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  • Grenades fired in Cairo, troops killed near Suez Canal after protesters die

    October 7, 2013 | 9:10 am

    Suspected militants killed six Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal and fired rocket-propelled grenades at a state satellite station in Cairo on Monday, suggesting an Islamist insurgency was gathering pace three months after an army takeover.

    Dozens of supporters of the Muslim...

  • Violence overshadows new Egyptian cabinet; seven killed

    July 16, 2013 | 7:11 am

    Seven people were killed and more than 260 wounded when Islamist supporters of Mohamed Morsi fought opponents of the deposed Egyptian president and security forces, marking a return of violence that overshadowed the naming of an interim cabinet.

    Egyptian authorities rounded up...

  • Recalling a second exodus

    March 28, 2013 | 5:53 am

    Frolicking with her fiancé in the cool waters of the Suez Canal, Lilian Abada would never have imagined she was about to experience the first of a string of events that would ultimately lead her to flee her native Egypt for Israel with only one suitcase.

    When Abada and her future...

  • Egyptian protesters defy curfew, attack police stations

    January 28, 2013 | 4:09 pm

    Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people.

    At least two men died in overnight...

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  • Yom Kippur thoughts on war, peace, and the lessons of history

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 25, 2012 | 3:51 am

    I moderated a panel Sunday in which three historians disagreed with one another on the core failure of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. I know these three historians – Amiram Ezov, Uri Bar-Joseph, Yigal Kipnis - and I was the editor in charge of the book each has published in the last two...

  • First Lebanon War: Marking 30 years, and the lessons learned

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 5, 2012 | 9:48 am

    I vividly remember the day the first Lebanon War broke out. I was 14 years old, a young teenager, living far away from the action, in Jerusalem. My father was not drafted; I was too young to have any friends in the military. It was a far-away war that only years later, when I myself...

  • Iranian warships return through Suez

    March 3, 2011 | 11:59 am

    Two Iranian warships passed through the Suez Canal a second time on their way home after a stop in Syria.

    The frigate and supply ship began crossing the canal early Thursday morning. They had arrived at Syria’s main port at Latakia last week after becoming the first Iranian naval...

  • Iranian warships dock in Syria

    February 24, 2011 | 10:17 am

    Two Iranian warships that passed through the Suez Canal reportedly docked in Syria.

    The ships, a frigate and a supply ship, arrived at Syria’s main port at Latakia on Wednesday night after becoming the first Iranian naval ships to pass through the canal since the 1979 revolution.

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  • Iranian warships enter Suez Canal

    February 22, 2011 | 10:16 am

    Two Iranian warships reportedly entered the Suez Canal, the first to pass through since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.

    The ships entered the canal for the 10- to 12-hour crossing on Tuesday morning after receiving permission from Egypt’s Defense Ministry, the Egyptian state-run...

  • Yom Kippur II

    By Eric Silver

    October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    I first met Maurice Singer on the far bank of the Suez Canal during the second week of the Yom Kippur War, soon after Israel had counter-attacked across the waterway. The British-born, 28-year-old machine-gunner was grimy and sweating on his clanking, dust-encrusted half-track, the...

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