Armed Forces

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Up to 3000 tunnels have been destroyed in North Sinai during the past period, and several military successes have been archived along with number of developing projects with total of LE 600 billion according to Military Spokesman Tamer Al-Refae.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

Egypt’s Armed Forces carry out military exercises in all strategic positions

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The maneuvers aim at training the forces to launch simultaneous military operations on all fronts,

Naval Force Day marking sinking of Israel’s Eilat commemorated

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 05:05 GMT

Egypt celebrated on Monday the Naval Force Day marking the 52nd anniversary of sinking Israeli destroyer Eilat four months after the Six-Day War in 1967.

Military organizes competition to mark October war anniv.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 09:09 GMT

Participants in the competition can call hotline no. 16886 to answer the contest question as of today until November 5.

President Sisi attends admission interviews at Military Academy

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 12:54 GMT

On Thursday, the president attended the commencement of the first batch of the Armed Forces College of Medicine.

Corruption can be disguised as compliment: Sisi

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 03:14 GMT

The President asserted that the faculty students received computer-based tests to avoid nepotism that could be practiced by humans.

Egypt celebrates Air Force Day marking 'Mansoura Battle' anniversary

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 03:02 GMT

On October 14, 1973, Egypt downed 18 Israeli fighter jets in 53 minutes after targeting an Air Base near the city.