Exiled former Fatah strongman Mohammed Dahlan has reportedly set up a terrorist training camp in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula to carry out attacks in the Gaza Strip and other countries in the region, pro-government Turkish daily Yeni Safak has reported.
More than 40 militants were killed by the Egyptian military in a wide-ranging campaign in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group has been waging a deadly insurgency.
Seven civilians were killed — including 3 men, 2 women and a child — in a car bomb explosion in North Sinai on Monday, according to an official armed forces statement.
Thirty militants were killed and five apprehended in North Sinai, the Armed Forces spokesperson said in a press release on Friday, claiming that they also destroyed 12 of the militants’ vehicles and four weaponry warehouses.
Egyptian security forces killed a prominent Daesh militant on Tuesday suspected of being involved in recent attacks in North Sinai, an Interior Ministry statement said.
The Egyptian Army and Air Force reported killing a combined number of 3 militants in central Sinai and the arrest of a fourth, according to a statement made by the military spokesperson this morning, which did not mention when this took place. The Interior Ministry also announced the killing of …
Two German tourists have been killed and four other foreigners were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort, officials said.
Egypt’s military air forces have targeted and killed 12 militants in North Sinai, according to a statement released by the military spokesperson.
Egypt has handed a list of security demands to the leader of the Palestinian group of Hamas Yehia Al-Sinwar in exchange for providing electricity to Gaza Strip, Palestinian Sources told Asharq Al-Awsat.
Security forces arrested 48 wanted criminals on Sunday in North Sinai. They were arrested in a security operation by the entrances and exits of the North Sinai governorate. The operations targeted wanted criminals who have received judicial verdicts, according to a statement issued by the North Sinai Security Directorate.