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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.
 

Nov 25, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2015, 02:06 AM IST

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.

Oct 25, 2014, 01:18 AM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

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.

Jun 29, 2014, 00:09 AM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2013, 23:52 PM IST