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Sinai initiative targets tribal weddings with push for official documents.

Egypt's National Council for Women is taking steps to replace tribal weddings with civil marriage in the Sinai Peninsula by helping women get the proper birth and marriage certificates.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Bomb, gun attack on Egyptian police in Sinai. At least 9 dead.

July 19, 2017, 5:11 PM Unidentified gunmen ambushed an Egyptian police vehicle in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at least one policeman as well as eight civilians who happened to be in the area, according to an Egyptian security source. The gunmen were said to have set off an improvised explosive device and then ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai.

EL-ARISH, Egypt " Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.They say the militants opened fire on an armored...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai.

Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.

- News24.com - ZA

Roadside Explosion in Sinai Kills 4 Egyptian Policemen.

Five Egyptian policemen were killed and six wounded on Monday by two roadside explosions in the restive Sinai Peninsula, security sources told Reuters. The five policemen were killed in the city of Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, when their armored vehicle drove past a roadside bomb, the sources said. Three ...

- Voice of America - US

At least 5 Egyptian soldiers killed in ISIS attack near El Arish.

July 17, 2017, 5:35 PM Islamic terrorists attacked police in the northern Sinai area of El Arish Monday, killing five officers and wounding another five. In the first round, the opened fire on an army vehicle and set if on fire inside El-Arish, the when reinforcements arrived, set off a roadside bomb. Cairo earlier reported ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Militants kill 5 police in attacks in Egypt's Sinai.

Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.

- FOX News - US

Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai.

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.

- The Daily Star - LB

Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai.

Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked police in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing five of them and wounding another five.

- FOX News - US

Egypt says nine militants killed in Sinai.

Security forces have killed nine militants in the Sinai Peninsula and also destroyed 15 vehicles transporting weapons into Egypt across its western border, the military said in statements Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt says 9 militants killed in Sinai.

Security forces killed nine militants in the Sinai Peninsula and destroyed 15 vehicles transporting weapons into Egypt across its western border, the military said in statements on Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Knife Attacker Kills 2 Tourists in Egyptian Resort

Two tourists were killed and four other foreigners wounded by an attacker armed with a knife at an Egyptian Red Sea holiday resort, Egypt's Interior Ministry and security sources said on Friday. The attacker swam from a nearby public beach to access the Sunny Days El Palacio resort in Hurghada, the ministry and sources ...

- Voice of America - US

Two tourists killed in stabbing in Egyptian resort

Two foreign tourists killed in stabbing attack at resort in the Sinai Peninsula. Attacked arrested and questioned.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Battalion commander responsible for Israel-Egyptian border suspended

July 11, 2017, 10:44 AM Maj. Gen. Eyal Zamir, commander of the Caracal mixed-gender 33rd battalion responsible for security on the Israel-Egyptian border, has been suspended over an inappropriate consensual relationship with a female officer under his command.

- DEBKAFile - IL

Four Palestinians were part of deadly Islamist attack in Sinai

July 9, 2017, 8:38 AM Four former members of the Palestinian Hamas military army took part in the large-scale ISIS attack Friday on Egyptian checkpoints in northern Sinai, which left 23 Egyptian soldiers dead and 33 injured. This is reported by Maj. Gen. Poli Mordecai, Coordinator of IDF operations in Judea and Samaria. He ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Egyptian police kill 14 terrorists in Suez Canal city

July 8, 2017, 7:32 PM Egyptian police killed 14 gunmen in Ismailia linked to recent attacks against security forces in northern Sinai, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Saturday without further elaboration. This city of half a million inhabitants is located on the western bank of the Suez Canal interntional ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

ISIS claims attack killing 23 Egyptian troops, cuts communications lines

July 8, 2017, 8:59 AM The Islamic State claimed Friday’s suicide car bomb-cum-gunfire attack on an Egyptian checkpoint in northern Sinai on the Gazan border, which left 23 Egyptian troops dead, including Special Forces officer, Col. Ahmed el-Mansi, and 33 injured. Egyptian warplanes and helicopters in subsequent hot ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Suicide Car Bombing Kills At Least 23 Soldiers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

At least 33 people were injured in the blast

- TIME Magazine - US

ISIS suicide car bomb plus gunfire kills 10 Egyptian troops

July 7, 2017, 1:24 PM An Egyptian special forces officer, Col. Ahmed el-Mansi, was among the 10 troops killed Friday by Islamist terrorists in a suicide car-bomb, followed by heavy gunfire, on their checkpoint in the northern Sinai-Gaza border town of Rafah. Another 20 were injured. Egyptian officials reported that 40 ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

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