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On 14 April, militants carried out an attack on an army base near al-Qosimah in central Sinai. The operation involved at least 14 attackers armed with assault rifles, light machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), with between two and four of the militants detonating suicide explosive belts in the ...
Egyptian Army soldiers are seen in the troubled northern part of the Sinai peninsula during a launch of a major assault against militants, in Al-Arish, Egypt, in this undated handout picture made available by the Ministry of Defense March 4, 2018. Ministry of Defense/Handout via Reuters. RSS; Follow; Email ...

The Egyptian army has laid siege to the Sinai Peninsula in an effort to combat terrorism, but its actions are disrupting the lives of more than 250,000 ... northern Sinai Peninsula is worsening as civilians fall victim to the violence and ongoing siege imposed by Egyptian army and security forces trying to purge ...
Commander in Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production General Sidqi Subhi said that the Egyptian armed forces continue to cooperate with the police to eradicate terrorism and achieve victory. “The Egyptian military was and still bears the meanings of struggle for ...
Ahmed Eleiba listens to soldiers' stories as they fight terrorism on the frontlines in north Sinai. Ahmed Eleiba , Friday 23 Mar 2018. Sinai 2018. Egyptian Army during "operation sinai 2018' (Photo: Egypt's army spokesperson Facebook page) ...
Egypt's military said on Monday that soldiers and police have killed 36 extremists over five days as part of a sweeping operation against ISIL militants in the Sinai Peninsula. The army launched the campaign on February 9 after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, who is standing in elections this month ...

CAIRO, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian military announced on Thursday that 16 army personnel and 105 terrorists were killed since the country's anti-terror military operation began a month ago in Sinai Peninsula. The military spokesman Tamer al-Refaay told reporters that 19 army men have been ...
The Egyptian army announced Sunday that 10 "Takfiris" were killed during confrontations with elements of the armed forces and police in northern Sinai while ... On the other hand, the Egyptian army announced arresting 245 suspects in an ongoing clampdown on extremists in the Sinai Peninsula, and it ...
Serious disruptions of the mobile phone networks, especially in southern Israel, are apparently the result of activity by the Egyptian army in Sinai. Calls were cut off and disrupted yesterday in southern Israel, and an enquiry revealed that the source of the disruption was probably in the Sinai. The Ministry of ...
4 'Very Dangerous' Extremists Killed in Sinai Operation, Says Egyptian Army. Wednesday, 21 February, 2018 - 10:30. A. A. Egyptian soldiers in an armored vehicle in the northern Sinai. (AP). Asharq Al-Awsat. The Egyptian military announced on Wednesday that four “very dangerous takfiri” extremists were killed in the ...

Anan's son, Samir, denied statements attributed by Geneina to his father, and said his father did not possess documents that condemn the state or its leaders. (Reuters). Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Text size A A A. The Egyptian military said Monday it would take legal action ...
Egyptian army vehicles are seen on a highway to North Sinai during a launch of a major assault against militants, in Ismailia, Egypt, in this undated handout picture made available by the defence ministry on February 9, 2018. Reuters. Egypt's security forces killed 10 militants and arrested 400 suspects, ...
Weeks before scheduled presidential elections in Egypt, the army launched a major offensive against militants in northern Sinai who have staged a seven-year insurgency against the military there. Army spokesman Colonel Tamer el-Rifai announced in a strongly worded televised statement Friday morning ...
The incident led to eight casualties and 15 injuries among Egyptian forces, according to army spokesperson Tamer El-Refai. “Among the 14 terrorist elements there were four wearing explosive belts and they were all armed with automatic rifles, medium-calibre rifles, and RPGs,” the statement read.
CAIRO, April 8 (KUNA) -- Egyptian Army troops have killed four "extremely dangerous" gunmen as part of the mop-up operation "Sinai 2018," ongoing in the north of the embattled peninsula. The military said in a statement, on Sunday, that air units struck and demolished two terrorists' hideouts, knocked out ...
CAIRO – An Egyptian military spokesman said on Sunday that four alleged militants were killed and 252 suspects were arrested over the past week during military operations in the Sinai Peninsula in northeast Egypt. Col. Tamer al-Refaei detailed in a statement on his official Facebook page that those killed allegedly ...
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh November 11, 2015. (File Photo: AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED. Cairo - Asharq Al-Awsat. Egypt's army said on Sunday it killed four takfiris in Sinai and arrested over 250 wanted criminals and suspects in security ...
CAIRO – 1 March 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisidemandedthatmedia outletsensureno offence is made against the Egyptian armed forces and police, stressing that such an actcannot be regarded asfreedom of expression; but is rather an unacceptable offense. This came during the inauguration of the ...
Six plantations of marijuana and poppies (used to make morphine and codeine) were also seized. (File photo: Reuters). Staff Writer, Al Arabiya English Thursday, 1 March 2018. Text size A A A. Egypt's armed forces announced the death of 13 armed men in northern Sinai on Thursday on day 21 of ...


 

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