The Egyptian Ministry of Interior have arrested the murderers of a former employee of the Omani Embassy in Cairo.
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.
Standing at any point in the deserts of Aswan and looking out across the vast expanse of sand that stretches out toward the horizon in all directions, the vastness, the seeming emptiness, it is hard to imagine that this is the staging ground of a slow brewing war.
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.
Nine Egyptians have been arrested on suspicion of engaging in the smuggling of individuals, following the tragic capsizing of a migrant boat off the coast of Greece, which resulted in the loss of at least 78 lives, as reported by Greek public broadcaster ERT.
Supporters of the pro-government Nation’s Future Party have stormed polling booths where members of the engineers’ syndicate were voting to secure the head of the union.
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.