Israel, Egypt hold critical talks

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid made a lighting one-day trip to Cairo to hold diplomatic talks with senior Egyptian leaders. By Erin Viner Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi greeted Minister…

The Egypt-Israel Common Strategic Agenda

By Professor Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Egyptian and Israeli interests converge in Gaza, Sinai, Syria, and Libya, and regarding Turkey and other regional matters.…

Israeli, Egyptian leaders hold talks

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held the first official talks between Jerusalem and Cairo for a decade. By Erin Viner According to a statement…

Israel deepens ties with Egypt over Gaza

There has been a flurry of diplomatic and security activity between Israel and Egypt in recent days, heavily concentrated on maintaining calm with the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, which borders both…

Israel signs regional EastMed deal

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, together with his counterparts from Egypt, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Cyprus and the Palestinian Authority, signed a charter for the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, giving formal…

Egypt battles ISIS in Sinai

Egypt’s military reported that 15 of its service members had died or been wounded in operations in the Sinai Peninsula recently, and that 126 suspected militants had been killed. The…

Towards an Eastern Mediterranean Security Alliance

By Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, expert on Israel’s foreign relations, and on the Middle East and  former deputy director for foreign policy and international affairs at the National Security Council in the…

Israel views Egypt as strategic energy partner

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz stressed that an arbitration case with Israel's Western neighbor, Egypt, over a defunct natural gas deal could be solved in the coming months, and noted…