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Several killed in terrorist attack in Egypt

Militants suspected of planning attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christian community were killed in a firefight with security forces in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said. One police officer was killed and three agents injured. The exchange took place in the al-Amiyira district, the public prosecutor said in a statement. The ministry …

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Dozens killed in Egypt mosque attack

Militants bombed a Sufi mosque and fired on worshippers in the volatile Sinai Peninsula during Friday prayers, Egyptian officials said, killing at least 85 people in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area’s ISIS affiliate. The extremists attacked the al-Rawdah mosque in the town of Bir al-Abd, 25 miles …

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Egypt forces kill top jihadist in Sinai

THE LEVANT – Egyptian soldiers killed Friday a top member of the jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis who was involved in a deadly attack on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, the army said. Shahtah Farhan al-Maatqa was killed in a raid in the town of Rafah on the border …

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Six Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai bombing

THE LEVANT – Five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer were killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb hit an army-police patrol in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the Interior Ministry said. Two other conscripts were injured in the attack on the road between the provincial capital, al-Arish, and the town …

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