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Egyptian police general killed in roadside bomb attack in Sinai

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An Egyptian police brigadier general was killed in a roadside bomb attack on Wednesday in North Sinai, the interior ministry said, one...

Egyptian court sentences 8 militants to death for army attack

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An Egyptian court sentenced to death eight militants, including Islamist Adel Habara, charged with killing seven soldiers in an attack in the...

Egypt executes 6 militants for attack on soldiers

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Egypt has executed six members of a Sinai-based militant group with links to Islamic State for carrying out an attack on soldiers...

Two Egyptian policemen killed by smugglers in Sinai

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Two Egyptian police recruits were killed on Thursday after exchanging fire with smugglers at a border post in the volatile Northern Sinai...

Egypt extends state of emergency in northern Sinai by three months

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Egypt said on Saturday it had extended by three months a state of emergency imposed on parts of northern Sinai in October...

Bomb in north Egypt kills 2 military academy students

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Two students from an Egyptian military academy were killed and six were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb targeting a minibus exploded...

Militant bomb attack in Egypt’s North Sinai kills 6 soldiers

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Egypt's military said a bomb detonated by militants killed six soldiers and wounded two others in Egypt's North Sinai on Sunday, a...

Gunmen kill 17 soldiers, two civilians in Egypt’s Sinai

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Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai on Thursday, killing 17 soldiers and two civilians, security sources...

Bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

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A roadside bomb killed two Egyptian soldiers on Tuesday during a patrol near the town of Sheikh Zuweid, medical and security sources...

Bomb kills three soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

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A roadside bomb killed three Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai peninsula on Monday, security sources said. The blast, which also wounded a soldier,...

Egyptian strikes kill 25 militants in two days

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Egyptian military air strikes have killed 25 Islamist militants in Northern Sinai over the last two days, security sources said, targeting an...

Dozens of suspected militants killed in Egypt’s North Sinai

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Egypt's military killed dozens of suspected Islamist militants in an operation in Sinai, security sources said on Wednesday, while state media reported...

Egyptian military kills 27 militants in the Sinai

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Egyptian military air strikes killed 27 Islamic militants in Northern Sinai early on Friday, in one of the biggest security operations in...

Special Reports – How Cairo is taking the fight to Sinai...

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At a remote spot in the Sinai desert last month, a commander of Egypt's most feared Islamist group outlined his hopes of...

Three women killed in clashes in Egypt’s Sinai

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Two women were killed by a rocket-propelled grenade while another died in crossfire between militants and security forces in two separate incidents...

Body of kidnapped Egyptian police officer found in Sinai-

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Security forces have found the body of an Egyptian police officer kidnapped by gunmen this week in the Sinai Peninsula, home to...

Egyptian police officer kidnapped in Sinai

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Gunmen kidnapped an Egyptian police officer on Sunday in the Sinai Peninsula, home to Islamist militants seeking to topple the country's government,...

Bomb wounds four policemen in Egypt’s Sinai

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Four Egyptian policemen were wounded on Monday by a bomb in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, security sources said. The device was planted at...

Egypt closes schools in Sinai towns as area inches towards open...

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Egypt has indefinitely shut schools in two border towns in northern Sinai as the army prepares to intensify a battle with Islamist...

Egypt to step up military trials after Sinai attack

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Egypt expanded the jurisdiction of military courts on Monday to try civilians accused of attacking state facilities or blocking roads, following some...

Egypt eyes legal restrictions, military measures after Sinai attacks

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Egypt is considering expanding the jurisdiction of military courts and displacing thousands of residents to enlarge a military buffer zone near the...

Attacks in Egypt’s Sinai kill 33 security personnel

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Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed 33 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence...

At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border

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At least three attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, probably drugs smugglers, were killed after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the...

Roadside bomb kills six soldiers in Egypt’s Sinai

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Six Egyptian soldiers were killed by a remotely-detonated roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the army said in a statement. No...

Attack on Egypt security convoy kills 11 in Sinai: security sources

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An attack on a convoy killed 11 members of the Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, security and medical...

Sinai militant group says it beheaded four Egyptians

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A Sinai-based militant group said on Thursday it had beheaded four Egyptians, accusing them of providing Israel with intelligence for an airstrike...

ISS: Think again – Eritrean authoritarianism and human trafficking in the...

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On the world map, there is no such thing as an ‘ungoverned space,' bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans....

Two Egyptian officers killed in Sinai attack

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Two high-ranking Egyptian police and army officers were shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday in the Sinai region near the border...

Feature: Egyptian militants outwit army in Sinai battlefield

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Egypt's army says it is crushing Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula, but in the region's villages and towns a victory for...

Two Koreans and Egyptian driver die in Sinai tourist bus blast

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A bomb on a tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai killed at least two South Koreans and the Egyptian driver on Sunday, army...

Egyptian troops kill Sinai militant leader in gunbattle

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Egyptian troops shot dead an Islamist militant described as a leader of the Sinai group that claimed a failed attempt on the...

Car bomb kills 10 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

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Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed by a car bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, one of the deadliest attacks there since...

Militants say ex-army major carried out Cairo suicide attack

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A Sinai-based Islamist militant group that claimed a September assassination attempt on Egypt's interior minister released a video on Saturday saying a...

Gunmen kill three Egyptian policemen, one soldier in Sinai

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Gunmen killed three policemen and a soldier in Egypt's Sinai region on Monday, security sources said, and Islamist militants released a video...

Armed Bedouins enter Sinai peace force camp

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Armed Bedouins have entered a military base used by international peacekeepers in Egypt's Sinai region to pressure local authorities to release fellow...

Assailants blow up Egypt gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan

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Unknown assailants blew up an Egyptian pipeline in Sinai that supplies Israel and Jordan with gas, security sources and witnesses said. A witness...

Sidelined by Arab revolts, Qaeda firms hold in Sinai

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Though sidelined by pan-Arab democracy drives, al Qaeda may have found a firmer foothold in the lawless Egyptian Sinai where it poses...

Egypt army operation nets militants in Sinai: sources

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An army crackdown on armed groups in Egypt's lawless north Sinai has netted four Islamist militants as they prepared to blow up...

Four dead, 19 injured in clash in Egypt’s Sinai

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An Egyptian army officer and three civilian bystanders were shot dead in fighting between an armed group and security forces in northern...