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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Emergency rule declared in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after bomb kills 30 troops

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... automatic rifles and rocket launchers, opened fire at two buses transporting troops. In July this year, 22 border guards were killed in the western desert near the border with Libya. Militants ... in Egypt. From the desert and mountainous Sinai, which borders the Gaza Strip and Israel, the attacks have also extended to the capital and the Nile Delta to the north. Ansar Beit al-Maqdis tried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624422/emergency-rule-declared-egypts-sinai-peninsula-after-bomb-kills-30-troops
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Attack on Egyptian border post near Libya kills 21 soldiers

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Attack on border post kills 21 troops Egypt's military said militants firing machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) attacked a border guards' checkpoint, killing 21 soldiers. Saturday's attack in a desert area 630km west of Cairo left four soldiers wounded, the military said in a statement, blaming "terrorists". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556761/attack-egyptian-border-post-near-libya-kills-21-soldiers
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt orders arrest of two prominent activists

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 07:44pm by AFP

    ... on a desert road some 10 kilometres south of Cairo. “The ministry of interior alleges that each one of us had been dropped at her house, which means that all of us are living in the desert,” Seif ... then took a long tour meant to scare them before finally dropping them on a desert road,” said Bedeir. Tuesday’s other protest, which was organised by Maher, demanded the prosecution of those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1367220/egypt-widens-crackdown-two-top-activists-ordered-arrested
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt spokesman blames deadly car bomb at police HQ on 'terror group' Brotherhood

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 11:39am by AP

    ... and army personnel to desert or face death at the hands of its fighters. The group and several others have claimed responsibility for a surge of attacks on security forces since the popularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1389634/egypt-spokesman-blames-deadly-car-bomb-police-hq-terror-group-brotherhood
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's Mursi defiant in first court appearance since ouster by military

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 02:16pm by AP

    ... initially reported he was to be transferred to the main prison in Cairo where his co-defendants are being held. But later it reported he was being taken to a prison in the desert near Alexandria. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1347283/mursi-trial-egypt-under-security-crackdown
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian military claims edge in Sinai battle

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the spokesman, Colonel Ahmed Ali, said on Sunday in a televised news conference to discuss the continuing campaign. The persistent security vacuum in the Sinai Desert near the Israeli border has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1310972/egyptian-military-claims-edge-sinai-battle
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's upheaval sets off jihadist attacks in Sinai peninsula

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... 10 killed in desert province since Mursi ousting, which fed nomads' low opinion of democracy Within hours of Egypt's elected president being overthrown this month, militant ... than police and troops were attacked in El Arish and other North Sinai towns. Ten have been killed in the province since Mohammed Mursi was toppled on July 3. The desert peninsula has long been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1283300/egypts-upheaval-sets-jihadist-attacks-sinai-peninsula
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    In relentless campaign, Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 09:58am by Reuters in Cairo

    ... days of official mourning for 25 policemen killed on Monday by suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai near the desert border with Israel. State television carried emotional demands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297982/egyptian-muslim-brotherhood-leader-arrested
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Dozens die in Egypt as Mursi backers stage ‘day of rage’

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 07:32pm by Reuters

    ... protests, Tahrir Square, was deserted on Friday, sealed off by the army. Washington’s influence over Cairo has been called into question following Mursi’s overthrow. Since then Saudi Arabia, Kuwait ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297247/islamists-take-egypt-streets-day-rage
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Mursi's day of reckoning on streets of Egypt's cities

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and the heat of the sun eased, more joined them on the otherwise deserted streets of the capital. Many are angry at Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood, saying it has hijacked the revolution through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1272772/mursis-day-reckoning-streets-egypts-cities

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