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# sinai - Friday 19 February, 2016

Islamic State posts images of 'spy' beheadings

It’s claimed the two men were caught spying for the Egyptian army.

# sinai - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Irish citizens warned not to leave resort at Sharm el Sheikh as plane bomb theory grows

Downing Street said earlier it believes that the crashed Russian plane may have been brought down by a bomb.

# sinai - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

A 'heat flash' was detected by US satellites around the Russian jet before it crashed

“A whole raft of things that could have happened,” said a US official.

# sinai - Monday 2 November, 2015

What caused the Sinai plane crash?

Questions abound today, but very few answers.

# sinai - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Doomed Russian jet broke apart "in the air" before Egypt crash Sinai This post contains videos

Doomed Russian jet broke apart "in the air" before Egypt crash

A top Russian investigator says the wreckage is strewn over a large area.

# sinai - Friday 30 January, 2015

IS group claims its fighters were behind attacks that killed 26 people

Targets included an army base, a hotel, a police club and several checkpoints in Sinai.

# sinai - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

# sinai - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Egyptian TV host denies inciting attacks on president

The flamboyant Tawfiq Okasha is accused of prompting an attack that killed 16 soldiers; he denies the claims.

# sinai - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Six dead as Egypt army presses Sinai drive: witnesses

The Egyptian military sent more tanks and armoured vehicles to Sinai in an unprecedented campaign to capture or kill Islamic militants behind an attack on an army outpost that killed 16 soldiers on in early August.

# sinai - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Egypt: 20 die in Sinai air strikes

The campaign to uproot militants in Sinai was launched after gunmen ambushed a border guard outpost near Israel’s border and killed 16 soldiers, according to the military.