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

Middle East

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

As Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu meet in public for the first time, analysts say relations have never been closer.

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

Gaza

Is Gaza-Sinai state a possibility for Palestinians?

The long-discussed plan could see most of Gaza's population end up in Sinai, alongside millions of Palestinian refugees.

Is Gaza-Sinai state a possibility for Palestinians?

Gaza

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Hundreds of refugees fleeing the Sinai conflict have settled in Gaza, where they have been subsisting on handouts.

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Middle East

Egyptian soldiers killed in ISIL-claimed suicide attack

ISIL claims suicide bombing at army checkpoint near Rafah in northern Sinai.

Egypt: 26 soldiers killed in Sinai suicide attack

Sinai Peninsula

Video shows Egyptian troops executing detainees

Footage posted online purportedly shows soldiers executing detainees in Sinai and then trying to cover up the facts.

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

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