Middle East

HRW: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes

Rights body reports abuses, including torture and extrajudicial killings, as it calls for halt to military aid to Cairo.

Egypt

Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

Army says it also confiscated firearms and improvised explosive devices from fighters in the restive peninsula.

Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle

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Our Man in Cairo: El-Sisi and the West

How the US and EU are turning a blind eye on Egypt's human rights record for their own economic and political interests.

Egypt

Egypt army says 46 fighters and three soldiers killed in Sinai

About 100 suspects were arrested and more than 30 cars and scooters were confiscated or destroyed, military says.

Egypt army says 46 fighters and three soldiers killed in Sinai

Middle East

Dozens of armed fighters killed in Egypt's Northern Sinai

In a statement on Tuesday, the Egyptian army said it killed 59 insurgents and arrested 142 more.

Dozens of armed fighters killed in Egypt's Northern Sinai

Middle East

Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula

Army spokesman said more than 1,200 explosives devices, 1,900 vehicles were destroyed as part of operation 'Sinai 2018'.

Egypt says security forces killed 450 fighters in Sinai peninsula

Egypt

Egypt's military says 52 fighters killed in the Sinai Peninsula

The announcement comes as the government continues to battle armed groups in the desert region.

Egypt's military says 52 fighters killed in the Sinai Peninsula

Sinai Peninsula

Sinai: What is happening and why

The Sinai operation comes amid preparations to hold Egypt’s presidential election next week.

Egypt

Videos show destruction in Egypt's Sinai offensive

Footage shows destruction in Sinai Peninsula a month after Egyptian military began its campaign against armed groups.

Sinai Peninsula

Amnesty: Egypt army using banned cluster bombs in Sinai

Analysis of video circulated by the Egyptian military shows cluster bombs that Amnesty says only the army could have used.

Amnesty International

Egypt told to halt cluster-bombs use in North Sinai

Rights group issues appeal after analysis of video showing use of 'indiscriminate weapons' during military operation.

Egypt urged to halt cluster-bombs use in North Sinai

Sinai Peninsula

Egypt kills 16 fighters in Sinai military operation

More than 60 targets destroyed in major military operation in the restive Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian army says.

Egypt kills 16 fighters in Sinai military operation

Egypt

Egypt launches military operation across country

Police and army begin fight against 'terrorist' elements in Sinai Peninsula, parts of the Delta and Western Desert.

Egypt launches military operation in Sinai, Nile Delta

Sinai Peninsula

Sisi criticised over 'brute force' strategy in Sinai

Egyptian president's approach will lead to higher levels of oppression and more deaths, analysts say.

Sisi criticised over 'brute force' strategy in Sinai

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'Respond with brute force': Sisi's narrative on Sinai

In the wake of the Sinai attack, is Egypt's media taking cues from Sisi's government? Plus, Mugabe's media legacy.