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Egypt in `major operation` in Sinai, 56 militants killed

Egypt`s army said Tuesday it had launched a "major military operation" against the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 56 jihadists and losing two soldiers.

Sep 09, 2015, 03:31 AM IST

Egyptian aid convoy to Gaza stopped at border crossing

Egyptian army forces Thursday stopped a medical aid convoy to war-torn Gaza for not having an official permit, at the Rafah border crossing.

Jul 24, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Egypt PM Hazem Beblawi says government resigns

The Army-backed government of Egypt led by Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi has resined, reports say.

Feb 24, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

Egypt army kills 16 suspected militants in Sinai

Egypt`s military spokesman said on Saturday airstrikes in the northern Sinai Peninsula have killed 16 militants with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the ousted president`s Islamist group.

Feb 08, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Egypt army says its chief Sisi must run for president

Egypt`s top military body Monday backed its commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency, which he is assured to win after ousting the democratically elected leader in July.

Jan 28, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Egypt Army says it foiled Hamas Sinai attack

The Egyptian Army said Wednesday it had foiled a plan by Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas to attack a strategic security building in North Sinai, where militants have increased activity in recent months.

Dec 25, 2013, 18:55 PM IST

Mohammed Morsi to sue Egypt rulers over `coup`: Lawyer

Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi plans to sue the army-installed authorities over his overthrow, warning that stability will only return once their "coup" is annulled, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Nov 14, 2013, 10:49 AM IST

Morsi urges Egyptians to break `military coup`

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in a message Wednesday, called upon the people in his country to break what he called "a military coup".

Nov 13, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Morsi says he was kidnapped before being removed by Egypt Army

Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard and then held at a naval base the day before the military formally ousted him in July.

Nov 13, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

Egypt police resort to tear gas at pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood group during the fresh clashes in Alexandria and Suez on Friday.

Oct 25, 2013, 21:42 PM IST

Three soldiers killed in attacks on Egypt Army in Sinai

Twin blasts on Wednesday targeting Egypt`s Army killed at least three soldiers in the restive Sinai peninsula, where the military is battling an insurgency, security officials said.

Sep 11, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

15 militants killed in Army raid in Egypt`s Sinai: Sources

At least 15 militants were killed Tuesday in two air strikes launched by the Egyptian Army on hideouts of Jihadist militants in North Sinai governorate bordering Israel, a local security source told Xinhua.

Sep 03, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees

Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.

Sep 02, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

Egypt bloodshed: US warns as scores of Morsi supporters shot

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters were hunkered down in a vigil at a Cairo mosque on Sunday.

Jul 28, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

Army chief calls on Egyptians for rallies to fight `terror`

Egypt`s powerful Army chief on Wednesday appealed to people to hold nationwide rallies on Friday and give him a mandate to crush "terrorism and violence" by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Jul 24, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Mohamed Morsi`s family accuses Egypt Army of abducting him

The family of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Monday accused the powerful military of "abducting" the Islamist leader.

Jul 22, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

Egypt`s Army chief defends Morsi`s removal from power

Egypt`s military chief has justified his decision to remove Mohammed Morsi from office, in a televised speech.

Jul 15, 2013, 11:25 AM IST

Mohamed Morsi refused referendum before ouster: Defence minister

Egypt`s ousted president Mohamed Morsi had refused to hold a referendum over the people`s demands before mass protests began June 30, Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said.

Jul 15, 2013, 09:09 AM IST

Top Egypt commander escapes life bid, says Army

Chief of Egypt`s second field army escaped an attempt on his life in the border town of Rafah after gunmen opened fire on his car, an army spokesman said.

Jul 11, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Violence in Egypt kills 51, interim leader expresses sorrow

Egypt`s interim leader Adly Mansour on Monday expressed sorrow and urged restraint amid the ongoing unrest.

Jul 08, 2013, 11:20 AM IST