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Egypt says 53 militants killed in massive security operation

Related Articles CAIRO: Egyptian security forces killed 53 militants since the beginning of a massive security operation, mainly in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the epicenter of a years-long extremist insurgency, the armed forces said Thursday.Spokesman Col. Tamer El-Rifaai said that ...

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Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation

CAIRO: Egypt’s military said Tuesday it has killed 38 militants and arrested more than 500 jihadists and suspects days after launching a major operation against an Daesh group affiliate in Sinai.The military said it had killed 10 “extremely dangerous” extremists, ...

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Coptic church backs Egypt counter-terrorism operation

Related Articles CAIRO: Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church announced its unremitting support for a new counter-terrorism operation by the Egyptian military and police to defeat terrorism across the country.“History will record the sacrifices of our courageous police and Armed Forces with ...

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Egypt launches massive security operation against militants

Related Articles EL-ARISH, Egypt: Egypt began a massive security operation Friday involving land, sea and air forces in areas including the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the epicenter of an Islamic insurgency spearheaded by a local affiliate of Daesh.The operation, announced ...

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What’s next after two weeks of Afrin operation?

Related Articles ANKARA: At the end of the second week of Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch into Syria’s northwestern province of Afrin, Ankara’s ties with its longtime NATO ally Washington are further deteriorating.Turkey is expected to push the operation into Manbij, ...

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France's Macron warns Turkey over Syrian operation

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron warned Turkey that its operation against Kurdish militias in northern Syria should not become an excuse to invade the country and said he wanted Ankara to coordinate its action with its allies. Turkey ...

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Erdogan says to extend Syria operation despite risk of U.S. confrontation

ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday that Turkey would extend its military operation in Syria to the town of Manbij, a move that could potentially bring Turkish forces into confrontation with those of their NATO ally the ...

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Erdogan warns of ‘heavy price’ for protests against Syria operation

Related Articles ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Sunday of a “heavy price” for protests against Turkey’s military operation against Syrian Kurdish militia, after the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) called on people to take to the streets.“Some HDP representatives ...

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