Egyptian Armed Forces

Photos: Egypt’s security forces kill suicide bomber in N. Sinai, foil attack on checkpoint

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:33 GMT

Security forces in a security installation exchanged gunfire with the suicide bomber and killed him as he attempted to target the security checkpoint, the ministry said.

Egyptian Armed Forces launch airstrikes against terrorist hideouts in North Sinai

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:59 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Sunday targeting a number of terrorist hideouts in North Sinai over the past three days.

In pics: President Sisi chairs post-terror-attack meeting of Supreme Council of Egyptian Armed Forces

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 01:52 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, commander-in-chief of the Egyptian Army, chaired Sunday the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces.

'Elimination of terrorism wasn’t merely security work': Egyptian Armed Forces spox

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 11:09 GMT

The spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Colonel Gharib Abdel Hafez, stated in a phone-in Saturday evening that the elimination of terrorism over the past years was not merely a security work.

President Sisi attends military funeral of 2 former Egyptian Armed Forces commanders, war heroes

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 03:53 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces had announced their passing Wednesday.

Egypt's president discusses security, military cooperation with Ugandan commander

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:42 GMT

The press statement elaborated that the president underscored the great potential of cooperation among Nile Basin countries.

Ugandan land forces commander hails Egypt’s efforts to support security in Africa

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 06:16 GMT

Kainerugaba, who is in a visit to Egypt, met on Saturday with Egypt’s Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Osama Askar, during which they discussed military cooperation, the Egyptian Army said in a statement.

Egyptian Naval Force rescues crew of capsized cargo ship

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 10:30 GMT

Nine of those are Syrian, while one is Indian.

Who is The Golden General whose death date became Egypt's 'Martyr Day'

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 03:59 GMT

The date is March 9, 1969.

Price of current security in Egypt was lives of martyrs: President Sisi

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 03:18 GMT

In his speech, President Sisi pointed out that the Egyptian people’s willpower to ouster the narrow-minded regime that existed in 2013, incurred a wave of terrorism.

Egyptian Armed Forces thwarts arms smuggling attempt in Suez Canal

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 01:23 GMT

The Egyptian Border Guard Force foiled Wednesday an attempt to smuggle into the country large quantities of arms, ammunition, and technical equipment.

Egyptian Defense Minister meets with CENTCOM commander

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki met Wednesday with Commander of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Kenneth McZenzie in Cairo.

Egypt takes part in International Maritime Exercises 2022 held in Bahrain

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The exercises are being held for several days in the Red Sea, and consist of lectures and practical activities.

Egypt’s Armed Forces accomplishes project of 2022 Aswan visual identity

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 06:30 GMT

The “visual identity” project was presented by a group of youth from the German University in Cairo (GUC) during the ceremony to conclude the activities of the “Week of Upper Egypt,” during which he inaugurated several national projects late December 2021.

Egypt sends 2 jets carrying medical aid to Tanzania

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 01:59 GMT

The move comes upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi within the framework of solidarity with the African peoples during crises.

Egyptian-Saudi Exercise 'Tabouk 5' kicks off

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 12:26 GMT

"Tabouk 5" is one of the largest exercises between both countries.

Egyptian Armed Forces showcase joint exercises held in 2021

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 02:11 GMT

Those were carried out with several countries.

Egyptian president appoints Major-General Ashraf Mgahed Navy commander

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 11:06 GMT

His predecessor became commander of the Strategic Command.

Details of operations executed within Egyptian-Jordanian Exercises 'Aqaba 6' revealed

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 01:24 GMT

Those were carried out by land forces, special forces, paratroopers, maritime special forces, and elements from special branches of both countries.

Egyptian president attends personal interviews within Military Academy admission tests

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 12:57 GMT

The president was also joined by Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki, and Chief of Staff Osama Askar.