Weekly Briefs

07/19/2019 . By TIMEP

Kuwait deported eight men to Egypt, amid public condemnation, over terror-related charges stemming from Muslim Brotherhood links and the assassination of Egyptian Prosecutor-General Hisham Barakat in 2015.

07/12/2019 . By TIMEP

Wilayat Sinai claimed two attacks over the past two weeks. Three unclaimed terrorist incidents were also reported.

06/28/2019 . By TIMEP

Wilayat Sinai claimed five attacks on various targets throughout North Sinai, bringing the monthly total for June to 20 attacks reported to date.

06/21/2019 . By TIMEP

Wilayat Sinai released a short video stating their continued allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, and naming a new senior figure, Abu Jafr al-Ansari.

06/14/2019 . By TIMEP

Militants reportedly kidnapped at least 11 civilians in two incidents near Arish and Wilayat Sinai claimed three improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in North Sinai this week.

06/07/2019 . By TIMEP

Wilayat Sinai claimed responsibility for four attacks this week, including a raid on Arish’s Batal-14 checkpoint which the group claims killed 10 members of Egypt’s Central Security Forces.

05/31/2019 . By TIMEP

On May 28, the Libyan National Army (LNA) extradited Hisham Ashmawy to Egypt. The LNA transferred Ashmawy to Egypt’s General Intelligence Directorate (GID) following a meeting between GID Director Major General Abbas Kamal and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.

05/24/2019 . By TIMEP

On May 16, the Armed Forces’ General Command issued an update on the Sinai Peninsula, claiming that 47 individuals were killed in counter-terror operations and another 158 arrested over a span of about two months.

05/17/2019 . By TIMEP

On May 16, the Armed Forces’ General Command issued an update on the Sinai Peninsula, claiming that 47 individuals were killed in counter-terror operations and another 158 arrested over a span of about two months.

05/10/2019 . By TIMEP

On May 7, Egypt’s Court of Cassation rejected an appeal of a 2017 ruling that sentenced 13 individuals convicted of belonging to Ajnad Masr to death