Major Attacks in Egypt

Though attacks became more frequent in 2011, since Morsi’s removal from power in 2013 they have escalated dramatically.

War & Conflict

Sinai insurgency: An enduring risk

Cairo's security policies in Sinai remain immoral and ineffective - so far exacerbating the problem.

by Omar Ashour

War & Conflict

Egyptian troops killed in Sinai attack

At least 13 troops dead after mortar attack claimed by ISIL on security checkpoint near city of El Arish.


Sinai: Reporting Egypt's 'War on Terror'

The Egyptian government has barred journalists from reporting on events in the troubled Sinai peninsula.

War & Conflict

Bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Two soldiers also wounded in the attack and medical sources say one is in a critical condition.


Egypt: No terror link in Russian jet crash

Investigators say no indication of "terrorist act" in Russian plane crash that killed all 224 onboard.

War & Conflict

ISIL claims deadly attack in Egypt's Sinai

Suicide car bombing targets hotel, killing seven people including two judges, in latest violence to hit peninsula.

The Listening Post

Contradictions, conspiracies and the Sinai plane crash

We look at the conflicting media accounts of the Russian plane disaster in Egypt.

Human Rights

Sudanese refugees shot dead on Egypt-Israel border

Fifteen refugees killed in Sinai as they reportedly attempt to enter Israel to seek asylum.

The Listening Post

The Russian plane crash and the battle of narratives

We examine the conflicting media reports of the Russian plane disaster in Egypt; plus, the rise of automated journalism.


Deadly car bomb targets Egyptian police club

At least four Egyptian policeman killed as suicide bomber rams car into police club in Sinai Peninsula, reports say.


Russian plane's 'black box recorded unusual sounds'

Russian media reports say unusual sounds recorded in cockpit moment before passenger plane crashed in Egypt's Sinai.

Middle East

Russian official: Jet broke apart in midair

International investigators began probing why the Russian passenger plane crashed.

Middle East

Russia mourns victims of Sinai plane crash

Flags on half mast in Moscow as investigations are launched into Egypt accident that killed all 224 passengers onboard.

Middle East

Egypt: No distress call from pilot prior to crash

Emirates, Lufthansa and Air France stop flying over area of Sinai Peninsula where 224 passengers and crew died in crash.