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Many residents from the North Sinai cities of Al-Arish, Sheikh Zewaid, and Rafah left the governorate after threats increased from the Islamic State-affiliated (IS) group Sinai Province. Threats were aimed against civilians and particularly Coptic Christians. In February, the North Sinai city Al-Arish witnessed ...
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.

By the end of the first day of the operation, several sources on the ground in North Sinai confirmed through phone and via-internet conversations that the bombardment almost entirely focused on the villages and suburbs south of the three main cities, El-Arish, Sheikh Zuwayyed and Rafah. This area has ...
Egyptian Army's armoured vehicles are seen on a highway to North Sinai during a launch of a major assault against militants, in Ismailia, Egypt, ... On the ground, special forces, working with police, conducted raids inside cities in Sinai to seize militants, military spokesman Colonel Tamer Al Rifai said in a ...
An Egyptian Army convoy passes through Ismailia towards North Sinai on February 9, 2018 at the start of a major assault against militants on the peninsula. ... militants killed more than 300 people at a mosque in the village of Al Rawdah, in the troubled northern sector of the peninsula near Bir El Abd town.
Mexico City -- Authorities said Friday that they have arrested dual U.S.-Mexican citizen Jose Maria Guizar Valencia, the alleged leader of the Zetas drug ... Security officials said the forces killed at least 20 militants in the North Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they ...

On Friday morning, authorities also blocked the main road linking North Sinai's cities to one another, and cut off passage to and from the cities of Arish, Sheikh ... A local on the Palestinian side of the border city of Rafah told Mada Masr that the explosions could be heard clearly in the city and residents saw ...
By mid-afternoon, security officials said they had killed at least 20 militants in the North Sinai town of Bir al-Abed. ... The ministry of health requested that hospitals in the port city of Ismailia take emergency measures including doubling the number of doctors on shift and making sure that extra medication and ...
... city of Ismailia as hospitals implemented state of emergency measures, reported local media on Wednesday. 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 ...
... 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, ... seven suspects after finding them guilty of attacking the Al-Gora checkpoint in the city of Arish, the largest city in the Egyptian province of North Sinai.
The announcement was concurrent with an "unusual increase" in the number of military vehicles in North Sinai, the same source added. ... In January, sources told Mada Masr that additional armed forces equipment and reinforcements had arrived in Hassana, the closest central Sinai city to Arish, ...
On July 1, 2015, the militants briefly captured control of a North Sinai town, Sheikh Zuwaid, and retreated only after Egyptian jets and helicopters struck the town, state news agencies said. Then, at the end of October, the militants brought down the Russian charter jet, killing all 224 people aboard.
The Egyptian Army is bulldozing homes and olive groves to build a buffer zone around the airport in its troubled North Sinai province, AP said. ... They will be removed from at least a dozen hamlets around el-Arish airport to nearby cities, and the government has promised compensation. El-Arish is the main ...
More than 20 kilometers will be demolished if the area is square-shaped, which is equivalent to half of el-Arish city that stretches along 48 kilometers. On Jan. 23, North Sinai Governor Maj. Gen. Al-Sayed Abdel Fattah Harhour announced that the police and army have appraised the value of citizens' houses ...
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 Arish city ...
Egyptian Coptic Christians arrive with their belongings at a church in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, where they took refuge in February 2017 (Photo: AFP). ... Salama is one of thousands of university students who are struggling to complete their studies in North Sinai, amid militant attacks and extensive ...
The total area of Bir al-Abed City and the 24 surrounding villages is 3,857 square kilometers encompassing 91,876 residents, and extending from Port Said and Ismailiya governorates in the west to Arish city in the east bordering the Mediterranean in the North and Al-Hasana city and surrounding villages in ...

On the other hand, a constantly renewed partial three-month state of emergency and a curfew have been imposed on some parts of North Sinai province ... terrorism in Egypt did not stop at targeting security men and Copts, as a terrorist operation last month against a mosque in North Sinai's Arish city killed ...
Residents said they saw warplanes flying above the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, which borders North Sinai to the west. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip north-east of the vast desert region said they could hear explosions coming from across the border, but there was no immediate word on any casualties.
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. Afterwards, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi gave a three-month deadline to restore order in the region, using "all brute force" necessary. Egypt will go to the polls next ...
30 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian troops have arrested two terror suspects and destroyed 14 hideouts in the central part of North Sinai province, the Egyptian Army ... To break a taboo, terrorists even attacked a mosque in North Sinai's Arish city last November, killing at least 310 Muslim worshippers and injuring more ...
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 ...
Three weeks later, militants stormed a packed mosque in the town, Bir al-Abed, during Friday prayer, killing 311 people in Egypt's worst terrorist attack. While the attack was ... "I am sure this was an act of revenge," Gazy Saad, a member of Parliament from North Sinai, said of the mosque attack. "It's not just ...
The deadly attack on a mosque in North Sinai, Egypt, on 24 November killed more than 300 people and injured many more. It has also devastated hundreds of grieving women and children who face an uncertain future without the family breadwinner. When the attack happened, the Egyptian Red Crescent ...
On 24th of November 2017, a bomb and gun attack against a mosque in al-Rawda village (Bir Al Abed locality) in North Sinai took place. The attack targeted people during Friday (Gomaa) prayer when hundreds were inside the mosque. The attack resulted in more than 300 deaths, 138 injured including ...
The military has put whole cities on lockdown during multiweek operations, and it used to measure success in the number of huts it burned down in the ... In the North Sinai city of Sheikh Zuweid, "It wasn't a protest anymore, by nightfall it had turned into a full-fledged battle; the sounds of AK-47s and the 50 ...
In addition, Minister of Housing, Utilities, and New Urban Communities Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting on Sunday with the ministers of social solidarity and health, North Sinai governor and representatives of Al-Orman Charity Association and Red Crescent, to mobilize support for the families of the ...
Over 300 civilians, including 27 children, died and more than 100 were wounded in a terrorist attack that targeted a mosque in the Bedouin village of al-Rawda, 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of el-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province. Residents say that most of the village's men were killed in the attack, ...
Pope: A silent prayer for Muslims killed in North Sinai mosque attack ... Vatican CITY: "Those people were praying at that moment. ... Al Roda mosque on November 24 in the village of Bir Al-Abd near Al-Arish , in North Sinai.
According to a statement by Egypt's top prosecutor on Saturday, the death toll of North Sinai mosque attack in al-Rawda village reached 305 ...
Egyptian MPs unite to condemn North Sinai terrorist attack, call for aid to ... be back to business in the city of Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai, ...
... and black T-shirts arrived as the noon sermon was about to start in the al-Rawdah mosque in the small North Sinai village of Bir al-Abed.
... killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai on Friday, ... mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of El Arish, the main city in North Sinai.
... Sufis, members of Islam's mystical movement, in the North Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. ... out deadly bombings on churches in the capital, Cairo, and other cities, ... centered on el-Arish and nearby villages and desert mountains.
A journalist from North Sinai told Mada Masr that the armed forces has barred ... According to the source from the village, not all Rawda residents ... for families fleeing the North Sinai cities of Sheikh Zuwayed and Rafah to ...
The al-Rawda mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed was targeted during ... It has been operating mainly in North Sinai, which has been under a ...
The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of Islam's mystical movement, in the North Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, ... of violence in northern Sinai for years and has claimed deadly bombings on churches in the capital, Cairo, and other cities, killing dozens of Christians. It also is ...
The local IS affiliate, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has killed Egyptian police and soldiers in North Sinai, mostly around Al-Arish town, at a steady rate for the last three years. Most of these assassinations get no coverage in the western press. But IS propaganda has featured tidy little photo montages of men on ...
Coordinated attack: gunmen fired on people fleeing after explosions took place at the mosque between Bir al-Abed and the city of al-Arish.
... members of Islam's mystical movement, in the North Sinai town of Bir ... deadly bombings on churches in the capital, Cairo, and other cities, ...
Kuwait CITY, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Friday condemned the attack near a ...
... in the North Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, including the ... deadly bombings on churches in the capital, Cairo, and other cities, ...
The attack occurred in Bir al-Abed, a town in North Sinai province, ... was an easy target because it was outside the province's main cities.
A series of deadly terrorist attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province have ... The men spread out, firing on nearby security stations at the city ...
Egypt has long been accused of collectively punishing residents of North Sinai due to the Daesh presence in the region, especially in the town ...
Egypt's police kill gunmen attempting to attack forces in North Sinai: ... they guarded a coastal highway in the North Sinai capital city of Al-Arish ...
... increased, particularly in North Sinai governorate. Attacks increased in recent months to encompass major cities including Cairo, the capital.
A series of deadly terrorist attacks in Egypt's North Sinai province have ... The men spread out, firing on nearby security stations at the city council ... offices and vehicles transporting money between cities or governorates.
The rest of the militants moved rapidly to the main city inside North Sinai, Al-Arish, where they targeted a church based in the city's main street ...
... on Monday condemned a terror attack that targeted security checkpoints in al-Kawadis area northeast of North Sinai's capital city of Arish.


 

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