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Drive-by shootings of security personnel ‘difficult to prevent’: Analyst

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“This happens every week,” says analyst Mohamed Qadri Saeed

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Middle-East’s first ever tattoo expo held in Cairo

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Culture  /  1 Comment

Tattoo artists in Egypt speak about their experience working in the country

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Five ‘State of Sinai’ militants killed in Sharqeya raid: Ministry of Interior

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The suspects allegedly planned to carry out major terrorist attacks in coming days

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Al-Sisi appoints new Director of Intelligence Agency

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Previous head of the National Security Authority appointed as new director of the General Intelligence Service

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Egypt’s miltary confirms 10 Apaches delivered by US

  /  December 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military expert says Egypt’s pursuing ‘multiple alternative sources for military cooperation’

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Military raid in North Sinai kills 5 militants

  /  December 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The raid targeted areas in Al-Arish and Sheikh Zuweid

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Misr Al-Qawia Party calls for dialogue, criticises current penal institutions

  /  December 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Party presented short- and long-term recommendations to end ‘political turmoil’

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Non-commissioned border guard officers granted right to arrest civilians

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Civilians can be tried in military courts if found guilty of attacking “vital” state facilities

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2 army officers killed, 3 conscripts injured in drive-by shootings

  /  November 28, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Security forces gear as several Islamist movements vow to stage “Muslim Youth Uprising”

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Brotherhood to remain peaceful, denies statements by unknown individuals

  /  November 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group asserts commitment to “overthrowing junta”

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11 militants killed in North Sinai: Armed forces

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Police officer killed in Al-Arish, security forces still tracking down perpetrators

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Egypt condemns ‘terrorist’ attacks in Kenya, DRC

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Both attacks have left dozens dead

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How does Sisi control the reins?

  /  November 20, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Within the “1952” – or “army” – family, power is transferred from president to president when the regime arrives at a crisis. For this reason, a new president must confront the causes that led to read the rest…

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Has ISIS reached Sinai?

  /  November 13, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Khaled Okasha Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) officially announced their allegiance to ISIS and their recognition of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi as the Amir of all Muslims this week, with both groups exchanging support via web pages read the rest…

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis denies pledging allegiance to ISIS

  /  November 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

An unsubstantiated statement affirming Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis’s loyalty to ISIS went viral on international news outlets

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Arab League condemns ‘Israeli attacks’ on Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League

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Suez lawyers strike over police assault claim

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyers were attacked by riot police inside court, says Lawyers Syndicate head

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Gag on media freedom victory for terrorism: Egyptian journalists

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hundreds of Egyptian journalists have signed an online statement released Sunday rejecting a recent agreement between the editors in chief of several major Egyptian newspapers, in which they vowed to support the government’s anti-terrorism rhetoric. read the rest…

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Defence minister calls for combat readiness on Egypt-Libya border

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Move aims at countering terrorism, says Sedki Sobhi

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Hamas responds to proposed Gaza buffer zone

  /  October 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hamas official says buffer zone supports Israeli blockade, harms Palestinians

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3 soldiers die in Gaza border tunnel collapse

  /  October 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

One officer, two conscripts dead; another soldier injured in collapse

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Does Sisi have a political vision?

  /  September 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

We have explained more than once that Sisi’s rule was founded on two main forces: first, the army, and the second, strong public support. Before moving on from this point, we must make it clear read the rest…

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for attack on security convoy

  /  September 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A video surfaced showing convoy exploding into thick black smoke

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Police sergeant and seven alleged militants killed in separate incidents in Sinai

and   /  September 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Insurgency and military operations against militants continue in North Sinai

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‘Dangerous terrorist’ arrested as military campaign in North Sinai continues

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Military destroys tunnel openings in Rafah as part of ongoing campaign to restore security

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Government to establish company for SMEs, place 80% of shares in stock market: Planning minister

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The Egyptian government plans to put up 80% of the shares of a company for small and medium enterprises in the stock market for IPOs in attempt to boost economy

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Members of ‘Ansar Al-Sharia in Egypt’ militant group referred to trial

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Prosecution says the group founder sent some members to Syria for training

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Final death sentences handed to 12 for policeman’s death in Kerdasa

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The policeman was shot dead during a massive security operation in the village

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Gaza death toll exceeds 770, Israel’s tops 35

  /  July 24, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

UN body says a new humanitarian pause is “urgently needed”

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Hamas has fundamental choice to make: Kerry

  /  July 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kerry discusses Gaza and ceasefire efforts with Egypt’s president and foreign minister

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