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Egypt says four suspected Islamists killed in Sinai

8 June 2019, 2:55 PM

Egyptian security forces killed four suspected jihadists in restive North Sinai allegedly involved in a deadly attack this week on a police checkpoint, the interior ministry said Saturday.

Eleven suspected militants killed in Egypt’s Sinai shootout – agency

11 July 2018, 4:27 PM

Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout in al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday, as authorities pushed ahead with an operation to crush Islamic State.

Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack

26 November 2017, 5:21 PM

The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshipers for Friday prayers in Egypt’s North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windows. The ease with which they mounted an attack, killing more than 300 people in the worst bloodshed of its kind in Egypt’s modern history highlighted the […]

30 suspected militants killed in Sinai raids: Egypt

22 July 2017, 7:18 AM

Egyptian security forces killed 30 suspected militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai conducted over the past four days, the military said in a statement on Friday.

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