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Sisi’s Response to Massive Sinai Terrorist Attack: Egypt to establish buffer zone on Gaza border


Sitting alongside his top generals in a televised speech to the nation, Egypt’s President Sisi, directed blame at “foreign powers who are trying to break Egypt’s back.” 


Egypt’s ruler, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, denounced “foreign hands” whom he believes were behind the deadly car bombs that killed scores of security personnel in northeast Sinai on Friday.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gives a speech outside the Supreme Council in Cairo. – Photo:REUTERS

The president, whose regime has been battling jihadist elements since the military ousted the Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi last year, declared a three-day mourning period throughout the country on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Islamic terror attack kills dozens of Egyptian troops in Sinai


At least 25 Egyptian soldiers were killed with dozens more wounded by a car bomb that targeted a Sinai security checkpoint near Gaza border.


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi convened an emergency meeting of his senior defense advisers on Friday just hours after a deadly terrorist attack claimed the lives of at least 25 soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inspects the guard of honor upon arriving at Khartoum International Airport in Khartoum. -Photo: REUTERS

At least 25 soldiers were killed by a car bomb that targeted two armored vehicles stopped at a checkpoint, security sources and Egyptian media reports indicated. Continue Reading »

Egypt Offered Palestinians: Create State in Sinai, Receive 5 Times the Size


Palestinian Authority chief rejected offer by Egyptian president to create a state 5 times the size of Gaza, by giving up demands of 1967 borders.

By Gil Ronen


Egyptian president General Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has offered Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas to cede 1600 square kilometers of the Sinai Peninsula adjoining Gaza to the PA, thus creating a Palestinian state five times the present size of Gaza. In return, the PA would stop demanding that Israel return to the 1967 borders.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi – Photo: Kremlin/Wikimedia Commons

The offer was revealed on IDF Radio.

el-Sisi reportedly suggested that Palestinian “refugees” be allowed to settle in the new, much enlarged Gaza, which would be demilitarized. Continue Reading »