Egyptian Security Forces
Security forces managed to arrest the driver who “obstructed traffic and endangered his and other people’s safety,” the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.
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.
The minister initiated the meeting by thanking all the members of the Egyptian police forces for their diligent efforts recently.
Egyptian security forces managed to arrest a number of people who incited to block a main road in the capital, Cairo, local media reported, amid calls for anti-regime protests encouraged by pro-Muslim Brotherhood figures and media outside Egypt.
Security forces were heavily deployed in the vicinity of state institutions and places of worship, coinciding with the New Year's celebrations and Copts' feasts.
The factors that lead ISIL to consider Upper Egypt as possible new headquarters, and the factors why it is not possible.
"I am sure rescue planes have been searching for Haies and any trace of other terrorist elements since yesterday," Farag added.
About 51 organized groups of criminals and up to 15 fugitives were nabbed in security campaigns nationwide during one week.
The raid carried out by the Egyptian security forces on terrorists in Agouza in Giza have has resulted in the death of 10 suspected militants so far.
Nine terrorists were killed and five policemen were injured in an exchange of fire during a raid by the Egyptian police forces in Agouza area in Giza on Sunday morning.
Security forces killed 4 militants on Saturday during an armed confrontation in Ismailia. The militants were escapees from Sinai.