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Defence minister leaves for Russia

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The visit aims at fostering military cooperation

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3rd detainee dies in Matariya police station

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Official autopsy reports shows lawyer Kareem Hamdy was tortured to death, prosecution orders media gag on further investigation findings

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Leading militant receives 2nd death sentence

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

9 defendants referred to Mufti for inciting against police and army

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Airstrikes hit 3 coastal Libyan cities

  /  February 16, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt and Libya coordinated attacks, says Libyan Air Force commander

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Conscript killed, 3 officers injured in attack in Qaliubiya

  /  February 15, 2015  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Victim suffered gunshots to the head

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News leaks allege government’s ‘dissatisfaction’ with Gulf countries

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Despite publically strong ties with GCC, speakers in the leaks argue relations should be based on self-interest

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Security crackdown kills 20 ‘takfiris’ in North Sinai

  /  February 7, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Militants used bases to launch attacks against army and police, say security sources

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Endowments ministry stands in solidarity with armed forces

  /  February 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Demonstration to be a civilised model for opinion expression, says minister

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Al-Arish residents to stand in solidarity with army

  /  February 2, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Many residents living near the area of Thursday’s attack on security facilities moved, says Al-Arish resident

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Al-Arish under attack: A night of bombs and fire

  /  February 1, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Two families staying near the North Sinai Security Directorate tell their story of the deadly attack that left more than 20 people dead in Al-Arish Thursday

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‘We have to consider human rights’: Al-Sisi

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President mourns Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh, vows to prosecute offender

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Sisi: Sinking Sinai

  /  February 1, 2015  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

If a shaken public – and rest assured, based on many indications, the public is both shaken and angry – is to trust that its leaders have a rational, well-constructed plan there must be both transparency and accountability

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In Pictures: Families of Sinai attack victims attend military funeral at Almaza military airport in Cairo

  /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  Militant group ‘State of Sinai’ claimed the most recent North Sinai attack that took place Thursday evening, targeting military and interior ministry facilities, in a Friday statement providing details about the implementation of the attack. High profile officials read the rest…

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‘State of Sinai’ claim hundreds of killings in Sinai attacks

, and   /  January 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Numbers will not be announced, says military spokesman

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25 January celebrations ‘delayed’ to mourn Saudi king

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Abdullah once called the 2011 revolutionaries “infiltrators who disrupt Egypt’s security and stability”

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Religious institutions: a pillar of Egypt’s new security state?

  /  January 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

What are top religious institutions doing to support Al-Sisi and his government?

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Interior minister warns of ‘spreading cancer’ ahead of revolution anniversary

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Brotherhood trying to attract groups to carry out riots, says Mohamed Ibrahim

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Rafah evacuation continues, amid efforts to destroy all Gaza tunnels

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second phase of ‘buffer zone’ plan starts Thursday, says North Sinai governor

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North Sinai mortar attack injures 2 policemen day after IED kills army sergeant

  /  January 5, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Latest disturbance comes amongst almost daily violence in restive region

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Army sergeant killed while defusing bomb in North Sinai

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The blast also injured officer and soldier

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Gaza buffer zone to increase to 5km: North Sinai governor

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Egypt first decided to establish a 500 metre buffer zone in late October, following two deadly attacks in Sinai that left at least 30 military personnel dead.

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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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