Latest in Tag: Al-Arish Highlight

Latest in Tag: Al-Arish

Two dead as armed men rampage through Sinai city

By AFP CAIRO: Two people were killed as dozens of armed men in cars waving flags with Islamic slogans rampaged through the north Sinai city of Al-Arish on Friday, an Egyptian health ministry official said. Around 150 men in trucks and on motorbikes fired assault rifles into the air, forcing terrified residents into their homes, …


Tunnel business, security vacuum main concerns for Arish residents

By Tamim Elyan Al-Arish: Two pickup trucks loaded with machine guns carrying armed Bedouins roam the streets of Al-Arish in demonstration of power, intimidating the residents of the otherwise tranquil Sinai city. The over 150,000 residents of Al-Arish and neighboring cities of Sheikh Zowayed and Rafah are witnessing deteriorating economic and security conditions in the area …


Egypt police seize arms cache near Gaza, arrest 4

By AP EL-ARISH: An Egyptian official says police have seized a large weapons cache in a coastal city near the Gaza Strip and have arrested three Palestinians and one Egyptian suspect. Abdel-Wahab Mabrouk, the governor of North Sinai province, says the four were part of a ring that smuggles weapons to and from the Hamas-run …


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