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Attacks surge in northwest Pakistan as Afghan peace effort brings shifting sands
Middle East

Attacks surge in northwest Pakistan as Afghan peace effort brings shifting sands

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Militants have stepped up attacks on security forces in northwest Pakistan raising fears of a revival of…
Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings
Middle East

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings

BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper…
HRW report on a humanitarian crisis in North Sinai ‘baseless’: Army spokesperson
Egypt

HRW report on a humanitarian crisis in North Sinai ‘baseless’: Army spokesperson

The spokesperson for Egypt’s army denounced a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released on Monday detailing the deterioration of humanitarian…
Army kills four militants, destroys 386 stationing points used by IS
Egypt

Army kills four militants, destroys 386 stationing points used by IS

  Egypt’s Armed Forces managed to kill four militants who are suspected to be members of the IS affiliated group…
Egypt’s Third Field Army kills 5 militants during ‘Sinai 2018’ operation
Egypt

Egypt’s Third Field Army kills 5 militants during ‘Sinai 2018’ operation

Egypt’s Armed Forces said that five IS militants were killed during army operations conducted by the Third Field Army as…
16 militants killed, 66 hideouts destroyed on 3rd day of ‘Sinai 2018’ operation
Egypt

16 militants killed, 66 hideouts destroyed on 3rd day of ‘Sinai 2018’ operation

Egypt’s Armed Forces killed 16 militants and destroyed 66 militant hideouts on Sunday morning as part of a large-scale operation dubbed…
Egypt army begins large-scale operation to curb IS militancy
Egypt

Egypt army begins large-scale operation to curb IS militancy

The official spokesperson of Egypt’s army released three statements on updates of the large-scale military operation in the Sinai peninsula, Western…
Egypt announces curfew in parts of North Sinai
Egypt

Egypt announces curfew in parts of North Sinai

Egypt announced it will be imposing a curfew in some parts of North Sinai on Saturday, the official Gazette said…
IS-affiliated media outlet releases video footage of al-Arish airbase attack
Egypt

IS-affiliated media outlet releases video footage of al-Arish airbase attack

The Islamic State-affiliated (IS) media outlet ‘Ammaq’ released on Thursday night video footage of the missile attack which targeted the…
Security forces kill five militants in Sinai
Egypt

Security forces kill five militants in Sinai

The Egyptian Second Field Army – who are assigned with the task of securing North Sinai and Ismailia from an extremist…
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