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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.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
25/07/2017
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.

By REUTERS
16/01/2017
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.

By REUTERS
15/12/2016
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.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , REUTERS
15/10/2016
EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks next to Coptic Pope Tawadros II

Sisi and Egypt's Christians: A passing crisis or the end of an alliance?

Over the past few months, a number of attacks have occurred against Coptic homes and churches in various provinces of Egypt, from Alexandria in the north to Luxor in the south.

By RAMY AZIZ
28/08/2016
A Palestinian waves a flag near a destroyed section of the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Eg

We shouldn’t get carried away by Egyptian FM’s pro-Israel comment, says ex-envoy

Shoukry sparked an uproar on Sunday by saying, in answer to a question at a meeting he held with Egyptian students, that Israel’s actions against Palestinians did not constitute terrorism.

25/08/2016
A Muslim Brotherhood member shouts slogans during an anti-government protest in Cairo

Egyptian court sentences 11 men to prison for homosexual behavior

The French news agency AFP cited legal sources as saying that the men were arrested in an upscale Cairo suburb.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
26/04/2016
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

Egyptian satellite firm cuts broadcast of Hezbollah-linked TV in Lebanon

Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Beirut have been brewing since January. Riyadh is worried Hezbollah has too much power in Lebanon.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
06/04/2016
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