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Putin’s ‘completely fulfilled’ task in Syria

Since Russia was declared to officially be present in the Middle East, and following the extended presence of its military in Syria, speculations splashed media platforms around the globe. Observers saw Russia’s decision to enter Syria as a long-term strategy, so the abrupt announcement of Russian president Vladimir Putin to withdraw most of his forces …

Fadi Elhusseini

13 policemen and soldiers killed in Al-Arish attack

  Thirteen policemen and soldiers were killed on Saturday night in an attack that targeted a security checkpoint in Sinai’s Al-Arish. The Ministry of Interior announced that a mortar attack targeted Al-Safa checkpoint, killing two police officers, a policeman and 10 soldiers. A different narrative came from the “Sinai Province”, who claimed responsibility for the …

Daily News Egypt

Russia mulls resuming direct flights to Egypt

Russia’s top diplomat has announced Moscow’s intentions to resume flights to Egypt after 2015’s aviation tragedy. Metrojet, the downed aircraft’s operator, was banned from undertaking domestic and international flights.

Deutsche Welle

Jihadist football: Contrary visions of a future Syria

A football star-turned-protest leader-turned-jihadist encourages peaceful anti-Bashar Al-Assad protests in Syrian rebel-held territory. Nearby, in “Islamic State” (IS)-controlled territory, young boys play football with decapitated heads. The contrast is rife with symbolism. It potentially offers alternative ways of understanding the parameters within which at least some Syrians who joined jihadist groups operate. It also provides …

James Dorsey

North Sinai militants post photo of a suicide operation in one of the checkpoints in Sheikh Zuweid. Photo from "State of Sinai" affiliated website

IED blast kills three soldiers in Sinai

Three soldiers were killed Wednesday during an attack on an army patrol near Sinai’s Sheikh Zuweid. An IED ambush caught the patrol near Al-Wahshi checkpoint. At least one soldier was injured, according to local reports. The army is yet to officially announce its account of the attack. The Sinai Province, affiliated to the “Islamic State” …

Daily News Egypt