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Six Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai checkpoint attack

October 13, 2017 3:02 pm
Six Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai checkpoint attack

Egyptian security forces inspecting passing cars at a checkpoint in North Sinai on January 31, 2015. (Photo by AFP) Suspected Takfiri militants have attacked a security checkpoint in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula, killing six soldiers and wounding four more. “Armed terrorists attacked one of the security checkpoints in Arish City using handbombs […]

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Sinai bombings kill, injure 26 Egyptian soldiers

July 7, 2017 2:58 pm
Sinai bombings kill, injure 26 Egyptian soldiers

A file photo of a member of the Egyptian Armed Forces Over two dozen Egyptian soldiers have been killed or wounded in attacks on two security checkpoints in the militancy-riddled Sinai Peninsula. According to Egyptian security sources, attackers set off their explosive-laden vehicles while driving through the two checkpoints close […]

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Roadside bomb kills 3 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai

July 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Roadside bomb kills 3 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai

The undated photo shows a convoy of Egyptian armored vehicles heading along a road in El-Arish, the capital of the North Sinai province. A bomb attack in the Sinai region of Egypt has left three policemen killed as militancy continues to plague Cairo’s efforts for establishing security in the restive […]

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Egyptian military airstrike kills 12 militants in Sinai

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Egyptian military airstrike kills 12 militants in Sinai

A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Defense on February 16, 2015 shows an Egyptian air force fighter jet landing at an undisclosed location in Egypt following airstrikes to target militants in Libya. (AFP photo) The Egyptian military has carried out a major airstrike in the northern Sinai […]

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Egyptian army kills 14 Daesh-linked terrorists in restive Sinai

February 6, 2017 9:20 pm
Egyptian army kills 14 Daesh-linked terrorists in restive Sinai

An Egyptian policeman stands guard on Cairo’s Tahrir Square on January 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egyptian army soldiers have killed 14 militants linked to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and arrested ten others in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula. A spokesman for Egypt’s military made the announcement on Monday, […]

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Egypt kills 10 Daesh-linked terrorists in Sinai

January 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Egypt kills 10 Daesh-linked terrorists in Sinai

The photo purportedly shows an explosion as militants attack an Egyptian police checkpoint in el-Arish, North Sinai, Egypt. Egypt says 10 militants linked to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed during a raid on one of their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula. The Egyptian Interior Ministry said in […]

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13 Egyptian security forces killed in militant attack in Sinai: Reports

January 9, 2017 4:00 pm
13 Egyptian security forces killed in militant attack in Sinai: Reports

This photo, taken from the site of a militant attack on a checkpoint in the city of el-Arish, shows an unidentified person lying on the ground, Egypt, January 9, 2017. At least 13 Egyptian security forces have been killed in a multipronged militant attack on a checkpoint in the city […]

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Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh claims responsibility for killing of Egyptian general in Sinai

November 5, 2016 3:50 pm
Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh claims responsibility for killing of Egyptian general in Sinai

A file photo of Daesh terrorists The Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh, which is mainly active in Iraq and Syria, has claimed responsibility for the killing of an Egyptian general in Egypt’s restive North Sinai Province. The group claimed that its gunmen had killed Hesham Mahmoud Abualazm, 47, in a […]

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Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai Peninsula clashes

October 30, 2016 6:58 pm
Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai Peninsula clashes

Egyptian forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport on November 11, 2015. (Photo by AFP) Four Egyptian soldiers have been killed in the restive Sinai Peninsula amid ongoing operations meant to root out terrorists from the region. Egyptian army spokesman Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said on Sunday that […]

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Egyptian security forces killed as army begins anti-terror offensive in Sinai

October 17, 2016 12:30 pm
Egyptian security forces killed as army begins anti-terror offensive in Sinai

Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport on November 11, 2015. (Photo by AFP) At least eight Egyptian security forces have been killed and nearly a dozen others injured in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula as the army begins a major operation to root out […]

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