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  • Army determined to uproot terrorism in Sinai - Chief of Staff

    Date: 2017-12-24 18:03:47 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:81 - ID:7157335

    CAIRO, Dec 24 (MENA) - Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Mohamed Farid said Sunday the army is determined to firmly and comprehensively confront terrorism in Sinai. Meeting commanders and officers of the armed forces who are candidates ....

  • Russian submarine activity ‘highest since Cold War’ -- NATO chief

    Date: 2017-12-23 19:44:38 GMT - Belgium - Military - SN:65 - ID:7155871

    BRUSSELS, Dec 23 (MENA) - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned about increased activity by Russian submarines in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean in an interview published by Politico magazine Saturday. “Russia’s submarine activity is now ....

  • Chief of staff attends training activities at military academy

    Date: 2017-12-22 12:59:04 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:33 - ID:7153759

    CAIRO, Dec 22 (MENA) - Army Chief of Staff Lt. General Mohamed Farid visited on Friday the Egyptian Military Academy to review training programs offered to the students of military academies and institutes to upgrade their skills. During his ....

  • Ministers of defense, interior affairs return home after inspecting forces in N. Sinai

    Date: 2017-12-20 06:31:04 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:3 - ID:7149693

    CAIRO, Dec 20 (MENA) - Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedqi Sobhi and Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar returned to Cairo late on Tuesday after a visit to North Sinai where they inspected the forces and security situation in ....

  • 1 officer killed, 2 wounded in attack on Arish airport, says army spokesman

    Date: 2017-12-19 16:53:55 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:82 - ID:7149264

    CAIRO, Dec 19 (MENA) - Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Tamer el Refai said Tuesday that Arish airport was attacked and one officer was killed and two others were wounded. A helicopter was partially damaged in the bombing, the spokesman explained ....

  • Border guards destroy 4 tunnel openings in North Sinai

    Date: 2017-12-18 10:16:03 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:25 - ID:7146238

    CAIRO, Dec 18 (MENA) - Border guards detected and destroyed four tunnel openings used in smuggling people, ammunition and arms along borders in North Sinai. In December, the Armed Forces destroyed three 4×4 vehicles and seized 1.44 million ....

  • Defense minister attends final stage of tactical live ammunition Badr 2017 drill

    Date: 2017-12-17 17:00:16 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:51 - ID:7145028

    CAIRO, Dec 17 (MENA) - Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi attended Sunday the final stage of tactical live ammunition Badr 2017 drill, which was carried out by the third field army units and lasted for several days. The drill ....

  • Egypt, France discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2017-12-16 17:07:41 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:60 - ID:7143653

    CAIRO, Dec 16 (MENA) - Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi met on Saturday with French Defense Minister Florence Parly. The meeting touched on military cooperation between Egypt and France in the fields of defense, joint manufacturing, exchanging ....

  • Defense min. back home from Cyprus

    Date: 2017-12-15 13:31:14 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:53 - ID:7141959

    CAIRO, Dec 15 (MENA) - Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi returned home on Friday, wrapping up an official visit to Cyprus. During the visit, Sobhi held a meeting with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades to discuss means of boosting bilateral ....

  • COS witnesses "Badr 2017" tactical drills' stages

    Date: 2017-12-14 12:27:02 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:39 - ID:7140066

    CAIRO, Dec 14 (MENA) - Chief of Staff Mohammad Farid on Thursday witnessed 'Badr -2017' tactical drills carried out by the Third Field Army units. The drills come as part of the annual exercises of the army's combat formations and units with the ....

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