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Nov 05, 2018
Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route will boost Chinese naval power in Indian OceanThe Prime Minister of Thailand has ordered the country's National Security Council to begin examining the feasibility of proposals to build the 120-km Kra Canal, which would slash 1,200 km off the route Chinese warships now take to reach South Asian ports.
Feb 09, 2018
Egypt launches major assault on militants in North Sinai ahead of elections, aims to curb insurgency by February endEgypt began a major assault against militants on Friday focused on the Sinai peninsula, where Islamic State attacks have killed soldiers, police and civilians.
Nov 28, 2017
Egypt says troops killed 14 militants, arrested six suspects after Sinai massacreEgyptian 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.
Oct 21, 2017
Egypt firefight: 54 police personnel killed in clash with militants during raid in CairoAt least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday.
Oct 14, 2016
Egypt: Atleast 15 terrorists, 12 soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in SinaiAt 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.
Aug 07, 2015
Egypt's Sisi opens New Suez Canal, says it's to defeat terroristsEgypt received a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hopes will power an economic turnaround in the Arab world's most populous country.