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As `caliphate` shrinks, Islamic State struggles in Egypt

As `caliphate` shrinks, Islamic State struggles in Egypt

It is impossible to ascertain the toll among jihadists, who do not disclose their deaths.

Mortar fire kills 11 civilians in Egypt`s Sinai

Mortar fire has killed 11 civilians, all but one of them women and children, in Egypt`s North Sinai, where the government is battling an Islamist insurgency, police and medics said Thursday.

26 killed as attacks rock Egypt`s Sinai

Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb Thursday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt`s North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency.

Car bomb in Egypt`s Sinai kills 28 soldiers

A suicide car bombing in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula killed at least 28 soldiers Friday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year.

Sinai bomb kills six Egypt policemen: Ministry

 A bomb hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing six policemen in the restive region where jihadists launch regular attacks.

Four Egypt policemen killed in Sinai attack: security

Gunmen killed four Egyptian policemen in the restive northern Sinai on Saturday, a security source said, with police blaming the attack on "takfiri" jihadist militants.

Egypt: Attack in Sinai kills soldier, civilian

Insurgents ambushed an army convoy in northern Sinai on Tuesday killing a soldier and a civilian, the local government and the military said, the latest in a rising wave of attacks in Egypt`s volatile peninsula.