Sinai

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A mosque in the Egyptian town of Bir al-Abed, North Sinai, photographed a day after a  bombing and shooting attack, for which Islamic State was held to be responsible, killed more than 300 people on November 24th, 2017. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Three brothers from the dusty Gaza border town of Rafah paid smugglers to spirit them through underground tunnels across the border into Egypt. There (...)

Russian officials visiting the crash site of a A321 Russian plane in  Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. Russian airline Kogalymavia’s flight 9268 crashed on October 31st, killing all 224 people on board, the vast majority of them Russian tourists. Photograph: Maxim Grigoryev/AFP/Getty Images

A preliminary investigation into the crash of a Russian passenger plane has found no indication yet of any “illegal or terrorist act”, Egypt’s chief i(...)

An Israeli soldier stands guard near the Israeli-Egyptian border, close to the Red Sea resort of Eilat. Last night’s attack coincides with an ongoing campaign by the Egyptian army against Islamic gunmen in the Sinai. Photograph: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

At least five Islamic militants were killed last night in an Israeli drone strike in the Egyptian Sinai, near the Israeli-Egyptian border.The unpreced(...)