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Egyptian Navy participates in int'l maritime training IMX/CE23

Elements of the Egyptian Navy and Navy Special Forces recently participated in the joint international maritime training activities (IMX/CE23) in Bahrain and Jordan, a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces read on Thursday.

Egypt, Sudan navies conduct joint training SUD-EGY-T-1

The Egyptian and Sudanese naval forces conducted a multi-day maritime drill, dubbed SUD-EGY-T-1.

The fight against terrorism in Sinai on par with the October War victory: Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Saturday that the fight that took place in the last decade in Sinai against terrorism is "no less significant" than the fight that led to Egypt's victory in the October War 50 years ago.

In Video: Egypt receives three Cyclone-class patrol boats from US

Egypt's Navy has received three Cyclone-class patrol boats from the United States Navy, stated Armed Forces’ Spokeserson Gharib Abdel-Hafez in a statement on Wednesday.

In Photos: Sisi credits army and police sacrifices for Egypt's resilience during difficult Times

During a tour of the Police Academy on Wednesday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi attributed the country's resilience during difficult times to God and the sacrifices made by young officers in the army and police.

Egyptian and US special forces conclude SOF02 joint drill

Egypt and the US have concluded a joint military exercise in Egypt, codenamed "SOF02", involving units from the Egyptian paratroopers, thunderbolt forces, naval special forces and US special forces, the Egyptian army has announced.

First meeting of Egyptian-Qatari military committee held in Cairo: Egyptian Armed Forces

Officials from Egypt and Qatar held the first meeting of the Egyptian-Qatari military committee in Cairo, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Saturday.

President Sisi urges Egyptians to exercise caution amid danger of ‘destroying states from inside’

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi warned Egyptians against the “low-cost science and thought” of destructing states from inside in a speech at the 37th Armed Forces cultural symposium on Martyr’s Day held in Cairo on Thursday.

Egyptian officer killed as army foils drug smuggling attempt in Sinai

Egypt's Armed Forces announced on Wednesday that border guards have foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of drugs in South Sinai governorate, Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

Pilot survives Egyptian fighter jet crash during training on Saturday: Military spox

An Egyptian Air Force pilot has survived without injuries after his fighter jet plummeted during training on Saturday due to a technical malfunction, military spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

In Photos: Egypt continues sending relief aid to Syria and Turkey

An Egyptian supply ship arrived in Turkey and Syria carrying tons of relief aid to the quake-hit countries, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Thursday.

Egypt’s military production minister heads to Abu Dhabi to attend IDEX 2023

Egypt’s Minister of Military Production Mohamed Saleh El-Din will travel on Sunday to Abu Dhabi to attend the 16th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2023).

Sisi promotes three army commanders to Lieutenant General

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decision on Thursday promoting three army commanders to the rank of Lieutenant General, said presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.

Egypt’s president discusses local, regional issues with Military Academy cadets

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi conducted an open dialogue with Military Academy cadets on local and regional issues during a visit to the academy headquarters early on Thursday.

Egyptian Armed Forces appoints new spokesman

Defence Minister and commander-in-chief of Egypt’s Armed Forces Mohamed Zaki approved on Sunday the appointment of Colonel Islam Mahdi as the Armed Forces’ new official spokesman.

Islamic State claims deadly attack in Ismailia

The Islamic State jihadist group said Saturday that it had carried out a deadly attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia the previous day.

Four killed, 12 injured in attack on checkpoint in Egypt's Ismailia: Media

Four people were killed, including two policemen and a civilian, and 12 others were injured on Friday afternoon in a suspected terrorist attack on a security checkpoint in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, according to local media.

INTERVIEW: US-Egypt military partnership ‘reaps a rich harvest’ for both countries: CENTCOM commander

General Michael E. Kurilla, commander of the US’s Central Command (CENTCOM), spoke to Ahram Online via telephone where he praised Egypt as a pillar of stability in the region and affirmed the two country’s enduring military partnership.

Egypt's Navy takes command of Combined Task Force 153 in Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

The Egyptian Navy has taken over the command of the recently formed international Red Sea Combined Task Force (CTF) 153, which is tasked with combatting illegal activities in the Red Sea, Bab El-Mandeb and the Gulf of Aden, according to a statement by Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafiz on Tuesday.

Egypt, Sudan launch Guardian of the South-2 joint military exercise

Egypt and Sudan have launched a joint military exercise dubbed Guardian of the South-2 at the border guard training fields complex in Egypt, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Sunday.

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