egyptian army in sinai

General Ariel Sharon and chief of southern command, Aluf Shmuel Gonen, visiting an IDF outpost in th

Fallen heroes of Sinai war remembered

After France and Britain had called for a ceasefire, Israel and Egypt continued with heavy fighting in which 231 Israeli soldiers, many of them reservists, lost their lives.

Egyptian Army's Armoured Vehicles are seen on a highway to North Sinai during a launch of a major as

First casualties in Egypt's anti-terror crackdown, 16 militants killed in Sinai clashes

The security operation launched on Friday involves troops from the Egyptian air force, navy and army as well as the police and border guards.


Egyptian air force pounds Sinai militants

Apart from Sinai, the Egyptian army said the operation would also cover parts of the Nile Delta and the Western Desert.

Sinai terrorism

What's behind the Egyptian-Israeli cooperation in Sinai?

A recent New York Times report left many questions unanswered: find them here.

Egyptian president orders: Use all brute force necessary to defeat ISIS

Sisi gives generals three months to cleanse the Sinai Peninsula of jihadist terrorists.

Egyptian forces strike militants after mosque attack; death toll rises to 305

"The air force has over the past few hours eliminated a number of outposts used by terrorist elements," the army said.

Sinai terrorism

At least 30 police officers killed in shootout in Egypt's western desert

The Islamist insurgency in the Sinai peninsula has grown since the military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in mid-2013 following mass protests against his rule.

Sinai terror

Report: Attack on police vehicle kills four in northern Sinai

Violence against police in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have increased since the 2013 ouster of Morsi.

Sinai terror

Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai fighting

Security forces also killed 15 people and arrested seven others during a raid which targeted "highly dangerous terrorists" in the central Sinai area.

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