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Attack on Al-Ahly bank leads to one dead

By: Nasser Al-Azzazi Armed militants attacked the Al-Ahly bank with intense gunfire in Al-Arish in North Sinai on Monday, leading to the death of security officer. Security forces exchanged gunfire with the militants for more than half an hour. A security source confirmed that the bank was evacuated of workers, employees and clients, who were …

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Controversy over capital punishment

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) has called for a reconsideration of what crimes are subject to the death penalty, following the sentencing of 14 militants involved in attacks on security forces in north Sinai last year. The EOHR condemned the attackers and supported their facing trial, but it also called for a review …

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US drone strike kills three in northwest Pakistan

(AFP) – MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — A US drone strike on Saturday killed at least three Islamic militants in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said. The strike took place in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, known as a bastion of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The drone targeted a moving vehicle …

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