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Israeli national security adviser: West should stop pressing Egypt on human rights

Eyal Hulata says in closed lecture that Western countries should stop pressuring President Al-Sisi on human rights.

'West should stop pressing Egypt on human rights'

Stray bullet from Egypt hits Israeli town near border

Residents of town of Shlomit report that a bullet hit the town. IDF: This is a spillover of gunfire from Egypt.

Stray bullet from Egypt hits Israeli town near border

Lapid to return Egyptian artifacts

Israel's Foreign Minister is planning to start a meeting with Egypt's President by returning artifacts smuggled from Egypt to Israel.

Lapid to return Egyptian artifacts

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

US Jewish leaders: We look forward to seeing this meeting bear fruit in fostering enhanced cooperation between Israel and Egypt.

Conference of Presidents applauds Bennett-Al-Sisi meeting

Report: Bennett and Al-Sisi meeting will be public

TV report says Bennett and Egyptian President are expected to meet soon in meeting that will be public and not secret.

Report: Bennett and Al-Sisi meeting will be public

Egyptian publisher sent to prison for distributing Israeli novel

Founder of Egyptian publishing house sentenced to five years in prison for distributing Arabic version of novel about spy for Israel.

Egyptian publisher sent to prison for distributing Israeli novel

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'

“60 Minutes” airs full interview with Egyptian President, in which he acknowledged close security cooperation with Israel.

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'

Greenblatt: Israel-Egypt treaty is proof that peace is possible

Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations praises peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.

Greenblatt: Israel-Egypt treaty is proof that peace is possible

Israeli detained in Egypt

Israeli forgets weapons magazine in his vehicle, detained in Egypt for 30 hours before being released.

Israeli detained in Egypt

Report: Egypt doubles number of soldiers in Sinai

Israel has reportedly agreed to Egypt's request to increase the number of its soldiers fighting ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula.

Report: Egypt doubles number of soldiers in Sinai

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Israel condemns Egypt terror attack

Israel sends condolences to Egypt following attack in which more than 50 police officers were killed during a raid on a terrorist hideout.

Israel condemns Egypt terror attack

Sisi: Palestinians must co-exist with Israelis

Egyptian President urges Palestinian Arabs to be ready to co-exist with each other and with Israelis in safety and security.

Sisi: Palestinians must co-exist with Israelis

Egypt wants to play a key role in Israel-PA talks

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says the country will play a key role in Israel-PA peace talks along with Donald Trump's new administration.

Egypt wants to play a key role in Israel-PA talks

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

Report: Israeli delegation in Cairo for talks

Egyptian officials claim Israel has chosen Cairo to mediate with PA over France; delegation also to coordinate security in Sinai.

Report: Israeli delegation in Cairo for peace talks

Israel, Jordan, Egypt cooperate over ISIS

Common enemy driving neighbor countries to put 'past animosities' aside, major Israeli official admits Wednesday.

'Unprecedented' intel cooperation between Israel, Jordan, Egypt

Israel informed in advance of Egypt-Saudi pact

Egypt informed Israel in advance of its intention to transfer sovereignty over two islands in the Gulf of Aqaba to Saudi Arabia.

Israel informed in advance of Egypt-Saudi island pact

Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli envoy

Tawfik Okasha, who was dismissed for hosting Israel's ambassador, says the move was "in good faith".

Sacked Egyptian MP apologizes for hosting Israeli ambassador

Israeli Ambassador: Egypt won't be our enemy

Israel's Ambassador to Egypt plays down tension in relations with Egypt following dismissal of MP who met him.

Israeli Ambassador: Egypt will never again be our enemy

Egyptian MP attacked with shoe in parliament

MP throws shoe at lawmaker Tawfik Okasha and others demand he be dismissed, over 'crime' of meeting with Israeli ambassador.

Egyptian MP attacked with shoe in parliament

Jewish leader: Sisi meeting was 'eye opening'

Stephen Greenberg, chairman of the Conference of Presidents, describes Jewish leaders' visits to Turkey and Egypt.

Jewish leader: Meeting with Egyptian President was 'eye opening'player

Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

Cairo bans Egyptian companies from utilizing or discussing landmark deal to make Israel a 'natural gas superpower' in the Middle East.

Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

Israeli Embassy Reopens in Cairo

Four years after mob raids the premises, Israeli flag raised once again at the embassy in the Egyptian capital.

Israeli Embassy Reopens in Cairo

Expert: Egypt Might be Open to Ideas on Conflict

Egypt would probably not embrace alternatives to the two-state Solution, but it prefers something to nothing.

Expert: Egypt Might be Open to New Ideas on Solving the Conflict

Israeli Freed After Two Years in Egyptian Prison

Andrei Pashnichikov, who was arrested by Egypt in December of 2012, released from jail and deported to Israel.

Israeli Freed After Two Years in an Egyptian Prison

PM, Peres Congratulate Egypt's President Sisi

Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Peres wish Egyptian people 'prosperity and success', reaffirm commitment to treaty.

Netanyahu, Peres Congratulate Egypt's President-Elect Sisi

Egypt Calls for Reparations - from Biblical Times

Egyptian commentator calls for Israel to provide compensation for materials Torah says Jews took during Passover story.

Egypt Calls for Reparations - from Biblical Times

Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Egypt

The Israeli foreign ministry has named Middle East specialist Haim Koren as the next ambassador to Egypt.

Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Egypt

Israeli Delegation in Cairo to Discuss Sinai

An Israeli delegation arrives at the Cairo airport as Egypt's army continues to crack down on terrorists in the Sinai.

Israeli Delegation in Cairo to Discuss Sinai Terrorism

Gantz: Coordination with Egypt Has Gotten Better

The coordination between Israel and Egypt has gotten better despite the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood to power, says COS.

Gantz: Coordination with Egypt Has Gotten Better

Carter: Morsi Won't Change Treaty Unilaterally

Former President Jimmy Carter says Egypt's President will not implement changes to peace with Israel unilaterally.

Morsi Won't Change Peace Treaty Unilaterally, Claims Carter

Israel to Buy Antiques, Send Them to Egypt

Israel pledges to buy Egyptian artifacts and return them to Cairo. Lawyer for Israeli prisoner in Egypt objects.

Israel to Buy Antiquities, Send Them to Egypt

Egyptian Fighter Jets in Sinai? Israel Says No

Egyptian media say fighter jets are in El Arish, to track terrorists. Israeli sources deny this as "baseless rumors."

Egyptian Fighter Jets in Sinai? Israel Says It isn't So

Cairo Gov’t Conceived in Violence, Bred in Chaos

Morsi vowed to preserve international agreements as he takes power in a regime conceived in violence and bred in violence.

Cairo Gov’t Conceived in Violence, Bred in Chaos

IDF Foils Infiltration Attempt from Egypt

IDF troops fire at suspects who entered Israel through the border with Egypt. One person dead, three wounded.

IDF Foils Infiltration Attempt from Egypt

Terror Alert Along Egypt-Israel Border

IDF raises its alertness following information regarding intentions by terrorists to execute an attack along the Egyptian border.

Terror Alert Along Egypt-Israel Border

'Soldiers in Sinai a Mistake'

Middle East expert Moshe Sharon: allowing Egypt to send soldiers into Sinai sets a bad precedent.

Expert: Allowing Egyptian Soldiers into Sinai was Mistake

PM on Egypt: Peace Must Stay

In talks with diplomats, Netanyahu said international community must insist that any Egyptian government maintain peace treaty with Israel.

Netanyahu to World: Make Sure Egypt Doesn't Abandon Peace

Wikileaks on Egypt and Israel

Leaked documents show U.S. frustration as Egyptian military focuses on Israel while neglecting struggle against terrorism.

Wikileaks: Egypt's Military Focus is on 'Enemy' Israel