ISIS claims downing of Russian airliner

ISIS claims downing of Russian airliner

All 224 passengers and crew killed in Metrojet crash over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 10/31/2015, 6:25 PM
Egypt Claims it Killed 500 Terrorists in 16 Days

Egypt Claims it Killed 500 Terrorists in 16 Days

Egyptian army says first phase of major counter-terrorism op. in Sinai Peninsula completed, as Cairo struggles to put down ISIS insurgency.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2015, 10:59 AM
HRW: Egypt Harming Thousands in the Sinai

HRW: Egypt Harming Thousands in the Sinai

Human rights organization warns that Egypt’s military campaign against insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/22/2015, 11:43 PM
Washington to Send 75 Extra Troops to Sinai

Washington to Send 75 Extra Troops to Sinai

Washington reinforcing its military presence in the Sinai following a roadside bomb attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2015, 6:42 AM
Six Peacekeepers Injured in Egypt Bombings

Six Peacekeepers Injured in Egypt Bombings

Four Americans among the six victims of an ISIS attack on US forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2015, 4:20 PM
IDF Could Launch Strikes against ISIS in Egypt

IDF Could Launch Strikes against ISIS in Egypt

Senior Israeli army officer says threat of terror in Sinai growing; IDF could strike ISIS's 'Sinai Province' affiliate if attacks imminent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2015, 2:45 PM
Highway Near Sinai Border Re-Opens to Traffic

Highway Near Sinai Border Re-Opens to Traffic

Chief of Staff orders that Highway 12, which runs near the Sinai border, be re-opened to traffic.Uzi Baruch, 7/8/2015, 1:13 AM
IDF: Hamas Aiding ISIS to Reopen Gaza Smuggling

IDF: Hamas Aiding ISIS to Reopen Gaza Smuggling

One year since Operation Protective Edge, IDF official says Hamas using ISIS in Sinai to reopen arms smuggling tunnels.Ari Soffer, 7/7/2015, 10:12 PM
ISIS in Egypt: More Than Meets the Eye

ISIS in Egypt: More Than Meets the Eye

Is Hamas cooperating with ISIS in Sinai, or threatened by it? Should Israel be worried? And how might the Turkish government be involved?Ari Soffer, 7/2/2015, 5:49 PM
50 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in ISIS Attack

50 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in ISIS Attack

Jihadist multi-pronged attack against Egyptian military included car bomb and attacks on checkpoints.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 3:05 PM
Egypt: 40 to Stand Trial for Belonging to ISIS

Egypt: 40 to Stand Trial for Belonging to ISIS

Egyptian prosecutor refers 40 to trial on charges of belonging to ISIS and planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Egypt.Ben Ariel, 5/4/2015, 6:30 AM
Egyptian Given Life Sentence for Spying for Israel

Egyptian Given Life Sentence for Spying for Israel

Egyptian court sentences to jail a man convicted of “spying for Israel” in the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 4/20/2015, 3:16 AM
Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt uncovers a 2.8 km-long tunnel leading into Gaza, the longest such smuggling tunnel discovered in recent years.Elad Benari, 3/30/2015, 5:45 AM
Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian military airstrikes have killed at least 27 fighters in the northern Sinai region.Ben Ariel and Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2015, 4:59 AM
Dozens Killed in Series of Attacks in Sinai

Dozens Killed in Series of Attacks in Sinai

ISIS branch claims attacks that killed at least 26 people in army and police positions as well as a hotel in El-Arish.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2015, 1:12 AM
Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Bomb

Egyptian Officer and Soldier Killed by Bomb

Roadside bomb strikes an Egyptian army vehicle, killing an officer and a soldier in the Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 4:16 AM
Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Sinai-based Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis releases footage showing the execution of two army informants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2014, 5:45 AM
ISIS Flag on the Israeli-Egyptian Border?

ISIS Flag on the Israeli-Egyptian Border?

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis posts photo of men waving ISIS flag in Sinai military outpost. Earlier took responsibility for deadly October attacks.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 9:40 AM
Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt's deadliest terrorist group, claims responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 5:36 AM
Gaza Truce Talks Postponed Until Late November

Gaza Truce Talks Postponed Until Late November

Chief PA negotiator says delay due to Egyptian closure of border with Gaza declared after state of emergency instated in Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2014, 4:15 PM
Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai

Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai

President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's very existence, proclaims 3-month state of emergency in restive Sinai Peninsula.Ari Soffer, 10/25/2014, 7:58 PM
28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

28 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Car bomb in Sinai Peninsula kills 28 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks against security forces since 2013.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/24/2014, 9:38 PM
Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targetsArutz Sheva, 10/21/2014, 8:47 PM
Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai

Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai

Rocket factory belonging to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis discovered and destroyed by Egyptian security forces.Ben Ariel, 10/15/2014, 1:16 AM
Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed

Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed

Top leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis killed by Egyptian soldiers in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2014, 5:37 AM
Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis decapitates three, shoots a fourth on accusations of "collaborating" with the Mossad spy the Egyptian army.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 2:43 AM
IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border

Southern Command deployed in response to heightened tensions between Egypt, Sinai terror groups. 'We don't take risks,' officer explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/5/2014, 2:36 PM
Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai

Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai

Egypt's army kills a field commander for the jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2014, 3:16 AM
Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

The Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis beheads a man for allegedly conspiring with Israel, the third such incident in recent weeks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 9:36 PM
Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

Seven jihadists killed in a shootout in the Sinai Peninsula during a joint operation by the Egyptian police and the army.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2014, 1:16 AM
Erdan Praises 'Innovative' Offer for Pal. State

Erdan Praises 'Innovative' Offer for Pal. State

Alleged proposal by Egyptian President Sisi for Palestinian state in the Sinai desert has strategic importance, Minister says.Netanel Katz and Ari Soffer, 9/8/2014, 6:10 PM
Abbas Denies 'Fabricated' Reports of Sinai Offer

Abbas Denies 'Fabricated' Reports of Sinai Offer

Secretary-General of Abbas's office says Egypt agrees with PA on 1949 Armistice line borders, never offered Sinai for PA state.Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 2:52 PM
MKs Hail Sisi's Offer of PA State in Sinai

MKs Hail Sisi's Offer of PA State in Sinai

MK Shaked says Egyptian president 'managed to understand what the Left has refused to understand for decades.'Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2014, 12:19 PM
11 Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

11 Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

Roadside bomb explodes near Rafah; local Islamists likely linked to resurgence in terror in Sinai.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 6:28 PM
8 Dead in Mortar Attack in Egypt's Sinai

8 Dead in Mortar Attack in Egypt's Sinai

Mortar rounds fired at military post in Sinai, killing at least eight people.Elad Benari, 7/14/2014, 2:15 AM
Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt Breaks Up Brotherhood 'Military Wing'

Egypt announces it broke up a "military wing" of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was formed to attack policemen.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:42 AM
Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian Officials Kidnapped in the Sinai

Egyptian labor ministry official and three trade union activists kidnapped in the Sinai, in what may be another terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 5:46 AM
Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in 2012 Attack

Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in 2012 Attack

Egypt nabs a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year.Elad Benari, 12/18/2013, 5:40 AM
Egyptian Army Officer Killed in Sinai Bomb Blast

Egyptian Army Officer Killed in Sinai Bomb Blast

Four others wounded in the blast, as Egyptian security forces continue to battle Islamist terrorists in restive Sinai PeninsulaAri Soffer, 10/22/2013, 2:54 PM
US Citizen Dies in Egyptian Custody

US Citizen Dies in Egyptian Custody

Fears for westerners mount in restive north African country as American dies in his cell, British citizen arrested.Ari Soffer, 10/14/2013, 5:17 PM
Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, cites concern for "the security of Palestinian citizens."Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 6:00 AM
Sinai: Terrorists Target Egyptian Police Convoy

Sinai: Terrorists Target Egyptian Police Convoy

Roadside bomb hits Egyptian Police convoy, as operation to root-out Islamist radicals continues.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2013, 11:34 AM
Sinai Group Claims Failed Attempt on Minister

Sinai Group Claims Failed Attempt on Minister

Al-Qaeda-linked group in the Sinai claims responsibility for a failed assassination attempt that targeted Egypt’s interior minister.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 4:16 AM
Egypt Arrests Al-Qaeda Head in Sinai

Egypt Arrests Al-Qaeda Head in Sinai

Muhammad Ibrahim, commander of an Al-Qaeda-linked group in the Sinai peninsula, arrested in ambush by security forces.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 6:16 AM
Egypt: US Citizen Arrested for 'Breaking Curfew'

Egypt: US Citizen Arrested for 'Breaking Curfew'

Egyptian sources claim arrested man is a retired US armed forces officer.Ari Soffer, 8/28/2013, 7:53 PM
Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

Gaza’s terrorist rulers urge Egypt to reopen the border crossing that was closed after a terror attack on Egyptian security personnel.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 6:43 AM
Egypt Denies Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

Egypt Denies Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

"There is no truth whatsoever" that Israel attacked in the Sinai, says a spokesman for the Egyptian army.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 11:01 PM
5 Killed in Alleged Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

5 Killed in Alleged Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

Several Egyptian terrorists killed in an air strike in the Sinai allegedly carried out by Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2013, 8:17 PM
Egyptian Army Launches Operation ‘Desert Storm’

Egyptian Army Launches Operation ‘Desert Storm’

The Egyptian Army renews efforts to bring lawless Sinai region under control.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 4:31 PM
Hamas: Egypt Hurting Our Income

Hamas: Egypt Hurting Our Income

The Hamas terrorist group is upset with Egypt over its actions to shut down the smuggling tunnels between the Sinai and Gaza.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 12:17 AM
1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

One Egyptian army officer died and five soldiers were wounded Wednesday in ongoing battles with Islamist terrorists in SinaiChana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 11:18 AM
Israeli UAV Crashes Near Border with Egypt

Israeli UAV Crashes Near Border with Egypt

An Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle crashed on Sunday evening near the border with Egypt, due to a technical difficulty.Elad Benari, 7/14/2013, 11:57 PM
PA Arab Arrested Over Sinai Explosion

PA Arab Arrested Over Sinai Explosion

Egyptian security officials arrested a PA Arab man in connection to a bomb blast which targeted a gas pipeline in Sinai.Elad Benari, 7/14/2013, 6:30 AM
Gunmen Attack in Sinai, Two Killed

Gunmen Attack in Sinai, Two Killed

Two people killed as gunmen attack a security checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 7/10/2013, 3:44 AM
Egyptian Soldier Killed in Latest Sinai Violence

Egyptian Soldier Killed in Latest Sinai Violence

Egyptian soldier killed by unidentified gunmen in the northern Sinai town of El-Arish.Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 5:45 AM
Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

Senior Egyptian Army official announces major operation in Sinai Desert, after another terror attack on the natural gas pipeline.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2013, 1:55 PM
Egypt’s Gas Pipeline Comes Under Attack

Egypt’s Gas Pipeline Comes Under Attack

Once again, Jordan's natural gas supply has been interrupted by terrorism on the pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2013, 11:59 AM