Egypt’s Islamic insurgency

Israel's southwestern neighbor Egypt, faces an ongoing Islamic insurgency that seeks to depose President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The main group that operates in the lawless Sinai peninsula called Wilayat Sinai has been battling Egyptian government forces, while declaring war, among others, against the Jewish State.

Guests Zvi Mazel – Former Israeli Ambassador to Israel, senior researcher at the Jerusalem Center for public affairs, and Reuven Ben Shalom - Colonel in reserve and columnist at the Jerusalem Post. Analyst Amir Oren.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: February 24, 2017, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 217
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Finnish, Swedish