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The White House is considering convening a summit with traditional Arab allies who recently severed relations with Qatar over its support of terrorism and ties to Iran, Fox News reported Friday. The White House is reportedly seeking to settle the dispute between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and five other Arab nations by hosting...

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A former senior Fatah member and rival to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has brokered a deal between Egypt and Hamas to bring electricity to Gaza. Mohammad Dahlan, expelled from Fatah in 2011 by PA President Mahmoud Abbas, has reportedly concluded a deal where Egypt is expected to send...

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Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar as a result of its support for Islamist groups, deepening the split between Gulf nations. Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) joined Saudi Arabia in the announcement that involves withdrawing all diplomatic staff...

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U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Egypt on Thursday as part of his tour of the Middle East. While in Egypt, Mattis is expected to discuss regional security issues with Egyptian Defense Minister Sedki Sobhy and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. He will also lay a wreath in a...

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin sent a letter of condolence to Egyptian President Abdal Fatah el-Sisi on Monday for the twin suicide bombing attacks carried out by the Islamic State against Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday. At least 28 people were killed at St. George’s Cathedral in the city of...

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Several members of Egypt’s security forces were killed in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday in violent clashes with an insurgent group affiliated with the Islamic State. Egypt army spokesman Tamer el-Rifai said that security forces were carrying out a raid on a suspected Sinai Province base, where they uncovered explosives,...

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Israel quietly withdrew its ambassador to Egypt, and all the embassy team, due to fears that Islamic State operatives in Cairo would target them. The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that Ambassador David Govrin returned to Israel two and half months ago, though his departure remained confidential. Israeli security officials recommended that the...

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Israel’s Borders Heat Up Towns on Israel’s northern and southern borders came under attack this week. On Monday, three rockets were fired from Gaza into southern Israel, leading the Israel Defense Forces to strike three Hamas targets in in response, including a naval base. It still isn’t clear who fired the rockets...

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An ISIS affiliate based in the Sinai Peninsula has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s rocket attacks against Eilat and threatened to launch more in the future, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. Sinai Province, which has an estimated 800 to 1,000 members, said in a statement online, “A military squad fired a number...

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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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