Middle East

Egypt says Sinai air raids kill ISIL affiliate's chiefs

Three leaders were among 19 members of Sinai Province group who were killed in air raids, Egyptian military says.

Egypt says air raids kill 19 ISIL fighters in Sinai

Middle East

Police targeted near Egypt's St Catherine's Monastery

ISIL claims responsibility for attack near UNESCO World Heritage site in South Sinai, just days before pope's visit.

Police targeted near Egypt's St Catherine's Monastery

Middle East

Roadside bombs kill 10 Egyptian soldiers

At least 15 ISIL fighters also die during a raid in the volatile Sinai peninsula, Egyptian military says.

Egypt

Egypt: Attacks on Copts in Sinai 'a message from ISIL'

The state's 'war on terrorism' in Sinai has proved unsuccessful, say analysts.

Attacks on Copts in Sinai 'a message from ISIL'

Sinai Peninsula

After wave of ISIL attacks, Copts flee Egypt's Sinai

Flight of families to Ismailia follows warning of attacks by ISIL and murders targeting community in El Arish.

Middle East

Egyptian soldiers killed by gunmen in Sinai

Egyptian army blames 'disloyal fundamentalist elements' for carrying out latest attack in volatile peninsula.

Egypt: Attackers kill five soldiers in Sinai Peninsula

Egypt

Islands of contention: Tiran and Sanafir

A tumultuous tale of two islands that span decades.

Islands of contention: Tiran and Sanafir

Egypt

Egypt says army killed head of ISIL's Sinai branch

Abu Duaa al-Ansari and 45 other ISIL fighters killed in operation guided by "accurate intelligence", military says.

Egypt says army killed head of ISIL's Sinai branch

Egypt

Major Attacks in Egypt

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

Major Attacks in Egypt

Opinion

Sinai insurgency: An enduring risk

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

Omar Ashour

by Omar Ashour

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.

Egyptian troops killed  in Sinai attack

ISIS

Sinai: Reporting Egypt's 'War on Terror'

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

Sinai: Reporting Egypt's 'War on Terror'

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.

Bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Egypt

Egypt: No terror link in Russian jet crash

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

Egypt: No terror link in Russian jet crash

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.

ISIL claims deadly attack in Egypt's Sinai