypt until owner pays a reported $900 million in compensation.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 17:15
Egypt hits back at Ethiopia over controversial Nile dam

Egypt hits back at Ethiopia over controversial Nile dam

Egypt alluding to possibility of renewed tensions with Ethiopia over lack of progress in negotiations dealing with Ethiopian Nile dam.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 05:27
Egypt sentences top Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Egypt sentences top Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Mahmud Ezzat, 76, found guilty of "terrorism" and sentenced to life imprisonment.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/04/2021 22:42
Egypt's new capital almost ready, awaits public influx

Egypt's new capital almost ready, awaits public influx

Egyptian authorities racing to prepare grandiose new capital city in the desert, awaiting arrival of civil servants in the area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2021 12:20
Train disaster in Egypt

Train disaster in Egypt

At least 32 people were killed and 66 wounded when two trains collided in southern EgyptArutz Sheva, 26/03/2021 15:18
The question of the descent into Egypt as a 'tikun olam' issue

The question of the descent into Egypt as a 'tikun olam' issue

What lesson did the Jewish people in Egypt have to teach the generations?Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 19/03/2021 16:54
Egypt approves teaching Judaism in schools

Egypt approves teaching Judaism in schools

New course in Egypt examines religious values ​and verses that have the same meaning in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2021 06:22
Egypt's national airline seeks to run regular flights to Israel

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.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 06:11
US approves sale of missiles to Egypt

US approves sale of missiles to Egypt

$197 million sale of Rolling Airframe Missiles comes even as the Biden administration froze the sale of F-35s to the UAE.Elad Benari, 17/02/2021 04:59
Egyptian court justifies Islamist travety: Al Sisi’s statement to Macron

Egyptian court justifies Islamist travety: Al Sisi’s statement to Macron

When signing peace treaties, we may not attempt to change the other side, but it is wise to know with whom we are dealing.Op-ed.Dr. Ashraf Ramelah, 14/02/2021 09:11
Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

Egypt opens Rafah crossing with Gaza 'indefinitely'

This is the first time in years that Egypt has opened the crossing for more then a few days at a time.Elad Benari, 10/02/2021 05:37
Report: Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two-state solution

Report: Egypt conditioning Netanyahu visit on support for two-state solution

Axios report: Netanyahu wants to visit Cairo, but Sisi has conditioned visit on Netanyahu making a positive statement on the PA issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 06:03
Egypt to begin coronavirus vaccinations on Sunday

Egypt to begin coronavirus vaccinations on Sunday

Egypt received its first shipment of vaccines developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 05:38
Why so many plagues?

Why so many plagues?

G-d could have wreaked just one major plague on Egypt to achieve Jewish freedom. Why were there ten?Rabbi Berel Wein, 13/01/2021 09:12
Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Munich Group, made up of Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan, meets in Cairo, urges US involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/01/2021 06:01
When the Jewish identity is sharpened in Egypt

When the Jewish identity is sharpened in Egypt

Was Hebrew law and justice the property of the Egyptians in the previous world thanks to the viceroy of the Jewish leader?Rabbi Yehuda HaKohen , 22/12/2020 03:42
PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA envoy says there is a joint Palestinian-Egyptian-Jordanian move to support international peace conference.Elad Benari, 21/12/2020 06:06
Egypt working to advance peace process

Egypt working to advance peace process

Egyptian Foreign Minister says Cairo is working to prevent Israel from taking "unilateral measures" that will not build trust.Dalit Halevi, 20/12/2020 02:51
The power of song

The power of song

Rabbi Nachman:Jacob, when he sent his ten tribes to Egypt, sent with them a melody of Eretz Yisrael to be sung before the ruler..Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 17/12/2020 20:00
Egypt: Pro-Sisi party secures majority of seats in parliament

Egypt: Pro-Sisi party secures majority of seats in parliament

Mostaqbal Watn, which strongly backs Egypt's President, secures nearly 55% of the seats in country's parliamentary election.Ben Ariel, 15/12/2020 06:39
Scarlett Johansson accused of being a Zionist after backing human rights workers in Egypt

Scarlett Johansson accused of being a Zionist after backing human rights workers in Egypt

Scarlett Johansson accused of being 'a Zionist', after she voiced support for human rights workers jailed in Egypt.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/12/2020 13:51
Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Egyptian President welcomes Israel-Morocco agreement

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says normalization of ties between Israel and Morocco will achieve regional stability.Elad Benari, 11/12/2020 02:01
Report: Egyptian President invites Netanyahu to Cairo for discussions

Report: Egyptian President invites Netanyahu to Cairo for discussions

Al-Sisi and Netanyahu reportedly to discuss a range of issues, including strengthening security ties in the face of Iranian threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 08:23
Egyptian court to hear case of celebrity over photos with Israelis

Egyptian court to hear case of celebrity over photos with Israelis

Prominent singer and actor Mohamed Ramadan to be taken to court after photos emerged of him with Israeli celebrities.AFP, 23/11/2020 21:59
Egyptian actor in hot water over selfies with Israelis

Egyptian actor in hot water over selfies with Israelis

Mohamed Ramadan faces calls for boycott after selfie shows him hugging Israeli signer Omer Adam in Dubai.AFP, 22/11/2020 18:36
Photo from Dubai causes uproar in Egypt

Photo from Dubai causes uproar in Egypt

A photo of Israeli singer Omer Adam with Egyptian star Mohamed Ramadan is causing outrage in Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2020 15:15
ISIS: We blew up gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt

ISIS: We blew up gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt

Islamic State claims to have blown up gas pipeline between in northern Sinai. Israeli official: No damage was caused to the pipeline.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 02:05
Obama reflects on Arab Spring in new memoir

Obama reflects on Arab Spring in new memoir

Obama on why he called Egyptian President to step down while not pressuring Bahrain: I had to constantly balance competing interests.Ben Ariel, 18/11/2020 05:22
Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt reopens Rafah crossing for four days

Crossing between Egypt and Gaza has been virtually sealed since a terrorist attack in the Sinai Peninsula in October 2014.Elad Benari, 05/11/2020 06:35
Egyptians vote in first stage of parliamentary election

Egyptians vote in first stage of parliamentary election

The election is likely to produce a lower chamber packed with supporters of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2020 05:37
Egypt's President welcomes Israel-Sudan normalization

Egypt's President welcomes Israel-Sudan normalization

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi: I value all efforts aimed at establishing regional peace and stability.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/10/2020 22:38
Egyptian army depicts exploding Israeli warship in official motivational video

Egyptian army depicts exploding Israeli warship in official motivational video

Promotional video for Egyptian Navy depicts destruction of vessel on which Israeli flag is hoisted, prompting query to Prime Minister.Mordechai Sones, 22/10/2020 12:41
Egypt condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

Egypt condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

Egyptian Foreign Ministry says Israeli construction places two-state solution in "grave danger."Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 05:23
Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany urged Israel and PA to restore "hope" to the peace process.Elad Benari, 25/09/2020 06:42
Historic: First female Israeli Ambassador to Egypt

Historic: First female Israeli Ambassador to Egypt

Amira Oron submits her credentials to Egyptian President, becoming first high-ranking female Israeli diplomat in Egypt since 1979 peace dealArutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 17:55
Hamas demands coronavirus equipment, Israel refuses

Hamas demands coronavirus equipment, Israel refuses

Israel, Hamas, in talks for prisoner swap, coronavirus aid, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2020 00:04