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Trump Slams Press Over Reports He’s ‘Cleaning House’ at Department of Homeland Security

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 10:00am 4/11/2019 at 10:00am
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Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with President Donald Trump on Monday to thank him for American efforts to enhance relations between the two nations.

However, before the press conference with Egypt’s leader, Trump gave a robust and heated response to a press assertion that he was “cleaning house” at the Department...

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Report: Egypt pumped deadly gas into tunnel between Gaza and Sinai, killing two

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 9:00pm 2/13/2019 at 9:00pm
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We have devoted extensive coverage to the terror tunnels built by Hamas and other terror groups under the Gaza-Israel border, as well as the Hezbollah tunnels under the Lebanese border. Those tunnels are uniformly dug to prepare for or carry out terror activities.

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Pompeo Rejects Obama’s Policy in Egypt: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame is Over’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/10/2019 at 1:00pm
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Back in 2009, former President Barack Obama delivered a speech at American University in Cairo, Egypt, that “promised a new beginning with Muslim and Arab countries.” The right criticized Obama “for placing too much blame on the U.S. for strife in the region.”

On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected Obama’s...

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Egypt attempts to stop CBS airing President Sisi’s ‘60 Minutes’ interview

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 4:00pm 1/6/2019 at 4:00pm

The last time I mentioned Egypt, archeologists had uncovered the hidden tomb of an Egyptian royal priest that had been untouched for around 4,400 years.

Since then, there have been further fascinating developments related to the land of the Nile. To start with, Cairo officials tried to prevent the airing of a...

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45 years ago – Yom Kippur War launched against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 5:40pm 10/6/2018 at 5:40pm

Today is the 45th Anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

We have covered the war in several prior posts, including in an extensive post in 2015, Yom Kippur War – October 6, 1973:

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Report: Egyptian Leaders Accept Trump’s Jerusalem Move

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:30pm 1/7/2018 at 3:30pm

When President Trump affirmed his support for Israel by acknowledging “the obvious . . . that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital,” the Middle East w...

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ISIS declares war on HAMAS

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 5, 2018 at 2:35pm 1/5/2018 at 2:35pm
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The Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula has been attacking the Egyptian military and is responsible for massacres of civilians.

There has been a symbiotic relationship between ISIS and Hamas, which controls the adjoining Gaza strip. Military supplies from Iran and Hezbollah are smuggled through the Sinai into Gaza for...

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BDS activist Miko Peled: Egyptian “criminal collaboration with Israel” responsible for Sinai massacre

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 8:00pm 11/24/2017 at 8:00pm
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Miko Peled is a celebrated anti-Israel activist who tours the U.S. promoting that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

We first wrote about Peled when the hideous “Jewish Voice for Peace” found Peled too toxic (which is saying a lot), 

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Egypt: Gunmen Kill Over 200 at Mosque in Sinai Peninsula

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 10:00am 11/24/2017 at 10:00am
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Gunmen with explosives killed over 200 people at a Sufi mosque in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. From Fox News:

The extremists launched an attack on the al-Rawdah mosque in the town of Bir al-Abd, some 25 miles from the North Sinai provincial capital of el-Arish, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported....

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Egypt-themed fraternity party sacrificed on altar of “cultural appropriation”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/26/2017 at 1:30pm
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The forces of social justice self-righteousness have claimed another victim, as an ancient Egyptian-themed fraternity party was sacrificed on the altar of “cultural appropriation“.

The University of Michigan branch of Delta Sigma Phi recently deleted their Welcome Week party that was Ancient Egyptian themed due to backlash from the student body.

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Six-Day War Day 6 — War Ends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/10/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the final in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which ran from June 4. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War BeginsSix-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old CitySix-Day War Day 3 — “The...

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Six-Day War Day 5 — Golan Heights are Captured

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/9/2017 at 6:30pm
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Note: This is the fifth in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through tomorrow (Saturday, June 10). Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City; 

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Six-Day War Day 4 — Egypt and Jordan Defeated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/8/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-...

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Six-Day War Day 3 — “The Temple Mount is in Our Hands”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/7/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2: At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Six-Day War Day 2 — At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/6/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the second in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins.

Yesterday, a surprise aerial attack on the Egyptian Air Force set the stage for some ...

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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, UAE Cut Ties With Qatar

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30am 6/5/2017 at 8:30am

Officials in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have all announced the countries have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar due to terrorism and extremism. From The Guardian:

The official state news agency, citing an official source, said Saudi Arabia had decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with...

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