News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

Egypt kills 12 militants in North Sinai air strike

The air strikes "resulted in the killing of 12 highly dangerous . leaders of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis", the military said in a statement. 

Jun 20, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Australia imposes sanctions on Egypt-based militant group

Australia today imposed financial sanctions on the Egypt-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.

Feb 25, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

UNSC slams Egypt terrorist attacks

The UN Security Council (UNSC) Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in Egypt`s North Sinai peninsula, which killed over 30 people and injured several others.

Jan 31, 2015, 04:00 AM IST

Islamic State's Egypt wing claims attacks that killed 27

Islamic State`s Egypt wing claimed responsibility for a series of attacks that killed at least 27 on Thursday in some of the worst anti-state violence in months, after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly this week.

Jan 30, 2015, 05:26 AM IST

Six militants killed in security raids in Egypt

At least six militants were killed and 11 others arrested Saturday as Egyptian military launched two operations on their hideouts in northern Sinai province, an official said on condition of anonymity.

Dec 14, 2014, 07:55 AM IST

Egypt militants warn tourists to leave country or face attack

The Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has warned tourists to leave Egypt "before it`s too late" and threatened to attack anyone who stays in the country after a deadline of February 20.

Feb 18, 2014, 15:47 PM IST