Egyptian Armed Forces

Egyptian-Sudanese Military Exercise 'Guardian of the South 2' kicks off

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 - 04:07 GMT

The elements taking part include members of the Egyptian Border Guard Force and the Sudanese Infantry.

6th of October War veteran, former Military Intelligence top official Nagy Shohoud passes away

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 - 12:17 GMT

Famed 6th of October War Veteran Nagy Shohoud, who also served as assistant to the chief of Military Intelligence for 13 years, passed away early on Sunday.

Egyptian fighter jet crashes, crew survives

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Similar incidents occurred in June, December 2019, and November 2018.

Egypt's president discusses planned IPOs of 2 military-owned companies

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 04:54 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi convened Tuesday with the heads of the National Petroleum Company (NPC) and National Co. for Natural Water in Siwa (Safi).

Widow of Egyptian Army martyr addresses international community on Alaa Abdel Fatah

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 03:43 GMT

Member of the House of Representatives Eman El Alfy, who is also the widow of Armed Forces Martyr Adel Abdel Hamid Eid Hassan, posted a video on Facebook Wednesday.

Egyptian-Jordanian Military Exercise 'Al Aqaba' kicks off

Mon, 31 Oct 2022 - 03:25 GMT

The Egyptian-Jordanian Military Exercise "Al Aqaba 7" kicked off Monday in Egypt, and is scheduled to last until November 9.

Egyptian Armed Forces remove 25M mines dating back to World War II

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 02:27 GMT

The statement added that the initiative was implemented in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Chiefs of staff of Egypt, Comoros hold talks, sign cooperation MoU

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 10:30 GMT

Chief of Staff Osama Askar received Sunday his Comorian counterpart Youssef Ighad, who is heading a delegation that is holding a several-day visit to Egypt.

Photos: Egyptian, Greek naval forces conduct joint drills at northern fleet’s zone

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:16 GMT

The Egyptian and Greek naval forces have conducted joint drills at the northern fleet’s zone within the framework of the Egyptian Armed Forces’ General Command’s plan to exchange expertise with the armed forces of other brotherly countries.

Egypt, South Korea to perform Pyramids Air Show 2022 on August 3

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 10:56 GMT

It will be performed by Egypt's Silver Stars team and South Korea's Black Eagles team.

Egyptian Armed Forces prevents illegal migration, smuggling attempts

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Tuesday that the Border Guard Force, backed by information provided by the intelligence agencies, had recently thwarted several smuggling attempts of arms and drugs as well as illegal migration.

Egyptian army thwarts smuggling of tons of drugs, urea used to manufacture explosives

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 04:03 GMT

“This comes in continuation of the Border Guards forces in facing smugglers and criminal elements and foiling plans and attempts that aim to threaten the stability of the society and harm the Egyptian national security,” a statement by the military spokesman read on Thursday.

Egypt's Ranger Forces receive delegation of 2nd, 3rd generations of Egyptian expats

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The press statement affirmed the Egyptian Armed Forces' keenness on acquainting non-resident Egyptian youth of its combat capabilities.

Defense ministers of Egypt, Cyprus, Greece meet in Cairo to discuss impact of global developments on Eastern Mediterranean

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 09:39 GMT

The Egyptian, Cypriot and Greek ministers of defense met Monday in Cairo to hold talks on joint military cooperation as well as issues pertaining to the mutual interests of the three states.

Egyptian Armed Forces releases statement about crackdown on drug trafficking

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 12:46 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces issued Sunday a statement displaying the outcomes of operations carried out by both the Border Guards Force and the police to foil attempts of drug trafficking.

Egyptian, Saudi air forces carry out 'Faisal 2' exercises

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Tuesday its participation in Egyptian-Saudi Air Exercises "Faisal 2" which is carried out over several days.

Egyptian Armed Forces mourns death of 2 Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces mourned on Friday the killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers and the injury of another in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion while carrying out a mission in central Mali.

Photos: Egypt’s security forces kill suicide bomber in N. Sinai, foil attack on checkpoint

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:33 GMT

Security forces in a security installation exchanged gunfire with the suicide bomber and killed him as he attempted to target the security checkpoint, the ministry said.

Egyptian Armed Forces launch airstrikes against terrorist hideouts in North Sinai

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:59 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Sunday targeting a number of terrorist hideouts in North Sinai over the past three days.

In pics: President Sisi chairs post-terror-attack meeting of Supreme Council of Egyptian Armed Forces

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 01:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, commander-in-chief of the Egyptian Army, chaired Sunday the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

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