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Israel 'Disturbed' By U.S. Move To Cut Egypt Aid

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel hopes the U.S. decision to cut aid to Egypt will not affect the two countries' historic peace deal, a Cabinet m...

Why Morsi Could Be the Gaza Conflict's Biggest Loser

Daniel Nisman | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Daniel Nisman

With each rocket Hamas fires into Israel, they further undermine Egypt's image as a credible broker, hindering Mr. Morsi's personal aspirations to restore Egypt's role as a regional leader.

Egyptians Protest Israel's Gaza Offensive

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president delivered his fiercest condemnation yet of Israel's offensive in Gaza on Friday, warning that the blood Israe...

Peace-Building Letter From Egypt To Israel Turns Out To Be Fake

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- A letter to Israel from Egypt's new president hoping for regional peace kicked up a stir Tuesday when the Egyptian leader's Islamist move...

Al Qaeda Urges Egypt To End Peace With Israel

AP | MAAMOUN YOUSSEF | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Al-Qaida's leader has urged Egypt to cancel its peace treaty with Israel and to establish Islamic rule, according to an audio message release...

The Energy Wars Heat Up

Michael T. Klare | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, Argentina to the Philippines, here are the six areas of conflict -- all tied to energy supplies -- that have made news in just the first few months of 2012.

Misreading the Muslim Brotherhood

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 03.10.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

A recent awkward exchange is evidence of the Obama administration's continuing failure to accurately assess and effectively respond to Islamist political successes in Egypt and elsewhere.

The High Price Of Sukkot

Danny Groner | Posted 12.11.2011 | Religion
Danny Groner

American Jews gearing up for Wednesday night's Sukkot holiday could face a lulav price hike, due to an Egyptian ban on the sale of date tree branches to Israel.

Egyptian Official: Peace Treaty With Israel Will Be Respected

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Egypt's foreign minister said Monday his country will always respect its landmark peace treaty with Israel and is seeking ways ...

Egypt Bans Palm Frond Exports For Jewish Holiday

AP | Posted 11.19.2011 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- A major Jewish holiday appears to have become the latest victim of strained Israel-Egyptian ties. Israel's Agriculture Ministry says E...

Key Figure In Israel-Egypt Peace Talks Dies

AP | Posted 11.18.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Mohammed Bassiouni, a former Egyptian ambassador to Israel, has died in Cairo. He was 74. Egypt's MENA state news agency quoted his son Hate...

Egypt and Israel: Troubled Peace

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 10.25.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

The renewed Hamas-Israel fighting along the border between Gaza and Israel sheds light yet again on the fragile Israel-Egypt relationship. This time, it is a distinctly red light. This is bad news to all those who wish to see a more stable Middle East.

Egypt To Withdraw Ambassador To Israel Over Ambush

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.19.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt said Saturday it will withdraw its ambassador from Israel to protest the deaths of Egyptian security forces in what it called a br...

Attacks In Southern Israel Kill At Least 5 Near Egyptian Border

AP | DANIELLA CHESLOW | Posted 10.18.2011 | World

EILAT, Israel — Gunmen who crossed from the Egyptian desert launched a series of attacks Thursday in southern Israel, killing eight people and t...

Egypt-Israel Bilateral Relations

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

No revolution can make social, political and economic progress by becoming hostile to its neighbors, especially, in this case, Israel -- with whom Egypt has no quarrel.

Israel Must Get the Monkey of Occupation off its Back

Lara Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lara Friedman

Although the events that swept through Egypt in recent weeks had little to do with Israel, they still hold profound lessons.

Without Mubarak, Egypt State TV Rapidly Switches Sides

AP | MAGGIE HYDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's state and pro-government media have abruptly changed their tune. Faithful mouthpieces of Hosni Mubarak's regime until the end, ...

Egyptian Army Commits To Civilian Power Transfer, Peace With Israel

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - The ruling military pledged Saturday to eventually hand power to an elected civilian government and reassured allies that Egypt will abide by ...

U.S. Must Safeguard Regional Stability as It Handles Egypt Crisis

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Elsner

The Middle East badly needs a stable Egypt, anchored to the West through its peaceful relationship with Israel. The U.S. should make preserving the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty a high priority.

From Tunisia To Egypt, Is This The Beginning Of A Trend?

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protests continue to sweep Egypt, as the world waits to see if President Hosni Mubarak will be forced from office. Those protesters are not alone. The...

Massive Egyptian Prison Break Frees 700 Inmates

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Egyptians armed with guns, sticks, and blades have formed vigilante groups to defend their homes from looters after police d...

Why Egypt Matters: The Implications Of The Protests

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the protests continue in Egypt after President Hosni Mubarak's refusal to step down, the international media is increasingly focused on the Egyptia...

Sinai NOT SAFE: Israel Tells Citizens To Get Out

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel issued an "urgent" warning Tuesday to its citizens to leave Egypt's Sinai Peninsula immediately citing "concrete evidence of ...

As Israel Pounds Gaza, Egyptians Get Angry At Their Own Government

GlobalPost.com | Theodore May | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHEIKH ZOWAYED, Egypt -- In north Sinai, Egyptians angrily watched a scorching air offensive by the Israeli Air Force against Hamas, as well as ordi...