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Tamer al-Rifai, the spokesman for the Egyptian Army, announced in a televised statement Feb. 9 that the Egyptian Army, in cooperation with the police, launched a comprehensive anti-terrorism operation in the Sinai Peninsula under the name Operation Sinai 2018. This called into question the timing of the ...
CAIRO, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- An Egyptian Army officer and two soldiers were killed during a shootout with terrorists in Egypt's North and Central Sinai, the Egyptian Army said on Monday. Four terrorists were also killed in armed clashes with army troops, the army said in an official statement. Meanwhile ...

Tamer al-Rifai, the spokesman for the Egyptian Army, posted Jan. 27 an official statement on his facebook page saying that, under the slogan "army and People," the Egyptian armed forces had a special stand at the Cairo International Book Fair from Jan. 27 to Feb. 10. The army hoped to spread military ...
Despite statements from the Egyptian Army announcing successful missions, questions remain as to whether Operation Sinai 2018 will end ISIS's presence in Egypt. ISIS and other Islamist militant groups have been operating in Sinai for years and previous military operations failed to dislodge them.
CAIRO, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's air forces destroyed 10 vehicles loaded with weapons and ammunition near the country's western border with Libya, the Egyptian Army said Thursday. The operation came while the Egyptian Army continues a massive anti-terror operation named "Comprehensive ...
Anan's son, Samir, denied statements attributed by Geneina to his father, and said his father did not possess documents that condemn the state or its leaders. (Reuters). Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Text size A A A. The Egyptian military said Monday it would take legal action ...

Egyptian Army vehicles are seen on a highway to North Sinai during a launch of a major assault against militants, in Ismailia, Egypt, in this undated handout picture made available by the defence ministry on February 9, 2018. Reuters. Egypt's security forces killed 10 militants and arrested 400 suspects, ...
Weeks before scheduled presidential elections in Egypt, the army launched a major offensive against militants in northern Sinai who have staged a seven-year insurgency against the military there. Army spokesman Colonel Tamer el-Rifai announced in a strongly worded televised statement Friday morning ...
Official spokesman of the armed forces Colonel Tamer al-Rifai stated that 12 hideouts were bulldozed and 12 explosive charges were discovered in addition to four vehicles containing huge quantity of spare parts, motorbikes and materials used in making explosive charges. In a statement, Rifai said that ...
Since September 2015, the Egyptian Army has been pumping sea water under the border in an attempt to destroy all of the tunnels used by the Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip to smuggle essential goods. The tunnels have been described as Gaza's "lifeline" but Egyptian president Abdel Fattah ...
CAIRO, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian troops have arrested two terror suspects and destroyed 14 hideouts in the central part of North Sinai province, the Egyptian Army announced Tuesday. "The forces also destroyed half an acre of marijuana plant and seven storehouses of marijuana seeds," Egyptian ...
The incumbent president had three declared opponents, human rights lawyer Khaled Ali, former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq and former Egyptian Army Chief of Staff Sami Anan. Two have pulled out of the race, while the latter has been disqualified for not having requested permission from the Egyptian ...
General Sami Anan, former Egyptian Army chief-of-staff and would-be presidential candidate, was detained by Egyptian authorities on 23 January and is being held at a military prison in Cairo, according to his lawyer on Saturday. For six days he was incommunicado, after being detained for questioning.
The Egyptian Army's former chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Sami Anan, was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president, APA reports citing Reuters. Egypt's Interior Ministry could not immediately be reached ...
Sami Anan. Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organisers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president. The interior ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. The military gave no ...
Egypt's Army said it killed two dangerous extremists in North Sinai ahead of their plot to carry out a terror attack against the forces, a statement by the Egyptian armed forces read on Tuesday. In an official statement, armed forces spokesman Tamer El-Refaie said the second field army, in coordination with ...
In 2001, Anan was promoted by Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak to be head of the Egyptian Air Defense Forces, then promoted in 2005 to be chief of staff of the Egyptian Army. In the wake of the 25 January revolution that erupted in Egypt in 2011, Anan played a vital role in managing the ...

Cairo, Jan. 20 (BNA): Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan has announced his intention to run in the country's presidential election in March. "I call on civilian and military institutions to maintain neutrality towards everyone who had announced their intention to run," Anan said in a ...
Former Egyptian Army chief of staff announces presidential bid. 12 : 11 PM - 20/01/2018. Cairo, Jan. 20 (BNA): Former Egyptian armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan has announced his intention to run in the country's presidential election in March. "I call on civilian and military institutions to maintain neutrality ...
General Sami Anan served as armed forces chief of staff from 2005 to 2012. analysts say his candidacy might attract Egyptians nostalgic for the relative stability of the pre-2011 overthrow of longtime strongman leader Hosni Mubarak. Egypt's Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Sami Anan during a meeting in ...
A former Egyptian Army chief of staff will contest the upcoming presidential elections in March, said a top aide on Friday, as other candidates have faced heavy pressure to drop out and pave the way for a sweeping re-election victory for the army-chief-turned-President Abdel-Fattah Sisi. Ragab Helal ...
Cairo, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian police units raided a training center of armed Islamic extremists in the city of El Arish, the capital of the North Sinai Governorate. A statement from the Ministry of the Interior details that the suspects received training to use weapons and make explosive charges in an abandoned building ...
Cairo, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian police units raided a training center of armed Islamic extremists in the city of El Arish, the capital of the North Sinai Governorate. A statement from the Ministry of the Interior details that the suspects received training to use weapons and make explosive charges in an ...
CAIRO, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian Army killed two terrorists in central Sinai, the southern part of North Sinai province northeastern the capital Cairo, the Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement on Thursday. "The law enforcement forces of the Third Field army in cooperation with the air forces ...
CAIRO, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian Army announced Monday that its troops have killed 12 terrorists in the terror-hit Sinai Peninsula in the past days. The Egyptian Army launched several anti-terror operations in central and northern Sinai in cooperation with the Egyptian Air Force, the army's ...
The Egyptian Army will employ "absolute force" to put an end to terrorism in Sinai, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told Egyptians on Saturday in a speech at the inauguration of several development projects in the East Suez Canal Development Zone in northern Ismailia. "We have to put an end to ...
Over the course of 2017, the Egyptian Army has destroyed 63 cross-border tunnels linking the blockaded Gaza Strip to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the army announced Friday. In a statement, the army also said that more than 6,000 illegal immigrants -- of various nationalities -- had been detained over the ...
oldiers in military vehicles proceed towards the al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. (File Photo: AP). Reuters Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Text size A A A. An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded ...
A statement by the Egyptian Army on Saturday said a group of insurgents breached a heavily-guarded army installation in the city of el-Arish in northern Sinai ... The militants, disguised in Egyptian Army uniforms, were armed with grenades and firearms and carrying explosive belts - used in suicide attacks ...
Ahram Online , Friday 16 Feb 2018. af. army vehicles and soldiers on the seventh day of opetration "Sinai 2018" (Photo: Egyptian Army spokesperson facebook page) ...
The Egyptian Army on Friday announced it had destroyed a cross-border tunnel, three warehouses and a number of "hideouts" used by "militant elements" in the northern Sinai Peninsula."army units detained two militants, along with a number of other people suspected of supporting local terrorist groups," ...
Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organisers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president. The interior ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. The military gave no immediate ...
CAIRO, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian Army announced Monday that its troops have killed 12 terrorists in the terror-hit Sinai Peninsula in the past days. The Egyptian Army launched several anti-terror operations in central and northern Sinai in cooperation with the Egyptian Air Force, the army's ...
The Egyptian Army will employ "absolute force" to put an end to terrorism in Sinai, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi told Egyptians on Saturday in a speech at the inauguration of several development projects in the East Suez Canal Development Zone in northern Ismailia. "We have to put an end to ...
The one that raged between 1962 and 1970 saw the first use of chemical warfare in the Middle East, when Nasser's Egyptian Army used it during its intervention on the side of the rebels against the regime of Imam Yahiya. The presence of a large Egyptian Army contingent in Yemen created a sense of relief ...
An Egyptian Army officer has been sentenced to six years in prison after announcing his intention to run in the country's 2018 presidential election, his lawyer and wife have said. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. A military court found Colonel Ahmed Konsowa, 42, guilty of expressing political ...
CAIRO: An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded in a shell attack on a military airport near the town of Arish in the North Sinai region on Tuesday, the army spokesman said in a statement on facebook. It said the attack took place during a visit of Egypt's interior and defence ...
oldiers in military vehicles proceed towards the al-Jura district in El-Arish city from Sheikh Zuwaid, around 350 km (217 miles) northeast of Cairo May 21, 2013. (File Photo: AP). Reuters Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Text size A A A. An Egyptian military officer was killed and two other people were wounded ...
Moscow pledged to help modernise the Egyptian Army, including with many big-ticket military items, during talks December 11 between Russian president Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Cairo. It was the eighth such meeting between the two leaders in four years and the ...
In this file photo, Egyptian Army soldiers patrol in an armored vehicle backed by a helicopter gunship in Sheikh Zuweyid, North Sinai, Egypt. (AP). Reuters, Cairo Monday, 18 December 2017. Text size A A A. Egyptian security forces on Monday killed five suspected militants and arrested 10 others in raids in ...
The Egyptian Army is supervising the construction of Egypt's new administrative capital in a move to bolster Sisi's rule. The yet-unnamed new administrative capital, expected to be completed in mid-2019, was launched in eastern Cairo in order to house the administrative buildings. To achieve the new city, ...
An Egyptian Army delegation arrived Juba on Monday to hold talks with the Sudan People's Liberation army (SPLA) for training the SPLA in fields of production. 12 December 2017. Egyptian Army In Juba To Train SPLA. Maj. Gen Dau Alier receiving the delegation from Egyptian National Service Projects Organization at ...
Their displacement is believed to be a result of repeated counter-attacks by the Egyptian Army against the IS-affiliated 'Sinai Province'. Sinai, particularly the northern parts of the region, has seen an extremist-Islamist insurgency since 2013, gaining momentum following the ousting of former President ...
Damaged vehicles are seen after a bomb exploded at Al Rawdah mosque in Bir Al-Abd. November 25, 2017. Photo Credit: Reuters/Mohamed Soliman. In the wake of the gruesome attack on a mosque in the Bir al-Abd village in North Sinai on November 24, one of the peninsula's largest and most powerful ...
Cairo, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Egyptian Army troops have killed three Islamic extremists in the last hours in the central region of the Sinai Peninsula, armed forces spokesman, Tamer El Refaei, said. During anti-terrorist operations reinforced by the recent massacre of Sufi Muslims in northern Sinai by unknown gunmen, the ...
The Egyptian Army announced Tuesday that three militants had been killed in a raid carried out in the northern Sinai Peninsula. "army forces ...
CAIRO, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian Army killed on Tuesday four terrorists in a raid in the country's North Sinai Province, the military spokesman said. "Troops of the Second Field army have targeted terrorist hideouts in the province, killing four dangerous terrorists in Sinai," Military Spokesman Tamer ...
Egypt's military spokesman Tamer El-Refaie said in two official statements on Tuesday that the army has killed five terrorists during security ...
Egypt's armed forces said Thursday that they have killed three "high-level" suspected militants and arrested 74 others in sweeps in the troubled ...
The Egyptian Army destroyed five hideouts and two vehicles belonging to extremists in Central Sinai, the Egyptian military spokesman, Tamer ...


 

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