Egypt


Red Sea, Houthis, Egypt
Report: Egypt selling Egyptian territory to compensate for falling revenues in the Suez Canal

According to a report by Kann 11 News Reporter Roi Kais, Egypt is selling territory in the country's northwest to an Emirati company, to be developed as a tourist hotspot.

Avi Woolf | 21.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages Deal

Report: Significant progress in hostages negotiations

A senior Egyptian official said on Saturday that there is significant progress towards a ceasefire and that Egypt is pushing to have it go into effect before the start of Ramadan. 

Eitan Divinsky, JFeed Staff | 03.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, UAE

UAE joins airdropping of aid into Gaza Strip

The UAE Defense Ministry announced it was joining a multinational effort to airdrop aid to directly reach Gazan civilians in need.

Avi Woolf | 29.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hamas

Senior Hamas commander flees Gaza en-route to Egypt

Colonel Ayman Al-Batniji, who until recently served as spokesman for the Hamas police, managed to escape from the Strip along with his two sons through the Rafah crossing.

Eitan Divinsky, JFeed Staff | 29.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Rafah Crossing

Egyptian President makes stunning revelation: "We never closed the Rafah crossing to Palestinians"

Egyptian President el-Sisi claims that a hostage deal will be signed in the coming days and that his country never closed the Rafah crossing for Palestinians.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 28.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Aid packages airdropped into southern Gaza and Khan Yunis in cooperation with the IDF | Watch

The airdrop is part of a joint effort involving Israel, the US, UAE, Jordan, Egypt, and France.

Avi Woolf | 28.02.24

Hostage Deal, Aryeh Deri

Deri: "There's a good chance for a deal, but we're still far from that"

In an interview he gave to Kikar Hashabbat, Shas leader Aryeh Deri said that the current unity government may not be sustainable for long.

JFeed Staff | 25.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Yahya Sinwar

Report: Israel believes Sinwar has fled to Egypt

According to a report in a Saudi newspaper, Israeli authorities believe that Sinwar managed to escape to Egypt through the tunnels on the Philadelphi Corridor, possibly taking hostages with him.

JFeed Staff | 20.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Egypt

WSJ: Egypt building massive enclosure to contain as many as 100k refugees from Rafah offensive

While still trying to dissuade Israel from entering Rafah and trying to keep civilian casualties down, Egypt is preparing for an influx of refugees it hopes to keep contained.

Avi Woolf | 15.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Rafah, Egypt

Report: Egypt Won't Try to Prevent Rafah Operation If Civilian Casualties Avoided

According to a report in Times of Israel and as conveyed by Army Radio, Egyptian officers told their counterparts that it would criticize but otherwise not try to prevent an operation in Rafah is steps are taken to protect civilians.

Avi Woolf | 11.02.24

Israel-Gaza War

Egypt Warns Hamas: Time is Running Out On Hostage Deal Before Rafah Invasion

With increasing fear of an IDF ground assault on Rafah, Egypt has warned Hamas it has two weeks to make a deal before the IDF moves in.

JFeed Staff | 11.02.24

Israel - Gaza War, Hostage Deal

Report: New Plan Includes the Release of 30 Hostages

Egypt and Qatar Working on a New Agreement: Release of 30 hostages in exchange for 100 Palestinian prisoners.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 30.01.24

Israel - Gaza War, Hostage Deal Talks 

Report: Hamas Ready to Release Hostages in Exchange for Ceasefire

Hamas senior officials conveyed to mediators that they are open to discussing an agreement for the release of some captives in exchange for a substantial ceasefire. This is the first time that Hamas has explored such a possibility.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 24.01.24

Red Sea, Houthis, Israel-Gaza War

Insurance Underwriters Adding Pressure to Shippers Through the Red Sea to Disavow US, UK, Israel Connections

Maritime news site Splash247 reports that insurance underwriters are increasingly under pressure to add clauses disavowing any connection to Israel, the US, and the UK to avoid Houthi attacks.

Avi Woolf | 17.01.24

Israel-Gaza War, Egypt, Rafah

WSJ: Israel-Egypt Negotiations on Securing Gaza-Egypt Border Stuck

According to the WSJ, Israel wants immediate notification of efforts to smuggle weapons and the ability to send drones into the area, while Egypt considers both to violate their sovereignty.

Avi Woolf | 07.01.24

Discussions: The Day After the War

Internal Discussions: The Day After - Israel will not Control Gaza

These days there are heated discussions about the future of the Gaza Strip after the end of the war. The estimates are that Israel will not rule from a civilian point of view, but a non-hostile Palestinian leadership. A multinational force will be established that will be responsible for the economic aspect.

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| Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 04.01.24

Israel - Gaza War

Report: An Egyptian Delegation Visited Tel Aviv Attempting to Reach an Agreement

The Qatari newspaper "Al-Arabi Al-Jadid" reported that an Egyptian delegation visited Tel Aviv attempting to reach an agreement to end the war in Gaza. 

JFeed Staff | 31.12.23

"Reject Refugees"

Jordan and Egypt Stand Back: "Reject any Reception of Refugees"

The King of Jordan and the President of Egypt met in Cairo for a political summit, where they continued to state that they will not accept any Palestinian refugees from Gaza or the Judea and Samaria region.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 27.12.23

Sinai, Aircraft Intercepted

Report in Egypt: Aircraft Intercepted in Sinai Skies

The media in Egypt reported that an aircraft was intercepted in the skies over the town of Dahab in Sinai, when explosions were heard in the area. According to reports, the UAV was shot down about two kilometers from the coast.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 26.12.23

Israel - Hamas War, Bassem Eid

Palestinian Peace Activist Bassem Eid: "Hamas is willing to sacrifice every Gazan civilian" 

Peace activist Bassem Eid on Hamas' rejection of a ceasefire: "Hamas once again made clear that it is willing to sacrifice every Gazan civilian rather than give up its quest to wipe Israel off the map."

Abraham Gutman, JFeed Staff | 26.12.23