The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil rises to $103 following violent clashes in Egypt.
U.S. President Donald Trump postpones House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming diplomatic trip to Europe, Afghanistan and Egypt after she urged the President to postpone his upcoming State of the Union Address over the ongoing government shutdown.
Militants ambush a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killing 18 police and wounding seven others.
Egypt calls for an immediate halt to the violence underway around this site, urging Israel to show respect for Muslim sacred sites while accusing it of fomenting these tensions.
President Barack Obama cancels joint military exercises between the United States and Egypt.
At least 30 people die in violence that erupted in Port Said, Egypt, following the death sentences of 21 people for their roles in the Port Said Stadium disaster.
Two American tourists who were kidnapped in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt on 13 July 2012 are freed.
Eleven Hungarian tourists die after a bus overturns near the Egyptian resort of Hurghada.
Armed gunmen blow up an Egyptian natural gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan in the town of El-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula.
Thousands of Palestinians cross the Rafah Border Crossing into the Gaza Strip following its opening by Egypt, but Egypt prevents hundreds of activists from entering and Hamas continues to refuse Red Cross visits for captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.
Egypt permits legislators from the Muslim Brotherhood and other groups to enter the blockaded Gaza Strip.