Armed Forces

New website launched to present Egyptian army's services

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 10:22 GMT

The Armed Forces launched a new website to manage the affairs of the army officers, Armed Forces Spokesman Tamer el Refaei said.

Egypt’s First lady: October 6 marks people’s solidarity with armed forces

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:22 GMT

Egypt’s first Lady Entissar el-Sisi said that the date 6 of October will remain “one of the greatest and most glorious days in Egypt,” according to her post on Facebook.

Sisi heads meeting with Supreme Council of Armed Forces on counter-terrorism efforts

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 10:35 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with the Supreme Council of Armed Forces Monday to discuss concerted counterterrorism efforts with other state institutions and protecting the pillars of national security on all strategic levels.

Egyptian military thanks woman for buying young conscript's train ticket after altercation with conductor

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 02:16 GMT

The Egyptian military has thanked an Egyptian woman who paid for the train ticket of a young army conscript after a video of the Thursday incident went viral.

Egypt’s Ministry of Defense warns against attempts of destabilizing the nation

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Minister of Defense Lieutenant General Mohamed Zaki affirmed that Egypt will remain safe as long as the sons of nations sacrifice themselves to protect it.

Video: Armed Forces, Interior Ministry secure 2020 Senate elections

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 07:59 GMT

The General Command of the Armed Forces had taken all measures to secure the 2020 Senate elections nationwide, and provide a safe environment for citizens to cast their votes.

LIBYAN CRISIS: Egyptians' support for armed forces trends on Twitter

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 12:49 GMT

The hashtag # Egypt_100_ Million_Military (Egypt includes 100 million armed personnel.) tops Twitter on Saturday.

Libyan Parliament hails Egypt’s ‘courageous stance’ to thwart Turkish colonial ambitions

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The Libyan House of Representatives hailed the decision made Monday by the Egyptian Parliament to approve sending troops to Libya, describing it as a “courageous stance.”

Egypt’s New Minister of Military Production sworn in before President Sisi

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:47 GMT

Engineer Mohamed Ahmed Morsi previously held the positions of general director of the Arab Organization for Industrialization, and assistant to the late Minister of Defense.

Libyan Armed Forces: Our battle against terrorism, Turkish colonial ambitions ‘still on’

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 06:33 GMT

The General Command of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces released a statement hailing the Libyan people for their sacrifices, and steadfastness and continuous support of the armed forces.

Egypt’s army ready to ward off any threat: PM

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 05:36 GMT

In a weekly meeting with a number of ministers including the health minister, Madbouli praised the Egyptian armed forces.

3K tunnels destroyed in N. Sinai during past period, LE 600B projects established: Army Spox

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 08:17 GMT

Up to 3000 tunnels have been destroyed in North Sinai during the past period, and several military successes have been archived along with number of developing projects with total of LE 600 billion according to Military Spokesman Tamer Al-Refae.

Egyptian Armed Forces continue handing out face masks to citizens to fight coronavirus

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 02:20 GMT

Military personnel distributed free face masks to passengers at Giza Railway Station and advised them to avoid crowds and take all preventive measures.

Egypt’s Armed Forces provide citizens with free face masks

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 02:10 GMT

The Armed Forces have established five lines for manufacturing face masks to produce 100,000 masks a day.

Sisi inspects equipment manufactured by Army to curb COVID-19 spread

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 01:52 GMT

President Sisi has directed the state's institutions to exert strenuous efforts to fight the pandemic.

Sisi looks into security situation, hunting terrorist elements

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 01:01 GMT

This came during his presidency of a meeting with the leaders of the Armed Forces at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Defense.

Armed Forces, Parliament mourn Mubarak's death

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 01:10 GMT

Mubarak passed away on Tuesday at the age of 91.

Chief of Staff inspects security ambushes, checkpoints in North Sinai

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 07:33 GMT

Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, inspected a number of security ambushes and checkpoints on the main roads and axes in North Sinai.

Abu Dhabi crown prince says Egyptian army protect all Arabs

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 06:21 GMT

“The Egyptian armed forces are not only a shield for sisterly Egypt, but rather a force for the entire Arab world, because the power of Egypt is power for all Arabs.

Sisi hails armed forces’ performance during Berenice base opening

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 06:02 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday hailed the performance of the armed forces personnel during the inauguration of Berenice military base in the Red Sea Governorate, the largest in the Red Sea and MENA regions.