ISIS is claiming it was a terror attack, and they are responsible.
Some Israelis were trying to find alternative routs to reach the Sinai beaches, possibly via Jordan.
Hotovely called on the world to "unite against the Axis of Evil" and terror with "an iron fist."
"We'll fight terrorism and 'other things.' We're gonna be friends for a long, long period of time."
A boost from Washington would go a long way towards giving El-Sisi extra validation at home and a stronger arm in the region.
ISIS has intensified efforts to achieve a "high quality" attack against an Israeli target.
In 2015, the Egyptian army began flooding the tunnel network with seawater in an attempt to destroy it.
Since January 30 seven Christians have been murdered by ISIS in the region; five shot, one beheaded and one set on fire.
Meanwhile, according to the Hamas government, the Egyptians have kept the Rafah border crossings open all day Sunday and will keep it open Monday.
The IDF has said in the past that it's "only a matter of time" before Sinai based terrorists strike at Israel, which is why it has become involved in denying them increased capabilities.
Hamas officials are convinced Israel has developed new technology to detect the tunnels.
IEC said it had sustained heavy damages as a result of Egypt’s blocking of gas supplies, forcing it to purchase more expensive fuel to generate electricity.
The Tourism Bureau estimated that the incoming tour cancellations for the winter season will be about 25%
Russia sends its own personnel to inspect airport security measures at Sharm el-Sheikh, Cairo and elsewhere in Egypt.
Pumping the tunnels with sea water is a cheap method for the Egyptians to keep Gaza Islamists out of the Sinai.
“The [ISIS] statement does not say they shot it down, but that they destroyed it,” Trotignon said. “You could imagine explosives on board, or sabotage.”
A few rockets fell short this morning...