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Egypt: Ruins of ancient temple for Zeus unearthed in Sinai


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Officials: IS militants kill 6 Bedouins in Egypt’s Sinai


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Egyptian officials: Roadside bombing in Sinai kills 2 police


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Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai, no casualties


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Explosion at gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai causes fire


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Chicago shootings leave 40 shot, 3 fatally; Mt. Sinai Hospital closes emergency room

Chicago shootings leave 40 shot, 3 fatally; Mt. Sinai Hospital closes emergency roomA West Side hospital is not accepting any more patients to its emergency room after a violent weekend in which 40 people were shot, three fatally, across the city.



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Egypt hits Sinai targets, killing 16 and arresting dozens

Egypt hits Sinai targets, killing 16 and arresting dozensCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military has destroyed dozens of targets, killed 16 militants and detained over 30 suspects as part of its latest operation against Islamic militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the army said on Sunday.



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Egypt hangs 15 militants for killing security forces in Sinai: security sources

Egypt hangs 15 militants for killing security forces in Sinai: security sourcesEgypt hanged 15 men convicted of attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said on Tuesday, in what appears to be the largest number of executions on a single day since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office in 2014. A military court issued the sentences and interior ministry officials carried out the executions simultaneously at Borj al-Arab and Wadi al-Natroun prisons, the sources said. Most of the militants were from Sinai region and were accused of “joining militant groups and taking part in carrying out, planning and assisting in killing a number of army and police personnel in Sinai,” the sources said.



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Deadly mosque attack kills hundreds in North Sinai, Egypt

Deadly mosque attack kills hundreds in North Sinai, EgyptA bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometers west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers.



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Egypt says 30 suspected militants killed in Sinai raids

Egypt says 30 suspected militants killed in Sinai raidsEgyptian security forces killed 30 suspected militants in ground and air raids in North Sinai conducted over the past four days, the military said in a statement on Friday. Egypt faces an Islamist insurgency led by the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula, where hundreds of soldiers and police have been killed since 2013. The military statement said 30 “highly dangerous” militants were killed and five others arrested in the raids, though it did not name a specific militant group or release names of those killed.



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