Militants from an Egyptian Islamist group, affiliated to the Islamic State, has threatened to kill a Croatian hostage, kidnapped last month, in the next 48 hours.
Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis
Militants from Egyptian Islamic State affiliate, Sinai Province, have fired rockets at an airport in the restive Sinai Peninsula used by UN peacekeeping forces.
Unidentified gunmen, riding on a motorcycle, have shot and killed two members of Egypt’s tourism and antiquities police force in a rare attack near the Giza pyramids.
Six militants have been executed by Egypt, accused of carrying out attacks on soldiers near the country’s capital Cairo in 2014.
Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed two Egyptian police recruits outside the gate of a security forces camp in the country’s restive North Sinai region.
A roadside bomb in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula has killed three soldiers, an army captain and two other troops, a military spokesperson has said.
Five soldiers have been killed, and three others were injured, in Egypt’s North Sinai province following a bomb blast targeting an armoured vehicle.
A policeman has died in a bomb blast in the second consecutive day of bombings in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, as a militant died in a firefight in a separate incident in the capital.
Two Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, a military spokesperson said.
A militant group from Egypt has pledged its allegiance to the Islamic State, according to an audio clip released on its twitter account.