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Sisi says no to reconciliation with Islamists




Three al-Jazeera journalists could be jailed for up to 15 years




Analysis: Blowback from the Syrian jihad has begun

In well over a dozen countries, evidence has emerged that jihadists who trained or fought in Syria are engaging in terrorist activities in their home countries and elsewhere.


An alleged Muslim Brotherhood member was killed in Cairo when a bomb he was carrying to attack police exploded as he was riding a motorbike. Gunmen attacked security forces near the Sheikh Zuwaid Police Station in North Sinai but were repelled when security forces opened fire on them. A bomb exploded as a military convoy was passing by in North Sinai, but there were no casualties.




Is Egypt winning war on terror in Sinai?




Hamas denies ISIS presence after Gaza jihadist killed in Syria




Ansar Jerusalem denies death of shady figure, mocks Egyptian officials




Israel-Egypt anti-terrorism cooperation at zenith




Tunisia in the Libyan tempest




Brotherhood leadership struggles to regroup in exile




Shady Ansar Jerusalem leader reportedly killed in northern Sinai




A Cairo court labeled Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) as a terrorist group, and blamed it for a number of attacks on security officials, including one at Cairo University in April. Security officials claimed that Shadi el Manei, a top leader of the Sinai-based terror group Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, was killed along with three associates by tribesmen in a drive-by revenge killing in central Sinai. Muslim Brotherhood supporters protested at universities in Cairo and Alexandria.




Khalifa Haftar: My forces will reach Tripoli soon




Algeria considers Egypt alliance to confront Libyan terror threat




Interior Minister Ibrahim announced that security services had foiled terrorist plans to target the president, the defense and interior ministers, police force leaders, and other officials. Authorities have closed the border with Libya for security reasons. A criminal court convicted former president Hosni Mubarak of embezzlement, sentencing him to three years in prison; his sons Gamal and Alaa were handed four-year prison terms, and the three were fined more than $20 million. Three policemen were killed and nine injured during rioting by Muslim Brotherhood supporters at Al Azhar University on May 19; a student was killed in the clashes, which are ongoing. A court acquitted 169 Muslim Brotherhood members on May 19 who had been charged with unrest.




How the army is taking revenge against Islamists in Libya




Egyptian Brotherhood split on using force




A court sentenced 126 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms of 10 years. A gunman wounded two security force conscripts at a camp in Daqahliya.




Text of Sisi interview with Reuters




Presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for US support and equipment to help Egypt fight terrorism. The Army seized 15 tons of bomb-making material from two locations in al Quantara, a town that straddles the Suez Canal. Security forces defused three IEDs at a checkpoint in Giza. Gunmen opened fire on a police car in el Arish, wounding an officer and two conscripts.