SINAI PROVINCE

Egypt’s ISIS affiliate kills police driver in the Sinai

By | 2016-08-27T12:51:04+00:00 August 27th, 2016|News|

Egyptian security officials on Thursday said a police driver kidnapped this week has been publicly shot dead in Sinai by suspected jihadists from the local Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate.   The officials, quoted by The Associated Press, said three terrorists and the policeman arrived Thursday at el-Arish's residential al-Masaeed district in a green pickup truck.

ISIS’s Sinai commander in Gaza for Hamas talks

By | 2015-12-04T13:06:23+00:00 December 4th, 2015|News|

Shadi al-Menei, the commander of the Islamic State (ISIS) branch Sinai Province, is currently in Gaza on a secret visit to speak with Hamas leaders.   The surprising revelation reported late Thursday by Channel 2 exposes the deep level of coordination between the terrorist organizations, which has been kept tightly under wraps.   Al-Menei held

ISIS’s Sinai Province Executes Croatian Captive

By | 2015-08-14T00:46:15+00:00 August 14th, 2015|News|

The Sinai branch of Islamic State (ISIS), Sinai Province, announced on Wednesday that it has executed Croatian citizen Tomislav Salopek, who it captured on July 22 in Cairo.   This marks the first execution of a Western hostage by Sinai Province, with the ruthless murder taking place in the Sinai Peninsula.   Sinai Province last

Wanted Egyptian Terrorist Calls for ‘Holy War’ Against Sisi

By | 2015-07-30T00:43:33+00:00 July 30th, 2015|News|

One of Egypt's most wanted men, a former special forces officer turned Islamist terrorist commander, condemned President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday and called for a holy war against his government, Reuters reported.   An audio message attributed to Hisham al-Ashmawy, who security officials suspect masterminded the recent car bomb assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor,

ISIS Hits Egyptian Patrol Ship With a Rocket

By | 2015-07-26T16:29:42+00:00 July 26th, 2015|News|

Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists in Sinai fired a rocket at an Egyptian patrol ship in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, scoring a direct hit and setting it on fire.   The coastguard ship noticed the group of ISIS terrorists on the shore and exchanged fire with them, according to Egyptian military statements and witnesses cited

ISIS Bombs the Italian Consulate in Cairo

By | 2015-07-12T15:03:53+00:00 July 12th, 2015|News|

Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists claimed responsibility for a lethal car bomb attack on the Italian consulate in central Cairo on Saturday, in an explosion that killed one Egyptian and left ten others wounded according to a health ministry spokesperson.   The blast nearly completely destroyed the main entrance to the consulate, shattering windows and flooding

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

By | 2015-07-08T16:00:21+00:00 July 8th, 2015|News|

Egypt's military on Sunday launched airstrikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamists in North Sinai, security sources said, according to the Reuters news agency.   The Sinai has recently witnessed some of the heaviest fighting between security forces and Islamists since the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.  

Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai

By | 2015-06-23T22:42:37+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|News|

Egyptian security forces on Monday killed 22 suspected terrorists who were planning to target security forces in the restive North Sinai province, security sources said, according to Reuters.   The sources said security forces struck a group of people meeting outside a mosque south of the town of Sheikh Zuwayed who were planning an attack

ISIS Forces ‘Israeli Spy’ to Dig His Own Grave in Sinai

By | 2015-06-14T15:14:58+00:00 June 14th, 2015|News|

Following Islamic State's (ISIS) gruesome tradition, an affiliate of the terrorist group operating in the Sinai Peninsula has released a flashily produced execution video of an alleged "Israeli spy" being forced to dig his own grave in the desert.   Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, the Sinai terror group that last November pledged allegiance to ISIS and