Axar.az
UP

Axar.Az Logo

ISIS sets up checkpoints in large Egyptian city - Photo

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

A series of photos emerged on Saturday suggesting the Islamic State has set up checkpoints in the port city of Arish in eastern Egypt, not far from the border with Israel.

Axar.az reports, although jihadist insurgents regularly target the Egyptian Armed Forces in the Sinai desert, they maintain an underground presence and are yet to establish actual control of areas of Egypt. However, the newly released pictures suggest otherwise.

The photos were released by Amaq Agency, the official Islamic State outlet. Arish, the largest city in the Sinai governorate, is home to upwards of 200,000 residents.

In a recent video, ISIS called on its followers to slaughter members of the country’s Christian minority, known as Orthodox Copts.

Date
2017.03.13 / 09:48
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Erdogan visited Bahceli

The bloodiest day of Myanmar protests: 38 dead

Russia’s daily COVID-19 case tally exceeds 11,300

Erdogan calls the US for lifting sanctions against Iran

The meeting ended, Pashinyan didn`t back down

The only condition of the US not to impose sanctions

Erdogan announced the next step in Karabakh

78 more died of COVID-19 in Iran over the past day

Houthis accuse the US of prolonging the war in Yemen

Rouhani warns of politicizing Iran's nuclear issue

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla