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Egypt: 7 troops killed in anti-militant operation

23 February, 2018

Egypt's army has announced that seven soldiers have been killed in its recently-launched operation against militants.

Sisi scores 'own goal' praising Israel gas deal

21 February, 2018

President Sisi has claimed Egypt 'scored a goal' with a deal to pay $15 billion to Israel for gas, but not everyone agrees the goal was in the right end.

Egypt to temporarily open Rafah border crossing with Gaza

21 February, 2018

Egyptian officials said the Rafah crossing will operate from Wednesday for four days, with the Palestinian embassy in Cairo confirming the opening of Gaza's only gateway to the outside world.

Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayed

20 February, 2018

The planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt over two years after they were banned by Moscow over security concerns has been postponed until April

Egypt says 53 militants killed in controversial military sweep

16 February, 2018

Egypt's military claims dozens of militants have been killed and arrested in operations focussing around the Sinai Peninsula and the Western Desert.

Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

13 February, 2018

The US envoy voiced his support for fair elections in Egypt, but made no mention of human rights or the political situation during his meeting with President Sisi.

Islamic State calls for attacks to disrupt Egypt elections

12 February, 2018

The threats were made in a 23-minute video posted late on Sunday on websites known to be sympathetic to the group.

Sisi's Sinai operation is counter-democracy, not counter-terrorist

12 February, 2018

Comment: The real purpose of Sisi's operation is to reassure and intimidate voters, to glorify the president, and to distract from the regime's failings, writes Robert Springborg.

Tillerson kicks off 'difficult tour' of tense Middle East

12 February, 2018

Flying into Egypt on Sunday, the US Secretary of State has started a five-nation tour in the Middle East, amid heightened tensions and unease over Trump's policies in the region.

Egyptian army 'kills 16 militants' in Sinai operation

11 February, 2018

Egypt's army has pursued Islamic State group militants in the northern Sinai region for years, after numerous bomb and gun attacks on troops in the region.

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