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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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Egypt stands by ceasefire initiative; Hamas says there was ‘no serious initiative’

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions

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First Israeli death recorded after Palestinian death toll exceeds 200

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reports by UN body and human rights watchdog show violations of international laws and dire conditions caused by fighting

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US urges constructive dialogue in Libya, as violence continues

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Fighting erupted between rival militias at Tripoli’s international airport, one day after protesters shut down an oil port in the country’s northeast

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Al-Sisi raises military pensions by 10%

  /  July 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  24 Comments

New presidential decree amends law governing military retirement

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Egypt’s Army Chief of Staff meets Libyan counterpart to discuss border security

  /  July 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Military leaders discuss means of securing common border and halt illegal crossing

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Murder of Palestinian teen, Abu Khudeir, condemned

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  4 Comments

HRW describes Israeli military actions in the West Bank following the kidnap and murder of three Israelis as amounting to “collective punishment”

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Egypt has witnessed catastrophic decline in human rights: Amnesty International

  /  July 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  18 Comments

Rights group says rampant torture, arbitrary arrests, and detentions signal sharp decline in rights in the year following Morsi ouster

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Army destroys tunnels, arrests ‘intruders’ and captures marijuana

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Very dangerous” alleged militant arrested

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Egypt is ready to play political role in Iraq: Foreign Ministry

  /  June 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

After taking over parts of Iraq, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) announced the establishment of a Caliphate or Islamic State

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4 police officers killed in Sinai

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Second attack raises Saturday’s death toll to 6

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Two killed in Arish shootout

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Gunmen attack police officer, kill two

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Libya votes in poll hoping to end post-Gaddafi chaos

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Voters in Tripoli and Benghazi took advantage of a public holiday called for the election, trickling in to cast their ballots.

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24 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Mansoura

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

Defendants are accused of acting against the state following the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda sit-in dispersals

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Al-Arish port control transferred to military

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  30 Comments

Former interim President Adly Mansour issued presidential decree last week citing security concerns

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Soldier shot dead in Rafah by unidentified assailants

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Soldier shot in chest, dies from wounds

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NGOs call to end forced disappearances, torture in Ismailia prison

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

International and national NGOs compiled testimonies that show “clear pattern of abuse” at Al-Azouly prison

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Army and police prepare to secure presidential poll

  /  May 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Approximately 181,921 military personnel will coordinate with police to secure this week’s elections

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Al-Sisi meets Sinai representatives; Sabahy says ‘the army… must not rule’

  /  May 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sabahy addresses controversial topics, while Al-Sisi speaks about development prospects in the Sinai Peninsula on day 11 of campaigning

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Suicide car bomb kills 12 soldiers, civilian in Yemen

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

AFP – A suspected Al-Qaeda suicide bomber Sunday killed 12 soldiers and a civilian in an attack on a military base in southeast Yemen, officials said, as government forces pursued jihadists in three restive provinces. read the rest…

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200 Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis members referred to trial

  /  May 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Prosecution has charged them with founding, leading and joining a terrorist organisation, among other charges

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for Sinai bombings

  /  May 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Police ramping up presence in Sinai, says interior ministry

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US to deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt, relaxing hold on aid

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

The decision will help Egypt’s counter-terrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula, the Pentagon said.

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