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At least 30 police die in clash in Egypt's Western desert - security sources

CAIRO Armed militants killed at least 30 policemen in a shootout during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in Egypt's Western desert, security sources said on Friday.

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Islamic State claims two rockets fired from Sinai into Israel 16 Oct 2017

CAIRO Islamic state has claimed responsibility for two rockets fired on Sunday from Egypt's Sinai peninsula into Israel, an official statement by the group said on Monday.

24 militants, six soldiers killed in attacks in Egypt's Sinai, military says 15 Oct 2017

ISMAILIA,Egypt At least 24 militants and six soldiers were killed on Sunday in attacks on military outposts in North Sinai, the Egyptian military said in a statement.

Armed attack kills at least six soldiers in Egypt's Sinai 13 Oct 2017

CAIRO Armed militants killed at least six Egyptian soldiers at a military post in the Sinai Peninsula, the army said, in an attack later claimed by Islamic State.


U.N. condemns anti-gay crackdowns in Egypt, Azerbaijan, Indonesia 13 Oct 2017

GENEVA Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia have all unjustly arrested dozens of people during anti-gay crackdowns in recent weeks, subjecting many to mistreatment in custody, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.

Palestinian rivals Hamas, Fatah agree to complete Gaza handover by December 1 - statement 12 Oct 2017

CAIRO Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on Thursday agreed to complete the handover of administrative control of Gaza to a unity government by Dec. 1, a statement from Egypt's state information service said.