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S.A, a student at a public high school in el-Arish, told Al-Monitor, “Pursuing an education has been impossible in north Sinai, especially over the past year, with the increasing terrorist attacks and the military checkpoints where we are routinely arrested and prevented from going to school or education ...
Egyptian soldiers and police special forces are seen during the launch of an operation in Al Arish in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. ... The Egyptian army announced Sunday that 10 "Takfiris" were killed during confrontations with elements of the armed forces and police in northern Sinai while two officers and two ...

... used by army battalion 101 in Al-Arish, a North Sinai-based journalist who preferred to remain anonymous told Egypt Independent on Friday. Meanwhile, Sinai Province released a statement in which it claimed that the aforementioned attack has achieved a great success against the targeted checkpoint, ...
Army spokesman denies mistaken bombing of Al-Arish military stationing point ... An army source who preferred to remain anonymous told Egypt Independent on February 11 that “the number of forces are participating in the 'Sinai 2018′ operation reached 35,000 [army personnel] with the support of ...
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 Zuwayed and Rafah. Despite a sense ... and central Sinai. Residents say that the shelling targeted locations close to Egypt's border with Palestine.
The Al-Arish International Airport is located roughly 8 kilometers from the headquarters of Egypt's North Sinai Security Directorate. Civilian flights at the airport have been suspended since 2013 due to the precarious security situation in and around Al-Arish, which stands close to the borders of both Israel ...

The shortage has led to a devastating food crisis, especially in North Sinai's capital and highly populated city of Arish. ... Attalawy Square in central Arish, and who managed to secure the passage of the trucks after negotiations between the Federation of Egypt Chambers of Commerce and the Armed Forces ...
A crises management team led by the Palestinian ambassador in Cairo, Diab al-Louh, was formed to follow up on the safety of Palestinians travelling on the international road linking between Ismailia and el-Arish . The embassy has also provided 24-hour emergency assistance phone numbers to assist ...
Army spokesman denies mistaken bombing of Al-Arish military stationing point ... An army source who preferred to remain anonymous told Egypt Independent on February 11 that “the number of forces are participating in the 'Sinai 2018′ operation reached 35,000 [army personnel] with the support of ...
The Armed Forces launched Operation Sinai 2018 in North Sinai Governorate on February 9, with the intent of eradicated armed militants from the peninsula ... In August of last year, Egypt's Armed Forces launched a large-scale attack that targeted areas in southern Arish, including Zohour, and a number of ...
The city of Arish is beginning to show signs of a food crisis, 13 days into the Armed Forces Operation Sinai 2018. Main markets have been devoid of fresh produce and supermarket shelves have been scarcely stocked with food products since February 11, as the military campaign has halted all ...
While these details are indeed impressive, there still isn't a clear and comprehensive strategic plan for Sinai, or at least northern Sinai, where most of the terror groups are concentrated. What is clear is the cost the operation is exacting from the residents of the region. El Arish and Sheikh Zawid have been ...
Hundreds of Palestinians have been stranded for more than a week in the Egyptian city of Arish, in north Sinai, and Cairo International Airport. They were stuck after a sudden closure of Rafah border crossing, which has been recently opened for a limited time. The story of the stranded people in the city of ...
The companies have yet to determine what route the natural gas from Israel's Mediterranean Tamar and Leviathan fields will flow to Egypt. Delek's statement said "various possibilities" exist, including the use of the EMG pipeline. Running from al-Arish in North Sinai, Egypt to Ashkelon, Israel, the EMG ...
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 Zuwayed and Rafah. Despite a sense ... and central Sinai. Residents say that the shelling targeted locations close to Egypt's border with Palestine.
According to eyewitnesses, at least 15 raids have so far have been launched by military planes over the area, with most targeting the outer parts of Arish City. State television said on Friday that all schools in North Sinai had been ordered shut from Saturday until further notice. The Suez Canal Authority ...
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 ...

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 ...
Terrorism in Egypt did not stop at targeting security personnel and Copts, as a terrorist operation against a mosque in North Sinai's Arish city last month killed at least 310 Muslim worshippers and injured more than 120 others, marking the deadliest terror attack and the first against a Muslim mosque in ...
CAIRO – 19 January 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated on Friday his intention to use brutal force in confronting terrorism in Sinai during the ... Sisi stated that Arish International Airport has been closed for more than three and a half years, as Egypt's is keen to save the lives of the people of Sinai.
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 at least 310 Muslim worshippers and injured over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror attack and the first against a Muslim mosque in Egypt's modern ...
Claire Evans, ICC's Regional Manager, said, "Nearly one year after ISIS displaced the Christians from el-Arish, extremists are once again sending a strong message that Christians are not welcome in Egypt. Bassem was singled out by the gunmen for no other reason than his faith, showing the dark ...
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack to target members of the country's Christian minority. The officials said three masked gunmen carried out the attack and identified the victim as ...
Last month, militants in northern Sinai killed 305 people in the deadliest assault by militants in Egypt's modern history, at a mosque near al-Arish. After the mosque attack, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi instructed his military chief of staff to quell the attacks in three months using "complete brutal force".
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 at least 310 Muslim worshippers and injured over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror attack and the first against a Muslim mosque in Egypt's modern ...
CAIRO, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- At least eight terrorists were killed in a police raid in Egypt's Arish city of North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. "The terrorist elements have been involved in carrying out a number of ...
Egypt is extending its state of emergency, first imposed following bomb attacks on two churches in April last year. An Islamist ... Another high-profile rocket attack on December 19 claimed by IS damaged a helicopter at the Arish airport in northern Sinai during a visit by the defense and interior ministers.
It shows a Kornet anti-tank missile being fired at an Egyptian air force helicopter parked at the military airport near Al-Arish. To the calls of .... According to reports in the Arab media, Israel is assisting Egypt by providing intelligence information and with drone attacks against Wilayat Sinai. Israel has also ...
CAIRO – 27 December 2017: Security forces thwarted an attempted attack at a checkpoint near North Sinai's Arish city on Tuesday night. ... Since the ouster of ex-Muslim brotherhood- affiliated President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt has been witnessing growing waves of extremism washing over society and spawning numerous ...
23 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Saturday that Egypt's armed forces will use "utmost violence" to eradicate terrorism in the country's ... Sisi's remarks came a few days after a shelling attack that targeted Arish airport in North Sinai killed an officer, wounded two others and caused ...
... with militants of Sinai Province, which has launched numerous attacks on security forces in the North Sinai region, including Arish, Sheikh Zewaid, and Rafah. In response, the Egyptian Armed Forces launched a wide-scale military campaign combating the Sinai Province and other terrorist organizations, ...
An army officer and five gunmen were killed on Wednesday in a clash that erupted near the city of Al-Arish in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to a local security source. One day earlier, an Egyptian army officer was killed and another two injured when a missile struck the Al-Arish airport. Carried out by ...
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 at least 310 Muslim worshippers and injured over 120 others, marking the deadliest terror attack and the first against a Muslim mosque in Egypt's modern ...
Egypt says security forces have killed eight suspected militants in a shootout in the northern Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry said Tuesday the firefight broke out when the forces raided a suspected hideout in el-Arish city. It said the militants were planning attacks targeting security forces, and were in ...
Egypt's Sisi vows to use "utmost violence" to eradicate terrorism in Sinai ... Sisi's remarks came a few days after a shelling attack that targeted Arish airport in North Sinai killed an officer, wounded two others and caused damages to a helicopter during the visit of defense and interior ministers to Arish city.
The video footage shows a Russian-made Kornet anti-tank guided missile launched against a military helicopter residing in at the Arish base. ... Sinai Province, an IS-affiliated group which has been active in North Sinai claimed the attack, saying members of its organization targeted the ministers during ...
25, 2017, shows al-Rawda mosque, roughly 25 miles west of the North Sinai capital of el-Arish, after a gun and bombing attack. ... Zayed noted, “The project aims to teach children the history of Egypt and Sinai, as well as enlighten them using various arts, such as music, acting and painting, all of which are ...
Bedouins test their weapons in a mountainous region of central Sinai, Egypt, Oct. 24, 2010. ... 24 attack that targeted the al-Rawda mosque, near el-Arish, killing 311 civilians. ... Al-Monitor: In May, the Sinai tribes announced that they will engage in armed struggle against the extremist organizations.
An Islamic State affiliate on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a missile attack the previous day that targeted an airport in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula during an unpublicized visit to the ... Earlier Wednesday, security officials said Egyptian forces clashed with Islamic militants near the el-Arish airport.
19 (BNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the terrorist attack on El Arish International Airport, Egypt, which resulted in the death of an ... The Ministry stresses Bahrain's firm support to Egypt and its relentless efforts to confront violence and terrorism in all its forms.
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 ...
CAIRO - 19 December 2017: Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam condemned Tuesday the terrorist attack on Arish airport, which left an officer dead and two others wounded. In a statement, Allam described the attack as treacherous, stressing that it will only increase the cohesion between the Egyptian ...
An army officer and five gunmen were killed on Wednesday in a clash that erupted near the city of Al-Arish in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to a local security source. One day earlier, an Egyptian army officer was killed and another two injured when a missile struck the Al-Arish airport. Carried out by ...
Egyptians gather around the crater following a bombing that struck a main police station in the capital of the northern Sinai province in el-Arish, Egypt. ... Egypt's Ministry of the Interior announced Monday that five terrorists were killed and 11 others were arrested in a security crackdown in Alexandria, New ...
According to local media reports, 120 others were wounded in the attack, which took place about 40km west of El Arish, the province's capital. ... Previous attacks in Sinai have mostly targeted security forces and members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority, but mosques in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid town ...
The attack occurred in Bir al-Abed, a town in North Sinai province, shortly after Friday prayers. Egyptian state media MENA put the death toll at 235, citing an official security source. It also said that 120 people were wounded in the attack. The mosque in Bir al-Abed, about 40km west of El Arish, the ...
In September, at least 18 policemen were killed when the group attacked a convoy near al-Arish. Sinai Province has also carried out deadly attacks against Egypt's Coptic Christian minority elsewhere in the country, and said it bombed a Russian plane carrying tourists in Sinai in 2015, killing 224 people on ...
... mosque between Bir al-Abed and the city of al-Arish. The attackers also opened fire on ambulances, witnesses said. The target: The mosque is known for being the birthplace of Sheikh Eid al-Jariri, a Sufi cleric considered the founder of Sufism in the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt's reaction: The President vowed ...
EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt. The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, ...
5 militants killed in Sinai, 18 arrested ... peninsula, where the group is based, particularly in the cities of Sheikh Zuweid, Rafah, and Al-Arish.


 

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