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Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
Egypt extended its nationwide state of emergency for three months starting from Oct. 15, the official gazette said on Tuesday.
The Islamic State group has announced the death of one of its leaders in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where a security source said 15 jihadists were also killed separately.
With fruit and vegetables aplenty in the markets, public transport back on the roads and universities reopened, life is returning to El-Arish in North Sinai state where Egypt's army is at war with jihadists.
Egypt's military operations against an affiliate of the Islamic State group in North Sinai is threatening to spark a humanitarian crisis, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended for three months from Saturday a state of emergency for the fourth time since it was first declared last year, the official gazette said.
Amnesty International has said Egypt must cease use of cluster bombs "immediately" after the weapons had featured in an official video by the country's military on their recent operations in North Sinai.
Egypt has launched a "comprehensive" security operation against "terrorists and criminal elements" across the country, a military spokesman said.
Former military chief of staff, Lt.-Gen. Sami Anan, the last challenger seen as a potential threat to the re-election of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, abruptly ended his campaign on Tuesday, a source said.
Six Egyptian soldiers died when their vehicle exploded during a raid against "terrorists" in restless North Sinai province, the army said Thursday.
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced 11 militants affiliated with the regional Islamic State (IS) group to 10 years in prison, official MENA news agency reported.
Egyptian authorities on Tuesday executed 15 prisoners convicted of attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, police officials said.
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