Tribes become more involved in anti-terrorism operations in Sinai Peninsula

Reports have emerged about an agreement between tribal leaders and Egyptian security forces to hand over members of Islamic State in exchange for pardons.

A correspondent in Egypt | Sinai | juin 16, 2020
al-monitor An Egyptian military vehicle is seen on the highway in northern Sinai, Egypt, May 25, 2015. Photo by REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/File Photo.

Israel concerned over US intention to withdraw troops from Sinai

Israel would rather have the United States keeping its 400 soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula, especially on the backdrop of growing tensions there and increased jihadist activity.

Rina Bassist | Sinai | mai 8, 2020

Terrorists in Sinai increase attacks during Ramadan

The Egyptian army and security forces have been under attack this Ramadan, as in previous years.

A correspondent in Sinai | Sinai | mai 7, 2020

Islamic State claims responsibility for army attack in Egypt’s Sinai

The attack in Egypt's northern Sinai region left as many as 10 soldiers dead.

Al-Monitor Staff | Sinai | mai 1, 2020

Egyptians fear coronavirus count falls far short of reality

Officials deny Egypt has been holding back information on the number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

A correspondent in Egypt | Sinai | avr. 15, 2020