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Egypt Sends Show of Force to Sinai After Kidnappings
New York Times
CAIRO — President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt sent dozens of tanks and hundreds of soldiers to Sinai on Monday as a show of force in the largely lawless area after unknown gunmen kidnapped seven Egyptian security officers there last week.
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Egypt's army has sent reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula after President Mohamed Morsi said there would be no talks with fighters who abducted seven members of the security forces last week. An army official said on Monday that the decision ...
Egypt army sends reinforcements to Sinai after kidnapping
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt's army sent reinforcements into the Sinai Peninsula on Monday after President Mohamed Mursi said there would be no talks with militant Islamists who have abducted seven members of the security forces. A military ...
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Ahead of a planned meeting this week between Secretary of State John Kerry and Egypt's president, the State Department said Monday that it was “deeply concerned” by the rising number of cases against journalists, bloggers and activists who have been ...
Egypt sends tanks to Sinai Peninsula after security force abduction
Islamist militants have exploited the power vacuum to use the remote desert region as a base of operations to launch attacks against Egypt and Israel. Bedouin tribesmen in the region have long complained of being discriminated against by the government ...
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Nearly 170 demonstrators have gathered within the confines of the Rafah border crossing to demand that Egyptian authorities rescue the seven, who were abducted Thursday night. It is not clear who captured the soldiers, although suspicion has fallen on ...
Security beefed up in Egypt's Sinai after kidnapping of security personnel
CAIRO – Egyptian officials say dozens of military and police armored vehicles have crossed into Sinai, beefing up the security presence in the volatile peninsula five days after suspected militants kidnapped six policemen and a border guard there.
Egypt 'sends military reinforcements' to Sinai after kidnapping
Egypt has sent dozens of armored vehicles and personnel carriers across the Suez Canal into Sinai, where Islamist gunmen kidnapped seven soldiers and policemen last week, state daily al-Ahram said on Monday. Gunmen demanding the release of jailed ...
Egypt sends dozens of tanks into Sinai after abduction
The militants — their affiliation was not named in The Times of Israel report — say they want 20 prisoners who were arrested and jailed by Egyptian authorities over the past two years for a bank attack to be released. In exchange, they'll free the ...