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Militant leader killed in Sinai: Egypt officials

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 08:49

The top leader of an al-Qaeda-inspired group in Egypt`s restive Sinai and three of his associates were killed in a drive-by shooting in the peninsula, senior Egyptian security officials have said.

Egypt ratifies death sentences on 14 for attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 02:41

Egyptian state TV is reporting that the presidency has ratified the death sentences of 14 convicts in connection to Islamic militant attacks in the Sinai Peninsula during the country`s 2011 uprising. Eight were tried in absentia.

Egypt arrests wanted militant in Sinai

Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 00:21

Egyptian authorities say they have arrested a militant wanted for his alleged role in planning and carrying out deadly attacks last year on a police station and a bank in the Sinai Peninsula.