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Demolition of Rafah continues in 2nd phase of Gaza buffer zone

  /  January 24, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Compensation for displaced families yet to be announced, according to North Sinai governor

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Al-Sisi celebrates Police Day, days ahead of 25 January anniversary

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President announced killing of 208 militants in “fight against terrorism”

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Verdict to designate Al-Qassam Brigades as terrorist organisation postponed to 31 January

  /  January 17, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Lawsuit argued group participated in “terrorist operations” in Egypt

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Sinai safari trips require downgraded security and lower fees: Tourism company head

  /  January 14, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Trips in region suffer from lengthy licensing waiting periods and high fees

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Al-Sisi, political parties conclude 2nd meeting

  /  January 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Al-Sisi rejects suggestions to amend Protest Law, says politician

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Police officer kidnapped in North Sinai found dead

  /  January 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

‘State of Sinai’ militants claim to be providing financial support to displaced Rafah residents

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13 alleged members of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis referred to court for killing policemen

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Charges include joining banned organisation and possessing weapons

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‘We are perfectly equipped for waging war’: Ajnad Misr video

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Militant leader says “30 June helped us convince people that the only way out is through Jihad”

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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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Egyptian ISIS leader found dead: Syrian Observatory

  /  January 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

The militant’s head was reportedly separated from his body

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11 militants killed, 2 tunnels destroyed in North Sinai

  /  January 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces thwarted an attempt to bomb Sheikh Zuweid police station

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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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NGOs’ reports slam judicial, security and economic system of 2014

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Decisions that affect the entire populations are made in a legislative vacuum, without transparency and in the absence of accountability mechanisms,” says EIPR

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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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2013 tourism crises continued into 2014: Experts

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Business  /  No Comments

2014 inherited same crises faced by sector as 2013, including active labour migration and low occupancy

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EGP 500m compensation to first phase of families living on Gaza borders

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

Families with infiltrating tunnels inside their houses will not be provided with compensation, says Sinai governor

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Presidential pardon for Protest Law detainees expected: Human rights advocates

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Expected on list include Ahmed Douma, Mohamed Soltan, Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam

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Governor reshuffle to take place in January: Al-Sisi

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President also discussed latest economy and security developments with editors of state-owned newspapers

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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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Nearly 300 people arrested in Sinai military raids

  /  December 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Most of detained individuals were illegal immigrants

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Two ‘State of Sinai’ militants allegedly killed in Cairo

  /  December 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Militants were responsible for several terrorist attacks, say Ministry of Interior

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New militant video allegedly shows masked gunmen running North Sinai checkpoint

and   /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The footage also includes images of executions of alleged “army collaborators”

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Militants kill police conscript in Alexandria drive-by shooting

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

Military officer shot multiple times in Cairo previous day

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Drive-by shooting injures army officer

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

Officer now hospitalised after militants attacked him

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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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Military operations in Sinai kill 14 militants

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces arrested 45 militants, five of them wanted, the rest suspects

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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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17 terrorists killed, 11 others arrested: Armed Forces

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Military operations comes within framework of armed forces to “ultimately eliminate terrorism”

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Captain of container ship that struck fishermen boat arrested

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The prosecution ordered their detention for four days pending further investigations, state media reported.

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British Embassy in Cairo re-opens, security issues ‘resolved’

  /  December 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Relations with Egypt rest on “people – not a building”: British Ambassador

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