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Why is Egypt building more walls around Gaza?

Egyptian army spokesman Tamer al-Rifai said May 4 that Egypt has destroyed more than 3,000 tunnels leading to the Gaza Strip since 2015, noting that these tunnels have posed a threat to the Egyptian national security, as they were used for the infiltration of terrorists and the smuggling of arms, ammunition, …

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Intel: US approves $2.3 billion sale of 43 Apache helicopters to Egypt

The US State Department approved the $2.3 billion sale of 43 refurbished Apache helicopters to Egypt’s military on Thursday, specifically citing Cairo’s fight against Islamic State insurgents in the Sinai Peninsula as among the two countries’ mutual interests. The State Department previously greenlit the sale of 10 Apaches to Egypt in November …

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Egypt ‘summarily executes’ 18 arbitrarily detained civilians in Sinai, in ‘IS campaign’

Locals in Egypt‘s restive Sinai province are calling on authorities to immediately release the names and photographs of suspected Islamic State militants killed on Sunday, amid reports that the operation is a cover-up for the summary execution of prisoners held under arbitrary arrest.

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