Tagged: Egyptian Armed Forces

‘The effects of the Egyptian army’s operations in Sinai,’ Al-Jazeera (Qatar), 30 March 2014


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‘Gamal Abdel Nasser’s son: America’s intervention in Egyptian affairs “disrespectful”,’ el-Fagr (Egypt), 10 February 2014

The son of late Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser believes that the slogan  “the army and the people are one hand” is not sufficient in describing the intimate relationship between the Egyptian armed forces and the Egyptian people.

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‘Three soldiers injured as army vehicle overturns in central Sinai,’ al-Masry al-Youm (Egypt), 6 February 2014

An Egyptian military vehicle overturned in central Sinai this afternoon, injuring three soldiers.

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Armed Forces prepare to secure the referendum on the draft constitution, Facebook (Egypt), 10 January 2014

As the dates for Egypt’s constitutional referendum approach (14-15 January 2014), the Armed Forces are demonstrating their capacity to keep the peace under the watchful eye of Minister of Defence, Deputy Prime Minister and national hero General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. Multiple groups have announced that they will be voting against the new constitution or are calling for a boycott of the referendum after the Egyptian military overthrew deposed President Mohammed Morsi last July. An unofficial English translation of the proposed constitution can be accessed here.

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‘Egyptian Security arrested 3 Jihadists in Sinai’, Al-Quds (Palestine), 14 August 2013

‎الأمن المصري يعتقل 3 “جهاديين” في سيناء

14 أغسطس 2013 – 03:54

Source: Al-Quds

العريش – (د ب أ) – أكد مصدر أمني مصري مسؤول أن قوات الأمن تمكنت من اعتقال ثلاثة من العناصر المطلوبة لدى الأجهزة الأمنية مساء أمس الثلاثاء.

وأوضح المصدر لوكالة الأنباء الألمانية، أن أحد المعتقلين قيادي جهادي كبير تم ضبطه بالقرب من كمين الخروبة شرق العريش وأن الاثنين الآخرين تم ضبطهما واعتقالهما بمعرفة الأجهزة الأمنية في أماكن لم يفصح عنها. ولم يكشف المصدر عن أسماء المعتقلين أيضا لـ”دواع أمنية”.

وأضاف المصدر أنه تم نقل العناصر الثلاثة بالطائرة إلى القاهرة فور القبض عليهم للتحقيق معهم.

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Translation

Egyptian Security arrested 3 Jihadists in Sinai

August 14 2013 03:54

Al-Arish – DBA – An official Egyptian security  source confirmed that security forces arrested three security service individuals on Tuesday evening.

The source explained to the German News Agency that one of the arrested is a big jihadi leader who was arrested near Kharouba in East al-Arish in an ambush and the two others were arrested had security service IDs on them were arrested in undisclosed locations. The source also didn’t reveal “the names of the detained for security reasons.”

The source added that he moved the three individuals immediately by plane to Cairo for questioning.

Translated by Robert Forster