Egyptians carry the coffin of 1st Lt. Mohammed Adel Abdel Azeem, one of more than 20 Egyptian military personnel killed by militants in the Sinai on July 1.
July 24, 2015 Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
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July 1, 2015 The early morning attacks on checkpoints were later claimed by the Sinai affiliate of the self-described Islamic State.
In Cairo on Tuesday, Egyptian Army military policemen carried the coffin of one of the 16 border guards killed during an attack on a crossing post in the northern Sinai on Sunday.
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August 8, 2012 For what's believed to be the first time since the 1973 war with Israel, Egypt's military has fired missiles at targets in the Sinai. This time, it is going after "Islamist militants" who have attacked Egyptian border guards in the area.
October 20, 2008 Producer Susannah George's impressions of the Sinai, in Egypt.
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