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First time: Egyptair plane lands at Ben Gurion Airport

First time: Egyptair plane lands at Ben Gurion Airport

Egyptian national airline begins official flights to and from Israel after decades of using subsidiary without official logo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 13:34
FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

FM Lapid speaks to Egyptian counterpart

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry express desire to advance the relationship between the countries.Elad Benari, 20/09/2021 02:08
US conditions only small part of Egypt aid on human rights

US conditions only small part of Egypt aid on human rights

US to make available $300 million in aid for Egypt, $170 million of which will be released without conditions.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/09/2021 23:05
EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

EgyptAir to start operating direct flights to Tel Aviv

State-owned flag carrier of Egypt expected to operate Tel Aviv-Cairo route four times a week beginning in October.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 06:12
Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Egyptian President

Netanyahu reveals how many meetings he held with Egyptian President

Following Bennett's meeting with Egyptian President, opposition leader reveals a number of secret meetings he held with the Egyptian leader.Nitsan Keidar, 14/09/2021 03:32
Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

Egyptians provided separate dishes for PM's kosher meal

First meeting between the Prime Minister and the President of Egypt was defined as "warm and cordial".Nitsan Keidar, 14/09/2021 02:08
Bennett, el-Sisi discuss Iranian threat, Hamas

Bennett, el-Sisi discuss Iranian threat, Hamas

Political source reveals Israeli, Egyptian leaders discussed range of regional security issues in addition to enhancing economic ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 20:02
Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

Bennett: Peace with Egypt basis for regional stability

PM returns from first meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi. 'Meeting was very good and productive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 18:54
PM Bennett meets with Egyptian president in Sinai

PM Bennett meets with Egyptian president in Sinai

Israeli Prime Minister to travel to Sinai to meet with President el-Sisi, following his invitation to visit Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 14:52
Report: Egypt warned Hamas of 'very violent' reaction to continued rocket fire

Report: Egypt warned Hamas of 'very violent' reaction to continued rocket fire

Egypt passes message from Israel to Gaza, warning Gaza terror groups to cease rocket fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 14:29
Egypt attempting to revive Israel-PA peace talks

Egypt attempting to revive Israel-PA peace talks

Egypt's intelligence service preparing to put the final touches on a "new peace initiative".Elad Benari, 06/09/2021 05:36
PA groups blame Egypt for deaths of several men in tunnel

PA groups blame Egypt for deaths of several men in tunnel

Several Palestinian Arab groups, including Hamas, accuse Egypt's army of killing three men in tunnel near the border area using toxic gas.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/09/2021 00:05
PA report: Israeli relief for Gaza followed Egyptian pressure

PA report: Israeli relief for Gaza followed Egyptian pressure

Israel's recent relief measures for Gaza are directly linked to pressure by the US, Egypt and other countries, according to PA newspaper.Dalit Halevi, 02/09/2021 05:06
Report: Hamas weighing protests on Egyptian border

Report: Hamas weighing protests on Egyptian border

Egypt demanding proof of 'good intentions' before Rafah Crossing can be reopened, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 11:51
Egypt authorizes locally produced COVID-19 vaccine

Egypt authorizes locally produced COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is co-produced by the Chinese company Sinovac and the Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines.Elad Benari, 24/08/2021 06:39
Egypt to close Rafah crossing until further notice

Egypt to close Rafah crossing until further notice

Egypt will close Rafah crossing until further notice on Monday, citing security reasons.Elad Benari, 23/08/2021 05:33
Foreign Min. Yair Lapid to Egyptian Intelligence Minister: Israel won't accept rocket fire

Foreign Min. Yair Lapid to Egyptian Intelligence Minister: Israel won't accept rocket fire

Egypt and Israel should advance partnerships in civilian and economic issues, Israeli Foreign Min. Yair Lapid and Egypt's Abbas Kamel agree.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2021 16:33
PM Bennett invited to Egypt in coming weeks

PM Bennett invited to Egypt in coming weeks

Senior Egyptian intelligence official meets PM, Bennett in Jerusalem, extends invitation on behalf of President el-Sisi to visit Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 16:58
Abbas Kamel, Egyptian intelligence chief, arrives in Israel

Abbas Kamel, Egyptian intelligence chief, arrives in Israel

Kamel is the first Egyptian official to meet PM Bennett since the new government was sworn in.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 12:44
US: Egypt a 'constructive' defense partner

US: Egypt a 'constructive' defense partner

Biden administration says Egypt is a "constructive" defense partner despite concerns on human rights.Elad Benari, 11/08/2021 06:39
24 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt

24 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt

Egyptian court sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death for the killing of police officers in two separate cases.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 02:05
The 'secret' Soviet-Israeli war: Why no one noticed

The 'secret' Soviet-Israeli war: Why no one noticed

A secret war between the USSR and Israel that could have started a third world war and why military experts avoided discussing it in public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 21:31
Egypt condemns 'Israeli violations' in Al-Aqsa

Egypt condemns 'Israeli violations' in Al-Aqsa

Egypt condemns Israel after more than 1,600 Jews prayed on the Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av.Elad Benari, 19/07/2021 06:42
Egyptian analyst threatens Ethiopia - 'What's our military for?'

Egyptian analyst threatens Ethiopia - 'What's our military for?'

According to former Egyptian Brigadier-General, the only way for his country to commend respect is to strike first and negotiate later.MEMRI, 14/07/2021 13:08
Habiba Tarik's stiory makes it to prime time Egyptian TV

Habiba Tarik's stiory makes it to prime time Egyptian TV

Egyptian TV allows Muslim student to condemn abusers who mocked her with “Are you a Christian?” How come? Op-ed.Dr. Ashraf Ramelah, 12/07/2021 13:35
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