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Egypt says air raids kill 19 ISIL fighters in Sinai -

Air raids in northern Sinai have killed 19 members of Egypt's ISIL affiliate, including three of its leaders, according to the Egyptian military. There was no immediate comment from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in response to ...and more »

Police targeted near Egypt's St Catherine's Monastery -

At least one police officer has died after armed men attacked security forces near St Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's South Sinai governorate, according to the health ministry, just a week after two deadly church bombings killed 45. The Islamic State ...and more »

A shooting near an ancient monastery in Egypt highlights its amazing endurance - The Economist (blog)

TODAY the monks of Mount Sinai devoted even longer than usual to their morning prayers, which always start in the middle of the Egyptian night and continue well beyond daybreak. The lengthy praying had nothing to do with the fact that their ancient ...and more »

Fearing Attacks, Key Sinai Peninsula Gateway Remains Closed for Israelis - Sputnik International

The Taba checkpoint, an important gateway in the Sinai Peninsula between Israel and Egypt, will remain closed to Israelis until further notice, according to Tel Aviv. Israel's High Court of Justice on Sunday rejected a legal petition to mandate that ...and more »

ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt -

Two weeks after killing 47 Egyptians in twin church bombings on Palm Sunday, the Islamic State claimed a fresh attack on the ancient monastery of St. Catherine on the southern Sinai peninsula. Current Issue. June 2018Subscribe · June. Read This Issue.and more »

Gunmen Kill Police in Attack Near Egypt's Iconic St. Catherine's Monastery - TIME

(CAIRO) — Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health Ministry said, just a week after two deadly church bombings killed 45.and more »

Islamic State claims attack near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery: Amaq - Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State was responsible for an attack on a police checkpoint just outside Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery in southern Sinai, the group's Amaq news agency said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO - Special police forces stand guard as a ...and more »

ISIS-claimed attack near Sinai monastery kills one, injures four - Jerusalem Post Israel News

The attack comes just over a week after two bombings on Egyptian churches during Palm Sunday services. By REUTERS. April 18, 2017 23:44. 2 minute read. > After attacks in Egypt, Israelis urged: Return from Sinai. Share on facebook. Share on twitter.and more »

Deadly attack near Egypt's old monastery - BBC News

One policeman has been killed by gunmen who opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's south Sinai, officials say. Another three police officers were injured in the attack several hundred metres from the church entrance. So ...and more »

ISIS Attack on Mount Sinai Holy Monastery Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Injured - Greek Reporter

An Islamic State attack on the police outpost of the Hagia Aikaterini Holy Monastery on Mount Sinai left one dead and four injured on Tuesday. This was the latest attack in a series targeting Christian churches. According to an Egyptian television ...and more »