Egypt - Defence

Egypt participates in naval, air drills in Saudi Arabia

The Red Wave-5 joint naval drill kicked off in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday with the participation of Egypt’s Naval Forces, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced in a statement.

Ten terrorists killed, one arrested in a raid on hideout in North Sinai

Ten terrorists were killed, and one more was arrested during a raid on a hideout in North Sinai governorate as part of ongoing anti-terror operations, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Sunday.

Egypt signs military cooperation protocols with DR Congo

Egypt and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) signed a protocol of cooperation in defence, training and sharing of expertise during a two-day visit to the country by Egypt’s Minister of Defence and Military Production General Mohamed Zaki.

US State Department approves $2.6 bln Chinook helicopters sale to Egypt

The US State Department has approved the potential sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and related equipment to Egypt, the Pentagon announced on Thursday, explaining that the possible sale will strengthen Egypt's homeland defence and deter regional threats.

In Photos: Egyptian security forces foil suicide bombing attempt against checkpoint in North Sinai

The Egyptian security forces have foiled a suicide bombing attempt by a terrorist against personnel stationed at a police checkpoint in El-Telol district in North Sinai, according to a statement by the Ministry of Interior on Thursday.

Four terrorists killed in raids on hideouts in North Sinai over last three days: Armed Forces

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Sunday the killing of four terrorists during a series of raids on a number of extremist hideouts in North Sinai, as part of its ongoing anti-terror operations.

Egypt’s defence minister discusses fostering military cooperation with Chadian counterpart

Egypt’s Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki met with his Chadian counterpart, Daoud Yahya, and discussed boosting military and security cooperation between the two countries, according to an Egyptian Armed Forces’ statement on Saturday.

Seven terrorists killed; 1 officer and 4 soldiers killed: Egypt’s Armed Forces

An officer and four soldiers were killed, and two other soldiers were wounded on Wednesday morning while intercepting the movement of a group of terrorists in the vicinity of a security checkpoint, the Armed Forces said in a statement.

Egypt’s defence minister, US CENTCOM commander discuss regional security

Egypt’s Defence and Military Production Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces General Mohamed Zaki met on Monday with Commander of the US Central Command (US CENTCOM) Michael E. Kurilla, where they discussed the latest developments in regional security issues, the Egyptian Armed Forces said.

Sisi discusses boosting security cooperation with new US CENTCOM commander

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Monday boosting and upgrading military and security cooperation between Egypt and the United States with Commander of the US Central Command Michael E. Kurilla in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency announced.

IS claims responsibility for deadly Sinai attack on military personnel

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that killed 11 Egyptian Armed Forces men and injured five others on Saturday in western Sinai.

Egyptian President Sisi directs Armed Forces to continue purging North Sinai of terrorists, takfiris

In a meeting with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) a day after the terrorist attack on a water-lifting plant in Sinai that left 11 army personnel dead, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed the army to continue purging North Sinai and the peninsula of terrorists and takfiris.

President Sisi chairs Supreme Council of Armed Forces meeting

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, chairedon Sunday a meeting of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces (SCAF) on Sunday, Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady announced in statement.

Egyptian Armed Forces foils terrorist attack in Sinai, an officer and 10 soldiers killed

Egypt’s Army foiled an attack launched by a group of takfiri terrorists against the East Canal Water Lifting Station checkpoint on Saturday, the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesperson announced.

Sisi congratulates Egyptians on anniversary of 10 Ramadan victory

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi congratulated Egyptians on the anniversary of the victory of 10 Ramadan, 1393 AH — the day in the Islamic calendar that corresponded to the 6 October War against Israel in 1973.

Sisi leads funeral ceremony for ex-military commanders

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El Sisi led on Wednesday the funeral ceremony for former chief-of-staff of the country's Armed Forces Abd-Rab El-Nabi Hafez and former commander of the Second Field Army Abdel-Monem Khalil, who died earlier in the day.

Egypt keen on boosting ties with Uganda in various fields: President Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi praised Sunday in a meeting with Ugandan army commander Muhoozi Museveni the strong ties binding the two countries, reiterating Cairo's eagerness to continue boosting relations in various fields, the Egyptian presidency announced.

Egypt, Uganda to explore opportunities for cooperation in military, other fields

Uganda is keen to open new horizons for military cooperation with Egypt, said Liutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, commander of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF).

Egyptian, Sudanese army chiefs-of-staff discuss enhancing military cooperation, joint exercises

Chief-of-Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Osama Askar and his Sudanese counterpart Mohamed Othman Al-Hussein discussed boosting military cooperation and joint exercises in a meeting in Cairo.

US to provide Egypt with F-15 aircrafts: CENTCOM commander

The Commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM) General Kenneth F. Mckenzie said on Tuesday that US was going to provide Egypt with F-15 aircrafts.

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