Aug 8th, 2012
CAIRO — Egyptian helicopter gunships killed 20 militants in the Sinai on Wednesday, state media and the army said, days after 16 soldiers were killed in an attack attributed to Islamist extremists. The air strikes on Tumah village — the military’s first in Sinai for decades — were c...
Aug 1st, 2012
Egyptian police shot and injured three African migrants who were en route to Israel, according to Egyptian security sources in the Sinai peninsula. The officials told Ma’an that security forces saw three men trying to enter Israel and warned them to stop. When they refused, Egyptian forces open...
Nov 28th, 2011
Cairo – Saboteurs on Monday blew up a pipeline that supplies gas to Israel, the official MENA news agency reported, just hours before the first election since Hosni Mubarak was ousted. Masked gunmen planted explosives under the pipeline west of the town of El-Arish in the north of the Sinai pen...
Apr 27th, 2011
Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Wednesday demanding Egypt sever ties with and end gas exports to the Jewish state. Massed on a bridge next to the high-rise building where the embassy is located, they chanted: “the people demand the cancellation of norma...
Apr 26th, 2011
EL-ARISH, Egypt – Egyptian security officials say an explosion at a gas terminal near Egypt’s border with Israel has sent flames shooting into the air and forced the shutdown of the pipeline. It is the second attack on the al-Sabil terminal near the town of El-Arish. On March 27 gunmen planted ...