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Militants kill Egyptian police officer in Sinai Peninsula.

Gunmen opened fire on a police officer Thursday, killing the 28-year-old in the northern Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian security officials said.

- UPI - US

Four members of Egypt's security forces killed in Sinai attacks.

Three soldiers were killed in a bombing of an armored vehicle by Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, security and medical sources said Thursday

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt officials say Sinai militants kill 4 security forces.

Egyptian security officials say separate attacks in restive northern Sinai peninsula where Islamic militants are active have left four security personnel dead.

- FOX News - US

Rockets fired on southern Israel from Sinai during Trump's visit.

JERUSALEM , A rocket was fired from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt at southern Israel. No one was injured and no damage was caused by the rocket fired Tuesday morning. President Donald Trump was visiting the center of the country at the time, the Israeli army said. The rocket was projected to fall in...

- JTA - US

Rockets fired on southern Israel from Sinai during Trump's visit.

No injuries or damage rocket projected to fall in unpopulated area, Code Red alert not activated.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Rocket from Sinai explodes in Eshkol District.

May 23, 2017, 9:17 AM A rocket fired early Tuesday from Egyptian Sinai exploded on empty ground in the Israeli Eshkol district without causing damage. Security forces are searching the area for fragments..

- DEBKAFile - IL

Egyptian Army Destroys Two Cross Border Tunnels with Gaza.

The Egyptian army has destroyed two cross-border tunnels linking Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the blockaded Gaza Strip, a military spokesman said Saturday. © Copyright Andolu Ajansi

- Albawaba - UK

Egypt orders military trial for 48 'Islamic State' suspects over church attacks.

Egypt's top prosecutor has accused the suspects of involvement in attacks on churches and military targets. The militant group has increasingly targeted Christians after launching an armed insurgency in northern Sinai.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

U.S. and Saudi Arabia Impose Terror Sanctions on Hezbollah Leader Hashem Safieddine.

, The Trump administration imposed its first terrorism sanctions jointly with Saudi Arabia on Friday as President Donald Trump travels to the kingdom on his first overseas trip. The State Department announced sanctions on senior Hezbollah leader Hashem Safieddine and Muhammad al-Isawi, a leader of the Islamic State group's ...

- TIME Magazine - US

British media's coverage of Corbyn: Balanced or biased?.

The Labour Party faces a right-leaning media with weeks until the election. Plus, the media black hole in Sinai, Egypt.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US imposes sanctions in joint action with Saudi Arabia against Hezbollah, IS and al Qaeda.

The Trump administration imposed its first terrorism sanctions jointly with Saudi Arabia on Friday as President Donald Trump travels to the kingdom on his first overseas trip. The State Department announced sanctions on senior Hezbollah leader Hashem Safieddine and Muhammad al-Isawi, a leader of the Islamic State group's ...

- Ya Libnan - US

US, Saudis Jointly Impose Sanctions on Two 'Global Terrorists'

On the eve of President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. State Department imposed terrorism sanctions jointly with the kingdom on two prominent extremist leaders, calling them "global terrorists." Senior Hezbollah leader Hashem Safieddine, a Lebanese citizen in his 50s, and Muhammad al-Isawi, an Egyptian ...

- Voice of America - US

Three Egyptian officers, one a colonel, killed in two ISIS attacks in Sinai

May 14, 2017, 5:20 PM A colonel in the Egyptian military was killed and three recruits injured on Sunday when their armored vehicle struck a landmine in central Sinai. Two officers were killed and five soldiers injured in a second ISIS attack, this one in the North Sinai town of Shekh Zuweid. Last week, ISIS opened fire on ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

ISIS attack kills 10 members of main Bedouin tribe in N. Sinai

May 11, 2017, 8:30 AM ISIS fighters on Wednesday attacked a checkpoint manned by members of the Tarabin Bedouin tribe in the Sinai Peninsula, killed ten of them and fled. The fighters from the local ISIS affiliate used a seized Egyptian military vehicle to approach the checkpoint and then escape. The incident occurred south ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Egypt: Videos Show Army Executions in Sinai

– Egyptian military forces in the northern Sinai Peninsula executed at least two and as many as eight unarmed detainees and covered up the killings to make it appear that the victims were armed terrorists' shot to death in a raid, Human Rights Watch said today. Video of the killings, aired by a television channel aligned ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Egypt: Videos Show Army Executions in Sinai

– Egyptian military forces in the northern Sinai Peninsula executed at least two and as many as eight unarmed detainees and covered up the killings to make it appear that the victims were armed terrorists' shot to death in a raid, Human Rights Watch said today. Video of the killings aired by an opposition television ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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