Israel’s Antiquity Authority (IAA) stated Sunday that an intact burial chamber dating to the time of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, the Biblical Pharaoh associated with Moses, has been discovered at the Palmachim National Park in Rishon Lezion, DW reports.
A Coptic Christian farmer and his son were shot dead by Islamic State insurgents in the Sinai peninsula, Egypt, at the end of last month, Watani International reports.
At least 41 people, mostly children, were killed and 55 injured Sunday in a fire inside a church in the Egyptian city of Giza, part of the Greater Cairo Area, church and security sources said.
Egypt’s ambassador to the United Nations tore into Israel during a Monday speech before the UN Security Council hours after Jerusalem heaped praise on Cairo for mediating a ceasefire with Palestinian Islamic Jihad that ended a three-day escalation in the Gaza Strip.
Enraged Muslim extremists in Egypt attacked the homes of many Coptic Christians in Luxor governate last month, after the government formally recognized the Church of Michael the Archangel, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Israel’s new caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid is reportedly willing to resume talks with the Palestinian Authority on creating a “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israel365 News reports
A Christian man in Egypt is facing five years in prison after being convicted of having posted social media content considered to promote contempt for Islam, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
The United States held a secret meeting last March in Egypt with senior Israeli army (IDF) officials and military chiefs from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Arab nations over the Iranian threat, according to a Sunday report by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Lebanon, Syria and Egypt signed an agreement on Tuesday to transfer 650 million cubic meters of gas per year from Egypt to Lebanon through Syria.
Europeans struggling to pay their utilities were hoping for some relief Thursday after the European Union signed a deal with Israel and Egypt to boost natural gas exports to Europe to replace imports from Russia.
Israel, Egypt and the European Union signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday in Cairo that will see Israel export its natural gas to the bloc for the first time.
Egyptian authorities have charged a Muslim man with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian Christian Kyrillos Megally, who died in hospital on June 7, three days after being attacked.
The EU and Israel are set to sign a natural gas export deal today that will help to decrease Europe’s reliance on Russia. The bloc is heavily dependent on Russian oil and gas exports, relying on Moscow for about 40 percent of its energy imports in 2021. According to Israel’s Energy Ministry, a deal with the EU will for the first time allow “significant” exports of Israeli gas to Europe.
A group of bipartisan US lawmakers from both houses of Congress introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at integrating the air defense systems of Israel and neighboring Arab states.
The General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) has been able to hold a meeting in Egypt for the first time, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. That this Christian organization was allowed to meet in Egypt is notable, given that the country ranks 20 on the US Open Doors World Watch List of top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
The Biden administration has been quietly mediating among Saudi Arabia, Israel and Egypt on negotiations that, if successful, could be a first step on the road to the normalization of relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel.
U.S. military pilots have encountered unidentified flying objects (UFOs) on dozens of occasions and have nearly run into them on at least 11 different occasions, according to a military official who testified before Congress on Tuesday.
Nine Coptic Christians who were imprisoned in Egypt for protesting the delayed government authorization for their church to be rebuilt have now been released, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists blew up a section of a natural gas pipeline in Egypt’s northern Sinai on Saturday, the Associated Press reported.
Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has decided to grant legal status to 239 more churches and places of worship, in a move welcomed by Christian rights activists, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports.