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crisis looming in sinai amid egyptian army offensive




human rights watch (hrw) has warned of a looming humanitarian crisis in egypt’s sinai peninsula amid an ongoing military operation against daesh-affiliated militants there, saying the army’s actions in the restive region risk “collective punishment.”according to the new york-based rights gro...



presstv-egyptian army kills 12 militants, arrests 92 in restive sinai




egyptian security forces have killed 12 takfiri militants and captured 92 others as part of an ongoing military offensive in the violence-torn sinai peninsula.in a statement issued on monday, the egyptian army said the latest fatalities, which came during heavy gun battles, brought to 28 the number ...



presstv-4 egyptian soldiers killed amid sinai offensive




egypt's army says at least four soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in an ongoing military operation against militants in the sinai peninsula.col. tamer rifa, an army spokesman, said in a statement on sunday that at least ten militants were also killed and 245 others detained during a...



presstv-extremist leader killed in egypt's sinai: army




egypt's military said wednesday it had killed an extremist leader in the sinai peninsula, where the daesh group is carrying out an insurgency.during an operation in mountainous areas, egyptian forces "killed nasser abu zaqul, the central sinai commander of the terrorist group, after significant exch...



presstv-sinai clashes kill 16 militants, 2 egyptian soldiers




fresh clashes in in egypt’s restive sinai peninsula have left 16 militants and two army forces dead.in a statement released on sunday, egyptian military spokesman colonel tamer rifai said two soldiers had been killed and six others injured “as a result of combat operations” in sinai peninsula....



presstv-6 militants, 2 egyptian soldiers killed in sinai: army




at least six militants and two egyptian soldiers have been killed during a sweeping operation against the daesh takfiri terrorist group in the sinai peninsula.tamer rifai, a spokesman for the egyptian army, said in a statement on sunday that the six militants were killed last week in an exchange o...



presstv-sinai bombings kill, injure 26 egyptian soldiers




over two dozen egyptian soldiers have been killed or wounded in attacks on two security checkpoints in the militancy-riddled sinai peninsula. according to egyptian security sources, attackers set off their explosive-laden vehicles while driving through the two checkpoints close to each other in the ...



presstv-explosion kills egyptian colonel in sinai




a colonel in the egyptian military has been killed and three recruits have been injured in an explosion that targeted their armored vehicle in the sinai peninsula, security sources say.the sunday attack was carried out in northern sinai, where egyptian government forces are battling militancy in con...



presstv-egyptian army ‘kills 16 terrorists’ in operations in north




the egyptian army says it has killed 16 “terrorist elements” during military operations in the restive sinai peninsula and nearby areas.the military made the announcement in a statement on sunday, saying that the fatalities had taken place two days earlier during a major security operation in th...



presstv-egyptian tank runs over car bomb: video




an egyptian army tank runs over an explosive laden vehicle in a move which thwarted an attack which could have claimed the lives of at-least 50 civilians and soldiers in a checkpoint in the restive sinai peninsula.despite the tank’s heroic measures, seven civilians were killed during the incident ...



presstv-egyptian army ‘kills 16 terrorists’ in operations in north




the egyptian army says it has killed 16 “terrorist elements” during military operations in the restive sinai peninsula and nearby areas.the military made the announcement in a statement on sunday, saying that the fatalities had taken place two days earlier during a major security operation in th...



egypt military operation kills 16 militants in sinai peninsula




sixteen militants have been killed and four others were arrested in a major security operation sinai peninsula, the egyptian army says.another 30 suspects were arrested, the army said in a statement carried by state tv.the egyptian president abdel fattah al-sisi on november 29 ordered the military t...



presstv-four egyptian soldiers killed by explosion in sinai




four egyptian soldiers were killed in an explosion that hit their armored vehicle on saturday in the northern sinai peninsula, where the government is battling a daesh-led insurgency, security sources said.the incident occurred about 20 km (12 miles) south of the mediterranean town of al-arish.an in...



presstv-ten egyptian troops killed in sinai operation




ten egyptian security forces have been killed during an anti-terror operation in central sinai after their vehicles were targeted by bombs.a military spokesman said in a statement thursday that security forces killed 15 people and arrested seven others in the course of the operation on a terrorist b...



presstv-egypt's army kills top leader of terror group




egypt’s military forces have killed the founder and top leader of daesh-linked velayat sinai takfiri terrorist group in an airstrike.“following the results of the air raid on march 18 ... and upon the security apparatus’s investigation, it was revealed that salem salmy al-hamadeen, aka abu an...



presstv-egypt to use ‘absolute force’ to end terror in sinai




egyptian president abdel fattah el-sisi says the army will employ “absolute force” in a bid to eliminate terrorism in the sinai peninsula.“we have to put an end to terrorism in sinai. sinai is our land, and the armed forces will employ absolute force to put an end to violence there. [we would ...



presstv-egypt kills 30 ‘highly dangerous’ militants in sinai




the egyptian military says it has killed 30 militants over the course of four days in ground and air raids in the restive sinai peninsula​.the military said in a statement on friday that 30 “highly dangerous” militants had been killed and five others arrested in the operations in the province ...



presstv-egypt's army says 4 militants killed in sinai peninsula




egypt's military says its forces have killed at least four militants and detained scores of others in an ongoing campaign to quash extremists based in the sinai peninsula.the military said in a statement on sunday that at least two suspected militants and 250 "wanted and suspected criminals" had be...



presstv-egyptian troops kill 19 daesh militants in sinai operation




egypt’s military and police forces have killed at least 19 takfiri militants and detained scores of others in the sinai peninsula amid an ongoing military campaign against the daesh terrorist group.the militants were killed in an exchange of gunfire in the restive region over the past few days,...



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here is a brief look at press tv newsroom's headlines from 09:00 gmt to 17:00 gmt, april 23, 2017.saudi crimes in yemen the death toll from saudi arabia’s assault on a wedding ceremony in yemen has risen to 33. according to yemeni media, 55 civilians were also wounded in the raid in hajjah provinc...



presstv-71 militants killed in egypt’s sinai operation




egypt has released the details of a massive military operation in the restive northwestern sinai peninsula, saying 71 militants have been killed since the start of the offensive on february 9.military spokesman colonel tamer rifai said during a press conference on thursday that seven members of the ...



egypt's president gives army three months to restore sinai security




egyptian president abdel fattah al-sisi on wednesday gave the country's security forces three months to end militant attacks and restore calm in the sinai peninsula after last week's deadly attack in the region killed over 300 people. during his speech at a ceremony celebrating prophet muhammad's bi...



presstv-egypt forces clash with militants near sinai airport




egyptian officials say security forces have clashed with extremist militants near the airport of the northern sinai city of el-arish, killing five of them a day after a missile hit the facility during a visit by the defense and interior ministers.the officials said an army captain was killed in wedn...



presstv-235 killed in attack on mosque in egypt's sinai




at least 235 people have been killed and over 130 others injured in a shooting attack and bombing at a mosque in the restive sinai peninsula, state tv says.police officers said militants attacked al-rawdah mosque in the town of bir al-abd, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the north sinai provincial cap...



presstv-militants kill 5 egyptian policemen in n sinai




at least five egyptian security forces have been killed and several others wounded in northern sinai peninsula after militants, suspected to be with the daesh takfiri terrorist group, launched ambush attacks against army’s military vehicles, using gunfire and bombs.the deadly incident occurred on ...