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Owners of Russian plane that crashed in Sinai take Egypt to international court

Kogalymavia and the Prince Group, the owners of the Russian plane, Airbus A231, that crashed in Sinai in 2015, launched a prosecution of Egypt before the International Arbitration Court in the Hague, Al Araby Al Jadeed reported on Friday.

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Why is Egypt building a wall along its border with Gaza?

 Al-Monitor revealed Feb. 14 that Egyptian authorities had begun the first phase for building a tall concrete wall on the border with the Gaza Strip. Tribal sources told Al-Monitor that the wall will extend from the Kerem Shalom crossing to the Rafah border crossing. Meanwhile, the Egyptian armed forces have not …

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Has Egypt succeeded in calming situation on Gaza border?

In an attempt to ease the tensions flaring up on the borders between Israel and the Gaza Strip since mid-January, Egyptian intelligence resumed its mediation between Hamas and Israel on Feb. 10. The escalation came after Palestinian groups launched incendiary balloons and rockets from the Gaza Strip toward southern Israel, and …

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Egypt revives idea of creating central Sinai province

Egypt seems determined to create a central Sinai governorate, carving out parts of the peninsula’s existing northern Sinai and southern Sinai provinces. The result, officials hope, will reduce terrorism in the area and allow the country to take advantage of the region’s potential.

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Security forces in Sinai on high alert after ‘deal of century’ announced, Drone crashes in Bir al-Abd, and Province of Sinai announces death of 2 members

As Sinai tribes held a celebration at Cairo International Stadium in support of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Province of Sinai group posted photos of the execution of two North Sinai residents, one of whom was a former government employee.

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Egypt arrests 32 women from prominent North Sinai tribe

Thirty-two women from the Fawakhira tribe in North Sinai have been arrested, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Following the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan last week, the threat level in Sinai has been raised to the highest point. Security forces say they are pre-empting developments in the …

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