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Islamic State raises stakes with Egypt mosque attack

Nov 26 2017

ISMAILIA, Egypt The mosque was packed with hundreds of worshippers for Friday prayers in Egypt's North Sinai when gunmen in military-style uniforms and masks appeared in a doorway and at windows.

Militant blast, gun attack kill 18 police in Egypt's Sinai

Sep 11 2017

ISMAILIA, Egypt Militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt's strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 18 policemen in a blast and a gun battle on Monday, sources said - an assault claimed by Islamic State.

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers killed in deadliest Sinai attack in years

Jul 07 2017

CAIRO/ISMAILIA, Egypt At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide car bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai on Friday, security sources said, an attack claimed by Islamic State that marks one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in years.

Egypt extends state of emergency as roadside explosion kills three policemen

Jul 04 2017

CAIRO/ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt's parliament on Tuesday approved an extension of a nationwide state of emergency until the end of September as a police officer and two conscripts were killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai where Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency.

Ships cross Egypt's New Suez Canal in first test-run

Jul 25 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt The first cargo ships passed through Egypt's New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens next month, state media reported, 11 months after the army began constructing the $8 billion canal alongside the existing 145-year-old Suez Canal.

Ships cross Egypt's New Suez Canal in first test-run

Jul 25 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt The first cargo ships passed through Egypt's New Suez Canal on Saturday in a test-run before it opens next month, state media reported, 11 months after the army began constructing the $8 billion canal alongside the existing 145-year-old Suez Canal.

Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai - sources

Jul 02 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years. | Video

Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai - sources

Jul 02 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years.

Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai -sources

Jul 02 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years.

Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai: sources

Jul 02 2015

ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years.

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