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Sinai warning level lowered for Israelis after a decade of high alert

Sinai has remained a popular tourist destination for Israelis ever since it was returned to Egypt during the peace accords in 1979, with a steady rise in visitors since 2016.

Woman filing rape complaint investigated instead for quarantine violation

Following recent criticism of Israel Police on its handling of reports of violence against women, a woman said police questioned her for violating quarantine instead of taking her rape report.

02/08/2021

Parashat Beha’alotcha: A journey to the unknown

After about a year of camping near Mount Sinai, the children of Israel began moving toward the Promised Land.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
26/05/2021

ISIS in Sinai leader killed in clash with Egyptian forces - report

Al-Hamadin, referred to as the "most dangerous and oldest of the takfiri elements in the Sinai," was responsible for the murder of hundreds of civilians and Egyptian soldiers.

23/03/2021

Unique Bedouin archive finds home at National Library of Israel

Over the past fifty years, Bedouin expert Dr. Clinton Bailey has documented and researched Bedouin life in the Sinai and Negev deserts.

Israel to provide COVID vaccines to Sinai peacekeepers, official says

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said 2,400 doses would be provided but did not elaborate on the terms or the timing of the handover.

By REUTERS
01/03/2021
General Ariel Sharon and chief of southern command, Aluf Shmuel Gonen, visiting an IDF outpost in th

Fallen heroes of Sinai war remembered

After France and Britain had called for a ceasefire, Israel and Egypt continued with heavy fighting in which 231 Israeli soldiers, many of them reservists, lost their lives.

Eight peacekeepers killed in military helicopter crash in Sinai

Israel Air Force's search-and-rescue unit reportedly evacuated one person in critical condition to Soroka hospital in Beersheba.

12/11/2020

Shifting terrorist tactics slow development in Egypt's North Sinai

An Islamist insurgency spread in northern Sinai after the military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.

By REUTERS
09/11/2020

Health Ministry: Sinai border crossing can be open for Israeli travelers

Travelers will be expected to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine period upon their return.

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