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A number of healthcare workers in the restive Sinai Peninsula have called on the Egyptian government to provide more medical equipment.

In today's roundup: Impending health crisis in the Sinai, outbreaks in UAE jails, Egypt opens gyms but prolongs curfew, Emirates lays off thousands more staff, and Iran's second wave climbs.

Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

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Egyptian soldiers killed and injured in IS Sinai attack

An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city of Rafah.

Egypt kills 21 Sinai jihadists planning 'Eid attacks'

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Egypt kills 21 Sinai jihadists planning 'Eid attacks'

Egyptian authorities confirmed the killing of 21 militants in the Sinai peninsula who were allegedly planning Eid al-Fitr attacks.

Egypt kills 18 suspected militants in Sinai raid

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Egypt kills 18 suspected militants in Sinai raid

At least 18 suspected militants were killed in North Sinai, authorities said on Sunday.

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Families of Sinai victims complain benefits cut amid pandemic

Egyptian authorities have reduced pay-outs to families of victims without explanation.

Ella Linskens

North Sinai residents see blockade as 'blessing' amid coronavirus

Egypt's imposition of a mandatory "self-isolation" in the North Sinai governorate may allow it to steer clear of a coronavirus outbreak.

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Senior Egyptian officer among dead in Sinai bombing

An Islamic State group affiliate is suspected of involvement in the attack.

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Egyptian authorities kill 'IS-affiliated militants' in restive Sinai region

Egyptian security forces killed 17 suspected IS militants, as the state's campaign against an insurgency in the Sinai nears its two year ...

Militants blow up Sinai gas pipeline: Egyptian officials

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Militants blow up Sinai gas pipeline: Egyptian officials

Security officials in Egypt said suspected Islamic militants on Sunday blew up a natural gas pipeline in the restive norther part of Sinai ...

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Egyptian soldiers killed in coordinated IS Sinai attacks

Attacks on military and security targets in Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid killed four soldiers, including an officer, as Egypt’s military continue to ...

'Israeli air strikes' Egypt's Sinai following IS attack

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'Israeli air strikes' Egypt's Sinai following IS attack

Israel struck the city of Rafah and the outskirts of Sheikh Zuweid in the northern Sinai, near the border with the besieged Gaza Strip.

Two Egyptian soldiers killed in 'IS attack' in Sinai

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Two Egyptian soldiers killed in 'IS attack' in Sinai

Two soldiers are believed to have been killed in an ambush in the town Sheikh Zuweid, in the northern part of the Sinai peninsula.

Egypt is building a concrete wall around Sharm el-Sheikh

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Egypt is building a concrete wall around Sharm el-Sheikh

Investigation: Desperate for foreign cash, the Egyptian regime has cooked up a plan to revive the tourist mecca of Sharm el-Sheikh by building a ...

Egyptian forces kill 15 suspected militants in restive Sinai

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Egyptian forces kill 15 suspected militants in restive Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 15 suspected militants in northern Sinai according to a statement by the interior ministry, amid continued ...

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Deadly IS attacks kills Egyptian troops in Sinai

Two Egyptian soldiers have been killed and eight injured in a series of attacks in north-eastern Sinai.

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Egypt security forces kill 11 militants in restive Sinai

11 militants were killed by Egyptian security forces in North Sinai, where Egypt has been fighting an insurgency since the ouster of president ...

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Father and son among seven civilians killed in Sinai

Egypt's military targeted residential areas of al-Arish with heavy shelling following Wednesday's suicide attack, killing 7 civilians ...

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Suicide attack kills 7 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

Egypt's interior ministry said at least seven police officers have been killed in a jihadist attack in the restive North Sinai, where ...

Militants kill 6 police in north Sinai: Egypt officials

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Militants kill 6 police in north Sinai: Egypt officials

Six policemen died at the hands of militants in attacks in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

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Egyptian security forces kill 4 suspected militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed four suspected militants in the restive northern region of the Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt kills 14 suspected militants after Sinai Eid attack

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Egypt kills 14 suspected militants after Sinai Eid attack

Egyptian security forces have killed 14 suspected militants during a raid carried out in the restive Sinai Peninsula in response to a deadly ...

Sinai militants ‘kill 14 Egyptian soldiers’ at checkpoint

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Sinai militants ‘kill 14 Egyptian soldiers’ at checkpoint

14 Egyptian security officers have been killed by militants believed to be affiliated to the Islamic State group at a checkpoint near ...

How a violent and lawless Sinai benefits Sisi

Sam Hamad

How a violent and lawless Sinai benefits Sisi

Comment: A disturbing report detailing the abuses of the Egyptian military in the Sinai Peninsula illustrates the extent of Sisi's ...

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