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Egypt police kill six militants in shootout – ministry

Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said.
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Egypt confirms arrest of two Germans, deports one

Egyptian authorities have confirmed two German nationals suspected of attempting to join an Islamic State group affiliate have been arrested, and one was deported, Egyptian security sources said Friday.

Egypt security forces kill 14 militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 14 Islamist militants in an exchange of fire in the country’s turbulent northern Sinai region, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Egypt extends state of emergency for further three months

Egypt extended its nationwide state of emergency for three months starting from Oct. 15, the official gazette said on Tuesday.

ISIS in Egypt’s Sinai announces death of top militant

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.
A picture taken on July 26, 2018 shows Egyptian policemen stand guarding a street in the North Sinai provincial capital of El-Arish. 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. / AFP PHOTO / Khaled DESOUKI

Life returns to Egypt’s Sinai city despite anti-jihadist war

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.

HRW: Egypt fight against ISIS threatens humanitarian crisis

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 Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extends state of emergency by three months

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.

Egypt: 16 jihadists killed in Sinai operation

Egypt's military said on Sunday 16 jihadists, an officer and a soldier were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against Islamic State group jihadists in Sinai.

Amnesty raises alarm over Egypt’s cluster-bomb video

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 kills 12 more suspected fighters in Sinai

Egypt's army said it has killed at least 12 more suspected fighters and detained almost 100 in a major military operation launched in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

Egyptian police foil terrorist attack, kill three

Egyptian police foiled a terrorist attack on Friday, killing three of them and arresting 14 others, as part of a nationwide anti-terror operation, the Interior Ministry announced.

Egypt launches military operation in Sinai, Nile Delta

Egypt has launched a "comprehensive" security operation against "terrorists and criminal elements" across the country, a military spokesman said.

Ex-Egypt military chief Sami Anan calls off campaign following detention

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.

Gunman kills 9 in attack on Egypt church

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack on the country's Christian minority.

Explosion in Egypt’s Sinai kills six soldiers – army

Six Egyptian soldiers died when their vehicle exploded during a raid against "terrorists" in restless North Sinai province, the army said Thursday.

Egypt sentences 11 IS-affiliated militants to 10 years in jail

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.

Egypt executes 15 over attacks on security forces – officials

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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