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State security director in Egypt’s restive Arish reportedly taken hostage by gunmen amid media blackout: security source

Several Egyptian state security officers, including the head of the state security sector in Egypt’s El-Arish, have reportedly been taken hostage by undefined militants following clashes that broke out over the weekend inside the security zone in the restive city as authorities maintain a media blackout, a security source told …

Three policemen killed in prison attack in Egypt’s Sinai

At least three policemen were reportedly killed, including a colonel and two constables, and eight others injured, some seriously, on Sunday morning when a number of detainees managed to seize weapons inside the state security building in El-Arish, the capital of restive North Sinai province in north-eastern Egypt.

Israeli army admits to operational failures in deadly Egypt incident

The Israeli army published on Tuesday its investigation into the June 3 shooting incident at the Egyptian border, where an Egyptian border policeman killed three IDF soldiers on the Israeli side, revealing a series of operational errors on the part of the military units stationed at the scene.