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Sinai terrorist leader killed in air strike

Founder of Sinai-based terrorist group that pledged allegiance to ISIS killed in air strike.

Sinai terrorist leader killed in air strike

ISIS Has 'Israeli Spy' Dig His Own Grave in Sinai

Sinai ISIS cell uploads new video of alleged Mossad spy being made to dig his grave in the sand before being shot point-blank.

ISIS Forces 'Israeli Spy' to Dig His Own Grave in Sinai

ISIS in Sinai Claims Attack on Hamas in Gaza

War of the terrorist groups? ISIS claims explosives attack on Hamas military post, after threatening war; Hamas is in denial.

ISIS in Sinai Claims Attack on Hamas in Gaza

'Egypt is Preparing for War with Israel'

Noha Hashad, pro-Israeli nuclear scientist who escaped Egypt after years of torture, says what's happening in Sinai isn't what we think.

'Egypt is Preparing for War with Israel'

IDF Expects Major Terror Attack from Sinai

Hundreds of terrorists in Sinai recently expressed allegiance to ISIS – and the IDF is preparing for the worst, including in Eilat.

IDF Expects Major Terror Attack from Sinai

Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian military airstrikes have killed at least 27 fighters in the northern Sinai region.

Egyptian Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Terrorists in Sinai

Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Sinai-based Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis releases footage showing the execution of two army informants.

Egypt's ISIS Affiliate Executes Two 'Informants'

Egypt Designates ISIS as Terrorist Group

Egyptian court designates the Islamic State a terrorist organization, as well as its Sinai-based affiliate Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis.

Egypt Designates ISIS and its Affiliates as Terrorist Groups

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed Soldiers

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis, Egypt's deadliest terrorist group, claims responsibility for a suicide attack last month that killed 30 soldiers.

Sinai Jihadists Claim Attack Which Killed 30 Soldiers

Sinai Jihadists Pledge Allegiance to ISIS - Again

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to ISIS, a week after denying that it had done so.

Sinai Jihadists Pledge Allegiance to ISIS - Yet Again

Sinai Jihadists Deny Pledging Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis denies an earlier statement attributed to it, and in which it said it had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

Sinai Jihadists Deny Pledging Allegiance to ISIS

Egyptian Jihadist Group Swears Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Egypt's most active terrorist group, swears allegiance to ISIS and its leader.

Egyptian Jihadist Group Swears Allegiance to ISIS

Egypt Reveals Hamas Gave Weapons for Lethal Attack

As Egypt is poised to implement buffer zone plan expelling Gazans from border, security sources say Hamas behind Friday carnage.

Egypt Says Hamas Provided Weapons for Lethal Sinai Attack

Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai

President Sisi says jihadists threaten Egypt's very existence, proclaims 3-month state of emergency in restive Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt Declares State of Emergency in Sinai after Bloody Friday

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Members of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis found guilty of deadly attacks against Egyptian military targets

Egyptian Court Sentences 7 Sinai Jihadis to Death

Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Military forces in Egypt arrest the leader of the military wing of the Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis terrorist group.

Leader of Sinai Jihadist Group Arrested

Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai

Rocket factory belonging to Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis discovered and destroyed by Egyptian security forces.

Jihadist Rocket Factory Discovered in Sinai Peninsula

'Hamas Will be Able to Use Global Aid for Tunnels'

Israeli security source reveals transfer of Gaza crossings to PA will actually help Hamas attack Israel and build terror tunnels.

'Hamas Will be Able to Use Global Aid for Terror Tunnels'

Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed

Top leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis killed by Egyptian soldiers in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.

Top Leader of Egyptian ISIS Copycat Killed in Sinai

Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis decapitates three, shoots a fourth on accusations of "collaborating" with the Mossad spy the Egyptian army.

Sinai Jihadist Group Kills 4 More 'Collaborators'

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border

Southern Command deployed in response to heightened tensions between Egypt, Sinai terror groups. 'We don't take risks,' officer explains.

IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border Amid Heightened Tensions

Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai

Egypt's army kills a field commander for the jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.

Commander of Jihadist Group Killed in Sinai Clashes

Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

The Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis beheads a man for allegedly conspiring with Israel, the third such incident in recent weeks.

Sinai Jihadists Behead Alleged 'Israeli Spy'

Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

Seven jihadists killed in a shootout in the Sinai Peninsula during a joint operation by the Egyptian police and the army.

Egypt Kills 7 Jihadists in Sinai

IS 'Copycats' Behead 'Israeli Spy' in Sinai

Local jihadist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis switches inspiration from Al Qaeda to IS; eighth beheading in the region in a month.

IS 'Copycats' Behead Victim in Sinai, Claim He is 'Israeli Spy'

11 Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

Roadside bomb explodes near Rafah; local Islamists likely linked to resurgence in terror in Sinai.

Eleven Egyptian Policeman Killed in Sinai Bomb Attack

Sinai Jihadist Group Claims It Beheaded Four Men

The men were accused of being 'Israeli informants' who assisted Israel in a drone strike in July.

Sinai Jihadist Group Claims It Beheaded Four Men

IS Actively Joining Gaza Terror War on Israel

Evidence shows extent of extremist Jihadist terrorists' involvement in attacks on Israel; groups claim rocket attacks, list 13 casualties.

IS Actively Joining Gaza Terror War on Israelplayer

Sisi Assassination Plot Foiled in Egypt

Six terrorists arrested for planning to bomb swearing-in ceremony next Sunday, part of 15-man Salafist terror cell.

Sisi Assassination Plot Foiled in Egypt

Sinai Group Denies Leader was Killed

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis denies Egyptian officials' claims that its leader was shot dead in an ambush.

Sinai Group Denies Leader was Killed

Leader of Sinai Al-Qaeda-Inspired Group Eliminated

The leader of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which fired rockets from the Sinai towards Eilat, killed in drive-by shooting.

Leader of Sinai Al-Qaeda-Inspired Group Eliminated

Egypt Charges 200 Members of Jihadist Group

Egypt charges 200 suspected members of the Al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis with carrying out over 50 attacks.

Egypt Charges 200 Members of Jihadist Group

Salafists Claim Two Suicide Bombings in Sinai

Al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis claims two suicide bombings that left three dead.

Salafists Claim Two Suicide Bombings in Sinai

Sinai Terrorists Vow 'Revenge' on US

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says it will strike US interests in Egypt after being put on terror list.

Sinai Terrorists Vow 'Revenge' on US

US Deems Salafist Group Terror Organization

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Salafist group responsible for terror attacks in Egypt, Sinai, and Israel, now defined as terror group in US.

US Blacklists Salafist Group as Terror Organization

Egypt Promises 'Decisive Action' After 6 Killed

Without naming suspects, Egypt vows crackdown on Islamists after unidentified gunmen leave bombs at checkpoint.

Egypt Promises 'Decisive Action' After Gunmen Kill 6 Soldiersplayer

Sinai Jihadists Promise More Attacks

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says bus that exploded in Taba was "headed toward the Zionists", promises to continue its war against Egypt.

Sinai Jihadists Promise More Attacks

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Taba Attack

"We will continue to harm Egypt", declares Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis terror group.

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Taba Attack

Egypt Kills Member of Al-Qaeda Inspired Group

Egyptian military kills eight terrorists in the Sinai, including a senior member of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.

Egyptian Army Kills Senior Member of Al-Qaeda Inspired Group

Top Egyptian General Assassinated

Egyptian police general assassinated in an attack claimed by the Al-Qaeda inspired group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis.

Top Egyptian General Assassinated