Israel Weighs Egyptian Request to Downgrade Travel Advisory to Sinai

The Israeli Counter-Terrorism Bureau has classified Sinai in its most severe terrorism level—“a very high concrete threat—for 17 years.

Israeli FM Lapid and Egyptian FM Shukri meet in Brussels

Egypt stress the need for Israel to restart peace negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.

Lapid, Shukri Discuss Humanitarian Aid to Gaza, Hamas Terrorism & Israeli Captives

The two men also discussed ways to strengthen the security of the State of Israel in the face of terrorist threats.

Hamas and Israeli Teams in Cairo for Negotiations on Long-Term Ceasefire

Hamas’s arrival in Cairo occurred as an Israeli delegation arrived in the Egyptian capital, for the second time in a week.

Israeli, Hamas Delegations in Cairo for Prisoner Exchange Talks

The sources pointed out that there are efforts by other parties, including the United Nations, Germany, and Qatar, to insure the success of these efforts.

PM Bennett has First Conversation with Egyptian President El-Sisi

The Prime Minister’s Office stated that the two discussed “a broad range of bilateral, regional and international issues.”

Ashkenazi Returns from Egypt: The Circle of Peace is Expanding; But Palestinian Authority Incitement...

Ashkenazi said there would be no settlement "without resolving the issue of returning the prisoners and MIAs held by Hamas terrorists."

Ashkenazi Arrives in Cairo, Egyptian Intelligence Chief Heads to Israel

The current proposal Egypt is trying to broker includes the return of the four Israeli citizens held captive by Hamas, and $1.4b in pledges to rebuild Gaza.

War Pays: Hamas Gets Over $1 Billion in International Aid Pledges

Israel insist on linking release of its captive citizens to any negotiations that would lead to a truce, or start reconstruction in the Gaza Strip.

Abbas Cancels Legislative Election Denying Hamas Easy Victory, Pins Blame on Israel

Of course, Israel could call Abass' bluff by designating voting stations for eastern Jerusalem residents who possess PA ID cards.

Tide and Relentless Excavation Effort Finally Help Ever Given to Float Free

But Ever Given is not floating happily upstream just yet.

Hamas, Fatah, Pledge on their Honor to Guarantee Success of Upcoming Elections

The legislative elections are planned for May 22, presidential for July 31, and Palestinian National Council elections for August 31.

Israeli, Egyptian Officials Hold Largest Bilateral Conference in 20 Years

Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen says that the conference will help countries bring bilateral trade back to its previous high of $1b billion annually.

Ramallah’s Revenge: PA Vetoes Emirates’ Inclusion in East Mediterranean Gas Forum

All EMGF resolutions must be unanimous, and so the PA's nay vote was enough to deny the UAE's request.

Clinton Bailey’s Archive of Ancient Bedouin Culture Now Available for Free Online

Hundredsof hours of singular audio recordings, photos and slides from fifty years of research.

Israeli Officials Raid Greek Ship Suspected of Tar Spill on Israeli Beaches

Dead marine animals have been washing up on Israel’s beaches, including a 17-meter baby fin whale.

Egyptian Minister of Energy in Israel to Talk Gas Projects

This is the first official visit by an Egyptian minister to the Jewish state since 2016.

Egypt: Gaza’s Rafah Border Crossing Opens ‘Indefinitely’

“This is the first time in years that the Rafah border crossing is opening indefinitely."

Man of the Year 2020: Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed

MBZ is committed to a counter-jihad while amassing a staggering wealth and constructing a formidable military and police force.

Egypt Sanctions Hamas, Closes Gaza Embassy

The move is intended to express support for the Palestinian Authority, which demands that Hamas recognize the PA's full sovereignty over the Gaza Strip.

Netanyahu to Make First Official Visit to Egypt in More than a Decade

Cairo is concerned that a Biden administration will be hostile, and will conclude a new nuclear deal with Iran that would undermine regional stability, say Egyptian officials.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, right, meeting Hamas Gaza Prime Minister , Ismail Haniyeh in Cairo.

Fatwa Council of UAE Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

The UAE Fatwa Council joins Saudi Arabia’s decision to classify the organization as a terrorist group.

Israel Aids Multinational Peacekeepers After Helicopter Crash in Egypt’s Sinai

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi offered his wishes for a swift recovery by the lone wounded soldier who survived the crash.

Ethiopia Alarmed by Trump’s Mention of Egypt Blowing Up Its Nile Dam

"It’s a very dangerous situation because Egypt is not going to be able to live that way. And they’ll end up blowing up the dam."

ISIS Claims New Territory in Northern Sinai Despite Egyptian Drone Bombing

ISIS has managed to establish their control over the territory in question and even set up roadblocks, forcing people to abandon their vehicles and to cross on foot.

Jordan FM Visits Ramallah to Talk Israeli Sovereignty, Egypt Takes a Pass

Egypt's absence is a message to Ramallah as to how much they actually care if Israel applies Israeli law over Jewish communities.

Egypt Faces Record Daily Coronavirus Cases, 816 Deaths Since February

The number of cases was expected to reach 20,000 by this weekend – and now it appears the actual number is going to be higher.

Multinational Force in Sinai Represents ‘an Insurance Policy,’ says Former Israeli Defense Official

Egyptian-Israeli relations are at their best level since the peace treaty was signed, mostly based on common security interests. But something can always go wrong.

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