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11 Egyptian soldiers killed by extremists in Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian media said the army had 'foiled' the attack.

11 Egyptian soldiers killed by extremists in Sinai Peninsula player

Egypt's military kills 18 suspected Islamists in Sinai

Egypt's military kills 18 suspected Islamists in aerial and ground operations in Sinai town of Bir al-Abd.

Egypt kills 18 suspected Islamists in Sinai

Egyptian army thwarts Sinai attack, kills 10 terrorists

Egypt's army says it killed 10 terrorists as its forces thwarted a major terror attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai.

Egyptian army thwarts Sinai attack, kills 10 terrorists

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Egypt’s military spokesperson denies report that Israel has been attacking ISIS targets in Sinai with Egyptian approval.

Egypt military: Only we conduct operations in the Sinai

Sisi names new chief of staff

Egyptian President names new armed forces chief of staff, days after terrorist attack in Giza province.

Sisi names new chief of staff

Egypt Filling Gaza Tunnels with Water

Egyptian military building fish farm along the Gaza border in order to shut down remaining smuggling tunnels.

Egypt Cracking Down on Gaza Tunnels by Filling Area with Water

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

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

Gaza residents complain of constant explosions 'worse than IDF op.' as their homes are demolished, and local economy collapses.

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

ICC Rejects Request to Probe Egypt's Military

ICC says it rejected a bid by the Muslim Brotherhood to probe the military's alleged crimes against humanity in Egypt.

ICC Rejects Muslim Brotherhood Request to Probe Egypt's Military

Egypt's Sisi Hints He Will Run for President

After many rumors, Sisi finally says he can't 'turn his back on calls by majority of Egyptians' for his presidential campaign.

Egypt's Sisi Hints He Will Run for President

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's army says a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" comments by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he will run for the presidency.

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's top military body backs Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. He is expected to resign as army chief within days.

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egyptian Officials: First Brotherhood, then Hamas

Senior Egyptian officials say the military plans to take on Hamas in Gaza, which is a "threat to Egypt's national security."

Egyptian Officials: First the Muslim Brotherhood, then Hamas

Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in 2012 Attack

Egypt nabs a jihadist suspected of involvement in an ambush that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers near the border with Israel last year.

Egypt Arrests Terrorist Involved in August 2012 Border Attack

'Israeli Mind Control' Behind Cleric's Comments

Egyptian celebrity takes conspiracy theories to a whole new level, after preacher claims Egyptian army "worse than Israel."

'Israeli Mind Control' Behind Cleric's Controversial Commentsplayer

Al-Sissi: Morsi's Ousting Prevented a Civil War

Egypt’s armed forces ousted former President Mohammed Morsi to avoid a “civil war,” says army chief in an interview.

Egypt's Al-Sissi: Morsi's Ousting Prevented a Civil War

Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'Enemy of Allah'

Al-Qaeda-linked group in Sinai denounces the Egyptian army as “an enemy of Allah” because of its crackdown on Sinai terrorists.

Sinai Terrorists: Egyptian Army is 'the Enemy of Allah'

Egypt Air Force Jets in Northern Sinai

Jets seen over Sheikh Zwaid. Egyptian soldier reported wounded by terrorist fire.

Egypt Air Force Jets in Northern Sinai

Egypt Finds Evidence of Hamas Involvement in Sinai

Hamas rejects Egyptian army's allegations that it has been cooperating with Sinai terrorists.

Egypt Finds Evidence of Hamas Involvement in Sinai Terror

Hamas in Crisis over Egypt Terror Crackdown

Egypt’s counter-terror operations and anti-Islamist rhetoric leave Hamas in a precarious position.

Hamas in Crisis as Egypt Terror Crackdown Continues

Egyptian Army Sinai Offensive in Its Second Day

Military helicopters carried out air raids, soldiers seize anti-aircraft missiles.

Egyptian Army Sinai Offensive Enters Its Second Day

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, citing "security concerns" following a crackdown on Sinai terrorists.

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing After Sinai Crackdown

Hamas Facing Trouble from Without and Within

Hamas faces new Egyptian campaign on border as young group ‘Tamarod’ continues call for rebellion.

Hamas Facing Trouble from Without and Within

Beilin: The Egyptian Army Rigged the Election

Former minister reveals that the Egyptian army rigged the results of last year’s elections, fearing protests from the Muslim Brotherhood.

Beilin: The Egyptian Army Rigged the Election

Signs of a Rebellion in Egypt's Army?

Local Egyptian website publishes a statement by Egyptian officers in which they denounce the army's intervention in political affairs.

Signs of a Rebellion in Egypt's Army?

Egypt May Take Action Against Morsi Supporters

Security forces are expected to start taking action against supporters of ousted President Morsi who are staging sit-ins.

Egypt May Start Taking Action Against Morsi Supporters

Egypt Denies Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

"There is no truth whatsoever" that Israel attacked in the Sinai, says a spokesman for the Egyptian army.

Egypt Denies There Was an Israeli Airstrike in Sinai

Kerry: The Egyptian Army 'Saved Democracy'

U.S. Secretary of State says that the Egyptian army, which deposed Morsi, intervened at the request of millions to protect democracy.

Kerry: The Egyptian Army 'Saved Democracy'

Egypt Warns: Sinai Terrorists Planning Attacks

Egyptian commanders warn: Protests in Cairo, attacks in Sinai.

Egypt Warns: Sinai Terrorists Planning Friday Attacks

Egyptian Army Gives Brotherhood an Ultimatum

The Egyptian army gives the Muslim Brotherhood until Saturday to sign up for political reconciliation.

Egyptian Army Gives Brotherhood a 48 Hour Ultimatum

Family of Former Pres. Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

The family of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said Monday they plan to sue Egyptian Army officials for "kidnapping"

Family of Former President Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

Egyptian Commander: We’ve Taken Control of Sinai

Egyptian military sources say the Sinai Peninsula is under control following counter-terror push.

Egyptian Commander: We’ve Taken Control of Sinai

Britain Blocks Exports to Egyptian Army

Britain revokes export licenses for equipment used by Egypt's military and police, saying it could be used against protesters.

Britain Blocks Exports to Egyptian Army

1st time in 40 Years: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

One Egyptian army officer died and five soldiers were wounded Wednesday in ongoing battles with Islamist terrorists in Sinai

First Time Since 6-Day War: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

Israel Allows Entry of Egyptian Infantry to Sinai

Defense Minister approves a request by the Egyptian military to bring in two infantry battalions into the Sinai.

Israel Allows Entry of Egyptian Infantry Units into Sinai

Egypt's Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is officially under criminal investigation, a public prosecutor announced in a statement Saturday.

Former Egyptian Pres. Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Egypt Seeks to Send Thousands of Soldiers to Sinai

Egypt is seeking permission to send thousands of soldiers to Sinai to battle terrorists, and Israel is likely to agree

Egypt Seeks to Send Thousands of Soldiers to Sinai

Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

Senior Egyptian Army official announces major operation in Sinai Desert, after another terror attack on the natural gas pipeline.

Egyptian Army Announces Sinai Operation

U.S. Cautious on Egypt

U.S. national security team calls for a quick return of a democratically elected civilian government in Egypt.

U.S. Cautious on Egypt, Calls for Quick Return to Democracy

Egypt's Military Boosts Presence in the Sinai

Hamas says Egypt's military has boosted its presence in the Sinai Peninsula. Israel says move was coordinated with it.

Egypt's Military Boosts Presence in the Sinai