#Egypt’s #Sinai Campaign and #Terrorism Beyond July 15 – August 1, 2015

2 Aug

Aug 1. Egypt’s army says it has killed a leading figure in Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=abd5b813-585b-472d-868a-256af7938c8d

July 31 Twenty militants killed in strikes in northern #Sinai #Egypt http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=bfacb4aa-10d3-480c-9057-5b2f9ee9e73f

July 30 The prosecutors in Suez have referred 38 Muslim Brotherhood members to trial for burning cars belonging to the Suez oil company last February http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=a269462f-6847-4695-aec6-ba9195c62375

July 29 On the displaced #Sinai families, due to the CT campaign there: http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=54045354-c78b-44e8-a648-6350077b6e99

July 29 Egypt is participating in a United Nations counterterrorism meeting including session concerning foreign fighters http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/29/egypt-participates-in-un-counter-terrorism-meeting/

July 29 Sinai militancy and possible threat to international forces (the MFO) http://www.inss.org.il/uploadImages/systemFiles/adkan18_2ENG_3_Gold.pdf

July 29 Assets of 78 Muslim Brotherhood members frozen according to Dunne that makes 1300 (not sure of accuracy) http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/assets-78-brotherhood-members-frozen

July 28 10 militants killed, 15 others injured during raids by Apache helicopters on terrorists’ hotbeds in S. Sheikh Zwayed, (Hasan Sari)

July 28 Detention renewed for Esra al-Taweel, photojournalist http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/28/detention-renewed-for-esraa-el-taweel/

July 28 Bomb explodes in al-Arish targeting a military vehicle http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/28/bomb-explodes-in-al-arish/

July 26 A missile (source unknown) fell on a house killing a woman. http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/north-sinai-missile-falls-woman-s-house-kills-her

July 26 A military court in Suez sentenced 2 Muslim Brotherhood members (in abstentia) for burning a car. http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/military-court-sentences-2-brotherhood-members-prison

July 26 A bus full of soldiers in Arish was bombed injuring 18 & the Wilayat Sinai claimed responsibility for the bombing. http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/update-sinai-province-claims-responsibility-north-sinai-bomb-blast And see

July 25 12 militants killed and 3 of #Egypt‘s officers injured in northern #Sinai http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=766635&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

July 24 Two officers and a conscript injured in a blast in Shaykh Zuwayd http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=be4a07bc-d68d-4ecb-8336-824be103f34b

July 24 A Croatian citizen was kidnapped in Cairo. http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=db292cfb-78ae-4fa0-8be8-fd5fbb2b044d

July 23 Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a bomb attack which killed 4 military personnel in the Sinai. http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=d53acfa0-0ea2-4b35-a3a7-335febf7bd3b

July 23 #Egypt has managed to silence news of a two-day long #IS#Sinai and #Hamas assault on MFO’s North Camp (according to @debka_english.

July 22 Hisham al-Ashmawy (a former Special Forces officer, leader of al-Murabitoun) called for jihad against Egypt’s “new Pharoah” http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=9d8d8c68-b548-4848-a776-43a8f637e358

July 22 Militants planted IEDs outside the homes of 2 policemen in al-Arish in the Sinai. http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/22/explosions-target-2-policemens-homes-in-al-arish/

July 21 Explosion in Fayyoum near an electricity facility. http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/21/explosion-in-fayoum-no-injuries-reported/

July 20 A “killed” conscript in Saturday’s attack in the Sinai was discovered alive. http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/135765.aspx

July 20 The Army spokesman said the military is in control of every inch of the Sinai. http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/20/military-in-control-of-every-inch-of-sinai-spokesman/

July 19 Death toll from Saturday (18th) was 7 military killed and 59 militants in the Sinai. http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=51d940ca-8866-442a-a737-a0b48be50780

July 18 5 army personnel killed (original claim was 3 killed and four injured) in Shaykh Zuwayd. http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/07/18/5-army-personnel-killed-in-sheikh-zuweid-clashes/

July 17 6 killed and 3 injured at Talibya in Giza; and in another story, 1 killed in clashes between pro-MB and security at Kerdasa http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=7b07163c-2cdd-4d3d-8138-b98971d8f9f3

July 17 Egypt’s security arrested those at Yqeen News – accuse it of being a MB media committee http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=7fad3d7a-bf48-4eb9-9843-4d65cdf70ed6

July 17 #Egypt‘s interior ministry released 424 prisoners today & offered conditional release to 101 presidnt’l pardon. -MENA

July 17 Maj Gen. Osama Bedeir removed as Cairo’s security chief and replaced by Khaled Abdelaal http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/cairo-security-chief-removed-amid-surging-attacks

July 16 Small bomb blast injured police officer at popular square in #Cairo‘s Heliopolis – #Egypt

July 15 Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis and Egypt’s military issued conflicting statements on the attack on the Qattamiyya-Suez road http://www.madamasr.com/news/military-province-sinai-give-conflicting-accounts-qattamiya-suez-road-attack?utm_medium=twitter&utm_s

July 15 Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, claimed Wednesday’s truck bomb attack on the (Qattamiyya-) Suez road in which a suicide bomber was killed. (in other reports, appears as a huge explosion) http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=bdb631bb-566c-4ae3-bf62-4d8f1987c1f3

July 15 198 were referred to military judiciary for terrorist crimes http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=259fc268-d86a-4923-988b-7c5df8db7e6b

July 15 The German embassy in Cairo closed after receiving threats of a car bomb http://www.egyptindependent.com//news/german-embassy-closed-over-car-bomb-threats

July 15 Quran reader, Mohammed Gebreel not allwd travel to #UK & banned from Quran reading after speaking out against #Egypt‘s govt. (sources like Tariq Ramadan praise him) http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/135448.aspx

July 15 Rabaa al-Adawiyya Square will be renamed for Hisham Barakat, the assassinated prosecutor general http://en.aswatmasriya.com/news/view.aspx?id=678b2dbb-fb7a-47a9-a9c7-1c80d612fd95

July 15 A policeman was killed in an armed attack on a checkpoint in Remaya Square in Haram. 3 gunmen arrested (Youm 7) https://twitter.com/youm7/status/621317483828498432

July 15 #Sinai bedouin and the fight against #terrorists #Egypt http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/15/us-egypt-islam-sinai-specialreport-idUSKCN0PP0UD20150715

2 Responses to “#Egypt’s #Sinai Campaign and #Terrorism Beyond July 15 – August 1, 2015”

  1. OScube August 3, 2015 at 1:42 am #

    Reblogged this on Frustrations And Disappointments .

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