Egyptian military

2 policemen killed, 9 injured in Egypt blast

The explosion came a day after a car bomber attacked a checkpoint in North Sinai's nearby Rafah city, causing at least 66 deaths and injuries, according to the Egyptian military spokesman.

Jul 09, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

President had ordered strikes against terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

May 27, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Air raids kill 18 militants in Egypt's Sinai

The Egyptian military killed 18 militants during recent air raids in restive North Sinai province bordering Israel and the Palestinian Gaza Strip, the military spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:13 AM IST

Shaman, former lawmaker among Mexico victims in Egypt

A shaman known as a man of peace and a former federal lawmaker were among the 14 Mexican tourists whose Egyptian vacation ended in a nightmarish military strike.

Sep 16, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

More than 100 dead as militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai

Egypt`s army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the most sustained fighting of its kind in years in the restive province.

Jul 02, 2015, 01:57 AM IST

Egyptian military kills 27 militants in the Sinai

Egyptian military air strikes killed 27 Islamic militants in Northern Sinai early on Friday, in one of the biggest security operations in the region months, security sources said.

Feb 06, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Egyptian army arrests leading Sinai militant

Egyptian military arrested Friday a leading member of Al Qaeda-inspired Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group in a raid on southern Arish city of North Sinai province, a security source said.

Oct 18, 2014, 03:32 AM IST

Egypt military court slaps jail term for Sisi leaks

An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced a member of a pro-Islamist information website to one year in jail over leaks involving ex-army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, security officials said.

Apr 10, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Egyptian military deploys troops, tanks around Cairo

Some of the tanks are located in the square of Rab`a al- Adawiyah in east Cairo where Islamists intend to stage massive protests on Friday in support of President Mursi, who would complete his one year in office this weekend.

Jun 27, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

‘Egypt’s military seeks to preserve political power`

Egyptian military rulers have planned to demand that the country`s next constitution must safeguard its political power and independence.

May 19, 2012, 22:30 PM IST

Women accuse Egyptian military of sexual assault

Women detainees and rights groups have accused Egyptian troops of sexual assault in latest crackdown on demonstrations.

May 09, 2012, 23:37 PM IST

Egypt court jails blogger for criticizing Army

The 26-year-old blogger has also refused to apologize to Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.

Dec 15, 2011, 00:50 AM IST

Egyptian military closing Gaza tunnels: Officials

Israel-Egypt relations took a hit, when five Egyptian police were killed during a firefight between Israeli forces and fleeing militants.

Sep 04, 2011, 11:08 AM IST

Egypt forms panel to rewrite constitution; fires 2 officials

Egyptian military constituted a panel of legal experts to suggest amendments to the constitution.

Feb 15, 2011, 20:36 PM IST