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Sniper and bomb attacks, as well as the entire capture of villages, are on the rise as Sisi's government lauds its development projects in the region.

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

Militants kill three civilians for ‘cooperating with Egyptian military’

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Militants kill three civilians for ‘cooperating with Egyptian military’

Tribal sources have reported that Islamic State affiliated militants have attacked a village in northeastern Sinai and killed three civilians for cooperating with Egyptian security forces.

Egypt's Sinai threatened with humanitarian catastrophe as coronavirus spreads

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Egypt's Sinai threatened with humanitarian catastrophe as coronavirus spreads

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

Egyptian military kills seven suspected militants in Sinai

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Egyptian military kills seven suspected militants in Sinai

Egypt says that its military has killed seven suspected militants in a 'targeted operation' at a farm in northern Sinai

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Egypt 'summarily executes' 18 arbitrarily detained prisoners in Sinai

Sources who spoke to The New Arab’s Arabic-language service have cast grave doubts on the official account of Monday’s alleged anti-terror operation.

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Egypt's Copts record four new coronavirus cases among priesthood

Four new cases of coronavirus have been recorded among the clergy of Egypt's Coptic Church, amid reports that some Egyptian churches had flouted ...

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.

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.

The New Arab

Egypt sentences officer-turned-militant and 36 others to death

The 37 have been charged with involvement in high-profile attacks on the Egyptian military and senior officials.

Today, remembering Egypt's revolution is a form of resistance

Sam Hamad

Today, remembering Egypt's revolution is a form of resistance

Comment: Almost a decade after the January 25 revolution, the problems that fueled it have been wildly exacerbated under Sisi's tyrannical rule, ...

Egyptian fighter jet crashes in Sinai, killing pilot

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Egyptian fighter jet crashes in Sinai, killing pilot

A F-16 fighter jet has crashed in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula, where IS-affiliated militants have based their insurgency.

Egyptian soldiers killed in coordinated IS Sinai 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 Sinai 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 ...

Mel Plant

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 wall around the city.

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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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Unknown warplanes strike northern Sinai following militant attack

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

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 ...

A Concise History of Sunnis & Shi'is

Paul McLoughlin

A Concise History of Sunnis & Shi'is

Book Club: John McHugo's work looks beyond lazy punditry on the Sunni-Shia divide to take us on a journey of Islamic history and coexistence.

Karim Traboulsi

Israeli-Egyptian collusion in Sinai 'running through special structure'

Israel has created special intelligence and military units to handle military cooperation with Egypt in the Sinai, against insurgent groups and ...

Rogue Egyptian mortar shells fall on Gaza’s Rafah

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Rogue Egyptian mortar shells fall on Gaza’s Rafah

Houses were damaged but no one was injured when Egyptian army shelling landed on the Gazan side of the border.

Egyptian officials: Roadside bomb kills 3 workers in Sinai

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Egyptian officials: Roadside bomb kills 3 workers in Sinai

Suspected IS militants on Sunday shot and killed three workers outside their homes in el-Arish.

Four IS-linked militants sentenced to death in Egypt

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Four IS-linked militants sentenced to death in Egypt

An Egyptian court sentenced militants to death over attacks on security forces.

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