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  • 2 Israeli soldiers hurt in attack launched from Egypt

    October 22, 2014 | 8:53 am

    Two Israeli soldiers were injured when troops came under fire on the border with Egypt.

    The soldiers, one female and one male, were evacuated to the hospital, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement on Wednesday.

    They serve in the Caracal Battalion, which is responsible...

  • U.S. State Department warns Egypt on peace treaty

    August 22, 2012 | 3:12 pm

    The U.S. State Department called on Egypt to fulfill its obligations under its peace treaty with Israel and deal strongly with security threats in the Sinai.

    It also asked that Egypt make sure that “lines of communication stay open.”

    In answer to a question about reports that Egypt...

  • IDF: Gaza strike killed terrorist planning attack on Egypt border

    December 8, 2011 | 8:26 am

    An Israeli air strike on a car killed two militants and wounded two other men on a crowded Gaza street Thursday, the Israeli army and local medical officials said.

    The men were identified as Essam Al-Batsh and Sobhi Al-Batsh, relatives initially identified as brothers.

    Hundreds of...

  • After attack near Eilat kills 8 Israelis, worries over the Egypt border

    August 18, 2011 | 2:19 pm

    After a deadly string of terrorist attacks in southern Israel, officials in Jerusalem are on the alert for how instability in neighboring Egypt may be opening up more avenues for terrorists intent on attacking Israel.

    Thursday’s coordinated attacks left eight Israelis dead—six...