CAIRO – Fighting between the army of Egypt and jihadists in the Sinai on more than twenty human lives. According to the Egyptian army, came Saturday eight soldiers to life, and certainly fourteen insurgents. The battles took place in the middle of the peninsula.
Archive view of soldiers in Egypt.
Since 2013 Egypt is in the Sinai engaged in a battle with fighters who have close ties with Islamic State. That year, Mohamed Morsi of the muslim brotherhood deposed as president. At the end of november last year, president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi orders a campaign against extremists in the Sinai. He decided to have the surgery after an attack on a mosque on the peninsula. That claimed certainly three hundred lives.