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Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

An Islamic State-affiliated group claimed the execution of a Coptic Christian and two tribesmen in Egypt's restive Sinai, in a video posted on its Telegram channel.

Israel reopens Egypt crossing for first time since pandemic

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Israel reopens Egypt crossing for first time since pandemic

From Tuesday through April 12, 300 Israelis will be allowed through Taba on the Red Sea each day.

A look at the crises that closed Suez

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A look at the crises that closed Suez

The Ever Given crisis is not the first one the Suez canal had to endure, with days and sometimes years of canal's closure.

Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

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Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing ...

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Top Islamic State group leader killed in Egypt's Sinai

The high-ranking Wilayat Sinai figure was reportedly killed in a joint operation by the Egyptian military and local tribal forces.

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12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

Human Rights Watch have razed thousands of buildings in the Sinai Peninsula, actions that could amount to war crimes.

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Israeli delegation travels to Egypt for 'historic' visit

Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen has led what he called the largest Israeli delegation to Cairo for over 20 years to discuss security, ...

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Egypt says Russian flights to Sinai resorts to resume

Russia will resume flights to Egypt's Sinai resorts after the lifting of a ban imposed following a 2015 attack on a Russian jet.

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

Ariane Lavrilleux

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage ...

UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

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UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

CAAT has urged the UK government to stop supplying arms to Egypt's military regime.

Officials: <em>Sinai</em> bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3

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Officials: Sinai bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3

IS has posted a statement on a militant-affiliated website claiming responsibility for the attack.

US approves $290 million in bombs to Saudi Arabia

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US approves $290 million in bombs to Saudi Arabia

The US has approved a number of arms sales to countries in the Middle East amid objections to their records on human rights.

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

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Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

The explosion along the main gas pipeline supplying North Sinai's capital did not cause any casualties, the provincial governor said.

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Egypt officials: Bombs kill 3 security forces in Sinai

Two roadside bombs exploded on Thursday in the northern Sinai, where Egyptian forces are battling an Islamic State group insurgency.

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IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in homes

The IED attacks that have multiplied in the vast, remote and sparsely populated region which authorities have declared off-limits to journalists.

Sam Hamad

Macron and Sisi's authoritarian embrace

Comment: The Egyptian and French presidents are attempting to control the meaning of Islam to enact their domestic, authoritarian agendas, ...

Egypt rights group says third member arrested

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Egypt rights group says third member arrested

Egyptian authorities arrested a third member of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, a leading local human rights group, in less than a ...

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Egyptian activists arrested for contact with Western diplomats: HRW

Egyptian human rights defenders Karim Ennarah and Mohammed Basheer were arrested following a meeting with several western diplomats on human ...

Egypt rights group says another staff member arrested

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Egypt rights group says another staff member arrested

Egyptian authorities arrested a second staff member of EIPR, a leading local human rights group

Egyptian scuba diver breaks world record, spending 145-hours underwater

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Egyptian scuba diver breaks world record, spending 145-hours underwater

Saddam Al-Kilany, 29, remained underwater for a total of 145 hours and 30 minutes.

Army identifies 5 Americans killed in Egypt helicopter crash

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Army identifies 5 Americans killed in Egypt helicopter crash

Five American soldiers, a French peacekeeper and a Czech officer were killed in the helicopter crash near Sharm el-Sheikh.

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