Also, four officers, three non-commissioned officers and eight soldiers were either killed or injured during the operations, the statement noted, without specifying the exact number of deaths.
On Thursday, a terrorist attack in the same area either “killed or injured” 10 army members, according to the military spokesman.
“Such abortive attempts will not stop the brave Armed Forces’ men from defensing the resources of the nation,” the ministry said in a brief statement.
The United Arab Emirates on Friday denounced a terrorist attack on North Sinai's Bi'r al-Abd city, which caused the death or the injury of eight army soldiers and two officers, according to the military spokesman.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has mourned the Armed Forces martyrs who were killed and injured in North Sinai terrorist attack on Thursday.
Yesterday, during the last hours before the dusk-to-dawn curfew, dwellers of the crowded Amiriya district were shocked by the sound of gunfire.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi mourned the death of Mohamed al-Houfi, a police officer who was killed in fire exchange with terrorist elements in Cairo on Tuesday, and wished the injured policemen speedy recovery.
Egypt condemns the terrorist attacks that targeted civilians and military personnel in northern Burkina Faso over the past days, causing the death of many citizens mostly women, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
According to an official statement by Egypt’s Ministry of Interior, the forces killed the attacker before blowing himself up.
Egypt's armed forces managed to kill a suicide bomber and foil the terrorist attack on Thursday morning in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid near a security checkpoint, the military spokesman revealed.
Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawki Allam condemned, Wednesday, Arish checkpoint terrorist attack that left one police officer, a non commissioned officer and six conscripts dead.
The court's decision includes Ibrahim Ismail and Adel Imam who were sentenced to death on Sunday by the court.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in the market to kill Shiite Muslims on Thursday, said the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, which claimed its responsibility for the attack.
In a statement on Friday, Al Azhar reiterated its full rejection to these heinous terrorist acts which target civilians and intimidate innocent people.
Egypt expressed sincere condolences to Mali over the victims of a terrorist attack on a military base in the central Mopti region.
A two-minute silence will be held on Friday to commemorate the one-week anniversary of last week's massacre.
A video showed two policemen immediately killed after they already got their hands on a terrorist who has been targeted for few days over planting a bomb on Friday.
The statement offered sincere condolences to the families of the victims, and wished the injured a speedy recovery.
A blast that killed four tourists on a bus in Giza on Friday has triggered strong condemnations on local and international levels.
Egypt condemned Wednesday the double terrorist attacks that targeted a mosque and a market in northeast Nigerian town of Mubi.