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Elderly man killed after trying to stop son’s kidnapping in Al-Arish   

Anonymous militants killed a 55 year-old civilian, Saleh Hamed, inside the North Sinai city of Al-Arish on Saturday evening as he attempted to stop the kidnapping of his son, who was taken by the militants following the shooting, state-run newspaper Akhbar Al-Youm reported. The anonymous militants, who are believed to be from the Islamic State …

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6 police personnel injured in IED attack in Al-Arish

Six police officers were injured on Friday in an attack that targeted a security convoy in Al-Arish, North Sinai. The attack took place in western Al-Arish as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by unidentified assailants detonated when the police patrol was on the move. Islamic State-affiliate, Sinai Province, is believed to be responsible for …

Daily News Egypt

North Sinai militants post photo of a suicide operation in one of the checkpoints in Sheikh Zuweid. Photo from "State of Sinai" affiliated website

IED blast kills three soldiers in Sinai

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday during an attack on an army patrol near Sinai’s Sheikh Zuweid. An IED ambush caught the patrol near Al-Wahshi checkpoint. At least one soldier was injured, according to local reports. The army is yet to officially announce its account of the attack. The Sinai Province, affiliated to the “Islamic State” …

Daily News Egypt

2 policemen killed in a blast in Rafah

Two policemen were killed Sunday in an explosion that targeted a police vehicle in Sinai’s Rafah city. At least two other policemen were injured as an improvised explosive device (IED) was ignited by a remote to detonate the vehicle. Sinai residents’ accounts suggested that five policemen were injured. The accurate number of victims is yet …

Daily News Egypt