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Egyptian officials say at least 17 suspected militants have been killed in raids in Cairo and Fayoum.

Egyptian authorities ignored warnings from Western intelligence services that militants were planning an attack in downtown Cairo, diplomatic sources have said.

'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

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'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

A senior Emirati intelligence chief urged Egypt to strike Doha in response to an explosion in Cairo which he blamed on Qatar.

Sisi claims deadly Cairo car crash was 'bomb attack'

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Sisi claims deadly Cairo car crash was 'bomb attack'

The Egyptian interior ministry said shadowy Hasm organisation is behind the car crash turned deadly explosion that killed 19 people in ...

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants in Cairo

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Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants in Cairo

The Egyptian interior ministry said security forces had killed 12 militants from the shadowy Hasm organisation following a bomb blast ...

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Egypt confirms it's killed 10 militants behind Alexandria bombing

The Interior Ministry's Thursday statement presented the raids as recent events, but they appear to have taken place soon after a bomb attack in March.

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Two Egyptian soldiers, eight jihadists killed in Sinai operation

Two Egyptian soldiers and eight Islamists have been killed in counter-terrorism clashes in the Sinai, the Egyptian military reported on Tuesday.

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Egypt kill three suspected militants during shootout

Egyptian security forces arrested ten and killed three suspected militants in a gunfire exchange close to Cairo.

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Egypt kills militants in desert raid after deadly attack

Egypt's military said it carried out a desert raid on Tuesday, killing "a large number of terrorist elements" responsible for the deaths of 16 ...

Egypt government lowers medics' death toll from police-militant clashes

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Egypt government lowers medics' death toll from police-militant clashes

Egypt's interior ministry has given an official death toll of clashes between security forces and militants at half the one reported by medics.

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Militants kill at least 30 police in Egyptian desert

Armed militants launch a deadly ambush on security personnel who were seeking out a militant hideout deep in Egypt's Western desert.

Egypt kills 30 'extremely dangerous' militants in Sinai

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Egypt kills 30 'extremely dangerous' militants in Sinai

Egyptian forces have killed 30 militants during several days of security operations in the Sinai Peninsula involving the army, air force and ...

Egypt police trap and kill top militants: govt

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Egypt police trap and kill top militants: govt

Egyptian police killed three top Islamist militants in two separate operations, including two caught trying to move to a new hideout on Cairo's ...

Egypt's Coptic Church cancels official visits, ramps up security

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Egypt's Coptic Church cancels official visits, ramps up security

Monasteries have cancelled visits and trips until the end of July at the minimum in response to warnings from the country's security services.

Police killed in checkpoint attack near Egypt capital

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Police killed in checkpoint attack near Egypt capital

Egypt’s state-run news agency says gunmen have attacked a security checkpoint in Cairo, killing five security forces.

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Leading Hasm militant killed in shootout with Egypt police

A leading Hasm militant has been killed in a shootout with security forces in Egypt's Fayoum governorate, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.

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Hasm anti-government militants killed in shootout with Egypt police

Two Hasm militants were killed in a shootout with security forces outside Cairo on Saturday, the interior ministry said.

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Egypt raid kills IS suspects after deadly Sinai attack

Egypt's interior ministry said police killed 14 gunmen on Saturday, adding that they were linked to recent attacks against the security forces ...

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Egypt's Hasm claims responsibility for Cairo suburb attack

The Hasm militant group has claimed responsibility for a Sunday attack that left two police officers dead and three conscripts injured ...

Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Cairo suburb

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Roadside bomb kills Egyptian police officer in Cairo suburb

A roadside bomb killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo on Sunday, the interior ...

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Egypt declares militant movement 'Hasm' a terrorist organisation

A Cairo court has proscribed the group that has claimed responsibility for attacks against security forces and high-ranking government ...

Thirty detained following the attempted killing of Egyptian cleric

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Thirty detained following the attempted killing of Egyptian cleric

Egypt has accused jailed members of the Muslim Brotherhood of attempting to assassinate several public figures.

Former Egyptian Grand Mufti escapes assassination attempt in Cairo

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Former Egyptian Grand Mufti escapes assassination attempt in Cairo

Gunmen opened fire at former Egyptian mufti Ali Gomaa in a Cairo suburb on Friday, missing the pro-government cleric but wounding a bodyguard.

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