The Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks on several Egyptian checkpoints in North Sinai on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 19:34 GMT
No fewer than 100 militants were killed by security forces in North Sinai on Wednesday, while 17 from the army were killed.
Egyptian security forces conducted a raid on a headquarters militants were using to hide. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 19:07 GMT
Thirteen "terrorists" were killed by Egyptian security forces after a gunfire exchange in Cairo's October 6 suburb on Wednesday.
Salafist Daesh-supporters wave the flag representing the extremist group in Gaza. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 17:32 GMT
A video released late Tuesday by Daesh-affiliated websites “threatened to overthrow Hamas” in the Gaza Strip.
Supporters of the Shiite Houthi militia demonstrate in Taiz on April 1, 2015, against the Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen. (AFP/Abdel Rahman Abdallah)
July 01, 2015 - 17:17 GMT
Some of the prisoners who escaped from a jail in Taiz were al-Qaeda suspects.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (not pictured) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria on July 1, 2015 (AFP/Carlos Barria)
July 01, 2015 - 17:12 GMT
Secretary of State John Kerry expressed optimism during a break in the first day of the talks since the deadline was extended.
An Egyptian man walks at the site of a bomb attack that targeted the convoy of Egyptian state prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, who died hours after the powerful explosion hit his convoy, in the capital Cairo on June 29, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
July 01, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Militants attacked numerous military checkpoints in the Sinai in the latest wave of violence.
Egyptian F-16s have been deployed to counter the attack by Daesh-affiliated militants in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 16:38 GMT
After some 60 soldiers killed in coordinated assault, Egyptian air force pounds Daesh positions in restive Sinai Peninsula.
Syrians walk amidst the rubble of buildings in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus, following reported air strikes by regime forces, on June 30, 2015. (AFP/Abd Doumany)
July 01, 2015 - 15:59 GMT
Fifteen people were killed and at least 25 injured on Wednesday by barrel-bomb attacks carried out by the Syrian regime.
The army said five checkpoints were attacked by about 70 militants and that soldiers had destroyed three land-cruisers fitted with anti-aircraft guns. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 15:39 GMT
Israel closed the Niztana and Kerem Shalom border crossings Wednesday following militant attacks in Egypt's North Sinai
The Israeli sentenced is one of three who joined Daesh. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 15:05 GMT
The Nazareth District Court sentenced an Israeli Arab to three years in prison on Wednesday, for joining Daesh in Syria.
Fierce clashes are ongoing between the Egyptian military and Daesh militants in Egypt's Sheikh Zuweid. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2015 - 14:31 GMT
Colonel Mohamed Soliman spoke over the phone with Daily News Egypt from inside Sheikh Zuweid police station.