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Smoke rises in Egypt's North Sinai as seen from the border of southern Gaza Strip with Egypt, July 1, 2015. (photo by REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

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Wilayat Sinai fails to cripple Egyptian army

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015 | A correspondent in Sinai, Contributor

Islamic State affiliates in Egypt’s Sinai province, known as Wilayat Sinai and formerly as Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, devised a plan to rattle the Egyptian army, but it seems that their attempts were unsuccessful.

Egypt death sentences further radicalize MB youths

Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2015 | A correspondent in Sinai, Contributor

According to some, the death sentences issued against former President Mohammed Morsi and Brotherhood members in Egypt will push youths into joining extremist groups in Sinai.

Are tribes in Sinai really unifying against terrorism?

Friday, May. 15, 2015 | A correspondent in Sinai, Contributor

Egyptian media are rushing to claim that tribes in Sinai are fighting terrorism, but the news seems to be premature.

Sinai security stymied by continued terrorist attacks

Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2015 | A correspondent in Sinai, Contributor

Security forces in Egypt seem to be ineffective in defending the peninsula against terrorist attacks, and may be investing too little in their military defense.

Egypt’s security forces look to cooperate with Bedouin

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015 | A correspondent in Sinai, Contributor

The economic conference held in Sharm el-Sheikh surprisingly went through with no security incidents, as some Sinai residents say that the Egyptian security forces imposed strict measures to prevent any armed attack.

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