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Egypt

Militants kill five in Sinai attack

Three policemen, a security guard and a civilian were killed and a number of other people injured in an attack by militants in Egypt’s North Sinai province the interior ministry said.

Militant attacks in Sinai claim six soldiers’ lives

At least 24 militants and six soldiers were killed in attacks on military outposts in North Sinai, the Egyptian military said in a statement.

Armed attack kills six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Six Egyptian soldiers were killed on Friday when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula where Egypt is fighting an insurgency, an army statement said.

State of emergency extension in Egypt

Egypt has extended a state of emergency for another three months, starting Friday, the official gazette said.

International award for Egyptian activist

An Egyptian activist under criminal investigation for human rights work dedicated an international rights award to thousands of Egyptians he said were tortured or imprisoned since veteran ruler Hosni Mubarak was overthrown.
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