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"State of Sinai" militant during allegedly during exchange of fire with security forces.

"State of Sinai" affiliated Twitter account.

NCHR heads to North Sinai to identify residents’ needs

The National Council for Human Rights’ (NCHR) committee headed to North Sinai on Tuesday, to visit families residing in areas as Sheikh Zuweid and Al-Arish to identify their needs. Rafah, East Al-Arish and Sheikh Zuweid are the areas witnessing the most frequent clashes between army personnel and North Sinai militants known as “State of Sinai”. …


"State of Sinai" militant as he was allegedly seizing armed forces' weapons following an earlier attack

(Photo from 'State of Sinai' official Twitter account)

Bomb explodes in Al-Arish

Israeli media cite IDF source as describing “State of Sinai” as “most effective” radical militant franchise in region


Özer Khalid

A global tide of terror – from Sousse to Sinai 

By Özer Khalid 1 July, 2015, will go down as one of the darkest most deeply disturbing days in Egyptian history. Wilayat Sinai (State of Sinai), an incestuous Sinai-based “Islamic State” (IS) affiliate, mercilessly massacred at least 17 brave members of the Egyptian armed forces. IS`s Wilayat Sinai orchestrated attacks on 21 security facilities and checkpoints stretching …


4 army soldiers killed in Rafah

Four army soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion in the area of Taweel Al-Amir in Rafah on the Sinai peninsula. The soldiers had gone to the area after they received information about the presence of seven explosive devices. They were able to find six of them, however the last one exploded killing four of …


Amr Khalifa

Sisi State vs Sinai State

Five months ago, after another massive attack, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi declared the situation to be an existential struggle. Months later, Al-Sisi is a student in desperate need of a Sinai strategy tutorial. North Sinai experienced three attacks on 12 April: the first, left six dead in an IED attack on an Egyptian personnel carrier, the second …