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Egypt air strikes kill IS leaders in Sinai

Air strikes in northern Sinai have killed 19 members of Egypt's Islamic State affiliate, including three of its leaders, the Egyptian military said on Thursday. Islamic State this week claimed an attack on security forces near St.…

Attack near Egypt’s old monastery leaves one dead

Egyptian officials say gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, killing one policeman and wounding four. Security and medical officials say the policemen were manning the checkpoint…