Three Egyptian soldiers killed by jihadist militants

By Middle East Affairs Three Egyptian soldiers are dead, the first reported in a 10-day-old campaign against Islamist militants in the Sinai peninsula, Reuters reports. Egypt's military put out a statement on the matter, but it did not say where or when the soldiers died. The campaign began Feb. 9, and the military

Egypt security forces kill nine suspected militants in raid

CAIRO: Egyptian security forces on Sunday killed nine suspected militants in a shootout in the Nile Delta province of Sharqiya, the interior ministry said in a statement. The ministry said security forces had received information that the militants were using a farm in Sharqiya as a hideout and were trained there

Egypt school play imitates Sinai mosque attack, blames Qatar, Turkey

An Egyptian school caused controversy this week when it dramatised the Sinai mosque attack of last week, with children acting as the victims and perpetrators, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm. The school in Egypt’s Dakahlia province performed the play on Tuesday to an audience of younger students and teachers. It featured children acting as bloody

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