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  • Egyptians wait at border for Israel prisoner swap

    October 27, 2011 | 9:32 am

    Egyptians gathered at the border with Israel Thursday awaiting the handover of prisoners to be exchanged for an American-Israeli man held by Egypt and accused of spying.

    Israel will swap 25 jailed Egyptians for Ilan Grapel, 27, who was detained in Egypt in June on accusations he was...

  • Israelis barred from Sinai over terror threat

    September 26, 2011 | 11:16 am

    Israelis have been barred from entering Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula via the Taba crossing due to serious and credible terror threats.

    Other foreign nationals were allowed to enter the area, according to reports

    Over the weekend the Israel Defense Forces said it had increased its...