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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's upheaval sets off jihadist attacks in Sinai peninsula

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

    ... fellow Islamists in the Sinai peninsula were talking of making war on Cairo's security forces. Scarcely had a video surfaced on YouTube of hundreds of men chanting "No to peace!" 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
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Attack on Egyptian border post near Libya kills 21 soldiers

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

    ... president Mohammed Mursi was toppled in July last year as the army struggles to quell an Islamist insurgency that has killed scores of soldiers and police, mainly in the Sinai peninsula bordering ...

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

    400 ‘disappeared’ tortured in secret Egyptian military prison

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... of a pro-Mohammed Morsi protest camp in August. Many are from the northern Sinai peninsula, the centre of a jihadist insurgency, but there are prisoners from all over Egypt. A few are suspected members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539127/400-disappeared-tortured-secret-egyptian-military-prison
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Leader of Egyptian militant group killed in Sinai drive-by shooting

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in El-Arish The leader of an al-Qaeda-inspired group in Egypt's restive Sinai and three of his associates were killed in a drive-by shooting in the peninsula, Egyptian security officials said. The development on Thursday deals a heavy blow to the militant group, which has claimed scores of deadly attacks across Egypt since Islamist president Mohammed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519046/leader-egyptian-militant-group-killed-sinai-drive-shooting
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    High hopes for strongman Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi as Egyptian tourism falters

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... to the peninsula where Sharm el-Sheikh is located. While south Sinai is dotted with tourist resorts, the lawless north is a base for militants who have launched attacks across the country, mostly targeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519045/high-hopes-strongman-abdel-fattah-el-sisi-egyptian-tourism-falters
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s General Sisi asks for US help in fighting terrorism

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... Sinai peninsula with numerous lethal attacks on targets in Egypt’s cities. Several hundred policemen and soldiers were killed in attacks last year after the government killed hundreds of Mursi’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512764/egypts-general-sisi-asks-us-help-fighting-terrorism
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez Canal ‘terror’ plot

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 08:33pm by AFP

    ... northern Sinai Peninsula, where most of the attacks have been taking place. Jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (Partisans of Jerusalem) has claimed most of the deadliest attacks in Egypt since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435796/egypt-sentences-26-death-over-suez-canal-terror-plot
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Deadly twin blasts hit Egypt’s Sinai

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 05:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Twin blasts kill at least six soldiers and injure 17 in restive Sinai peninsula Twin car bomb blasts on Wednesday targeting Egypt’s army killed at least six soldiers in the restive Sinai peninsula, where the military is battling Islamist militants, officials said. Security officials said an explosion targeted the military intelligence headquarters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1308390/deadly-twin-blasts-hit-egypt-army-sinai
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Militant group warns tourists to leave Egypt after suicide bombing kills four

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:42pm by Reuters

    ... of the marginalised Bedouin community and smugglers in the Sinai. This has enabled them to survive several army offensives in the largely lawless peninsula. "Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis poses the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1431197/militant-group-warns-tourists-leave-egypt-after-suicide-bombing-kills
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Jihadist group claims bombing of tourist bus in Egypt

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... period of unrest after Mubarak’s overthrow in 2011 has allowed the militants to regroup in the restive Sinai peninsula and to branch out to the Nile Delta. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430274/jihadist-group-claims-bombing-tourist-bus-egypt

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