Arab Israeli Conflict
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The Egyptian military has been at war with the Islamic State affiliate in the Sinai peninsula
Israelis currently vacationing in the Sinai were encouraged to return.
Brigade commander, Col. Yehuda Hacohen finishes his term on the Egyptian border where the agriculture is flourishing and a dangerous enemy sits on the other side of the border.
The new 37-minute long video shows ISIS’s Wilayat Sinai has advanced weapons and training; the group says it hopes to use the Sinai as “an opening to fight a war against the Jews.”
By DOV LIEBER
Hassan Asseify, the deputy religious affairs minister in Hamas-ruled Gaza, was stopped on his way back from Saudi Arabia.
Sinai Province terror group publishes photo purporting to show beheaded hostage.
In the video, titled "A Message to the Egyptian Government" and which was posted on online forums, a man, identified as Tomislav Salopek, is seen kneeling and wearing a short-sleeved orange jumpsuit.
Wednesday's deadly attacks in Sinai raise difficult questions about the Egyptian army's operational and intel capabilities, but Sisi's resolve is unlikely to weaken.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility for the attacks killing 30; Israel closed border crossings as precaution.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The border crossing will only allow entry into Gaza, while people in Gaza will not be able to go to Egypt.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Apart from the body count, 1,873 suspects connected to militant groups were reported detained, with most arrests, some 575 taking place in November, and the least, 158, in January.
CIA director met with Egyptian President on Sunday in Cairo; three killed in Sinai blast.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
In the Sinai, illegal cross-border tunnels are used to smuggle goods, but also serve as a passageway for weapons and terrorists.
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