Arab Israeli Conflict
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The Egyptian military has been at war with the Islamic State affiliate in the Sinai peninsula
Israelis currently vacationing in the Sinai were encouraged to return.
Brigade commander, Col. Yehuda Hacohen finishes his term on the Egyptian border where the agriculture is flourishing and a dangerous enemy sits on the other side of the border.
Sisi ordered armed forces to end the insurgency within three months after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai last month killed more than 300 people.
Sisi gives generals three months to cleanse the Sinai Peninsula of jihadist terrorists.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
In the wake of the weekend's bloodbath in Egypt's Sinai, Saudi crown Prince says terror tarnishes Islam's reputation.
ISIS's motives for the attack are both strategic and ideological.
By ADAM HOFFMAN
"This attack doesn't relate to any religion," one person wrote on Facebook. "It belongs to hatred, dehumanization, evil and disgrace."
By BEN LYNFIELD
Egypt was slated to open the crossing from Saturday until Monday in both directions
By ADAM RASGON
"The air force has over the past few hours eliminated a number of outposts used by terrorist elements," the army said.
By REUTERS,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Violence against police in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have increased since the 2013 ouster of Morsi.
In April, two Islamic State suicide bombers killed at least 45 people at churches in the cities of Alexandria and Tanta, one of the bloodiest attacks the country has experienced in years.
The Islamic State's widening geographical reach and shift in focus present a challenge for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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