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  • Egyptian chief of staff meets UN envoy to Libya

    Date: 2017-02-20 08:16:26 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:14 - ID:6553645

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Armed Forces chief of staff Mahmoud Hegazy had talks on Monday with visiting UN special envoy to Libya Martin Kobler on Egypt's efforts to reach a national accord in Libya. The meeting also took up the latest developments in ....

  • Chief of Staff witnesses training activities for rapid response forces

    Date: 2017-02-19 17:06:20 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:70 - ID:6551173

    CAIRO, Feb 19 (MENA) - Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mahmoud Hegazi witnessed Sunday training activities for the rapid response unit, as part of its annual fighting drills. The training included shooting with live ammunition, ....

  • Army troops continue operations on Mount Halal

    Date: 2017-02-19 15:58:41 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:67 - ID:6550625

    CAIRO, Feb 19 (MENA) - The law enforcement forces of the Third Field Army continued their raids on terror hotbeds in Gabal Al Halal (Mount Halal) of Central Sinai, a military statement said Sunday. Military spokesman Tamer el Refai added eight ....

  • Army destroys major smuggling tunnel in Rafah

    Date: 2017-02-19 14:17:21 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:50 - ID:6550241

    CAIRO, Feb 19 (MENA) - The law enforcement forces of the Second Field Army have destroyed a major smuggling tunnel on borders with Gaza, the armed forces announced on Sunday. The tunnel was being used by takfiri militants south of Rafah in North ....

  • Military production minister heads for UAE to attend defense exhibiion

    Date: 2017-02-18 09:25:15 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:16 - ID:6543045

    CAIRO, Feb 18 (MENA) - State Minister for Military Production Mohammed el Assar left here on Saturday for the UAE to attend the opening ceremony of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference, which will kick off on Sunday and will run until ....

  • 3 Takfiris killed in security crackdowns on Sinai's Mount Helal

    Date: 2017-02-17 15:55:25 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:51 - ID:6540741

    CAIRO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Three Takfiris were killed and three others arrested in crackdowns by the Third Field Army on the Mount Helal in central Sinai during the period from Wednesday to Friday. Law enforcement forces destroyed also a number of ....

  • Defense min. inquires after injured servicemen at military hospitals

    Date: 2017-02-17 12:54:17 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:40 - ID:6539693

    CAIRO, Feb 17 (MENA) - Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi paid on Friday a visit to a number of military hospitals to check on servicemen who were injured while on duty in Sinai's terrorist attacks. Such heinous terrorist attacks will not affect our ....

  • Hegazy meets outgoing commander of multinational force

    Date: 2017-02-16 16:26:56 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:62 - ID:6535981

    CAIRO, Feb 16 (MENA) - Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazy met Thursday with outgoing commander of the Multinational Force Denis Thompson. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged several viewpoints toward the latest developments in the ....

  • Sobhi: Egypt on right track to restore regional, int'l role

    Date: 2017-02-15 16:41:55 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:61 - ID:6529929

    CAIRO, Feb 15 (MENA) - Egypt is on the right track to restore its pioneering role at the regional and international levels, Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi said on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting with cadets of the Command and Staff College, Sobhi ....

  • Libyan rivals agree to hold parl't, presidential elections in February 2018

    Date: 2017-02-14 22:28:09 GMT - Egypt - Military - SN:105 - ID:6525169

    CAIRO, Feb 14 (MENA) – Under the sponsorship of Chief of Staff Mahmoud Hegazi, the Libyan rivals agreed in Cairo on Tuesday to hold parliamentary and presidential elections in February 2018 in line with the Libyan political agreement. Earlier in ....

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