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"The city is on the brink of a food and medicine crisis … store shelves are ... and North Sinai's three largest cities: Rafah, Sheikh Zuwayed and Arish. Abou Mazen, a resident of Tayra village in the Rafah district, told Mada Masr that another large security campaign swept several of Rafah's villages a few days ...
The counterattack comes after a A Monday attack in North Sinai killed ... where the group is based, particularly in the cities of Sheikh Zuweid, ...

The clashes came two days after a massive terror operation in North Sinai's city of Arish left 18 policemen dead. Earlier on Sunday, the police ...
An attack on a security convoy in North Sinai Monday left at least 18 ... the Egyptian port city of Ismailiya, and El-Arish, the capital of North Sinai.
militants killed 18 people in an attack Monday on a security convoy in Egypt's North Sinai, where police and troops are battling a terrorist ...
The city of Arish is the capital of the governorate of North Sinai. It has 15 residential districts and four villages, in which around 180,000 people live. ... channels in the governorate's cities -- Rafah, Sheikh Zuwayed and Arish .... there are also olive farms, there is the Arish desert and the village of Masmi, ...

A policeman and two conscripts were shot by unknown assailants on Monday in the city of Al-Arish, according to local media. The victims were ...
Egypt army arrests 3 Takfiris, destroy shelters in North Sinai ... several violent attacks against army and police checkpoints in North Sinai cities.
... at the El-Nathila 1 and El-Nathila 2 areas in El-Nakhl City, financed by the ... She also inspected the development zone at Abu Rusasa Village, ... The latter project will be implemented by Egypt's armed forces, North Sinai governorate, ... establishment of two schools at El-Swan and Wadi El-Haj villages, ...
The Authority, located in the city of Safaga, aims to develop Upper Egypt ... Additionally, Governor of North Sinai Abdel al-Fattah Harhour stated ...
... by the Egyptian military on Monday captured the incident, which took place at a checkpoint near the city of Arish in the North Sinai region.
The deaths of the 30 militants was a result of a strict siege carried out on their stationing points in the North Sinai cities of Sheikh Zewaid, ...
One conscript was injured Tuesday in an explosion in North Sinai's ... into the military post in the village of Rafah in North Sinai, killing and injuring at least ... where the group is based, particularly in the cities of Sheikh Zuweid, ...
North Sinai Attack: 26 soldiers Killed or Wounded, 40 terrorists Killed ... an attacks on security checkpoints near the North Sinai town of Rafah.
Last month, four policemen were killed after their car was ambushed by militants near the city of Beer Al-Abd in North Sinai. But while ISIS' ...
North Sinai holds a festival for people with special needs ... social activities, they were only centred in Egypt's big cities of Cairo and Alexandria.

This time, however, it was Rafah, the city bordering Gaza, which ... Several of the other patients were transferred to hospitals outside North Sinai where they were treated ... According to the Tayra resident, who has since vacated the village, ... the state is attempting to drive them out of their villages and cities, ...
Meanwhile, in several security raids in North Sinai's cities of Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid, the military destroyed a number of extremists' ...
The military spokesperson announced on Friday that security forces arrested one militant and destroyed three improvised explosive devices ...
Today, with increasing instability and autocracy, terror attacks across Egypt and an ISISaffiliated insurgency wreaking havoc in North Sinai, tourists are still keeping their distance, and the Bedouin tribes that have long relied on travellers for much ...
The Sinai Development Authority (SDA) introduced investments projects worth EGP 10.7bn in six governorates, including Port Said, Damietta, Ismailia, Suez, and North and South Sinai.
army forces affiliated to the second field army on Sunday evening managed to prevent the establishment of a checkpoint by militants believed to be members of the IS-affiliated group of "Sinai Province" in the North Sinai city of Rafah. According to a ...
The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for the killing of the 10 army personnel. Hundreds of security personnel have been killed in terror attacks in North Sinai by militants in recent years, while the army says it has killed ...
Hundreds of Christian families were forced to abandon their homes in the northern Sinai Peninsula following the murders of at least seven Christians in the coastal town of Al-Arish from Jan. 30 until Feb. 23. According to ... (Photo: Reuters/Ahmed ...
Kuwait CITY, March 18: A grant agreement was signed today in Cairo between the government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, whereby the Kuwait fund provide a grant in the amount of one hundred thousand ...
militants believed to be members of the IS-affiliated group "Sinai Province" blew up on Monday night a residential building in the 3rd District of Al-Arish in North Sinai. The militants blew it up after evacuating all its residents, a local journalist ...
Wael Ghaith, head of the North Sinai plant subsidiary of the Desert Research Centre, said that oil palm cultivation has not proved its success on the ground so far, which makes the private sector refuse to expand in order to avoid exposure to losses ...
AS one of the former most popular holiday destinations in the world, Egypt has had it's country - and it's tourism industry - turned upside down.
The Western Cairo Prosecution unit referred on Saturday two police officers to the Criminal Court after being accused of aiding a suspect's escape while escorting him to court, according to state media.
Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi examined army and police force operations in North Sinai on Friday, accompanied by Interior Minister Magdy Abdul Ghaffar.
As part of the operations conducted by the armed forces against militants' stationing points in North Sinai during the past few days, the air force managed to kill 18 militants in several air strikes in the cities of Al-Arish, Rafah, and Sheikh Zuweid ...
Kuwait CITY, March 18: A grant agreement was signed today in Cairo between the government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, whereby the Kuwait fund provide a grant in the amount of one hundred thousand ...
journalists and human rights groups are rarely able to investigate frequent and credible reports of abuse because the government denies them access to North Sinai. On January 13, the Interior Ministry claimed in a statement that its counterterrorism ...
In mid-January, the interior ministry claimed in a statement that its counterterrorism forces had tracked a group of suspected IS fighters to an abandoned house in al-Arish, a town on the northern Sinai coast, and were preparing to raid the house when ...
Egypt's Army and police forces have been waging a war over the past several years against an Islamist militant insurgency in North Sinai, concentrated in the cities of Arish, Rafah and Sheikh Zweid. Hundreds of security personnel have been killed in ...
The plant, with a projected 250,000 cubic meter per day capacity, will secure drinking water to East Port City, currently under construction.
According to the most recent figures, some 355 Christian families have fled from the northern Sinai city of El Arish, near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip and Israel.
(Beirut) - Egyptian internal security forces waging a campaign in the Sinai Peninsula against an affiliate of the Islamic State may have extrajudicially executed at least four and perhaps as many as 10 men in January 2017, Human Rights Watch said today.
Images have emerged showing ISIS fighters in the Sinai manning checkpoints and performing security inspections in the Egyptian city of Al-Arish. By Brandon ... Arish is the capital of the North Sinai and is the largest city on the peninsula. These ...
After the murder of seven Copts in February, and the release of a video from the Islamic State group's Egypt franchise threatening new attacks against Christians, more than 150 Christian families fled North Sinai, leaving only a handful of Christians ...
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned Brits against travel to the once thriving Egyptian resort town. On its website, the FCO warns: "We advise against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el-Sheikh" as "terrorists continue ...
The Social Solidarity Directorate in Gharbiya governorate has granted a LE3,000 subvention for each Coptic Christian family that arrived in the province after fleeing al-Arish city in North Sinai due to the heightened risk of attacks against them by ...
... 'security concerns police personnel prevented a group of Coptic citizens from celebrating Sunday Mass in Marmina Church, which usually holds the daily prayers in Nazlet al-Nakhl village in the southern city of Minya, according to Minya Bishop ...
Islamic State militants appeared online on Sunday evening in Egypt's North Sinai city of Al-Arish manning checkpoints and checking ID cards in search of Egyptian Christians.
militants belonging to the Islamic State-affiliate Province of Sinai have reportedly intensified their presence in Arish, setting up a number of checkpoints on the North Sinai capital's most populated streets, eyewitnesses tell Mada Masr. The militant ...
Over the course of the last two days, three high-ranking police officers were killed in the vicinity of the [third] suburb of Al-Arish city in North Sinai after being targeted by 'improvised explosive devices' (IED) that hit their convoys, according to ...
Cairo: An Egyptian court in the coastal city of Alexandria on Thursday sentenced an Islamist militant to death by hanging for murdering a Coptic alcohol vendor in the street earlier this year, legal sources said.
1Russian troops enter disputed Kurdish-held Syrian city; 2Syrian farmers fear IS will open floodgates on villages; 3South Sudan hikes visa cost to $10,000 amid famine; 4Iran successfully tests new air defence system; 5Al-Qaeda confirms US strike killed ...
Coptic Christians who recently fled North Sinai in Egypt and sought refuge in other governorates are afraid that the Islamic State has a "kill list" which has their names on it.


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