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In Photos: New wars based on awareness and understanding, not arms alone, Sisi tells military graduates

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed on Monday that new wars are based on awareness and correct understanding, not arms only.

Egyptian, Russian paratroopers kick off 'Protectors of Friendship 5' drills

Egyptian and Russian paratroopers started on Wednesday the 5th edition of the annual ‘Protectors of Friendship’ drill in Cairo, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced.

Egypt, Sudan launch 'Guardian of the South-1' joint military exercise

Egypt and Sudan launched on Tuesday their joint military exercise, dubbed "Guardian of the South-1", at Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Military Base, which is the largest in the Middle East and is located in Al-Hammam area west of Alexandria city.

Egypt's Armed Forces mourns its martyred peacekeeper in Mali

Egypt's Armed Forces mourned on Sunday the death of an Egyptian peacekeeper who was killed in an explosive blast in Mali recently.

Egyptian special forces take part in 'HERCULES-21' exercise in Greece

The special forces of Egypt, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates took part in a four-day special operations exercise dubbed ‘HERCULES-21’ in Greece from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September.

In Photos: Egypt's President Sisi leads funeral procession for former defence minister Tantawy

Egypt lost Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy, who was one of its most loyal sons and a military symbol who had served his country for more than 50 years, the presidency said

Egypt mourns death of former Defence Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawy

Tantawy was one of the heroes of the October War and a statesman who could run the country in the most difficult times, read a presidential statement

Field Marshal Tantawy 'led Egypt wisely in the most difficult circumstances and played a key role in protecting the country': Sisi

The president announced during his speech that Egypt has declared a state of official mourning for the death of Tantawy

President Sisi announces state of official mourning for the death of Field Marshal Tantawy

It is Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy who confronted the most serious difficulties that Egypt faced in its contemporary history, the president wrote on Twitter

Field Marshal Tantawy was 'a military leader of a unique calibre': Al-Azhar

In a statement, Al-Tayyeb said Tantawy stood tall while confronting the enemies of the homeland at a critical time, guiding the ship to a safe harbour

Egyptian Armed Forces mourns Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy

It also extended its sincere condolences to his family and the officers of the Armed Forces, praying for his peaceful rest

Egypt’s defence minister discusses cooperation with Yemeni counterpart

According to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces, the two ministers discussed regional and international developments in addition to issues of common interest

Egyptian-Cypriot Ptolemy 2021 military exercise concludes

The exercise, which started earlier in September, saw special forces from both countries participating jointly for the first time.

Egypt announces conclusion of multinational Bright Star 2021 drill

The drill was carried out at Egypt s Mohamed Naguib Military Base in the Northern Military Region with the participation of 20 countries

Texas National Guard commander meets top commanders of Egyptian Armed forces

Major General Tracy Norris emphasised in her meetings her country s interest in furthering cooperation and coordination between the Egyptian and US armed forces to serve the mutual interests of both countries

Egypt's army chief of staff, head of US Central Command inspect Bright Star multinational drill

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Bright Star drills, which are being carried out in Egypt, with the participation of 21 countries, including Egypt and the US

Egypt's, India’s navies execute joint drill in Mediterranean Sea

India s INS Tabar frigate and Egypt s Alexandria frigate have taken part in the naval drill, Egypt s military spokesman said

Egypt sends 2 military aircraft carrying tons of humanitarian aid to Sudan

The aid is offered by the Defense Ministry and the Egyptian Red Crescent Society to support the Sudanese people at times of conflict and hardships

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