Egyptian Armed Forces

Egypt’s army investigates shooting incident at Rafah border, says one personnel martyred

Mon, 27 May 2024 - 03:22 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces spokesperson said on Monday that competent authorities are investigating the shooting incident that took place at the Rafah border, which led to the martyrdom of one of the security forces personnel.

Egyptian Army conducts exercises mimicking breaking through enemy's frontline

Thu, 23 May 2024 - 11:43 GMT

Minister of Defense and General Commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces Mohamed Zaki attended the main stage of the tactical exercise

Egyptian, Bahraini chiefs of staff discuss military cooperation

Wed, 08 May 2024 - 04:26 GMT

Chief of Staff Osama Askar met Wednesday with his Bahraini counterpart Theyab Bin Sakr Bin Abdallah al-Nuaimi.

Egyptian defense minister discusses Gaza crisis with U.S. CentCom commander

Tue, 07 May 2024 - 02:38 GMT

General Michael Kurilla is holding a visit to Egypt.

Egyptian Navy takes part in Saudi Arabia's 'Red Waves Exercise 7' in Red Sea

Sun, 05 May 2024 - 03:48 GMT

There are combat forces from Jordan, Egypt, Djibouti, and Yemen, and observers from Algeria, Somalia, and Japan.

Egyptian Armed Forces thwart weapon smuggling attempt in western border area

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 04:04 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces have successfully thwarted an attempt to smuggle a significant quantity of weapons and ammunition in a border area located in the western strategic direction.

Armed Forces congratulate President Sisi on new term, pledge to safeguard national achievements

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 - 09:31 GMT

President Sisi attended a Sohour banquet hosted by the Armed Forces on Thursday, in the presence of Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki.

Photos: Egypt, UAE conduct another airdrop of tons of relief aid in northern Gaza

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 - 10:41 GMT

Egyptian and Emirati military transport aircraft have conducted an airdrop of "tons" of relief aid, food, and medicine in northern Gaza, announced Egyptian Armed Forces' Spokesman, Gharib Abdel Hafez, on Wednesday.

Photos: Egyptian-Indian military drill "Cyclone-II" kicks off

Sat, 27 Jan 2024 - 09:04 GMT

The Egyptian-Indian joint military exercise "Cyclone-II" kicked off with the participation of personnel of the Egyptian Special Forces of Thunderbolt and Airborne Corps as well as Indian Special Forces.

3 smugglers killed during drug smuggling attempt foiled by Egypt on northeastern borders

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 05:23 GMT

The quantity is 300 kilograms of different types of drugs.

Egyptian defense minister stresses to UN coordinator rejection to Palestinians' displacement

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 01:48 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

Egypt's defense minister orders officers to be ready for any mission

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 - 01:31 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production General Mohamed Zaki ordered Tuesday commanders and officers to remain alert and ready to accomplish any mission.

Photos: MEKO A-200 frigate Al-Qadir arrives in Egypt’s Alexandria from Germany for active duty

Sun, 31 Dec 2023 - 11:47 GMT

The MEKO A-200 frigate Al-Qadir has arrived at the Alexandria Naval Base to join the Egyptian naval fleet and contribute to the national vision of maximizing the capabilities of the Armed Forces and enhancing national security.

Egyptian Air Force commander visits France to discuss cooperation

Thu, 28 Dec 2023 - 02:21 GMT

Commander of the Egyptian Air Force Mahmoud Fouad paid France an official visit to meet Chief of Staff of the French Air and Space Force Stephane Mille.

When you have power, you should not use it in a tyrannical way: Egyptian President

Wed, 25 Oct 2023 - 10:41 GMT

“Throughout history, Egypt never seized lands beyond its borders," the president highlighted.

Egyptian Navy commander meets commanders of Operation Atlanta, Operation Sea Guardian

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 05:13 GMT

The meeting tackled the preservation of the region's naval security.

Egyptian president convenes with Armed Forces commanders, lays wreath on Unknown Soldier Memorial

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 03:03 GMT

That is ahead of the 50th anniversary of October 6 War.

Photos: Egypt’s Mistral helicopter carrier unloads tons of aid in flood-stricken Libya

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt’s Mistral-Class Helicopter Carrier has continued to unload tons of food and relief aid in Libya after the devastating floods that struck Libya over the past days, the Armed Forces’ spokesman said on Thursday.

BREAKING: 9 army personnel killed, injured as ammunition carrier overturned in northern Egypt

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 - 05:01 GMT

Armed Forces' Spokesman Gharib Abdel Hafez reported the death and injury of nine army personnel including officers after a carrier unit loaded with ammunition overturned suddenly in northern Egypt.

Photos: Eye-catching Egyptian-Emirati air show kicks off in New Alamein city

Mon, 24 Jul 2023 - 09:14 GMT

Aircraft from Egypt and the United Arab Emirates on Monday jointly staged the El-Alamein Air Show 2023 in the New Alamein City.