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Egyptian and Indian air forces conduct joint air exercise in Egypt

The Egyptian and Indian air forces conducted an air exercise at an Egyptian airbase, aimed at strengthening military cooperation between the two countries, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday.

Egypt's president meets with senior armed forces commanders at Strategic Command Centre

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met on Thursday morning with a number of senior military commanders at the State Strategic Command Centre, Egypt’s Presidential Spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy said in a statement.

Egyptian Naval forces rescue 24 tourists and 11 crew after boat capsizes in Red Sea

The Egyptian Naval Forces rescued 27 tourists of different nationalities and 11 Egyptian crew and divers after evacuating them from a tourist boat which capsized in the vicinity of the Red Sea Naval Base, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Armed Forces on Thursday.

Egyptian Armed Forces announce undertaking evacuation of Egyptian troops from Sudan

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Thursday undertaking evacuation of Egyptian troops who were in a training with the Sudanese army from the country.

'Mission accomplished': Behind the scenes of evacuating Egyptian troops from Sudan

An informed Egyptian source revealed to Al Qahera News TV Station the behind the scene details in the evacuation and airlifting home of Egyptian soldiers who were in Sudan on a training mission at the time of the start of the fighting between the Sudanese army and the RSF earlier this week.

Egypt's Armed Forces coordinating with relevant Sudanese parties to secure return of all Egyptian soldiers from Sudan: Spox

The Egyptian Armed Forces said on Wednesday they are coordinating with the various Sudanese parties to ensure the safe return of all the Egyptian army personnel from Sudan.

Egyptian soldiers in Sudan to be returned ‘when situation cools down’: RSF to Al-Jazeera

The Egyptian soldiers held by the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces (RSF) are “safe” and “in an excellent condition” and will be returned when the situation cools down, adviser to the RSF head Ahmed Abdeen told Al-Jazeera on Monday.

Sisi affirms non-interference in Sudan crisis, urges negotiations

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has expressed readiness to mediate and restore calm between battling parties in Sudan, reiterating that the presence of Egyptian forces in Sudan is solely for training purposes and not to support any particular party.

Egypt Armed Forces urges safeguarding of safety of Egyptian troops in joint training in Sudan

The Egyptian Armed Forces urged on Saturday evening for "the safeguarding of the safety and security of Egyptian troops who were in Sudan to conduct joint training with their Sudanese counterparts."

Egyptian Navy participates in int'l maritime training IMX/CE23

Elements of the Egyptian Navy and Navy Special Forces recently participated in the joint international maritime training activities (IMX/CE23) in Bahrain and Jordan, a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces read on Thursday.

Egypt, Sudan navies conduct joint training SUD-EGY-T-1

The Egyptian and Sudanese naval forces conducted a multi-day maritime drill, dubbed SUD-EGY-T-1.

The fight against terrorism in Sinai on par with the October War victory: Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Saturday that the fight that took place in the last decade in Sinai against terrorism is "no less significant" than the fight that led to Egypt's victory in the October War 50 years ago.

In Video: Egypt receives three Cyclone-class patrol boats from US

Egypt's Navy has received three Cyclone-class patrol boats from the United States Navy, stated Armed Forces’ Spokeserson Gharib Abdel-Hafez in a statement on Wednesday.

In Photos: Sisi credits army and police sacrifices for Egypt's resilience during difficult Times

During a tour of the Police Academy on Wednesday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attributed the country's resilience during difficult times to God and the sacrifices made by young officers in the army and police.

Egyptian and US special forces conclude SOF02 joint drill

Egypt and the US have concluded a joint military exercise in Egypt, codenamed "SOF02", involving units from the Egyptian paratroopers, thunderbolt forces, naval special forces and US special forces, the Egyptian army has announced.

First meeting of Egyptian-Qatari military committee held in Cairo: Egyptian Armed Forces

Officials from Egypt and Qatar held the first meeting of the Egyptian-Qatari military committee in Cairo, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Saturday.

President Sisi urges Egyptians to exercise caution amid danger of ‘destroying states from inside’

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi warned Egyptians against the “low-cost science and thought” of destructing states from inside in a speech at the 37th Armed Forces cultural symposium on Martyr’s Day held in Cairo on Thursday.

Egyptian officer killed as army foils drug smuggling attempt in Sinai

Egypt's Armed Forces announced on Wednesday that border guards have foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of drugs in South Sinai governorate, Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

Pilot survives Egyptian fighter jet crash during training on Saturday: Military spox

An Egyptian Air Force pilot has survived without injuries after his fighter jet plummeted during training on Saturday due to a technical malfunction, military spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

In Photos: Egypt continues sending relief aid to Syria and Turkey

An Egyptian supply ship arrived in Turkey and Syria carrying tons of relief aid to the quake-hit countries, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Thursday.

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