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18 killed in terror attack in Sinai

ISIS claims attack on a security convoy in North Sinai. By Ben Ariel – Arutz Sheva 18 people were killed in an attack on Monday on a security convoy in Egypt’s North Sinai, where police and troops are battling a jihadist insurgency, security and medical sources said, according to AFP. The […]

Egypt’s ISIS affiliate kills police driver in the Sinai
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Egypt’s ISIS affiliate kills police driver in the Sinai

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 […]

ISIS’s Sinai commander in Gaza for Hamas talks
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ISIS’s Sinai commander in Gaza for Hamas talks

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 […]

ISIS Hits Egyptian Patrol Ship With a Rocket
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ISIS Hits Egyptian Patrol Ship With a Rocket

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 […]

ISIS Bombs the Italian Consulate in Cairo
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ISIS Bombs the Italian Consulate in Cairo

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 […]

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai
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Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

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 […]

Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai
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Egypt Kills 22 Suspected Terrorists in the Sinai

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 […]