Egyptian Army

Egyptian Armed Forces continue to secure Senate elections for 2nd day in a row

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 02:45 GMT

In implementation of the directives of the General Command of the Armed Forces to secure the 2020 Senate elections and provide areas of electoral commissions to confront any potential hostilities.

In Pics: Egypt's Chief of Staff inspects combat readiness of soldiers near Libyan border

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 12:30 GMT

Farid discussed with several commanders and officers ways to carry out the planned tasks and confront the sharp and rapid changes during the course of hostilities.

Full statement: Egyptian Parliament authorizes President to send troops to Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 12:08 GMT

Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.

BREAKING| Egyptian Parliament gives green light for Sisi to send troops to Libya: sources

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:25 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives has authorized President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to Libya.

One of top 10 strongest armies: What we know about capabilities of Egypt’s Military

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian army’s planned intervention in Libya has been justified by the presence of militias in the war-torn country, which threaten the national security of both Libya and its eastern neighbor, Egypt.

‘Egypt will not stand idly by’: Here is what Sisi said about apparently imminent military intervention in Libya

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 09:26 GMT

Egypt will not allow Libya to become a new hotbed for terrorism or outlawed elements, even if it means that Egypt has to intervene directly in Libya.

Wrap-Up: Libya’s update- All you need to know on Egypt’s Sisi meeting with tribal leaders

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 09:20 GMT

Meeting with Libyan tribal leaders, Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that Egypt will intervene "only at the Libyans' request and withdraw upon their order.”

Egyptian Army to intervene 'at Libyans’ request, withdraw upon their order': Sisi to tribal chiefs

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”

Hasm 2020: Egyptian Army carries out wide-scale exercise to face ‘mercenaries of irregular armies’

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 05:49 GMT

The main branches of the Egyptian Armed Forces on Thursday carried out the “Hasm 2020” maneuver on the Western strategic direction, including a training for the Air Force to face mercenaries of irregular armies and target their hotbeds, Tamer Al-Refaei, the military spokesman said in a statement.

July 7 marks death anniversary of Egypt’s hero Ahmed el-Mansi

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 02:41 GMT

Yasser Othman stated that cultural entities in Egypt must celebrate the death anniversary of Egypt’s Thunder Bolt hero Ahmed el-Mansi.

Egypt, Spain conduct naval exercise in Red Sea

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 06:04 GMT

The Egyptian and Spanish navies on Thursday conducted a second joint military exercise in a month in the Red Sea, through Egyptian frigate "Suez" and Spanish frigate "Numancia."

Video: 126 terrorists killed in Sinai operations: Egyptian Army

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 12:46 GMT

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.

Sisi approves amendments to Egyptian military forces' retirement law

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 05:36 GMT

The new amendments provide an annual increase of 15% to the gross salary and compensation of the army personnel for seven years.

Egypt’s military spox denies army deployed to impose curfew

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 06:03 GMT

Egypt's Military Spokesman Tamer El-Refaie on Wednesday denied news that the armed forces were deployed to the Egyptian governorates to impose an alleged curfew, as a procedure to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

Egyptian Army disinfects Cairo’s schools and universities

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 04:57 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence deployed on Tuesday troops to spray disinfectant in Cairo’s schools and universities.

Egypt ranks 9th in military strength among 138 states: Global Firepower

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 04:54 GMT

The Egyptian army have advanced three places and ranked ninth out of 138 in the annual index of Global Firepower, exceeding many advanced armies including that of Turkey, Iran and Israel.

et reviews most important information about Berenice military base

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 03:21 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on Wednesday Berenice military base,southern the Red Sea.

Northern Military Region partakes in Qader 2020 drills

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 02:41 GMT

The Northern Military Region (NMR) has conducted a number of drills in Qader 2020 maneuver in cooperation with the Naval Force, the Special Forces, and the Border Guard.

Egyptian fighter jet crashed but pilot safe: military spox

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 11:23 GMT

Tamer al-Rifae said the jet was involved in a training. The pilot managed to eject using a parachute, Rifae said, but did not further explain the condition of the pilot.

Egypt’s Sisi offers condolences on army martyrs

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 10:07 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi offered his condolences over the death of Egyptian Army officers during a raid on a terrorist hideout.