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Two dead and at least seven injured in recent attacks in Sinai
In the first days following 30 June, Sinai saw 39 terrorist attacks, as clashes broke out between armed groups and security forces, with causalities reaching 58.
Group calls for labour unions to protect the interests of workers threatened by terrorism
Accounts differ as to the sequence of events leading to the incident at Sheikh Zuweid checkpoint, which involved a firefight with army, killing one girl
Unknown assailants open fire near Second Field Army commander
Israel warns its nationals from travelling to Sinai and calls on those present to leave immediatelyIsrael warns its nationals from travelling to Sinai and calls on those present to leave immediately
Witnesses in the Al-Muhajir neighbourhood of Al-Arish said they heard loud explosions near the city’s gas pipelines Sunday morning
Accused said to be requesting asylum in Scotland
President Morsi approves EGP 4.4bn worth of investments in Sinai
With the demonstrations of 30 June approaching, columnists ponder the fate of Egypt, and the Muslim Brotherhood. Suleiman Shafiq 30 June, zero hour for Egypt’s division by the Muslim Brotherhood Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Suleiman Shafiq begins the article by writing that the Tamarod campaign has scared the Islamist groups to the point where they …
Interior minister forced to leave funeral after calls for Morsi’s removal
Shayden Thorne was convicted in a Jeddah court on Wednesday of five charges regarding supporting and encouraging terrorism.
The stabbing echoed the grisly killing of a British soldier in London last week
Police said the men were detained on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after the plane was diverted to Stansted airport outside London
Prime Minister David Cameron cut short a visit to Paris to fly back for a meeting of the government’s emergency response committee
The United States formally said for the first time on Wednesday that it had killed radical Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and three other US citizens in anti-terror strikes abroad.
Protesting border guards refuse to open Rafah border crossing until colleagues are released
The three suspects admitted having been in contact with Al-Qaeda but denied plotting any attacks
Building and Development Party call on US to release spiritual leader and remove parent group from terror list
The group attempted to attack a foreign embassy in Egypt, as well as several vital institutions: interior minister
Jordan has opened its borders in recent days (allowing) passage of jihadists… whereas before it was satisfied with just facilitating the movement of elements trained on its territory by US intelligence
Council of Arab Ministers of Interior holds its 30th conference to discuss combating terrorism and drugs
Israel wants the EU to put the military wing of Hezbollah on a terrorist black list
By Moustafa Menshawy Cairo – If you live in Egypt, there are many reasons to feel politically, socially and economically pessimistic. Political wrangling and polarisation keeps the country on the edge of civil unrest. Unemployment and poverty grow amid a stagnant economy, insufficient investment and a fragile tourism industry in shambles in the post-revolutionary scare. …
British Foreign office advises against all but essential travel to the Sinai
Among the accused was Habiba Mohammed, the wife of the former minister of civil service, charged with smuggling funds to support religious extremism
Raissi was accused of having trained the 19 Islamist militants who carried out the attacks
The ministry said the trio also met with the father of 15-year-old Malala, who was shot in the head by the Taliban earlier this month
The defendants had asked that Friday’s proceedings be cancelled out of respect for their Muslim faith.
Gao is now under control of Islamist armed groups