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Human Rights Watch have amounted Egypt's 'Sinai 2018' operation to collective punishment, as residents face severe restrictions on movement, home demolitions and crippling food, water and fuel shortages.

Sinai residents are hungry, short of medicine and infant formula as Egypt's military campaign to oust an Islamic State group franchise drags on.

Egypt military bombards Sinai in pre-election anti-militant operation

The New Arab

Egypt military bombards Sinai in pre-election anti-militant operation

The Egyptian army has said it has carried out intensive air raids in the Sinai Peninsula in a new offensive against extremists ahead of presidential elections next month.

Egyptian officials: Military offensives in North Sinai are 'counterproductive'

The New Arab

Egyptian officials: Military offensives in North Sinai are 'counterproductive'

A number of Egyptian military sources have spoken to The New Arab on condition of anonymity, confirming that the current military strategy ...

Four civilians injured by army projectile in North Sinai

The New Arab

Four civilians injured by army projectile in North Sinai

Four people were injured Friday after a mortar round landed on a family home during an armed stand-off between Egyptian forces and militants in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptian policeman killed in Sinai attack claimed by IS

An Egyptian police officer was shot dead in Egypt's North Sinai in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The New Arab

Egyptian civilians killed and injured in Sinai shelling

One civilian has been killed and five others, including three children, injured in North Sinai as the Egyptian military continue their ...

The New Arab

International peacekeepers reducing Sinai presence as security deteriorates

Fiji has removed some of their peacekeeping forces from Sinai as security deteriorates, amid reports the US and Columbia also plan to downscale ...

The New Arab

Egyptian officers killed as Sinai campaign escalates

Egyptian army officers have been killed in a bomb in Sinai following the alleged deaths of Islamic State operatives by unidentified airstrikes ...

Egyptian air raids kill family in Sinai

The New Arab

Egyptian air raids kill family in Sinai

A family was killed from Egyptian government airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula earlier this week according to local sources and human rights ...

The New Arab

Egyptian ministers in surprise visit to north Sinai

At least one Egyptian conscript was killed just hours after senior government figures made an unannounced visit to North Sinai province.

Six Egyptian police officers killed in Sinai attack

The New Arab

Six Egyptian police officers killed in Sinai attack

At least six Egyptian service personnel have been killed in a militant attack in the Sinai, where the military has been fighting an insurgency.

Three Egyptian soldiers, three civilians killed in Sinai

The New Arab

Three Egyptian soldiers, three civilians killed in Sinai

Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in North Sinai amid a military crackdown in the area that also claimed the lives of two children and ...

Egyptian army accused of killing two Sinai children

The New Arab

Egyptian army accused of killing two Sinai children

An Egyptian rights group has accused the military of killing two children in custody on Monday as IS militants step up their insurgency in the ...

Militants kill two Egyptian soldiers in Sinai bomb attack

The New Arab

Militants kill two Egyptian soldiers in Sinai bomb attack

Two Egyptian soldiers have been killed and another two injured in a bomb attack by the Islamic State affiliate in North Sinai.

The New Arab & agencies

Four security personnel dead in fresh Sinai bombings

Two bombing attacks on Sunday killed four security officers in Sinai, according to Egyptian officials.

The New Arab

Egyptian army kills child in Sinai

A child and another civilian have been killed by the Egyptian military in the Sinai, local witnesses told a human rights observatory.

The New Arab

Family killed by Egyptian airstrike in Sinai

A family of five, inluding three children, were killed by an Egyptian military airstrike after it hit their house in North Sinai.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

At least six Egyptian police killed in Sinai bombing

An IS suicide attack targeting a police club in Sinai on Wednesday has killed at least six Egyptian policeman, according to al-Araby al-Jadeed's ...

Militants killed and US soldiers injured in Sinai

AAAJ and agencies

Militants killed and US soldiers injured in Sinai

Four US soldiers were injured and three militants were killed in Egypt's Sinai.

Imogen Lambert

Anger brews in Gaza over kidnapped 'students'

Analysis: Hamas said that Egypt holds full responsibility for the kidnapping of four young Gazans in Sinai.

Hamas blames Egyptian security forces in kidnapping attack

Imogen Lambert

Hamas blames Egyptian security forces in kidnapping attack

The Gazan movement is holding Cairo responsible for the fates of four men kidnapped from a bus in Northern Sinai on Wednesday night.

Sinai's civilians caught between IS and counter-insurgency

Imogen Lambert

Sinai's civilians caught between IS and counter-insurgency

Analysis: Sinai's Bedouin may be key to Egypt's attempts to defeat militants in the area. However, they have also been victims to the military's ...

Counter-insurgency or ethnic cleansing on the Sinai?

Omar Ashour

Counter-insurgency or ethnic cleansing on the Sinai?

Egypt's Sinai policy, as executed by security and military bureaucracies, has turned a limited security problem into a local insurgency.

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