CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military and police forces have killed a total of 53 Islamist militants and arrested 680 suspects in a week-long offensive to crush insurgents that is focused on the Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesman said on Thursday.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military has destroyed dozens of targets, killed 16 militants and detained over 30 suspects as part of its latest operation against Islamic militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the army said on Sun...
More than 60 targets destroyed in major military operation in the restive Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian army says.
Egypt launched a major assault against militants Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula, where Isil has staged deadly attacks, aiming to crush their insurgency by an end of February deadline set by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. TheShow More Summary
Egypt's army said Sunday it had killed 16 jihadists and detained 34 more in the Sinai Peninsula since launching a major operation against them on Friday. The security sweep in the Sinai, heart of a persistent Islamic State group insurgency, comes as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seeks re-election next month. Show More Summary
Egypt on Friday closed its border with the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said, after Cairo launched a major operation against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula. The head of Hamas, the Islamist group which runs Gaza, was however permitted to travel to Cairo for talks before the border was closed a day earlier than planned. Show More Summary
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt began a massive security operation Friday involving land, sea and air forces in areas including the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the epicenter of an Islamic insurgency spearheaded by a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.
Abdel Fattah al-Sissi orders military to ‘clear Egpyt’s territory of terrorist element’ Egypt has launched a new offensive against Islamic militants in the Sinai peninsula, seeking to end a bloody conflict that has killed hundreds of...Show More Summary
Police and army begin fight against 'terrorist' elements in Sinai Peninsula, parts of the Delta and Western Desert.
The Egyptian army announced the launch on Friday of a major operation in the Nile Delta and the northern Sinai Peninsula, heart of a persistent Islamic State group insurgency. Police and troops have been put on "maximum alert" for the duration of Operation Sinai 2018, the army said in a statement. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports that Israel and Egypt are secretly working together to fight ISIS on the Sinai Peninsula. For more than two years now, with official Egyptian approval, the state of Israel has conducted more than 100 air strikes...Show More Summary
The first story expansion for Assassin's Creed Origins is available starting today on all platforms. The Hidden Ones makes you explore the Sinai Peninsula region and shape the creed of the early Brotherhood.
WaPo reports.The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas group based in nearby Gaza to new levels, releasing a 22-minute video in which it calls on its...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM — The extremist Islamic State group’s branch in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula has taken a simmering dispute with the Palestinian Hamas group based in nearby Gaza to new levels in a 22-minute video calling on its followers to attack the group and executing what it said was a collaborator. It’s an escalation that analysts say has the […]
A roadside bomb planted by Islamic militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula hit a military vehicle on Thursday, killing six people, including a senior army officer, security and hospital officials said. … Click to Continue »
Seven Egyptian rights groups have condemned the execution of 15 suspected Islamic militants convicted of staging a deadly attack on an army checkpoint four years ago in the Sinai Peninsula. … Click to Continue »
Executions for attacks against troops described by rights group as 'flagrant breach of international law' by government.
Egypt hanged 15 men convicted of attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said on Tuesday, in what appears to be the largest number of executions on a single day since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office in 2014. Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt on Tuesday executed 15 militants convicted of carrying out attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said.