Egypt’s Homeland Security Service killed on Tuesday six militants upon receiving information that a militant hotbed was camping in Beheira Oasis of New Valley governorate.
At least eight police officers have been killed and three wounded in an attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt’s New Valley province in the Western Desert, according to the interior ministry.
CAIRO: Egypt has deployed Special Forces to secure its western borders with Libya amid unrest prevailed in the oil-rich state since 2011, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated in a Monday TV interview.
The US’ State Department’s annual report on human trafficking has ranked Egypt as among the worst in regards to the incidence of human trafficking.
Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhi announced on Monday that all troops in the western region must be ready to counter possible terrorist threats on the Egyptian border with Libya.
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Investigations into the killing of 22 army soldiers at the New Valley province, west of Cairo, last Saturday, have revealed the involvement of a former commando officer, security sources said.
Interior Ministry spokesman says terrorist operations are carried out by mercenaries, trained in Syria and Iraq, and recruited by foreign intelligence.
The Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group has claimed responsibility for an attack that claimed the lives of over 21 Egyptian border guards on Saturday near the border with Libya.
National Defence Council discusses Egyptian-Libyan border security to avoid further crossing of militants and weapons