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Egypt could send troops to guarantee a Palestinian state, reassure Israelis: Al-Sisi

  /  November 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Tony Blair, Shoukry discuss Palestine amid rising tensions

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Fear, violence and hardship part of everyday life in volatile North Sinai town

  /  November 22, 2014  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Residents of Al-Arish are caught in the fight between militants and the military

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Police officer abducted in South Sinai

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

Security forces were able to find the policeman hours after his abduction

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Muslim Brotherhood ‘demons’ trained by terrorist organisation: Prosecution

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Morsi says he is outside the court’s authority, trial postponed

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Rafah-Gaza buffer zone to expand to 1km

  /  November 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Decision comes after the armed forces discovered tunnels over 800 metres long

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3 killed in armed forces Sinai operations

  /  November 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Twenty-three arrested as armed forces continue operations against militants

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Military analysts react to attack on navy vessel off Damietta coast

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The operation is escalation of militancy against army, says expert

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Terror at sea: Doomyat

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Amr Khalifa The Mediterranean turned red last Wednesday. What we know is far less than we should: eight Egyptian sailors are missing, five are injured, reported the Egyptian army, in a battle with ‘terrorists’ read the rest…

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Police detonate car bomb in Al-Arish, North Sinai

  /  November 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Armed forces arrest 18, including the alleged perpetrator of July’s Al-Farafra attack

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Militants arrested in Sinai as counterinsurgency operations continue

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Nothing has improved, there are still killings and incidents every day”, official says

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Egypt, Israel aware of mutual security needs: Israeli spokesman

  /  November 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Israel concerned over ABM pledge to ISIS, says Egypt conscious of security conditions

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ABM, IS, and Egypt: Deadly game on

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa Hours ago the security puzzle in Egypt became, potentially, more deadly and highly complex: Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS). Intelligence agencies, analysts, and security experts with an read the rest…

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Militant killed in nationwide army operations

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Three dozen arrested during the operations, said military spokesman

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Israeli navy fires on boat returning from Sinai

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Palestinian state media says fishermen injured after Israel navy targeted boat

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis pledge allegiance to ‘Islamic State’

  /  November 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Sinai based militant group could lose local support if it begins to imitate the style of ISIS, says analyst

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Tourist occupancies in Sharm El-Sheikh stable this week: Hotels Chamber

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Occupancy rates remain at 55% despite October bombing in North Sinai

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8 ‘terrorist elements’ killed in North Sinai operations: armed forces

  /  November 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Unlicensed vehicles, drug laden cars, and “terrorist element headquarters” destroyed on Saturday, claims army

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Sinai: Buffer zone of mistrust

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa When your skin is submersed in the azure blue of Sinai’s waters, you would never imagine that trouble in the Sinai governorate lurks beyond the beach. Sinai, a piece of heaven on read the rest…

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Sinai enters a new chapter

  /  November 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Khaled Okasha The terrorist attack that took place in Karam Al-Qawadees , next to Sheikh Zuweid, will open a new chapter for the entirety of the Sinai Peninsula. Will 24 October represent the end read the rest…

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President orders study for a ‘new Rafah’

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Plan to be delivered within 15 days on sustainable development in northern Sinai

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Mortar fire near North Sinai governorate headquarters

  /  November 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Militants were trying to attack military camp, says army spokesperson

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

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Attacks are severe violations of international law, says foreign ministry

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Al-Sisi promises to compensate displaced Sinai residents

  /  November 3, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

President emphasises role military force in ongoing struggle with militants

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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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Israel indefinitely closes Gaza borders after rocket fire

  /  November 2, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The two borders on the Israeli side were closed early Sunday in response to rocket fire from Gaza into the Eshkel region.

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Endowments ministry vows to discipline North Sinai Imams hiding tunnels

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

Ministry warns against the use of mosques for incitement

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Egyptian, Italian defence ministers discuss regional developments

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

Talks held about military cooperation and exchange of experience and information between both countries

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Soldiers injured in Sinai bomb amid heightened security

  /  November 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Fresh attack on security forces despite increased military presence in North Sinai

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Searing saw: Sinai

  /  October 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By Amr Khalifa “Egypt is undergoing an existential battle.” That booming sound you heard was tantamount to a declaration of war by Egypt’s president Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. “There will be blood…there will be a price read the rest…

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