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

The Listening Post

'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.

ISIS/ISIL

Egyptian air raid kills 'terrorist' mosque attackers

Army statement says air force destroyed a number of vehicles used in Friday's massacre, killing all those aboard.

Egyptian air raid kills 'terrorist' mosque attackers

Egypt

At least 235 killed in mosque massacre in Egypt's Sinai

Government declares three days of mourning for victims of assault on Sufi mosque after Friday prayers in North Sinai.

Sinai Peninsula

Egypt mosque massacre: What we know

Assault on worshippers in Sufi mosque has left at least 235 people dead, creating more tension in the Sinai Peninsula.

Sinai mosque massacre: What we know

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