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"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.
Egypt's Pres. El-Sisi first spoke with U.S. Pres. Trump three days after he entered the White House.
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak has already served his sentence on a separate case.
Leaders of Jordan and Egypt said they support establishment of "a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital."
It's not clear how long Israel's envoy to Egypt will be working from Jerusalem, but his safety is clearly at stake.
Despite pressure from Egypt, a source has told a Hebrew-language news site that ISIS now controls Gaza military tunnels.
According to the president, the new measures would 'keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America.' He added: 'We don’t want them here.'
Pres. Rivlin told envoys to Egypt and Jordan that regional threats faced by many in the Middle East require close cooperation.
Investigators have discovered explosive material on some of the bodies recovered last May's crash of EgyptAir Flight MS804 in the Mediterranean.
Israel's prime minister underscored the region must unite to fight terrorism together.
Dozens of Egyptian Coptic Christians killed and injured in a bombing at the main cathedral in Cairo.
Interestingly, several Muslim and European countries have enacted laws compelling their mosques to "muffle" their loudspeakers, including Saudi Arabia and Indonesia.
According to Human Rights Watch, the Egyptian authorities demolished at least 3,255 residential, commercial, administrative, and community buildings along the border, forcibly evicting thousands of people.
Russia is joining Egypt in a military drill this month, with future plans that seem to be a clear warning aimed at terrorists in Northern Sinai.
A leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was shot and killed by security forces in his Cairo apartment, along with his aide.
"Israeli tourists by now have figured that every place is dangerous, which is why economic considerations overcome security concerns."
The health ministry launched an awareness campaign before the Hajj to alert Egyptians as to ways of preventing infectious diseases during pilgrimage.
Gaza-based Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh is traveling to Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage -- and then to Doha and Ankara.
Four years after a rioting mob tore apart the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, a new envoy formally presents his credentials to Egypt's Pres. El-Sisi and begins work.
The same official also told Israel Radio that the PA does not demand that Israel freeze settlement construction as a prerequisite to the Paris conference, but rather the freeze should coincide with the start of negotiations.