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Egyptian military in Sinai
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18 killed in terror attack in Sinai

ISIS claims attack on a security convoy in North Sinai. By Ben Ariel – Arutz Sheva 18 people were killed in an attack on Monday on a security convoy in Egypt’s North Sinai, where police and troops are battling a jihadist insurgency, security and medical sources said, according to AFP. The […]

Abbas and Sisi, the starling and the raven
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Abbas and Sisi, the starling and the raven

Abbas sees Sisi as a kindred spirit, but that does not mean that Sisi will fulfill his requests. By Dr. Mordechai Kedar -Arutz Sheva Rabbi Eliezer is quoted in the Talmudic Tractate Bava Kama (82:b) as saying: “It is not surprising that the starling chose to visit the raven, because they […]

Egypt’s ISIS affiliate kills police driver in the Sinai
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Egypt’s ISIS affiliate kills police driver in the Sinai

Egyptian security officials on Thursday said a police driver kidnapped this week has been publicly shot dead in Sinai by suspected jihadists from the local Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate.   The officials, quoted by The Associated Press, said three terrorists and the policeman arrived Thursday at el-Arish’s residential al-Masaeed district […]

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai
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Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

Egypt’s military on Sunday launched airstrikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamists in North Sinai, security sources said, according to the Reuters news agency.   The Sinai has recently witnessed some of the heaviest fighting between security forces and Islamists since the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi of the […]

Will Egypt Ask for IAF Assistance in Sinai?
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Will Egypt Ask for IAF Assistance in Sinai?

How can Israel deal with the rising threat of ISIS in the Sinai Peninsula, along its southern border?   Middle East expert Prof. Hillel Frisch of the Begin-Sadat Center doesn’t rule out possibility that Israel will help Egypt deal with ISIS, by delivering air strikes.   “We can only do […]

Egypt Passes Anti-Terror Law Hours after Sinai Attack
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Egypt Passes Anti-Terror Law Hours after Sinai Attack

Egypt’s government on Wednesday night adopted a controversial anti-terror law and requested a faster court appeals process, AFP reports.   President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who vowed to adopt tougher measures following the killing of state prosecutor Hisham Barakat on Monday, is expected to swiftly ratify the law, the report said. […]

Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai
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Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai

Egyptian security forces on Monday killed 22 suspected terrorists who were planning to target security forces in the restive North Sinai province, security sources said, according to Reuters.   The sources said security forces struck a group of people meeting outside a mosque south of the town of Sheikh Zuwayed […]

Sinai Terrorists Claim Rocket Attack on UN Airport
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Sinai Terrorists Claim Rocket Attack on UN Airport

Sinai Province, Islamic State’s Egypt affiliate, fired rockets at the direction of an airport in Sinai used by UN peacekeeping forces on Tuesday night, Reuters reported.   Security sources told the news agency there were no casualties in the attack. Details of the attack were not immediately clear, with some […]