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The jihadists have killed hundreds of soldiers, policemen and civilians, mainly in North Sinai but also elsewhere in Egypt. They have also killed scores of Christians in church bombings and shootings, as well as bombing a Russian airliner carrying tourists from an Egyptian resort in 2015, killing all 224 ...
Despite positive pronouncements by the Sisi regime, Egypt's campaign against ISIS affiliated fighters in the North Sinai is not going well. Part of the problem is the regime's blunt force approach — indiscriminate bombing as well as the razing of entire villages and some extrajudicial killings — is ill suited to ...

Despite positive pronouncements by the Sisi regime, Egypt's campaign against ISIS affiliated fighters in the North Sinai is not going well. Part of the problem is the regime's blunt force approach — indiscriminate bombing as well as the razing of entire villages and some extrajudicial killings — is ill suited to ...
14 statement, “The initiative follows the directives of Education Minister Tarek Shawki and aims to support the students of north Sinai and protect their future.” He added, “This initiative comes in line with the state's efforts to help the people of the province … and is based on the directives of President Abdel ...
Analysis of a video released by the Egyptian Armed Forces proves beyond doubt that banned cluster munitions have been used in recent airstrikes in North Sinai, Amnesty International said today. On 21 February, the Egyptian military released a video on its official twitter account of what it claimed were ...
IN A STATEMENT released on 27 February, a military spokesperson reported that 11 Islamist militants had been killed by military forces during a counter-terrorism operation in Egypt's North Sinai governorate on an earlier unspecified date, BBC Monitoring reported. The statement added that four militants ...

Amnesty International has said Egypt must cease use of cluster bombs "immediately" after the weapons had featured in an official video by the country's military on their recent operations in North Sinai. The human rights group said in a statement on Wednesday that its experts analysed the video and ...
The Egyptian military's use of cluster bombs must cease immediately, Amnesty international said today, following the military's release of an official video showing cluster bombs as part of their recent operations in North Sinai. Amnesty International experts have analysed a video which was posted on the ...
President Abdel Fattah-el Sisi, who is standing for re-election next month, ordered the offensive after Islamic State militants killed at least 311 people in a ruthless gun-and-bomb assault on a mosque in North Sinai on Nov. 24, in Egypt's deadliest terrorist attack. Soon after, Mr. Sisi set a three-month deadline ...
Amounts of weapons and ammunition discovered in terror hideouts in North Sinai - Screen shot of army video statement. Armed Forces: 11 takfiris killed in Sinai in past 4 days. By: Egypt Today staff. Tue, Feb. 27, 2018. CAIRO – 27 February 2018: The Armed Forces have killed 11 dangerous takfiris over the past four days ...
“Certain security measures will be imposed during the vote, particularly in North Sinai,” al-Sherif said on Monday. He said the commission “gives a priority to the safety of those responsible for the ballot and voters despite the war on terrorism”. Only two candidates, incumbent President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ...
THE Egyptian army announced the offensive with a gauzy video, clips of saluting soldiers and gleaming fighter jets set to martial music. It appears to be the largest operation in North Sinai in years. Hospitals were told to stockpile medicines and cancel annual leave for doctors. Schools are closed ...
North Sinai launches 'Teacher Online' initiative during military operation ... Khairy said on Wednesday that the ministry had launched a 'Teacher Online' initiative on Thursday to support pupils in North Sinai whose education is disrupted during the major counter-terrorist military operation 'Sinai 2018'.
Amnesty International has said Egypt must cease use of cluster bombs "immediately" after the weapons had featured in an official video by the country's military on their recent operations in North Sinai. The human rights group said in a statement on Wednesday that its experts analysed the video and ...
February 9 was just like any other Friday: Telecommunications and internet access to the entire North Sinai Governorate had been cut off since 7 am. Arish families were preparing to gather at grandparents' houses for lunch. Military aircraft were hovering over the city, albeit in greater numbers than usual.
CAIRO, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian forces killed 15 terrorists during anti-terror raids in North Sinai Province northeast of the capital Cairo, a military spokesman said Wednesday. "The forces also destroyed 11 targets used as shelters and hideouts of terrorist elements," Military Spokesman Tamer ...
The Egyptian military's use of cluster bombs must cease immediately, Amnesty international said today, following the military's release of an official video showing cluster bombs as part of their recent operations in North Sinai. Amnesty International experts have analysed a video which was posted on the ...

North Sinai has long been under emergency law, with a nighttime curfew in place in some hot spots, but alert levels have been heightened in recent days due to the new offensive, called Sinai 2018. Hospitals in North Sinai and in other neighboring provinces have cancelled leave for doctors in anticipation ...
Attacks picked up after President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi overthrew his elected but divisive Islamist predecessor, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, in 2013. And militants have become more brazen of late. In November they massacred 311 people at a north Sinai mosque, and in December they ...
Schools in North Sinai have been suspended several times due to the terrorist groups attempting to destabilize North Sinai. In October 2017, schools in Al-Arish, North Sinai were evacuated after terrorist groups targeted security posts and a national bank, causing some clashes between the armed forces ...
29 ordered the military to defeat militants in North Sinai within three months, after an attack on a mosque which killed more than 300 people, the deadliest such incident in the Arab world's most populous country. A military spokesman said in an earlier statement that the operation would cover large parts of ...
President Abdel Fattah-el Sisi, who is standing for re-election next month, ordered the offensive after Islamic State militants killed at least 311 people in a ruthless gun-and-bomb assault on a mosque in North Sinai on Nov. 24, in Egypt's deadliest terrorist attack. Soon after, Mr. Sisi set a three-month deadline ...
On the eve of the first day of the Armed Forces' new major counter-terrorism operation in Sinai, authorities have restricted access to and movement within North Sinai, while residents of the peninsula's main cities steel themselves for the new military campaign. According to residents, authorities prohibited ...
In November 2017, at least 235 people were killed in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Bir al-Abed, a town in North Sinai province. Omar Ashour, an associate professor of security studies and Middle East politics, said the launch of the push fit a pattern of similar past operations in the run-up to major ...
The calls came amid an increase in military presence in the area and after Egypt imposed on 12 January a curfew on parts of the North Sinai region, including areas near the border town of Rafah. Egypt had extended its state of emergency for three months in January to help tackle "the dangers and funding ...
Egypt's highest military appeals court has upheld the death sentence against two civilian defendants on charges of murder and committing acts of violence in the country's North Sinai province in 2013, a legal source told the Anadolu Agency. The ruling is final and may not be appealed, the source added.
Military Spokesman Tamer al Refai on Monday 5/2/2018 said law enforcement troops of the Second Field Army in cooperation with the Air Force killed a dangerous Takfiri element and arrested six others in North Sinai. In a released statement, the spokesman said the operation comes as part of sustained ...
CAIRO, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian military and police raids killed eight terrorists in restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, official security statements said on Tuesday. A statement from the interior ministry said that a police raid against terrorist elements in North Sinai's ...
CAIRO—Ahmed Salama, a 22-year-old physical-education student, recently moved into a dormitory at El-Arish University, in Egypt's troubled North Sinai province. The move was a practical one—to avoid being stopped at security checkpoints by government forces trying to quell a years-long campaign of ...
CAIRO - 18 January 2017: The state had set a plan to develop North Sinai governorate, starting from Bir al-Abed City. The city's Mayor Nasrallah Mohamed Nasrallah revealed to Egypt Today the updates on prospective projects. Establishing a Community Development Corporation (CDC) The Egyptian ...
Egypt will impose a curfew on parts of the North Sinai region starting on Saturday after the country extended its state of emergency, the official gazette said. The curfew includes areas at the border town of Rafah near Gaza from 7 P.M. to 6 A.M. and around the town of El-Arish from 1 A.M. to 5 A.M., it said.
Eight terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces during a raid on hideouts in the desert area of Al-Risa in Al-Arish, North Sinai, ... Agency has been able to trace and follow up the movements of some terrorist elements involved in several terrorist attacks in North Sinai Governorate, and ...
The attacks were planned to be executed by two militants belonging to the Islamic State-affiliated (IS) Sinai Province, as well as another two suicide bombers who were aiming to destroy an army checkpoint used by army battalion 101 in Al-Arish, a North Sinai-based journalist who preferred to remain ...
Early this month, the Egyptian army launched a military campaign in the North Sinai and areas of the Nile Delta, all of which have seen major terrorist attacks in the past year. But experts say it will take more than security measures to eradicate terrorism in Egypt. The military says it plans to clear the areas of ...
The former general last November ordered the military to defeat militants in North Sinai within three months, after an attack on a mosque which killed more than 300 people, the deadliest such incident in the Arab world's most populous country. Residents said they saw warplanes flying above the Suez ...
The North Sinai Security Directorate has similarly recalled all staff members from vacation, according to a security source who works in the directorate. The directorate employee told Mada Masr late on Wednesday night that this was to ensure that it is operating at its full capacity within the space of several ...
23, north Sinai Governor Maj. Gen. Al-Sayed Abdel Fattah Harhour announced that the police and army have appraised the value of citizens' houses and farms that are 5 kilometers to the east, west and south of the airport and 1.5 kilometers to its north in order to arrange compensation, as the government ...
2018 to build a buffer zone around the main airport in its troubled North Sinai Province, where Islamic State militants nearly killed the defense and interior ministers in December. The operation, described by residents and military officials, will displace thousands of residents from the hamlets around el-Arish ...
Their collaboration in the North Sinai is the most dramatic evidence yet of a quiet reconfiguration of the politics of the region. Shared enemies like ISIS, Iran and political Islam have quietly brought the leaders of several Arab states into growing alignment with Israel — even as their officials and news media ...
CAIRO - 25 December 2017: Minister of Planning Hala El-Said accredited a total value of LE 143 million for development projects in North Sinai, a Monday statement from the ... The government is directing LE 1.89 billion worth of investment in North Sinai during the fiscal year 2017/18, according to El-Said.
Sisi ordered armed forces to end the insurgency within three months after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai last month killed more than 300 people. It was the worst militant attack in Egypt's modern history. "We have entrusted the ministry of housing and the engineering authority with a national project of ...
CAIRO – 16 December 2017: Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, represented by the Food Industry Holding Company, provided 500 blankets and food subsidies to families in Bir al-Abed city, North Sinai. Nasr Allah Mohamed, head of Bir al-Abed city, told Egypt Today that the convoy is being distributed ...
Services resume at attacked North Sinai mosque – without its imam. World Today. Services resume at attacked North Sinai mosque – without its imam .... Once he recovers, Sheikh Mohamed says he may return to North Sinai. He's sure, though, that he'll continue his graduate studies in Islamic Laws, to fight ...
A picture taken on 25 November 2017 shows Al Rawdah mosque, about 40 km west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish, after a gun and bombing attack. Source: STR/AFP/Getty Images ...
Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state media say. The al-Rawda mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed was targeted during Friday prayers. It is the deadliest attack of its kind since an Islamist insurgency in the peninsula was ...
North Sinai, which stretches from the Suez Canal eastwards to the Gaza Strip and Israel, has long been a security headache for Egyptian security forces because of smuggling. Sisi has support from some Bedouin tribal leaders, who have helped the army locate weapon-smuggling routes used by jihadi ...
The Egyptian army today said it had killed four armed men during a raid in north Sinai province, northeast of the country. In a statement seen by the Anadolu Agency, army spokesman Colonel Tamer Rifai said that “the law enforcement forces of the Second Army Field managed to eliminate four high-risk ...
Egypt's interior ministry said police killed gunmen who were attempting to attack security as they guarded a coastal highway in the North Sinai ...
As the Islamic State and its affiliates are forced out of Syria and Iraq, their recent bank robbery in North Sinai province indicates they might be ...
Six alleged terrorists were killed in a military operation in North Sinai on Monday amid the ongoing military operations fighting terrorism, Military ...


 

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