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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...

Militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security forces killed 59 militants in the Sinai Peninsula and lost seven of their own, the military said in a statement. The figures covered...

Israeli co-operation in Sinai acknowledged by Sisi

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi offered rare acknowledgement of his close security co-operation with Israel in the Sinai Peninsula during a US television interview...

Egyptian military kills militants in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces killed 52 suspected militants in North Sinai, the military said in a statement. Security forces launched a large-scale operation in...

Militants killed in Sinai shootout

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Egyptian security forces killed 15 suspected militants in a shootout during a raid on a hideout near al-Arish, capital of North Sinai,...

Suspected militants killed in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in an exchange of fire in the North Sinai town al-Arish, the official MENA state...

Suspected militants killed in western Sinai

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Egypt killed 20 suspected militants in an air strike in its western desert and shootouts in the Sinai Peninsula, the military said...

Egypt says 20 suspected militants killed in western desert, Sinai

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Egypt has killed 20 suspected militants in an air strike in its western desert and shootouts in the Sinai peninsula, the military...

Suspected militants killed in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces killed 12 suspected militants in raids on hideouts in north Sinai, state news agency MENA reported, the latest in...

Egyptian forces kill 52 in Sinai

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Egyptian troops and security forces killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days, the army said in a statement as authorities...

Egyptian security forces kill 13 suspected militants in shootout in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces have killed 13 suspected militants in a shootout in al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, state news agency...

Sinai shoot-out leaves 11 dead

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Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in a shoot-out in al-Arish state news agency MENA reported, as authorities push ahead with...

Casualties, arrests in Egyptian Sinai operation

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Egypt's military and police forces killed 19 militants in an exchange of gunfire and arrested 20 suspects in a continuing crackdown in...

Sinai campaign not stopping food, medicine supplies – Egypt

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An Egyptian military campaign to defeat Islamic State militants in northern Sinai Peninsula is choking essential food and medical supplies to residents...

Militants and soldiers die in Sinai fighting

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Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a...

Sisi visits Sinai ahead of polling

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said militants in the Sinai Peninsula would soon be defeated as he visited troops there days ahead...

Fifty-eight killed in Egyptian Sinai offensive

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Egypt's military and police forces killed 53 Islamist militants and arrested 680 suspects in a week-long offensive to crush insurgents in the...

Egypt Sinai operation sees 10 dead, 400 arrested

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Egyptian security forces killed 10 militants in an exchange of fire and arrested 400 suspects, including foreigners, in a continuing crackdown in...

Gun battles, airstrikes in Sinai

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Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects, while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in...

Militants kill two in bank attack in Egypt’s Sinai

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Militants killed two people, including a policeman, at a bank in the town of El-Arish in Egypt's North Sinai on Thursday, security...

Egypt attack victims go back to Sinai mosque to mourn and...

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People wounded in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region that killed more than 230 returned to pray and...

Secure Sinai in three months – Sisi

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai peninsula within the next...

Sinai carnage presses Egypt to seek new alliances

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An attack that killed more than 300 people in North Sinai prompted Egyptian officials to renew efforts to enlist local tribes whose...

Suspected militants killed in Egyptian shootout

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Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai, the interior ministry said days after more than 300...

Islamic State raises stakes with Egyptian mosque attack

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The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks...

Over 230 killed in Sinai mosque attack

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Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in North Sinai, detonating a bomb and gunning down fleeing worshippers in the...

Sinai raids leave three dead

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Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants and arrested 74 others in raids targeting militant groups in North Sinai , the military...

Gunmen target Egyptian truck convoy

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Suspected militants shot and killed at least nine truck drivers in Egypt's Sinai region when they targeted a transport convoy, setting the...

Militants kill five in Sinai attack

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Three policemen, a security guard and a civilian were killed and a number of other people injured in an attack by militants...

Militant attacks in Sinai claim six soldiers’ lives

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

Armed attack kills six soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

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

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