Military

Egypt's Defense Minister holds video-conference meeting with military students

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 03:44 GMT

The meeting was also attended by Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid, branch commanders, and other high-ranking commanders.

Military funeral in Sohag for of Sinai slain soldiers

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Security officials, executives, and scores of citizens then took part in public funerals held for Ahmed Ali Mohamed in Akhmim city and for Mohamed Hassanein Abdel Wahab in Idfa village.

Two high-risk terrorists killed in shoot-out in N.Sinai

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 01:29 GMT

Two highly dangerous terrorists were killed while a general-purpose machine gun, a wireless device, and ammunition were confiscated.

COVID-19: Military Factory 200 manufactures 51 tanks for disinfection

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 10:57 GMT

Workers and engineers at Military 200 Factory, which belongs to the Ministry of Military Production, manufactured 51 tanks for disinfection.

Armed Forces greet Sisi on anniversary of Israa and Miraj

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 12:59 GMT

This occasion refers to a miraculous journey that Prophet Muhammad took in one night from Mecca to Jerusalem and then an ascension to heavens.

Military funeral to be held for ex-President Mubarak by law

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 11:50 GMT

A military funeral will be held for former Egyptian President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak who died on February 25, 2020 at the age of 91.

Egypt: Sending Turkish troops to Libya violates US resolutions

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 02:49 GMT

Shoukry expressed his great concern that such an announcement “would lead to wasting the efforts exerted by the international community and the countries keen on Libya's interests and stability.”

LNA captures strategic sites entering Tripoli outskirts

Sat, 28 Dec 2019 - 11:10 GMT

Spokesperson of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Ahmed al-Mesmary revealed to Extra News on Saturday the progress achieved to free the Libyan capital from militias.

Assar, CZ Group president discuss cooperation in military industry

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 11:42 GMT

Military Production Minister Mohamed Assar had talks on Tuesday with Lubomir Kovarik, President of the Czech CZ Group, on means of benefiting from modern technology in manufacturing military equipment.

After death penalty, sentence against Ashmawy in 54 crimes adjourned

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:48 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court adjourned pronouncing sentences against him and 207 members of Ansar Bait al-Maqdes terror group to February 1.

US military loses drone over Tripoli

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 - 09:20 GMT

The US military says it has lost an unmanned drone aircraft over the Libyan capital, Tripoli, according to the Washington Post.

Egypt, Germany to advance military cooperation

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 02:32 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received in his residence in Berlin German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.

Egypt’s army goes on military exercises with Russia, Jordan, Pakistan

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 02:05 GMT

Egyptian and Jordanian armed forces concluded the joint military exercises "Aqaba 5" in the Egyptian southern military zone.

Armed Forces greet president Sisi on October War victory

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 - 11:12 GMT

Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki on Friday sent a cable of greetings to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the occasion of October War victory.

Military spox only source for Armed Forces info: statement

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 - 01:58 GMT

The statement comes amid false information about the military circulated on social media pages claiming affiliation with the Armed Forces.

Defense minister returns home after official visit to Cyprus

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 12:42 GMT

The meetings touched on means of boosting Egypt-Cyprus cooperation in the military field.

Egyptian- Russian- Belorussian military drill concludes

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 - 11:26 GMT

More than 1,000 Egyptian paratroops along with Russian and Belorussian airborne troops took part in the counter-terrorism exercise.

Egypt, Greece hold naval drills in Mediterranean waters

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 03:51 GMT

The drills come as part the Armed Forces General Command's plan to boost military cooperation with all friendly and brotherly countries.

Putin ratifies ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’ with Egypt

Sat, 03 Aug 2019 - 09:49 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified on Friday the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement with Egypt which was signed in October.

Turkey’s S-400 acquisition in middle of massive incentives, grim consequences

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 05:36 GMT

Since its receipt by Turkey earlier this month, the Russian S-400 missile system has triggered a strong response by its fellow NATO member the United States.

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