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Gas pipeline in Sinai explodes

Gas pipeline in Sinai explodes

Explosion at natural gas pipeline in northern Sinai Peninsula causes fire but no human casualties.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/12/2020 22:29
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
Egyptian army kills more than 70 jihadists in the Sinai

Egyptian army kills more than 70 jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt has been fighting an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula for several years.Elad Benari, 31/08/2020 05:32
Egypt's military kills 19 suspected jihadists in Sinai

Egypt's military kills 19 suspected jihadists in Sinai

Egypt's military kills 19 suspected jihadists as part of its battle to quell insurgency in north Sinai.Elad Benari, 01/06/2020 04:38
Will US remove its troops from the Sinai?

Will US remove its troops from the Sinai?

Defense Secretary Mark Esper wants to remove US troops from the Sinai Peninsula. Key Democrats and Republicans disagree.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/05/2020 07:10
At least 10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai explosion

At least 10 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai explosion

Explosion hits military armored convoy in the Sinai Peninsula, causing at least 10 casualties among soldiers.Elad Benari, 01/05/2020 05:33
Egyptian forces kill 17 terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian forces kill 17 terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian police forces kill 17 terrorists during shootout in North Sinai Province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 06:37
9 members of same family killed in explosion in Sinai

9 members of same family killed in explosion in Sinai

Nine killed, six wounded in explosion in a town in the northern Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2019 06:42
Israeli man missing in Egypt

Israeli man missing in Egypt

Police turn to public for help with search for 26-year-old man who disappeared after entering Sinai Peninsula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2019 20:12
2 killed in Sinai suicide bombing

2 killed in Sinai suicide bombing

Suicide bomber targets military checkpoint in northern Sinai one day after ISIS claims responsibility for 4 headless bodies.Gary Willig, 18/07/2019 21:00
Egypt cracks down on terrorist organizations

Egypt cracks down on terrorist organizations

Egyptian Foreign Ministry says local security forces eliminated two "armed squads" in the Sinai Peninsula.Dalit Halevi, 22/05/2019 05:06
Security council warns Israelis to leave Sinai

Security council warns Israelis to leave Sinai

National Security Council warns of ISIS, Al-Qaeda activity in Sinai, urges Israelis in the area to get out, come home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2019 13:31
Greenblatt: Peace plan doesn't include giving Sinai to Gaza

Greenblatt: Peace plan doesn't include giving Sinai to Gaza

US envoy rejects reports that peace plan will include giving a portion of the Sinai Peninsula to Gaza: Don't believe everything you read.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/04/2019 19:30
Foreign Ministry warns Sinai vacationers

Foreign Ministry warns Sinai vacationers

Signs posted at Egyptian border crossing warning Israelis about possible terrorist attacks in Sinai.Nitsan Keidar, 16/04/2019 05:13
2 Gazans killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel

2 Gazans killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel

Hamas terrorist and Gaza civilian killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel between coastal enclave and Sinai.David Rosenberg, 11/02/2019 09:09
Egypt destroys most of the tunnels on Rafah border

Egypt destroys most of the tunnels on Rafah border

Senior Egyptian official says the military operation to destroy smuggling tunnels succeeded in halting terrorist attacks in the Sinai.Dalit Halevi, 24/08/2018 06:46
ISIS claims Israel attacking in the Sinai

ISIS claims Israel attacking in the Sinai

ISIS releases a video claiming that Israel carried out attacks in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 24/05/2018 05:36
Egypt refers terror suspects to military court

Egypt refers terror suspects to military court

555 terror suspects referred to military court on charges of joining the local ISIS affiliate.Elad Benari, 08/05/2018 06:44
Egyptian army kills 16 jihadists in the Sinai

Egyptian army kills 16 jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt’s military says 16 jihadists were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against ISIS.Elad Benari, 12/03/2018 05:46
105 terrorists killed in Egypt's 'Operation Sinai 2018'

105 terrorists killed in Egypt's 'Operation Sinai 2018'

Egyptian soldiers and police personnel have killed 105 terrorists since the start of Sinai anti-terrorism operation in February.Elad Benari, 09/03/2018 04:43
Report: Egypt doubles number of soldiers in Sinai

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.Elad Benari, 01/03/2018 05:16
Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the 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.Elad Benari, 05/02/2018 03:06
Two rockets fired from Sinai at southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Sinai at southern Israel

Sirens heard five times in southern Israel throughout the night. IDF says two rockets were fired from Sinai.Elad Benari, 05/12/2017 05:59
ISIS warned Egyptian villagers before attack

ISIS warned Egyptian villagers before attack

Elders of Sinai village where mosque was attacked were warned by ISIS to stop collaborating with security forces and suspend Sufi rituals.Ben Ariel, 27/11/2017 02:05
Soldier lightly wounded by stray gunfire from Sina

Soldier lightly wounded by stray gunfire from Sina

IDF believes incident is spillover of internal fighting in the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 20/11/2017 02:25
Minister Gamilel: Palestinian State? Only in Sinai

Minister Gamilel: Palestinian State? Only in Sinai

Social Equality Minister says new Arab dictatorship in Judea and Samaria unacceptable, dangerous, proposes state in Sinai to include Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 10:08
Arabs from Sinai open fire at IDF forces

Arabs from Sinai open fire at IDF forces

Arabs open fire from the Sinai Peninsula towards IDF soldiers working along border fence. No injuries, military vehicle sustains damage.Elad Benari, 29/10/2017 23:37
ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS-linked news agency says group was behind two rockets fired from Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2017 03:14
Rockets fired from Sinai towards southern Israel

Rockets fired from Sinai towards southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Sinai Peninsula towards the Eshkol Regional Council, explode in open areas.Ido Ben Porat, 15/10/2017 23:11
Hamas provides Egypt with information on terrorists

Hamas provides Egypt with information on terrorists

Hamas reportedly provides details of terrorists operating in Sinai and in Gaza to the Egyptian security establishment.Elad Benari, 14/09/2017 05:15
Two Egyptian soldiers, six jihadists killed in Sinai

Two Egyptian soldiers, six jihadists killed in Sinai

Egypt's military says two soldiers and six jihadists killed in a "foiled" suicide bombing in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 14/09/2017 03:16
18 killed in terror attack in Sinai

18 killed in terror attack in Sinai

ISIS claims attack on a security convoy in North Sinai.Ben Ariel, 12/09/2017 03:06
Two tourists killed in stabbing in Egyptian resort

Two tourists killed in stabbing in Egyptian resort

Two foreign tourists killed in stabbing attack at resort in the Sinai Peninsula. Attacked arrested and questioned.Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/07/2017 22:12
Deputy minister rejects report of nuclear ‘doomsday’ plan

Deputy minister rejects report of nuclear ‘doomsday’ plan

Michael Oren rejects New York Times report claiming Israel was prepared to detonate a nuclear bomb in the Sinai in 1967.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 05/06/2017 00:03
Report: Israel planned to detonate atomic device in Sinai

Report: Israel planned to detonate atomic device in Sinai

New York Times reports that before Six Day War, Israel planned to detonate atomic device atop a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula.Reut Hadar, 04/06/2017 06:37
ISIS kills four Bedouin in the Sinai

ISIS kills four Bedouin in the Sinai

ISIS suicide bomber attacks tribal checkpoint in Sinai Peninsula, killing four members of a powerful local tribe.Ben Ariel, 26/04/2017 05:44
Egyptian forces kill Sinai monastery shooter

Egyptian forces kill Sinai monastery shooter

Egyptian security forces kill gunman suspected of shooting policeman near St. Catherine's monastery in the Sinai.Ben Ariel, 20/04/2017 00:06
Report: UAV attack in Sinai kills one

Report: UAV attack in Sinai kills one

Reports say one killed in an air strike on a home south of Rafah.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/04/2017 19:49
Israel updates Sinai travel warning

Israel updates Sinai travel warning

Counter-Terrorism Bureau updates warning against travel to Sinai following attacks on churches.Elad Benari, 10/04/2017 05:16
10 Egyptian soldiers killed in the Sinai

10 Egyptian soldiers killed in the Sinai

Ten members of Egypt's military killed during anti-terror operation in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 24/03/2017 06:44
ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS claims rocket fire on southern Israel

ISIS says it fired two rockets on the Eshkol Regional Council on Monday.Elad Benari, 22/02/2017 01:06
ISIS attack? Rockets strike southern Israel

ISIS attack? Rockets strike southern Israel

Two rockets hit Israel following drone strike against ISIS in Sinai.David Rosenberg, 20/02/2017 10:37
ISIS claims 5 killed in Israeli attack in Sinai

ISIS claims 5 killed in Israeli attack in Sinai

ISIS claims Israeli drone attack in Sinai killed five of its members.Elad Benari, 19/02/2017 23:39
Israelis warned of 'imminent danger' of Sinai terror

Israelis warned of 'imminent danger' of Sinai terror

Counter-Terrorism Bureau issues a warning to Israelis to leave the Sinai Peninsula immediately, cites an imminent terror threat.Nitsan Keidar, 25/01/2017 00:08
Egypt: Terrorists kill five policemen in the Sinai

Egypt: Terrorists kill five policemen in the Sinai

At least five Egyptian policemen killed when terrorists open fire on their vehicle in the central Sinai Peninsula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2017 05:34
Egypt destroys 10 tunnels near Gaza border

Egypt destroys 10 tunnels near Gaza border

Egyptian border forces uncover and destroy 12 tunnels along the borders of the northern Sinai and Gaza.Ben Ariel, 03/01/2017 05:37
Egypt's ISIS affiliate kills police driver

Egypt's ISIS affiliate kills police driver

Egyptian security officials say a police driver kidnapped by terrorists this week has been publicly shot dead in Sinai.Ben Ariel, 26/08/2016 04:42
'Israel is operating in the Sinai'

'Israel is operating in the Sinai'

Former Egyptian and Israeli officials confirm claims by senior IDF official that Egypt, Israel closer than ever, working to crush ISIS.Nitsan Keidar, 11/07/2016 14:16
Egypt foils terrorist attack in northern Sinai

Egypt foils terrorist attack in northern Sinai

Egyptian security forces foil jihadist attack on security checkpoint in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid city.Ben Ariel, 11/07/2016 04:14
Fiji to recall some of its peacekeepers from Sinai

Fiji to recall some of its peacekeepers from Sinai

Fiji bringing home about 65 peacekeepers it has stationed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula due to security threats.Ben Ariel, 30/05/2016 04:14
4.8-magnitude earthquake felt in Eilat

4.8-magnitude earthquake felt in Eilat

Residents of Eilat report feeling the earth shake at 4:30 in the morning. No injuries or damages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2016 06:42
White House reaffirms commitment to Sinai

White House reaffirms commitment to Sinai

United States stresses it is committed to peacekeeping efforts in the Sinai and is considering technology to supplement it.Elad Benari, 13/04/2016 04:15
US admits it plans to withdraw Sinai peacekeepers

US admits it plans to withdraw Sinai peacekeepers

Number of US troops will be cut, with boots on the ground replaced by drones, Pentagon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2016 22:27
American military considering Sinai withdrawal

American military considering Sinai withdrawal

United States military reportedly considering pulling troops from northeastern Sinai due to threat from ISIS.Ben Ariel, 06/04/2016 06:44
ISIS attacks in Israel 'just a matter of time'

ISIS attacks in Israel 'just a matter of time'

Sources reveal ISIS aiming for Israel and IDF has no sites to strike in response, week after mass army drill preps for large ISIS attack.Ari Yashar, 07/12/2015 09:13
Russian PM: Terrorists may be reason for crash

Russian PM: Terrorists may be reason for crash

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev says passenger plane that crashed in Sinai may have been downed by terrorist bomb.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2015 04:16
UK flight barely dodges rocket over Sinai

UK flight barely dodges rocket over Sinai

Rocket fired at Thomson Airways flight approaching Sharm a-Sheikh. Pilot managed to avoid strike by 300 meters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2015 21:28