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Egypt targets cell suspected of killing Christian in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces have shot dead three suspected Islamist militants accused of targeting Coptic Christians and involvement in the execution-style killing of a 62-year-old...

Seven peacekeepers, including five Americans, killed in Sinai helicopter crash

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A helicopter with the US-led Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Egyptian Sinai crashed on Thursday near the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh,...

Egypt’s army says it foiled ‘terrorist’ attack in northern Sinai

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The Egyptian army said it has killed 18 suspected militants who attacked a military post in northern Sinai on Tuesday and foiled their ‮”‬terrorist‮”‬...

Sinai peacekeeper cutback to be discussed

Israel will discuss with close ally the US a newspaper report that US-led peacekeeping force in the Egyptian Sinai may be scaled back, calling...

Fifteen Egyptian military casualties in Sinai

Egypt’s military said 15 men died or were wounded in operations in the Sinai Peninsula and 126 suspected militants were killed. The military publishes updates...

Sinai attack – Islamic State claims responsibility

Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacking an Egyptian military vehicle in North Sinai that killed and wounded military personnel, the group’s Amaq news agency...

Sinai gas pipeline attacked

Armed men attacked a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, security sources and witnesses said with no effect on gas imports through North Sinai...

Sentences for supporting Islamic State in the Sinai

An Egyptian court sentenced 37 people to jail terms including life imprisonment for joining or supporting Islamic State’s Sinai Province affiliate, judicial sources said....

Sinai ambush

Seven soldiers and a civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypt’s North Sinai region, security sources said, in an attack claimed by Islamic...

North Sinai suicide bombing

A suicide bombing killed at least two people in Egypt’s North Sinai region a day after four headless bodies were found, security and medical...

Eleven dead in Sinai clash

Seven Egyptian police officers and four militants were killed in a clash in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said. The clash...

Egyptian forces kill 14 suspected militants after checkpoint attack

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Egyptian security forces killed 14 militants suspected in an attack on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai where at least eight policemen died, the...

Eight Egyptian security personnel killed attack in Sinai

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Eight Egyptian security personnel were killed on Wednesday in an attack at a checkpoint in north Sinai, Egypt state TV said. Five militants were also...

Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch...

Suspected militants killed in North Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed 16 suspected militants in North Sinai and found a stash of weapons and explosives in hideouts, the Interior Ministry said...

Islamist militants, Egyptian soldiers die in Sinai clash

Egyptian security forces killed 47 Islamist militants in operations in the Sinai Peninsula recently, the military said. Five military personnel were killed, the armed forces...

North Sinai bomb attack

Seven people including four police personnel died when a suicide bomber targeted police near a market in the North Sinai town Sheikh Zuweid, Egypt’s...

Islamist militants killed in Sinai shootout

Egyptian security forces killed 46 “dangerous” Islamist militants in shootouts in northern Sinai according to the military. The armed forces say several hundred militants have...

Seven militants killed, 15 troops killed or wounded in North Sinai

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Seven militants were killed and 15 Egyptian military personnel were killed or wounded in a clash in North Sinai on Saturday, the Egyptian military...

Islamic State attacks soldiers, captures Christian in Sinai

Islamic State carried out an attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai a week ago and captured a Christian criminal research expert, the militant...

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