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Court documents show Youssef, 55, legally changed his name from Nakoula Basseley Nakoula More >
Israeli troops shot and killed three militants attempting to infiltrate the country from Egypt, thwarting a major terror attack, the military said.
Military spokeswoman Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich said the militants were armed with weapons and were wearing explosive belts and flak jackets.
She said they opened fire on troops guarding a team of More >
EL-ARISH, Egypt—An Egyptian security official says troops have arrested nine Islamic militants in northern Sinai believed to be behind a deadly attack last weekend that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers.
The official told the Associated Press that early Friday the troops stormed a house in Sheik Zweid, close to Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip, and More >
Egyptian troops and police on Tuesday raided homes in search of suspects in an attack that killed 16 soldiers on the border with Israel and prepared to close smuggling tunnels to Gaza, security officials said.
An AFP correspondent witnessed large trucks loaded with bulldozers headed to Rafah, a town on the border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip More >
CAIRO—An Egyptian security official says Muslim and Christian villagers hurled firebombs at each other south of Cairo after a Christian laundry worker burnt a Muslim’s shirt.
The official says Muslim villagers set fire to Christians’ homes on Friday, prompting authorities to deploy forces at the village of Dahshour in Giza province. One man was More >