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Egypt’s military says ISIS leader killed in Sinai

Egypt's military says its forces have killed a man they identified as the leader of the Islamic State group in the restive Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt anti-jihadist sweep kills 28 militants

A major operation against jihadists in Egypt has killed 28 fighters in the Sinai Peninsula since it was launched by the military on Friday, the army said on Monday.

Egypt says troops killed 14 militants after Sinai massacre

Egyptian authorities say security forces have killed at least 14 Islamic militants in Sinai and an adjacent Suez Canal province following the massacre at a village mosque in the northern part of the peninsula last week that killed 305 people.

Egypt says destroyed arms convoy crossing border from Libya

Egypt's military targeted an arms convoy crossing the border from Libya, destroying vehicles loaded with weapons and explosives, and killing militants, a military spokesman said Monday.

Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

Egypt's defense minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

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NCC donates 110 laptops to Kaduna school

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday donated 110 units of laptops to the Federal School of Statistics in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.