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Egypt Army kills 16 suspected militants in Sinai

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 00:50

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.

Egypt air strike kills 7 Sinai militants: Army

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 18:02

The Egyptian army said it killed seven militants in an air strike in the Sinai Peninsula less than a week after jihadists downed a military helicopter in the restive region.

Airstrikes kill 13 Sinai militants: Egypt military

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 03:11

The Egyptian military aircraft pounded suspected positions of al Qaeda-inspired fighters in the Sinai Peninsula, killing 13 people, officials said.

Egypt military offensive kills 8 Sinai militants

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 02:32

Egyptian military officials say that troops backed by helicopters and armoured vehicles have killed eight militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt: Attack in Sinai kills soldier, civilian

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 23:52

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.

Jihadists claim Egypt canal city car bombing

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 23:41

An al Qaeda-inspired group operating in the Sinai Peninsula claimed on Monday a car bombing outside a military building in Egypt`s Suez Canal city of Ismailiya which wounded six soldiers.

Egypt sweeping out terrorists from lawless Sinai Peninsula

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 16:19

The Egyptian military has reportedly started sweeping out jihadists from the lawless desert of Sinai Peninsula in an effort to combat growing terrorism in the region.

Egyptian tanks, helicopters push through Sinai

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 23:26

Egypt military says troops backed by helicopter gunships are sweeping through northern Sinai peninsula near border with Palestinian Gaza Strip in major offensive against suspected Islamic extremists.

Egypt considers buffer zone along Gaza border

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 10:54

Egypt is considering establishing a one-km-deep buffer zone along the eastern border with Gaza in a move to heighten security, media reported.

Egypt militants kill 7 soldiers in Sinai: Report

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 09:44

Militants in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula killed seven soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint, security officials said.

At least 8 militants killed in Egypt`s Sinai air raids

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 23:35

Egyptian air strikes in the Sinai Peninsula killed at least eight militants, the military and local residents said on Sunday.

Three terrorists killed in Egypt car bombing

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 10:06

At least three terrorists were killed in a car bomb attack near a police training centre in Egypt`s North Sinai region bordering Israel, officials said.