Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout

Cairo : Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected Islamic State militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said. The incident in the southern city of Assiut occurred a day after Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency in the wake of Islamic State attacks on two Christian

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Islamic State claims Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

Mourners carry the coffins of victims into the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Cairo : At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and leading to troop deployments and the declaration of a three-month state of emergency. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which also injured more than 100 people

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Suspected Islamic State attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Suspected Islamic State attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Cairo : Suspected Islamic State militants attacked a military checkpoint in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai region, killing 12 Egyptian soldiers and wounding six more, the Egyptian military said in a statement, adding that it had killed 15 gunmen in the clashes. No group has asserted responsibility for the attack, but suspicion immediately fell on militants fighting for the Islamic State’s

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Islamic State Publishes Pictures of ‘Silent Killing’ Camp in Egypt, Flaunting ‘Dozens’ of New Recruits

Islamic State Publishes Pictures of ‘Silent Killing’ Camp in Egypt, Flaunting ‘Dozens’ of New Recruits

Tel Aviv : The Islamic State has published pictures of what the group says are dozens of new recruits training in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, warning that the terrorist group would soon confront the Egyptian army. The pictures (see below) from the training camp, chillingly named “Silent Killing,” aren’t the first to be published from Sinai, a front on which

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Egyptian army says it killed 55 Islamic State militants in Sinai

The Egyptian army has fought a battle with Islamic State militants in Sinai killing 55 Islamists, the military claim.

Cairo : Egyptian security forces killed 55 militants in Sinai on the ninth day of an operation against Islamists in the area, the military said in a statement on Tuesday. It was not possible to independently confirm the figure. Egypt is battling an insurgency that gained pace after its military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement

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