Province of Sinai, the Islamic State affiliate in Egypt, claimed responsibility on Sunday night for killing 17 military personnel in a Saturday attack on a water pumping station in an area east of the Suez Canal.
After years of fighting the Islamic State branch in the Sinai Peninsula, the Egyptian military, backed by tribal fighters, is making progress in clearing out the area of militants and calling on citizens to return to villages they were forced to leave.
An Egyptian crewmember of a Ramadan TV drama series about the Islamic State group (ISIS) has been abducted a few days ago in Lebanon, local news outlets reported.
The Ministry of Interior announced that the suspect accused of killing a priest in Alexandria on Friday has been arrested.
A Palestinian member of the Islamic State affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula has been killed, according to an Islamic State announcement that circulated on Friday.
Four fighters from tribes in North Sinai that are allied with the government were killed in the Thursday afternoon explosion of an improvised explosive device, according to statements from tribal groups.
The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt, the Province of Sinai, pledged allegiance on Wednesday to the group’s new leader via its Amaq publishing outlet.
The House of Representatives agreed in principle to amend the law on combating illegal immigration issued in 2016, in all its articles.
Senior officials and businesspeople from Egypt to Saudi Arabia and the Emirates were involved in financial deals that funded the illicit excavation and smuggling of over 200 archeological artifacts, according to court documents from a trial that began this year obtained by Mada Masr.
The Egyptian Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday the killing of seven top dangerous criminals in an exchange of fire with police forces in the Governorate, Monufiya Nile Delta.