Seven Egyptian soldiers were killed in an explosion at an air defence base in North Sinai on Sunday, The New Arab’s Arabic-language site, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed has reported.
Two members of the Union of Sinai Tribes were killed and a third wounded on Sunday in what local and medical sources who spoke to Mada Masr said was “an internal conflict” that broke out at the tribal union’s center in Sheikh Zuwayed, North Sinai.
Egyptian armed forces and pro-government militias fighting Islamic State (IS) in North Sinai have recruited children in violation of international law, a rights group has reported.
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 …
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.
Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily detained women and girls related to suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in North Sinai, some for months or years, Human Rights Watch and the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights said today.
Chairman of the Egyptian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Combating Unit (EMLCU) Ahmed Saeed Khalil reviewed strenuous efforts exerted by Egypt to fight money laundering crimes and terrorism funding.
Three children were killed Sunday evening in an explosion in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, tribal sources told The New Arab’s sister site.
September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …
Daesh, have claimed responsibility for an attack on a police checkpoint in Ismailia Governorate, eastern Egypt that killed four people and injured 12 others, Anadolu news agency reported.