Fight Against Extremism

Ministry of Interior: the arrest of a terrorist cell in Arish and the killing of 5 of its members

Ministry of Interior: the arrest of a terrorist cell in Arish and the killing of 5 of its members

CAIRO – 16 January 2019: The National Security Agency has been able to monitor a terrorist outpost planning to carry out a series of terrorist attacks against important and vital installations and important figures in one of the remote areas of El Arish.  In the raid, terrorist elements opened heavy fire on the police forces […]

Second German national recruited by ISIS deported from Egypt

Second German national recruited by ISIS deported from Egypt

CAIRO – 14 January 2019: A German national of Egyptian origins who was arrested for being a suspect ISIS operative was deported to Germany on Sunday. Egyptian authorities recently arrested Mohammed Abd-El-Ghany Ibrahim Al-Sabagh after receiving information that he had connections with operatives affiliated with the terrorist ISIS militia. Security Reports reveals that Al-Sabagh (18 […]

Two Germans of Egyptian origin arrested in Egypt over ISIS connections

Two Germans of Egyptian origin arrested in Egypt over ISIS connections

CAIRO – 11 January 2019: Two German extremists of Egyptian origin; Issa Mohammed Abd-El-Ghany Ibrahim Al-Sabagh and Amr Mohamed Ezzat Abdel Aziz were arrested by the Egyptian authorities, after having received information that the two men are ISIS operatives. Al-Sabagh, born on August 4, 2000, is a student in Germany. He was arrested while trying […]

Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018: paving the way for sustainable development in the peninsula

Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018: paving the way for sustainable development in the peninsula

In February, the Egyptian Armed Forces and the Interior Ministry launched the Comprehensive Operation Sinai (COS) 2018, following Al-Rawda mosque attack of late November 2017, the deadliest of its kind Egypt’s modern history. The COS aims to counter-terrorism by militant groups operating in Northern and Central Sinai and pave the way for the development in […]

SIS: Terrorism is dying in Egypt

SIS: Terrorism is dying in Egypt

CAIRO – 30 December 2018: On Sunday, the State Information Service (SIS) published a report documenting the Egyptian government’s continued efforts to confront terrorism in the country over the last few years in general and during 2018 in particular. The report reveals that the overall number of attacks against civilian targets declined in 2018; and […]

Armed forces kill 14 militants in Sinai, amid ongoing operational surge

Armed forces kill 14 militants in Sinai, amid ongoing operational surge

CAIRO – 24 December 2018: Egyptian security forces have killed 14 ISIS militants in an exchange of fire in the country’s turbulent northern Sinai region, the interior ministry stated on Sunday. The militants were under surveillance ahead of security forces raiding their hideout in the El-Arish town, according to the ministry statement. An exchange of […]

Security forces detain 4 terrorists, kill others plotting attack against Copts

Security forces detain 4 terrorists, kill others plotting attack against Copts

CAIRO – 21 December 2018: Egypt’s Interior Ministry stated that its strategic plan to preserve national interest, state capabilities and abort the hostile plots designed by the Muslim Brotherhoods, which seems to undermine the internal stability of the country, is still on-going. The ministry stated that information was received by the Egyptian secrurity forces regarding […]

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

*This article was originally published on Haaretz.com, please see the original story here. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi met on Wednesday with a group of leading evangelical Christian activists from the United States at his office in Cairo, where they discussed the fight against ISIS, the prospects for peace between Israel and the Arab world […]

Egypt in the Headlines: 3 Recent Insights from Experts

Egypt in the Headlines: 3 Recent Insights from Experts

August heralds an exciting month for Egypt as the country moves forward to strengthen itself both internally and externally. Experts around the world have come to recognize the country’s steps towards fortifying its partnerships with other nations, improving investor confidence, and taking steps to achieve energy self-sufficiency. Below are some brief thoughts from experts who […]

What Egypt’s Efforts to Sow Religiou Unity Can Teach the World About Counter-Terrorism

What Egypt’s Efforts to Sow Religiou Unity Can Teach the World About Counter-Terrorism

Volunteers carry a body from the rubble of the St. Mark’s Orthodox Church bombing. It started last December: a sudden “strange” and “sad” foreboding that Doctor Nevin Adel Salama couldn’t quite pinpoint. She was in the prime of her life — 31 years old, beloved by her fellow church members, with a good job at a local […]

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