Egyptian Army

ET commemorates heroic Commander of Thunderbolt Battalion 103 Colonel Ahmed Mansi on his passing anniversary

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 11:37 GMT

Late Commander of Thunderbolt Battalion 103 Colonel Ahmed Mansi was martyred on July 7, 2017.

Officer, 4 soldiers murdered in terrorist attack in North Sinai, seven takfiris killed

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 03:46 GMT

A military officer and four soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack in North Sinai, where seven of the attackers were also killed and a collection of machine guns, walkie talkies, hand grenades, and ammunition were seized Wednesday.

Photos: Egyptian army thwarts attempt to smuggle large shipment of weapons, drugs near Siwa

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 07:00 GMT

According to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman on Monday, the border guards managed to seize two four-wheel drive vehicles without license plates that are used by the terrorist elements for operations of smuggling and infirtlation.

Sinai Liberation Day, celebrating victories

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 12:03 GMT

On April 25 of every year, Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day.

US Senate backs $2.2 billion military sale of C-130 Super Hercules planes to Egypt

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 - 03:09 GMT

Republican Senator Rand Paul had sought to stop the sale, joined by some of the 100-member Senate's most progressive Democrats.

Egypt celebrates Martyr’s Day on March 9

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 01:02 GMT

Egypt celebrates Martyr's Day on March 9 every year in recognition of our righteous martyrs.

Memory of the day: Egypt’s National University opens in 1908

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 12:31 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 21.

Memory of the day: Unification of the Egyptian army, Jordanian army & Syrian army under the Egyptian command in 1956

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 11:05 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important events that took place on November 25.

Coptic Museum to hold “Egypt’s Army, the Destroyer of Invaders’ symposium in celebration of October 6 Victory

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 12:37 GMT

On October 6, Egypt’s Coptic Museum is organizing a symposium titled “Egypt’s Army, the Destroyer of Invaders”, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

October 6 marks 48th anniversary of Egypt’s Glorious October 1973 Victory

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 11:49 GMT

On October 6, 1973 at 2:00 p.m. (Cairo time) the Egyptian Armed Forces launched its war against the Israeli troops bringing down Bar Lev Line (a series of fortifications).

Memory of the day: Khedive Tawfiq issues decree abolishing Egyptian army in 1882

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 12:06 GMT

On September 19, an important event took place.

Egyptian army chief of staff follows up on procedures to raise combat efficiency of southern military unit

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 11:59 GMT

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant General Mohamed Farid inspected on Saturday the measures to raise the combat efficiency of a unit of the southern military area.

Sisi meets top Armed Forces generals over comprehensive armament, staff development

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 09:08 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaky, Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid, and other top Armed Forces generals on Saturday.

Photos: Egyptian, Emirati army forces conclude UAE-based joint exercise Zayed 3

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

The stages of the joint training have included the use of the latest training systems and combat theories to deal with the terrorist organizations

Egypt sends 3 planes with medical aid to India amid coronavirus crisis

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 09:46 GMT

A statement by the military spokesman said “large quantities” of medical aid was sent but did not reveal the exact quantity or the kind of medical aid.

Tenth of Ramadan War: Egyptian army managed to achieve the impossible

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The Egyptian army achieved victory over the Israeli enemy, and was able to regain the land despite the obstacles and hardships.

Video: FREMM Bermagini Frigate arrives in Alexandria as part of comprehensive naval upgrade

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 10:22 GMT

The second multi-purpose FREMM Bergamini frigate arrived at Alexandria Naval Base on Wednesday as part of a comprehensive strategy to upgrade the Egyptian navy.

69 years since the Cairo fire: Who set the capital on fire?

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 02:17 GMT

Today marks the 69th anniversary of the Cairo fire, a great fire that broke out on January 26, 1952 in several facilities in Cairo.

Chief of Staff witnesses main stage of "Saif Al Arab" joint drill

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 10:14 GMT

Chief-of-Staff of the Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Mohamed Farid attended Wednesday the main stage of a joint military drill dubbed "Saif Al Arab," - "Sword of Arabs".

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.