Arish

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 8th, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 1st, 2012
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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...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 28th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 27th, 2011
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Cairo – A fresh attack overnight on a pipeline delivering gas from Egypt to Israel left one person injured, witnesses and Egyptian security sources said on Tuesday. At least three gunmen in a van opened fire on a gas installation before an explosion hit the pipeline near the town of al-Arish in...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 14th, 2011
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Security forces in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula say they are launching an operation to control those behind a series of attacks in the northern town of el-Arish and stations that export gas to Israel. Witnesses in el-Arish said they saw armoured vehicles, tanks and armed security personnel arriving ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 31st, 2011
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An Egyptian army officer and three civilian bystanders were shot dead in fighting between an armed group and security forces in northern Sinai, security sources said on Saturday. About 100 armed men rode through the town of el-Arish on Friday on motorcycles and in cars, waving flags with Islamic slog...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 3rd, 2011
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A major natural gas pipeline in Egypt’s North Sinai was exploded in the wee hours on Monday, local security sources told Xinhua....
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 22nd, 2011
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Unknown gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in the Egyptian town of Al-Arish on Wednesday, killing two policemen and leaving two injured, a security official said. “Unknown gunmen travelling in two small cars without number plates shot at police officers with automatic weapons,” the offic...
By benim
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Apr 27th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 26th, 2011
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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 ...