A controversial announcement by Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi Soliman, the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces created huge furore in Egypt today.continue reading
Seven people were injured in the village of Sheikh Zuwayid today when the residents clashed with members of the Egyptian national police, over house-to-house raids conducted by the latter.
Close to 100 Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) of the Egyptian army were involved in a tense standoff during their protest in Cairo, when they fought with the troops from the National Military Police, who were trying to disperse them.
Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Ali, an official with the Egyptian Army today announced that a total of 32 militants have been killed so far in the ongoing military operation in North Sinai.
Egyptian military officials announced today that they will be deploying light infantry vehicles in the Sinai Peninsula instead of the Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) which are currently operating there.
A senior official with the Egyptian Navy today informed the media that the navy has finalized a deal with the German defence ministry, for the purchase of two submarines.
According to the Israeli media sources, Egypt’s newly appointed defence minister has defended his country’s position in Sinai, saying that the military presence there was necessitated due to the need to eliminate the Salafist extremists.