Egyptian Army

Israeli soldiers in Egyptian captivity during the October 1973 war still suffer from the bitterness of defeat

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:50 GMT

The valiant army of Egypt was not only content with the victory, crossing the Suez Canal, and storming the impregnable Bar Lev Line, but they also captured dozens of Zionist soldiers.

Egypt, France conduct naval drills in Mediterranean: spox

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 04:19 GMT

Naval forces of Egypt and Frances have carried out a military exercise in the Mediterranean that has involved the Egyptian FREMM frigate Tayha Misr and 209/1400 submarine, as well as the French Latouche-Treville submarine.

Egypt’s path toward achieving de-escalation in Libya, ending mercenaries’ presence

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 05:25 GMT

Egypt’s President said that the current conflict in Libya harms the stability of the neighboring countries

Bahrain praises Egyptian army’s anti-terror efforts in Sinai

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:49 GMT

“It further praises the pivotal role of the Egyptian army in combating extremist terrorist organizations and defending the Egyptian national security,”

Video: 77 takfiri elements eliminated, 7 army personnel killed or injured in military operations in Egypt's Sinai

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 06:07 GMT

The Egyptian Army announced killing 77 “takfiri” elements (terrorists) in North Sinai in northeastern the country and destroying 317 hideouts and stores of explosives, between July 22 and August 30.

Egyptian Army destroys 317 terrorist hideouts, statement

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 06:02 GMT

he Egyptian Armed Forces said Sunday that they managed to destroy and raid 317 terrorists’ hideouts and warehouses used to store weapons during the period between July 22 to August 30.

Sisi directs military commanders to maintain competence and combat readiness

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 04:57 GMT

President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi held a meeting Wednesday with the commander of the Second Field Army, president of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, and the head of the Financial Affairs Authority of the Armed Forces, according to the presidential spokesperson.

Egypt's President orders sending aid to Sudan via military planes after floods

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 - 04:32 GMT

Two military planes carrying large amounts of food and children's milk departed from Egypt to Sudan, as per orders by Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Army's Spokesman Tamer Al Refae said.

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.

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