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Counterterrorism: Main pillar of post-3 July state

The latest Sinai 2018 operation is not the first counterinsurgency operation that has been down to limit the effect of militancy in Egypt since the ouster of Islamist former president Mohamed Morsi. Indeed, several military campaigns have been unleashed to eliminate radical militant groups whose activity peaked after 2013, and found refuge in Sinai and …

Adham Youssef

Egypt sees boom in military manufacturing

Many have called for the development of Egypt’s weapons arsenal because powerful nations live in peace. Calls for the development of armament remained neglected by the state, which argued that times of war have ended. In previous years, the Middle East witnessed a number of wars and conflicts not witnessed since the October War of …

Tamer Farhat

Suicide bombing attempt aborted, 4 militants killed during Sinai 2018 operation

On the 17th day of the extensive armed operation Sinai 2018, military spokesperson Tamer El-Refaie announced on Tuesday, that the Egyptian Armed Forces has successfully aborted an attempted suicide attack carried out by terrorist elements, and that four militants wearing explosive belts were also killed during the operation. El-Refaie said that four military personnel have …

Daily News Egypt

15 more militants killed in Sinai operation

More operations are targeting militants in North Sinai, as part of the extensive armed operation Sinai 2018 which started last Friday, with the latest raids killing 15 militants, raising the campaign’s death toll to 53. Military spokesperson Tamer El-Refaei said that air forces have destroyed 11 sites that were reported to have been dens for …

Daily News Egypt

Timeline of security developments in Sinai

Since 2013, state security forces, represented by both the military and the police, have been engaged in violent clashes with “Sinai Province”, known previously as Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis. In 2014, the group declared its affiliation with the Islamic State group (IS) and has repeatedly launched deadly attacks on army and police checkpoints. Over the course …

Daily News Egypt

Extensive military operation to wipe out militancy launched in Sinai

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Friday that it has launched an extensive military operation in Sinai to eliminate militants from the restive peninsula. Military spokesperson Tamer El-Refaei said in a televised statement that the operation aims to target “dens and ammunition storages that are being used by terrorist elements.” He added that the ongoing …

Adham Youssef

7 killed, 3 arrested in North, central Sinai in anti-terror military raids

The Egyptian military has carried anti-terrorist operations in Sinai on Monday. The military spokesperson said that the military killed seven terrorists including two “leading members of terrorist groups,” in North Sinai in a statement published on social media. He also said in a separate statement that three terrorist suspects were arrested in central Sinai. In …

Daily News Egypt