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The United Nations Security Council has postponed a vote on an anti-Israel resolution that was set to take place on Thursday afternoon, The Times of Israel reported. Egypt, which introduced the resolution, requested the delay following “high level” contacts with Israel. No alternate date and time for the vote has been announced, with one...

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Hamas is treating Islamic State fighters in the Gaza Strip and helping the fellow terrorist group transfer weapons to the Sinai Peninsula, where heavy fighting continues between the ISIS-affiliated Sinai Province and the Egyptian army, Avi Issacharoff reported Sunday in The Times of Israel. “It has recently become clear to the Egyptians...

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The ISIS-affiliate terrorist group in Egypt has announced that its liaison to Hamas in the neighboring Gaza Strip has been killed. ISIS’s Sinai Province released a statement confirming the death of Hashem Abdel Aileh Kishtah, although it did not specify how he had died. It is thought that Kishtah, who...

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Egyptian-Israeli relations are at their “highest level in history,” regional analysts told the Qatari-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera on Monday, with Cairo and Jerusalem having forged a “full partnership and unbreakable alliance.” The two countries share mutual defense concerns, particularly the extensive coordination between Hamas and Sinai Province, an ISIS affiliate...

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Egyptian officials announced on Sunday that almost 300 members of an ISIS affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula have been arrested over involvement in 17 terror attacks, including two plots to assassinate Egypt’s president. Egyptian state prosecutors announced that 292 people were arrested following a year-long investigation, according to the official...

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Amid a faltering economy, Egypt is looking to Israel for economic assistance, with the two countries discussing a series of large-scale projects, Ynet reported Tuesday. The news is the latest example of increasingly-close ties between the two neighbors, who have reached a new level of cooperation under Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after decades...

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Weeks after returning home from a surprise visit to Jerusalem, Egypt’s foreign minister defended Israel from accusations of terrorism before a group of high school students who visited his Cairo office on Sunday. After one of the students asked Sameh Shoukry to explain why Israel and the United States are not considered...

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ISIS-affiliated fighters in Egypt’s Sinai Desert are digging up Nazi munitions that were buried in the sand during World War II and using them as material for bombs and other weapons, Newsweek reported Wednesday. An estimated 17 million land mines are buried in northwest Egypt near the site of the 1942 Battle of El Alamein. Though Egypt has been...

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Israel has been consulting with Sunni Arab countries on ways to counter terrorism and the rise of Iran, Dore Gold, the director-general of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, said in an interview with the Financial Times on Monday. “The Sunni Arab states increasingly see the Middle East through the same prism...

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The leader of the Islamic State’s affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula was killed in an airstrike along with dozens of the group’s fighters, the Egyptian army said Thursday. Military forces “were able to kill the leader [of] Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, the terrorist called Abu Doaa al-Ansari, and a number of...

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