Egypt - Defence

Libyan army kills mastermind behind 2015 beheading of 20 Egyptians in Sirte: LNA

The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on Wednesday that it has killed ISIS terrorist Al-Mahdi Dangou, the mastermind behind the kidnapping and beheading of 20 Egyptian Christians and a Ghanaian Christian in Sirte in 2015.

Egypt, Malawi discuss military cooperation

Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Osama Askar met on Tuesday with Malawi's Army Chief Vincent Nundwe and his accompanying delegation in Cairo where they discussed military cooperation between the two countries.

In Photos: Egypt, US naval forces conduct joint drills in Mediterranean Sea

The Egyptian and the US naval forces have carried out a maritime training within the domain of the Northern Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a a statement by the Spokesman of the Egyptian Armed Forces Gharib Abdel-Hafez Gharib.

Egyptian army has cleared 25 million WWII landmines, explosives from Western Desert: Spox

The Egyptian Armed Forces have cleared 25 million landmines, explosive objects, and ammunition from the country’s Western Desert in recent years, Armed Forces spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt military production ministry appoints first-ever chairwoman for a military factory

Egypt’s Ministry of State for Military Production announced on Tuesday the appointment of Dina Abdel-Moneim as board chairwoman for Shubra Company for Engineering Industries (Military Factory 27), making her the first woman to lead an Egyptian military production company.

Egyptian Navy conducts drills with US, Spain naval forces in Mediterranean Sea

The Egyptian Navy conducted a joint exercise with the US and Spanish naval forces within the range of the Northern Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea after making visit to the naval base in northern Egypt’s Alexandria that lasted for several days.

In Photos: Joint exercise Hercules-2 kicks off in Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Base

Joint military exercise Hercules-2022 kicked off in Egypt’s Mohamed Naguib Military base on Sunday with the participation of special forces units from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Greece and Cyprus, the Egyptian Armed Forces said.

A prominent terrorist cadre killed by security forces in North Sinai’s El-Arish: Sources

A prominent terrorist cadre, Jamil Suleiman Zuraei (aka 'Abu Anas') and his son were killed on Friday in a qualitative operation by the Armed Forces in El-Arish city, the capital of the North Sinai Governorate, a well-informed source told Ahram Online.

Egypt's Armed Forces kill major terrorist leader in North Sinai

The Egyptian Armed Forces have killed major terrorist leader Hamza Al-Zamli along with a number of other terrorists during an anti-terrorism military operation in Gelbana village in North Sinai.

Sisi appoints new commander for Egyptian Air Force

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decree on Sunday appointing Major General Pilot Mahmoud Fouad Mohamed Abdel-Gawwad Abdel-Qader as Commander of the Air Force.

Egypt, Greece naval forces carry out joint exercises in Mediterranean Sea

The Egyptian Naval Forces in cooperation with their Greek counterparts have carried out joint drills within the range of the Northern Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea, the Egyptian armed forces announced on Tuesday.

Egypt, South Korea to perform Pyramids Airshow 2022 on Wednesday

Egyptian air forces “Silver stars” aerobatics team will perform an airshow at the Pyramids plateau along with the South Korean “Black Eagles” aerobatic team on Wednesday, the Egyptian armed forces announced.

2 Egyptian peacekeepers killed, 5 others injured in Mali

Two United Nations peacekeepers from Egypt were killed and five others seriously wounded when their vehicle hit a landmine planted by suspected jihadis in northern Mali on Tuesday, the U.N. said.

In Photos: Egyptian, US air forces conduct joint drills

Egyptian and US air forces conducted air drills with the participation of multirole combat aircraft from both sides at an Egyptian military airbase, a statement by the Egyptian military spokesman said.

Military diplomacy course for foreign officers in Egypt concludes

The second edition of the military diplomacy course for foreigners held in Egypt were concluded on Sunday, Armed Forces Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said.

Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek defence ministers sign statement in support of security cooperation

The defence ministers of Egypt, Cyprus and Greece signed a joint statement on Monday within the framework of their armed forces’ keenness to support defence and security cooperation during a tripartite meeting in Egypt.

Egyptian fighter jet crashes during training; pilot survives: Military spokesman

An Egyptian fighter jet crashed on Sunday during training due to a technical error, but the pilot survived, Egyptian Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said.

Egypt’s Arab Organisation for Industrialisation signs cooperation MoU with Rheinmetall Italia

Egypt’s Arab Organisation for Industrialisation (AIO) signed in Cairo on Monday an MoU for cooperation in defence industries with Rheinmetall Italia, the AIO announced.

In photos: Naval forces from 6 Arab states including Egypt conclude Red Wave-5 joint drills

The Red Wave-5 joint naval exercise wrapped up Saturday in Saudi territorial waters in the Red Sea with the participation of the naval forces of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Yemen, Egyptian Armed Forces' Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

Armed Forces mourn death of 2 Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

The Armed Forces mourned in a statement released on Friday the death of two Egyptian peacekeepers and the injury of another in an IED explosion while carrying out a mission in central Mali.

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