Egyptian police shot dead 17 jihadists during an operation in the northern Sinai Peninsula, a northeastern region of Egypt that has been plagued by an insurgency for several years, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that members of the National Security Sector, having information about a cache of jihadists in…

The Islamic State group has vowed to turn to Israel as the main target of its attacks, according to a purported audio message of its spokesman released on Monday. Abu Hamza al-Quraishi said IS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi encourages the group’s fighters to launch “a new phase” and vowed major operations against Israel. “The…

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday that three armed men were killed in a shooting incident in Sinai. In a statement issued publicly, the Ministry revealed that it had received “information on the presence of some terrorist elements planning a series of attacks against the Egyptian armed forces in the Jelbana area north…

ISIS terrorist group has claimed an attack this week in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula which left an office dead and wounded three others. The group released a statement late on Wednesday through a militant-linked website saying the group had targeted an armored vehicle carrying Egyptian forces with a roadside bombing the previous day in the…

A few days ago, the Islamic State published on Instagram photos of several of its members in Sinai, Egypt, pledging allegiance to Abu Ibrahim al-Hachimi al-Qurashi, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s successor at the head of Daech. Questions are being raised about what remains of the Islamist group in Sinai, particularly after the massive military operation “Sinai…

Egyptian authorities have reported that 83 Islamist militants have been killed on the Sinai Peninsula over the past month. Reportedly, 61 suspected criminals were arrested. At the same time, it is not specified which groups the militants belonged to. Since 28 September, 376 explosive devices have been found and defused. Warehouses of arms and means…

Egyptian authorities reported the death of a police officer and injuries to three other police officers as a result of an attack by militants in Sheikh Zuweid, in north-eastern Sinai. The victims were taken to hospital. It is also reported that 13 radical Islamist militants were killed during an anti-terrorist operation in the coastal area…

Fifteen armed Islamists were killed in clashes with Egyptian police in northern Sinai, the Interior Ministry announced Sunday in a statement. “We had received reports that a group of terrorist elements were hiding in one of the farms in Hoss District, in the al-Arish transit area, to prepare for hostile actions and it was decided…

Seven Egyptian soldiers and one civilian were killed on Friday in northern Sinai during an ambush claimed by the Islamic state, sources close to the security services reported. The attack in the town of Bir al-Abed injured two other soldiers. The Islamic State claimed in its Amaq news agency that 15 soldiers had been killed….

Egyptian security forces killed 11 militants in the restive North Sinai region, the interior ministry said Tuesday, 18 months into an operation against an Islamic State group affiliate based there. The “terrorist elements”, armed with weapons and explosives, were killed in a shootout during a raid on their hideout near a police station in the…