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Egyptian militant's family say not informed about his execution

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Egyptian militant's family say not informed about his execution

Hesham Al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer-turned-insurgent, was reportedly executed on Monday.

Egyptian soldiers killed in coordinated IS <em>Sinai</em> attacks

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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 ...

Egypt claims dozens militants killed in North <em>Sinai</em> clashes

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Egypt claims dozens militants killed in North Sinai clashes

The Egyptian army is continuing its campaign against IS affiliate Wilayat Sinai, claiming to have killed over 80 fighters between ...

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Egypt's Islamic State affiliate swears allegiance to new leader

IS’ Sinai Province branch, which has been involved in a violent insurgency against the Egyptian state, announced its allegiance to Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi.

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Eight killed in IS ambush in Egypt's restive Sinai

Seven soldiers and one civilian were killed in an Islamic State militant ambush in Egypt’s North Sinai region on Friday, security ...

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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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IS-linked Egypt militants behead four people in Sinai

Egyptian security officials say militants have beheaded four people in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

Father and son among seven civilians killed in <em>Sinai</em>

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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 as ...

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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 ...

Unknown warplanes strike northern <em>Sinai</em> following militant attack

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Unknown warplanes strike northern Sinai following militant attack

Warplanes have struck targets in the Sinai, six days after a militant attack killed eight soldiers.

Egypt kills 14 suspected militants after <em>Sinai</em> 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 ...

Egypt arrests two German nationals, deports one

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Egypt arrests two German nationals, deports one

Authorities in Egypt arrested two German nationals on suspicion they tried to join an Islamic State group affiliate and deported one of them, ...

Angry Copts mourn Egypt bus attack victims Angry Copts mourn Egypt bus attack victims

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Angry Copts mourn Egypt bus attack victims

Egyptian Coptic Christians buried victims who were killed when IS militants attacked a bus carrying pilgrims on Friday.

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Islamic State commander 'killed' in Egypt amid Sinai unrest

The Islamic State group says one of the leaders of its affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has been killed.

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Egypt state broadcasting employee killed by masked gunmen

Egypt's troubled northern Sinai was rocked by three attacks this week, including an assassination-like murder of a broadcasting ...

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Sinai’s security chief injured, manager killed in car bombing

The head of north Sinai's security division narrowly escaped an assassination attempt while his colleague was killed when a car bomb exploded in ...

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Children killed by Egypt army shelling in Sinai

Two child casualties are the latest show of civilian suffering in the Sinai as Egypt's military continue their forceful campaign to ...

Egypt refers 555 to military court on terror-related charges

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Egypt refers 555 to military court on terror-related charges

Egypt’s chief prosecutor has referred 555 terror suspects to a military court on charges of joining a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.

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Trump's 'Arab Force' more closely resembles a farce

Comment: The president's transactional approach to foreign interventions shows Trump's always about the bottom line, writes James Snell.

Egypt's 'shameful' campaign in <em>Sinai</em> risks humanitarian crisis: HRW

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Egypt's 'shameful' campaign in Sinai risks humanitarian crisis: HRW

Human Rights Watch have amounted Egypt's 'Sinai 2018' operation to collective punishment, as residents face severe restrictions on ...

Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

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Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

The US envoy voiced his support for fair elections in Egypt, but made no mention of human rights or the political situation during his meeting ...

Egypt to impose curfew on parts of northern <em>Sinai</em>

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Egypt to impose curfew on parts of northern Sinai

Egypt's official gazette said authorities will impose a curfew on parts of the North Sinai region from Saturday, after the country ...

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