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Egypt’s military kills 8 militants in Sinai

Cairo (dpa) – Egypt’s military said on Tuesday eight militants and two soldiers were killed as part of an ongoing operation against insurgents in the restive Sinai Peninsula. Egypt’s Air Force destroyed two vehicles laden with weapons and ammunition which were attempting to cross the country’s western border, military spokesman Tamer al-Refai said in a […]

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Another Egyptian presidential candidate detained by security forces

JOHANNESBURG, February 15 – Egyptian security forces have detained former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for alleged contacts with Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood group, Reuters reported Thursday. According to the state news agency MENA, Egypt’s security prosecution ordered Fotouh’s arrest as well as several leaders of his Strong Egypt party on Wednesday. In […]