egypt army

Senior IDF officers meet with Egyptian counterparts

With close ties between the two militaries, Cairo and Jerusalem have been reported by foreign press to have been closely cooperating in the Sinai peninsula in the fight against ISIS and smugglers.

Soldiers of the German army Bundeswehr take part in an exercise during a media day in Germany

Military expenditures continues to increase across the globe

An estimated $1.822 trillion spent around the world; Israel ranks 17th out of top 40 military spenders for a second year in a row.

Egypt increases number of soldiers in Sinai, with Israel's blessing

Major General Mohammed el-Shahat revealed the exact number of Egyptian soldiers meant to combat ISIS.

NYT Report: ‘Israel struck over 100 targets in Sinai with Cairo’s okay’

Israeli and Egyptian officials refused to confirm the report by the New York Times.

Sisi opening new military base

Egypt opens monumental military base fit for a pharaoh

Among other things, the base includes a mosque, two farms and its own solar power plant.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Mideast Monitor: What’s next for Sisi’s Egypt?

While Sisi’s rule does not appear to be in imminent danger, it is unwise to ignore the real and multiple difficulties confronting Egyptian society.

Tiran Island

In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

In June, the court annulled the agreement, saying Egyptian sovereignty over the islands could not be given up.

ISIS Sinai

Islamists threaten 'volcano of jihad' against Egypt after execution

Though ISIS attacks have largely been focused on its stronghold of Northern Sinai, bordering Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal, the group has also launched deadly attacks in Cairo.

ISIS Sinai

Egyptian army kills over 100 ISIS militants in response to deadly terror attack

Cairo targeted the terror organization after Islamist militants killed 12 members of Egypt's military in North Sinai province and wounded six more in an attack on a checkpoint on Friday.

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