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Often neglected by Egyptian authorities since the 2011 uprising that led to the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the Sinai has increasingly been marked by instability and...
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Morsi has been consulting with his security team, government officials, political and religious leaders how to resolve the crisis, which highlighted the complex security situation in Sinai.
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On Tuesday, a joint military and police force combed a deserted village in North Sinai governorate along with helicopter support.
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But two Islamists warned that any resolution of the Sinai crisis can't ignore local grievances such as detainee abuses or unfair trials that fail to meet international standards.
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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi ordered army reinforcements to the restive Sinai on Monday amid rising tensions there over the kidnapping of seven soldiers by suspected Islamist militants.
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Sinai's Islamist militants also have benefited from the deterioration of security in the area and have begun to launch bolder attacks against the police and military.
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A senior Egyptian security official says police have seized a ton of explosives headed to the Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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Intelligence officials say the routine police convoy of four vehicles came under fire Friday near Egypt's border with Israel in central Sinai.
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On Sunday, airport officials said U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers arrived to Cairo for two days of meetings to discuss security problems in the Sinai Peninsula.
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The officials said Tuesday he is under investigation in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for allegedly trying to reach the Gaza Strip through Sinai.
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EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Egyptian security officials say they have arrested a former sergeant in the Israeli army after he illegally entered from Israel into the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula.
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Egyptian security officials say it's not always clear where the weapons are headed: Islamist militants in the Sinai or Palestinian militants in Gaza.