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militant groups, such as the Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province, have claimed many attacks in the peninsula as well as in major cities such as Cairo and Alexandria. On Palm Sunday, IS staged two bombings on the Coptic Christian community. North ...
... and injured 46-year-old police corporal Ahmed Ali Ibrahim and 21-year-old conscript Mohamed Fatouh. Egypt's Army and police forces have been battling for several years a militant Islamist insurgency in North Sinai centered in the cities of El-Arish ...

There are folk troupes from Halayeb and Shalateen; the New Valley; el-Arish of North Sinai; Nubia, Luxor and Sohag from Upper Egypt; and Matrouh in the northwestern part of the country.
These include a high-profile plane crash in 2015 - a Russian commercial aircraft flying from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg went down in North Sinai, killing 224 people, most of whom were tourists. In January 2016 a knife attack at the Bella .... The ...
There are folk troupes from Halayeb and Shalateen; the New Valley; el-Arish of North Sinai; Nubia, Luxor and Sohag from Upper Egypt; and Matrouh in the northwestern part of the country.
Following a car bomb orchestrated by Sinai Province that killed four tribesmen in North Sinai on Tuesday, video footage was released showing a militant burned alive by a number of younger members of the al-Tarbiyeen tribe from Rafah.

The executioner, who speaks with a Sinai accent, interrogates one of the detainees about the names of families, clans, and villages that are all in North Sinai. Human Rights Watch also reviewed a separate video, posted on a pro-government facebook page ...
And a local independent facebook page, Sinai News 24, identified the two victims as brothers from the Rumailat clan whom the army had arrested in the Sinai town of Rafah in July. These extrajudicial killings captured in the video are consistent with a ...
Blood stains pews inside the St. George Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to the Governorate of North Sinai due to the significant increase in criminal activity and continued terrorist attacks on police and security forces that have resulted in deaths.
Video footage that is claimed to be leaked from a military operation and shows individuals wearing Egyptian armed forces uniforms executing unarmed men in North Sinai at close range was authenticated by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty ...
In September 2012, seven Coptic civil servants, and their families, were transferred from Rafah to el Arish - two towns in North Sinai - under orders of the governor as jihadi groups mounted a campaign of intimidation and the issuance of death threats.
Directly following the release of this video, violence committed by Sinai Province against the Coptic minority has been on the rise, especially in the North Sinai city of al-Arish. Copts in Arish have been abducted, tortured and killed by Sinai ...
After the third kidnapping attempt since the beginning of April, dozens of Al-Arish locals staged riots and blocked roads leading to main squares in the city on Friday, according to sources. The protesters blocked several roads to demonstrate anger ...
Members of Fawakhreya tribe, in cooperation with other tribes, blocked public squares and main streets, including Al-Faleh, Al-Atalawi and 23 July streets, in Al-Arish city in North Sinai governrate. They set fire to tires and put concrete blocks on roads.
A representative for Mekameleen, the channel that obtained the execution video, told Human Rights Watch that according to their information, the incident took place sometime in October or November in al-Tuma, a village south of Sheikh Zuweid, a town ...
Allam Bashay Gabriel found his 16-year-old son, Gamal, with his throat slit and lying in a pool of blood, in Qai village, Upper Egypt.

The injured were in a stable condition and had been taken to hospital in the nearby Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, he said.
It's been nearly 45 years since you could hop on a train in Gaza City and ride all the way to Tel Aviv, a situation that is almost unimaginable considering the blockade and severe restrictions on movement enforced by Israel today.
The Egyptian military says its air force has killed 19 Islamic extremists in the volatile Sinai Peninsula. It says in a statement Thursday that the strikes in northern and central Sinai on "terrorist strongholds" of the local Islamic State group ...
One Egyptian policeman was killed and a civilian injured in an IED blast that hit an armoured vehicle in Egypt's North Sinai city of El-Arish, state news agency Mena reported on Thursday. Egypt's security forces have been battling a decade-long ...
The injured were in a stable condition and had been taken to hospital in the nearby Red Sea resort town of Sharm Al Shaikh, he said.
The injured were in a stable condition and had been taken to hospital in the nearby Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, he said.
Certain areas of Russia are considered off limits to travellers. In particular, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against all travel to a number of areas close to the border with Ukraine.
Egypt has been fighting the group in North Sinai province for several years but attacks in south Sinai are rare. The Associated Press notes that "the attack ... comes just over a week after suicide bombers attacked two churches in the Nile Delta city ...
Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is failing to provide security to the country's 92 million people, the expectation of the 97% of voters who cast ballots for him in the 2014 election.
Clashes erupted in the city of Rafah, North Sinai on Sunday between younger members of the prominent al-Tarbiyeen tribe and militants from the Islamic State-affiliated group Sinai Province.
The Egyptian interior ministry revealed on Thursday the identity of the suicide bomber who blew himself up inside a church in the Egyptian Nile delta city of Tanta on Sunday, killing 28 Christians. Mostly claimed by a Sinai-based group loyal to the IS ...
Prior to the attacks, Amnesty International warned that the Egyptian government "has failed to take action to protect Christians in North Sinai who has increasingly faced kidnapping and assassinations." ISIS propaganda also contributes to the rising ...
An elevated view of the city of Cairo, Egypt. Getty Images. 9. An elevated view ... But there is a high threat from terrorism in Egypt and the FCO advise against all travel to the Governorate of North Sinai due to the significant increase in criminal ...
The day before I flew to the country some Christians had been murdered in North Sinai, forcing hundreds to flee the province.
Though the militants have been unable to control territory, they carry out sudden attacks in North Sinai towns to show they can operate with relative impunity.
Olsen Cruise Lines has cancelled a call to the port of Alexandria in Egypt today, following a terrorist attack that took place in the city on April 9. Fred. Olsen's 804-passenger Black Watch -- which is currently on a world cruise ... The Foreign ...
Though the militants have been unable to control territory, they carry out sudden attacks in North Sinai towns to show they can operate with relative impunity.
The other struck in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, where the attacker slipped past security to the front pews of the church and blew himself up, turning a religious celebration of joy into a ghastly scene of bloodshed and death.
A spokesperson for the San Bernardino City Unified school District said the shooting occurred in a special education classroom, which, at the time, was filled with first- through third-grade students.
The attacks, only hours apart, targeted a church in the Delta city of Tanta as well as a church in Alexandria where Coptic Pope Tawadros II was leading a service.
The property is located in the towns of North Hudson and Newcomb in Essex County, just south of the High Peaks. Officials in those .... The other struck in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, where the attacker slipped past security to the front pews of the ...
It initially was going to partner with the town of Glenville, but has kept pursuing the idea after Glenville decided not to pursue it any further in 2015.
This frame grab from video shows an ambulance outside Saint Mark's Cathedral following a suicide bombing that killed several people, just after Coptic Pope Tawadros II finished services, in the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017 ...
The first bombing, in Tanta, a Nile Delta city less than 100 kilometres outside Cairo, killed at least 26 and injured at least 78, Egypt's Ministry of Health said.
At least 25 people were killed and 60 injured today when an explosion rocked a Coptic church in Egypt's Nile Delta, state television reported, the latest assault on a religious minority that has increasingly been targeted by Islamist militants.
The first bombing, in Tanta, a Nile Delta city less than 100 kilometers outside Cairo, killed at least 25 and injured at least 78, Egypt's Ministry of Health said.
In bringing to fruition recent threats made by the Islamic State group in Egypt against the Coptic Christian minority, nearly 45 people were killed and more than 100 were injured on Sunday morning in two violent bombings at prominent churches in the ...
At least 36 people were killed and more than 100 injured in bomb attacks on two Coptic churches on Palm Sunday, in the latest assault on a religious minority increasingly targeted by Islamist militants.
The first bombing, in Tanta, a Nile Delta city less than 100 kilometres outside Cairo, killed at least 25 and injured at least 78, Egypt's Ministry of Health said.
On Friday, police forces announced the killing of an alleged militant named Mohamed Abdo, a 33-year-old carpenter from the city of Al-Basartah, Damietta, who allegedly headed the military wing of Hasm. police said that Abdo was ... Although militant ...
At least 43 people were killed in bomb attacks on two Egyptian Coptic churches on Palm Sunday that included the seat of the Coptic Pope, the latest assault on a religious minority increasingly targeted by Islamist militants.
police forces announced on Friday the killing of an alleged militant named Mohamed Abdo, a 33-year-old carpenter from the city of Al-Basartah in Damietta. According to a ministry statement, the militant headed the military wing in Hasm group. Abdo was ...
army forces in North Sinai destroyed on Friday a tunnel near the border area of Rafah and detained 11 suspects, according a statement by the military spokesperson.


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