Tag: Sinai

Egypt: Military officer killed in Sinai during raid on drug traffickers

March 3, 2023

The Egyptian army has announced the killing of an officer in the Sinai Peninsula during clash with drug traffickers. The clash, according to the army, ... Read More

Five Egyptian soldiers killed in fresh attack

May 12, 2022

An attack carried out by a group of militants killed Wednesday five Egyptian military personnel in North Sinai, the second such an attack in less ... Read More

MFO Helicopter crash in Sinai leaves eight onboard dead

November 13, 2020

A helicopter of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO), an international force tasked to monitor 1979 peace agreement between Israel and Egypt, crashed Thursday in ... Read More

Egypt: 17 terrorists killed in Sinai (Interior Ministry)

February 12, 2020

The Egyptian Interior Ministry said that police killed 17 terrorists in the al-Obaidat district of the city of al-Arich, in the north of the Sinai ... Read More

Egypt: Over 50 suspected militants killed in Sinai

August 6, 2018

The defense ministry Sunday said over 50 suspected militants were killed in the past days in ongoing operation across the restive Sinai Peninsula where authorities ... Read More

Egypt dismisses reports about Israel helping to fight jihadists in Sinai

February 5, 2018

The army has rejected the New York Times Saturday report that Israel secretly assists with its gunships, unmarked helicopters and drones in the fight against ... Read More

Counterterrorism Brings Israel, Egypt Closer

February 4, 2018

The surge of the terrorist threat in Egypt’s Sinai has brought Cairo and Tel Aviv closer into a secret alliance with reports citing secret Israeli ... Read More

Egypt: Senior military officer killed in roadside bomb in Sinai

December 30, 2017

An army colonel died Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in the restive Sinai province, reports say. The attack took place outside the city of ... Read More

Egypt: Heavy Death Toll of Mosque Attack in Sinai

November 24, 2017

The terror attack perpetrated on a mosque in Egypt's restive northern Sinai during the Friday prayers recorded the heaviest toll ever among civilians in the ... Read More

Egypt: 23 killed at military checkpoint attack in Sinai, Police Officer Gunned down in Cairo

July 7, 2017

A military checkpoint in the village of el-Barth, an area between Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid in the northeastern Sinai Peninsula, was attacked by an unidentified ... Read More