Sinai

Rivlin marks the memory of those who died in the Six Day War

The President honored the memory of those who died in the Six Day War as well as those who died in the War of Attrition.

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks to reporters at the Pentagon on March 5
Conference of Presidents urge Trump not to withdraw from Sinai

Twelve lawmakers representing key Senate and House of Representatives committees called for continued U.S. support of the international peacekeeping force in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

North Sinai security situation may be deteriorating, concern increases

Experts caution that Islamic State terror cells could be moving from east to west, potentially getting closer to Suez Canal, mainland Egypt

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
14/05/2020
Minister of Energy and Likud MK, Yuval Steinitz, speaks at the The Jerusalem Post-Ma'ariv Elections
Steinitz: US, Israel to discuss drawing down peacekeeping force in Sinai

The drawdown would come as Egypt battles an Islamist insurgency in the desert peninsula

By REUTERS
09/05/2020
Egypt reports 15 military casualties in Sinai recently

The statement came three days after the military said 10 personnel were killed or wounded in an attack near Bir al-Abd in North Sinai. Islamic State claimed the attack.

By REUTERS
03/05/2020
Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt's Sinai attack

The attack occurred on Thursday south of Bir al-Abd city in the Northern Sinai region.

01/05/2020
US soldiers walk near a rocket launcher missile at Basmaya military base in Baghdad
Concern sparks over US military commitment to observer force in Sinai

The MFO helps ensure there is no need for a military build-up in Sinai and also helps the US play a historic role in peace between Israel and Egypt.

Navy, Shin Bet thwart attempted weapons smuggling into Gaza from Sinai
Navy, Shin Bet thwart attempted weapons smuggling into Gaza from Sinai

An investigation found that the weapons were destined for Hamas's naval commando unit.

Gas pipeline
ISIS claims attacked Egypt-Israel gas line, gas flow undisrupted

ISIS claimed that it had detonated a number of explosives next to a pipeline linking "the Jews" and "the apostate Egyptian government."

04/02/2020
A tourist rests next to a camel under the stars near the summit of Mount Sinai
Israelis back to Sinai

“For me, Sinai is perfect because it’s a combination of desert and the sea,” she said. “Who needs more than the beach and a book?”

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
18/02/2020
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