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Egypt: At least nine killed after gunman opens fire at a church in Cairo; police shoots dead attacker
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Egypt: At least nine killed after gunman opens fire at a church in Cairo; police shoots dead attacker

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.

Egypt says troops killed 14 militants, arrested six suspects after Sinai massacre
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Egypt says troops killed 14 militants, arrested six suspects after Sinai massacre

Egyptian authorities say security forces have killed at least 14 Islamic militants in Sinai and an adjacent Suez Canal province following the massacre at a village mosque in the northern part of the peninsula last week that killed 305 people.

Egypt mosque attack: Death toll rises to 305, including 27 children; no group has claimed responsibility yet
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Egypt mosque attack: Death toll rises to 305, including 27 children; no group has claimed responsibility yet

The death toll from the deadliest terrorist attack on Muslim worshippers at a mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai region was on Saturday raised substantially to 305

Egypt mosque attack: Donald Trump calls Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, says can't tolerate 'barbaric terrorist' groups
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Egypt mosque attack: Donald Trump calls Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, says can't tolerate 'barbaric terrorist' groups

Donald Trump said the international community cannot tolerate "barbaric terrorist" groups as he called his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to offer condolences

Nine militants killed in two separate incidents in Egypt; military says 'hostile act' has been foiled
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Nine militants killed in two separate incidents in Egypt; military says 'hostile act' has been foiled

Security forces have killed nine militants in the Sinai Peninsula and also destroyed 15 vehicles transporting weapons into Egypt across its western border, the military said in statements on Sunday

Islamic State claims suicide attack on Egypt Army checkpost in Sinai that killed 23 soldiers
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Islamic State claims suicide attack on Egypt Army checkpost in Sinai that killed 23 soldiers

Islamic militants attacked a remote Egyptian Army outpost in the Sinai Peninsula with a suicide car bomb and heavy machine gun fire, killing at least 23 soldiers in the deadliest attack in the turbulent region in two years

Egypt bombs Islamic State posts in Sinai province, kills 12 militants in targetted airstrikes
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Egypt bombs Islamic State posts in Sinai province, kills 12 militants in targetted airstrikes

Egyptian military airstrikes killed 12 militants loyal to the Islamic State terrorist group in Egypt's North Sinai province

Egypt: Suicide truck hits security checkpoint in Sinai, killing nine
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Egypt: Suicide truck hits security checkpoint in Sinai, killing nine

A suicide bomber driving a garbage truck packed with explosives rammed his vehicle into an Egyptian security checkpoint outside a police building in northern Sinai on Monday, killing at least nine people and wounding 10, officials said.

Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian church
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Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian church

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people, the first claim for one of the worst attacks on the Coptic Christian community in recent memory.

Egypt says 292 jihadists to face trial for Abdel Fattah al-Sisi assassination plots
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Egypt says 292 jihadists to face trial for Abdel Fattah al-Sisi assassination plots

Egypt will try 292 jihadist suspects over plots to assassinate President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the Saudi crown prince and attacks in the Sinai Peninsula

Egypt: Atleast 15 terrorists, 12 soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in Sinai
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Egypt: Atleast 15 terrorists, 12 soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in Sinai

At least 15 terrorists and 12 Egyptian soldiers were killed on Friday in a major attack on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, which has for years been battling Islamist insurgency.

Leader of Islamic State in Sinai killed: Egypt military
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Leader of Islamic State in Sinai killed: Egypt military

Egypt's military said on Thursday it had killed Abu Duaa al-Ansari, whom it identified as the leader of the Sinai branch of Islamic State.

Vladimir Putin, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss allowing Russian flights to resume services to Egypt
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Vladimir Putin, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discuss allowing Russian flights to resume services to Egypt

Vladimir Putin had ordered the suspension of all of the country's flights to Egypt after a Russia-bound Airbus A321 crashed in Sinai Peninsula.

Islamic State posts pictures of Egypt 'spy' beheadings
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Islamic State posts pictures of Egypt 'spy' beheadings

The Egyptian branch of the Islamic State group has posted pictures online of what it says was the execution of two men caught spying for the army in the Sinai.

Five Egyptian policemen killed in Islamic State attack in Sinai
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Five Egyptian policemen killed in Islamic State attack in Sinai

Gunmen have killed five Egyptian policemen at a checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said on Thursday, in the latest attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Russian plane crash: No sign yet of 'terrorist act', says Egypt
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Russian plane crash: No sign yet of 'terrorist act', says Egypt

Egypt's chief investigator says a preliminary investigation into the October crash of a Russian passenger plane in Sinai has found no indication yet of any "illegal or terrorist act."

Death toll in Islamic State's attack on Sinai hotel rises to seven, includes two judges
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Death toll in Islamic State's attack on Sinai hotel rises to seven, includes two judges

The death toll from a gun and bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has risen to seven, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Russia airliner crash: Egypt detains two airport staff, say security sources
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Russia airliner crash: Egypt detains two airport staff, say security sources

Two employees of Egypt's Sharm al-Sheikh airport have been detained for questioning over the crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people aboard, two security officials and an airport employee said on Tuesday

In Egypt, Russian plane crash sparks claims of 'Western conspiracy'
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In Egypt, Russian plane crash sparks claims of 'Western conspiracy'

Media in Egypt have reacted with fury as Britain and the United States increasingly point to a bomb as the cause of the Oct. 31 Russian plane crash in Sinai.

Noise in last second of crashed Russian plane's cockpit recording
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Noise in last second of crashed Russian plane's cockpit recording

A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed last week in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the head of the joint investigation team said Saturday, bolstering U.S. and British suspicions that the plane was brought down by a bomb.