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Security forces gun down 5 terrorists in a raid in Egypt

Five terrorists were killed today in exchange of fire with security forces in Sharqeya governorate, security sources said.

Dec 04, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Egypt mosque attack: 27 children among 305 killed; President Sisi holds meet

The death toll in a devastating militant attack on a mosque on Friday in Egypt's North Sinai has risen to 305 killed, MENA state news agency said on Saturday.

Nov 25, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump condemn 'barbaric' mosque attack in Egypt, express solidarity to victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the devastating bomb and gun attack in Egypt's restive North Sinai region in which at least 235 people lost their lives. 

Nov 24, 2017, 22:28 PM IST

Egypt: Tank crushes car in attempt to stop bomb blast in North Sinai

2 children died due to bomb blast in a car in North Sinai, Egypt.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Terrorists attack military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai; 26 soldiers killed or injured

The military said it killed 40 terrorists as it clashed with militants in the North Sinai city of Rafah bordering the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

Jul 07, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Nine policemen killed in Egypt blast

At least nine policemen were killed and 13 injured in an attack at a security checkpoint in Egypt`s North Sinai city, the media reported on Monday.

Jan 09, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

ISIS terror attack in Egypt's North Sinai; nine policemen killed, over 14 injured

At least nine policemen were killed and 14 others injured today when ISIS-linked suicide bombers rammed a garbage truck packed with explosives into an Egyptian security checkpoint, the latest attack in the restive North Sinai governorate.

Jan 09, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

ISIS terror attack in Egypt's North Sinai; nine policemen killed, over 14 injured

At least nine policemen were killed and 14 others injured today when ISIS-linked suicide bombers rammed a garbage truck packed with explosives into an Egyptian security checkpoint, the latest attack in the restive North Sinai governorate.

Jan 09, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

6 terrorists, 4 soldiers killed in Egypt's North Sinai

Three militant hideouts, two vehicles and three unlicensed motorcycles used by them in their attacks against police personnel were also destroyed, military spokesperson Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said in a statement.

Oct 30, 2016, 07:02 AM IST

Militants kill 12 military personnel in Egypt's Sinai

Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed 12 members of Egypt`s military in North Sinai province and wounded six more in an attack on a checkpoint on Friday, the military said, adding that it killed 15 militants in return.

Oct 14, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

Five militants killed by army in Egypt

Five militants were killed in an exchange of fire with Egyptian army in the restive North Sinai province, army said today.

Mar 06, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

6 killed, 26 injured in explosion in Egypt

Six people were killed when a blast took place after a team of security personnel attacked a militant hideout in Giza area here. The area was cordoned off by the security forces after the explosion.

Jan 22, 2016, 05:21 AM IST

26 militants killed in Egypt army raids

Twenty-six militants were killed on Monday as Egyptian army raided their hidehouts in some cities in the restive North Sinai as part of the military's campaign against terrorists.

Jan 04, 2016, 02:19 AM IST

Militants kill Islamist parliament candidate in Egypt's Sinai

Unknown gunmen shot dead on Saturday a parliament candidate of an Islamist Al-Nour Party outside his home in Arish city of restive North Sinai province, a security source told Xinhua.

Oct 24, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

18 conscripts injured in roadside blast in Egypt

 A roadside bomb today exploded near a bus carrying a number of conscripts, injuring 18 of them in Egypt's restive North Sinai area.

Jul 26, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Five Egypt Army men killed as militants attack military checkpoint

Army personnel were killed and seven others injured as militants today attacked an army checkpoint in restive North Sinai.

Jul 19, 2015, 02:08 AM IST

Five civilians killed in missile attack in Egypt

A woman and her four children were killed on Friday when a missile reportedly fired by Islamist militants fell on their house in Egypt's restive North Sinai province.

Jul 11, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Egyptian Army kills 63 militants in North Sinai: Sources

Egypt’s military launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Sunday, security sources said, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

Jul 06, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops

Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday, security sources said, as the Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there.

Jul 04, 2015, 22:52 PM IST

Military kills 23 militants in Egypt

At least 23 militants were killed today in airstrikes by army on militant hideouts in Egypt's restive North Sinai, a day after heavily-armed IS terrorists launched simultaneous suicide attacks on army checkposts in the Peninsula, killing at least 70 people, mostly soldiers.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:53 AM IST