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Photos: ‘Forcibly disappeared’ man appears as militant in IS video

A man who Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated (MB) media had claimed was subject to an unwarranted ‘forcible disappearance’ from security authorities has appeared in a video released by the Islamic State-affiliated (IS) Sinai Province on Sunday night, demonstrating his allegiance to the terrorist group. The Sinai Province’s 20-minute ‘Guards of Sharia’ video comes …

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Sisi vows to avenge blood of victims of terrorism

January 24, 20184:01 pm President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivered a speech on Wednesday morning in which he pledged to avenge the murders of members of the police force, armed forces, and all Egyptians who were killed in terrorist attacks. Sisi expressed his appreciation for the courage of those in the …

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Two militants killed, hideouts destroyed in military operations in Sinai

January 24, 201810:30 am The official spokesperson of the Armed Forces Tamer al-Refai stated on Tuesday that the Second Field Army’s law enforcement forces in North Sinai have launched several anti-terror operations. Military forces killed two highly Islamist militants and arrested another two while they were going to carry out terrorist …

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Police officer killed, 4 conscripts injured, in N. Sinai bomb attack

January 17, 20184:45 pm Security and medical sources in North Sinai stated that police captain Yasser Genena was killed and four conscripts were injured after takfiri elements detonated an explosive device on the International Coastal Road on Wednesday. Takfirists planted the explosive device on al-Arish-al-Qantra Shark road in Sebeka area, detonating …

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Army kills high-ranknig takfiri in North Sinai, 22 arrested

January 17, 20181:16 pm Egypt’s army, in cooperation with the Air Force, killed a high-ranking takfiri in North Sinai, and arrested 22 individuals suspected of supporting takfiri elements, as part of the troops’ continued operations in the peninsula to uproot terrorists. The army spokesperson Tamer al-Refaei, said that the army’s …

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Egyptian fire kills Palestinian at sea: Gaza Health Ministry

January 14, 201811:10 am The Egyptian navy opened fire on a Palestinian fisherman at sea and killed him, the Gaza Ministry said on Saturday. Egyptian officials had no immediate comment on the incident which happened late on Friday after dark near the southern border-town Rafah, according to Gaza Health Ministry …

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Egypt announces curfew in parts of North Sinai

January 13, 201811:51 am Egypt announced it will be imposing a curfew in some parts of North Sinai on Saturday, the official Gazette said after the country extended its state of emergency for an additional three month. The curfew will include areas at the border town of Rafah near Gaza …

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Three extremists killed in central Sinai crackdown

January 9, 201812:03 pm Three extremists were killed by security forces, in clashes during a crackdown in central Sinai,  security sources announced on Tuesday. Security authorities received information about a hideout being used by extremists in al-Qassima area, in central Sinai. Authorities responded by launching a crackdown targeting the hideout. Clashes then followed between armed …

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