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Egypt looks to expand counter-terrorism cooperation with Sudan

Egypt is seeking greater cooperation with Sudan’s transitional authorities to track down terrorist elements, including Islamic State and those affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood .
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) shakes hands with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (L) before leaving Khartoum airport after an official visit, Sudan, June 27, 2014.

CAIRO — Sudanese security forces, led by the country's intelligence services, have been cracking down on Islamic State (IS) members over the past weeks. 

Five members of the Sudanese intelligence service were killed Sept. 28 during a raid on a terrorist cell in Jabra neighborhood, south of the capital Khartoum.

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