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18/05/2017
The re-emergence of Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis in Egypt illustrates the internal divisions of the IS Wilayat Sinai
On May 3, a senior leader of the jihadist group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis (ABM) Abu Hashem al-Tarbani issued an audio statement in which he criticized the ongoing conflict between the IS-affiliated Wilayat Sinai and the Tarabin tribe in North Sinai governorate. This statement underscored the recent return of the ABM group to the Egyptian jihadist scene and further disproved the notion of Wilayat Sinai being the only jihadist actor in the region.
20/07/2015
Egypt: Expansion of the Suez Canal and increased operational capabilities of IS terrorists raise concerns over the security of the strategic waterway
The recent rocket attack on an Egyptian navy vessel and the arrest of suspected terrorists allegedly plotting bomb attacks along the Suez Canal raise serious concerns about the security of this trade route of strategic importance for Egypt.
19/06/2015
Egypt: Fresh attacks in the Nile Valley demonstrate that tourist sites are becoming priority-targets for local terrorist groups
The terrorist attack prevented in Luxor on June 10 and the following statements released by IS-affiliated groups threatening the touristic sites exemplify what is becoming the new terrorist strategy aiming to strike the economy of Egypt. Terrorist organizations seem to realign their actions and deploy new cells in the south of the country, especially in the Nile valley that used to be considered over the past decade as a relatively safe area. Through this strategy Is-affiliated groups set a new priority target and try to open a new front establishing new operative cells in the south. Egyptian jihadists are now turning toward so-called ‘soft targets’ that provide a broad media effect and risk to cause long-term consequences for the national economy.
01/07/2014
ANSAR BAIT AL-MAQDIS : Le groupe égyptien qui « s’invite » dans le conflit israélo-palestinien
Alors que le gouvernement israélien accuse le Hamas d’être directement responsable de l’assassinat de trois adolescents, en Cisjordanie, le groupe égyptien Ansar Bait al-Maqdis a revendiqué le triple meurtre ce mardi. Dans le même communiqué, l’organisation revendique des tirs de roquette contre Israël depuis la Bande de Gaza et prête allégeance au « Calife » Abou Bakr al-Baghdadi...
15/01/2014
Egypt: Toward a New Constitution?
In a climate of tensions, Egypt opened polling stations on Tuesday to vote on a key referendum on a new constitution. The interior ministry deployed more than 200.000 policemen, 150 security units and 200 combat groups to secure the station from violence....
07/11/2013
The Morsi Trial: a Geopolitical Perspective
On Monday, November 4, 2013, Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi rejected the authority of the court due to try him and 14 other officials for their alleged involvement in the death of protesters demonstrating outside Cairo’s presidential palace last December.[...]
29/01/2013
Egypt: Two separate protests challenge president Morsi's leadership
Egyptian President Morsi is currently facing one of the worst challenges to his leadership since he has been elected last year (...)
13/12/2012
Egypt: The Army between military future and political destiny
The Arab and Western media quickly relayed a statement issued by the Egyptian army on its Facebook page (...)
13/12/2012
Egypte : L'armée entre avenir militaire et destin politique
Les médias arabes et occidentaux ont relayé très rapidement un communiqué publié par l’armée égyptienne sur son site Facebook (...)
29/01/2011
Egypt: double or quits for President Hosni Mubarak?
Even if the situation is extremely tense and volatile in Cairo and other Egyptian cities, the game is not yet over for President Mubarak (...)

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