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Egyptian Jihadist group claims responsibility for interior minister attack

An al-Qaeda-linked group based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula claimed responsibility for a failed assassination attempt that targeted the country’s interior minister last week, a statement on militant Islamist forums said. “God has allowed your brothers in Ansar Beit al-Maqdis [the Sinai-based group] to shatter the security organization of the murderer …

Egyptian Government Crackdown Produces More Militants in Sinai

NORTH SINAI, Egypt — Salafist residents of the Sinai Peninsula, including those who once collaborated with Egypt’s authorities to contain a security breakdown that followed the January 2011 uprising, are protesting a wave of persecution that accompanied the security crackdowns on armed groups waging attacks on security personnel and facilities since the …