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Drive-by shooting kills 4 Egyptian police near Cairo

Drive-by shooting kills 4 Egyptian police near Cairo

Nov 28, –Masked gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on a security checkpoint near Saqqara, said police Maj. Gen. Khaled Shalaby. The tourist site is home to the 4,600-year-old Step Pyramid. No one immediately claimed the attack. A drive-by shooting killed four Egyptian police near a famed historic site on the outskirts of Cairo on […]

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Islamic State execute 30 Ethiopians by firing squad and beheading

Islamic State execute 30 Ethiopians by firing squad and beheading

Apr 20, – Militants refer to the Christians as crusaders in the video and tell the camera they are out to kill muslims. The video shows around 15 men being beheaded on a beach and another 15 being shot in the head in scrubland. Men in both groups are referred to in the subtitle – […]

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Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Mar 10, – The violence comes days ahead of an investment conference in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 340 km (210 miles) south of al-Arish, that Egypt hopes will project an image of stability and attract billions of dollars. A suicide car bomber killed a civilian and wounded 25 Egyptian policemen when he tried to […]

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Egypt: Attack on army convoy kills 2 soldiers

Egypt: Attack on army convoy kills 2 soldiers

Oct 04, – The official says attackers opened fire at the convoy of mostly military trucks towing tanks and other armored vehicles on Friday morning on the road between the Suez Canal city of Ismailia and Cairo. An Egyptian security official says gunmen have attacked an army convoy east of Cairo, killing two soldiers. He […]

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