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Egypt's Air Force holds 1st int'l air power forum on Sunday

Egypt's Air Force held its first international forum, the Air Power Symposium, in Cairo on Sunday.

ECSS announces its participation in EDEX defence exhibition

The Egyptian Centre for Strategic Studies (ECSS) confirmed its participation in Egypt’s second edition of the International Defence and Military Industries Exhibition (EDEX 2021) — which will be held in Egypt on Monday — in a statement it released on Friday 25 November.

30,000 visitors, 400 companies set to participate in Egypt's EDEX defence exhibition: Minister

Some 30,000 visitors and 400 exhibiting companies representing 42 countries are expected to take part in the second edition of Egypt's Defense Expo (EDEX 2021), said Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi.

Egypt's army chief-of-staff attends joint MEDUSA 11 naval drills in Greece

Chief-of-Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Osama Askar attended on Wednesday the main phase of the joint air and naval drills MEDUSA 11 between Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot and Emirati forces in Greece, said the Egyptian armed forces.

Egypt to host second edition of EDEX defence exhibition next week

Cairo will host the second edition of Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021) next week from 29 November to 2 December 2021.

Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, UAE commence MEDUSA 11 military drills

Units from the Armed Forces of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and the UAE are participating in air and naval drills dubbed ‘MEDUSA 11’ that commenced earlier on Thursday.

Egypt increases number of guards on borders with Israel

The Military Joint Committee between Egypt and Israel agreed to increase the number of Egyptian border guards at the Rafah border area with Israel, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday.

Egyptian, Indian air forces conduct joint training in Egypt

The Egyptian and Indian air forces conducted a joint air training exercise at an airbase in Egypt for several days, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Wednesday.

10 unarmed Egyptian peacekeepers shot at by Central African Republic Presidential Guard: UN

Ten unarmed Egyptian peacekeepers from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were shot and wounded on Monday afternoon in the capital Bangui by members of the country’s presidential guard, MINUSCA said on Tuesday in a statement.

Egypt, US naval forces conduct joint drills in Red Sea

Egyptian and US naval forces have conducted joint naval drills in the Red Sea, where the Egyptian frigate Alexandria and the American cruiser USS Portland participated, the Egyptian Armed Forces said in a statement.

Meet Lieutenant-General Osama Askar: The Egyptian Armed Forces' new Chief of Staff

Lieutenant-General Osama Askar was appointed by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Wednesday as the new Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

President Sisi appoints new Chief of Staff for the Egyptian Armed forces

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi appointed Lieutenant General Osama Ahmed Rushdy Abdallah Askar as the new Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, replacing Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid.

In photos: New wars based on awareness and understanding, not arms alone, Sisi tells military graduates

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed on Monday that new wars are based on awareness and correct understanding, not arms only.

Egyptian, Russian paratroopers kick off 'Protectors of Friendship 5' drills

Egyptian and Russian paratroopers started on Wednesday the 5th edition of the annual ‘Protectors of Friendship’ drill in Cairo, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced.

Egypt, Sudan launch 'Guardian of the South-1' joint military exercise

Egypt and Sudan launched on Tuesday their joint military exercise, dubbed "Guardian of the South-1", at Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Military Base, which is the largest in the Middle East and is located in Al-Hammam area west of Alexandria city.

Egypt's Armed Forces mourns its martyred peacekeeper in Mali

Egypt's Armed Forces mourned on Sunday the death of an Egyptian peacekeeper who was killed in an explosive blast in Mali recently.

Egyptian special forces take part in 'HERCULES-21' exercise in Greece

The special forces of Egypt, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates took part in a four-day special operations exercise dubbed ‘HERCULES-21’ in Greece from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September.

In Photos: Egypt's President Sisi leads funeral procession for former defence minister Tantawy

Egypt lost Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy, who was one of its most loyal sons and a military symbol who had served his country for more than 50 years, the presidency said

Egypt mourns death of former Defence Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawy

Tantawy was one of the heroes of the October War and a statesman who could run the country in the most difficult times, read a presidential statement

Field Marshal Tantawy 'led Egypt wisely in the most difficult circumstances and played a key role in protecting the country': Sisi

The president announced during his speech that Egypt has declared a state of official mourning for the death of Tantawy

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