Terrorism in Egypt
Terrorism in Egypt refers to terrorist attacks in Egypt, many of them linked to Islamic extremism. Targets have included government officials, police, tourists and the Christian minority. Terrorism i...
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Luxor massacre
The Luxor Massacre was the killing of 62 people, mostly tourists, on 17 November 1997, at Deir el-Bahri, an archaeological site and major tourist attraction across the Nile River from Luxor in Egypt. ...
2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks
The 2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks were a series of terrorist attacks perpetrated by an Islamist organization on 23 July 2005 in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, located on the southern tip ...
2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks - Wikipedia
2006 Dahab bombings
The Dahab bombings of 24 April 2006 were three bomb attacks on the Egyptian resort city of Dahab, in the Sinai Peninsula. The resort town is popular with Western tourists and Egyptians alike during th...
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2011 Alexandria bombing
The 2011 Alexandria bombing was an attack on Coptic Christians in Alexandria, Egypt, on Saturday, 1 January 2011. Twenty three people died as a result of the attack, which occurred as Christian worshi...
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (Arabic: الجهاد الإسلامي المصري‎) (EIJ) formerly called simply Islamic Jihad (الجهاد الإسلامي and Liberation Army for Holy Sites) originally referred to as al-Jiha...
New York City landmark bomb plot
The New York City landmark bomb plot was a planned follow-up to the February 1993 World Trade Center bombing designed to inflict mass casualties on American soil by attacking well known landmark targe...
Salem el-Masri
Salem el-Masri (سالم المصري) is allegedly an explosives trainer with Al-Jihad, who worked first in Afghanistan, and then in Khartoum at the Al-Damazin Farms project owned by Osama bin Laden.
El-Ma...
2004 Sinai bombings
The 2004 Sinai bombings were three bomb attacks targeting tourist hotels in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on 7 October 2004. The attacks killed 34 people and injured 171.
The explosions occurred on...
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Issam Alim
Issam Abdel-Tawab Abdel Alim (عصام عبدالتواب عبدالعليم) was a member of al-Jihad convicted in Egypt's Returnees from Albania case. He was the only member extradited from Bulgaria, following his captur...
Omar Abdel-Rahman
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman (Arabic: عمر عبد الرحمن‎, ‘Umar ‘Abd ar-Raḥman; born 3 May 1938), commonly known in the United States as "The Blind Sheikh", is a blind Egyptian Muslim leader who is...
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Khaled Medhet al-Fiqi
Khaled Medhet al-Fiqi (also Abdul Samee) was an alleged member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad.He had used his apartment as a warehouse for the group to store weapons and ammunition. He had been among the m...
Moshe Marzouk
Moshe Marzouk (Hebrew: משה מרזוק‎; or Musa Lieto Marzuk, Arabic: موسى ليتو مرزوق‎; born 20 December 1926 – 31 January 1955) was an Egyptian Karaite Jew, hanged in 1955 for his inv...
Kamal Habib
Dr Kamal Habib is an Egyptian political analyst, political science professor and a member of the Supreme Council of Journalism in Egypt. Dr Kamal Habib is a regular public commentator, often hosted on...
Sinai insurgency
The Sinai insurgency is the conflict ignited by Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula, which began after the start of the Egyptian Crisis, which saw the overthrow of longtime Egyptian dictator Hos...
January 2014 Cairo bombings
On 24 and 25 January 2014 a series of bombs exploded in Greater Cairo. The first four explosions occurred on the day before the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, with the fifth coming on...
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Farag Foda
Farag Foda (also Faraj Fawda, Egyptian Arabic: فرج فوده, [ˈfɑɾɑɡ ˈfoːdæ] or [-ˈfuːdæ]; 1946 – 8 June 1992), was a prominent Egyptian professor, writer, columnist, and human rights activ...
Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem
The Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem or simply the Mujahideen Shura Council (also known as the Mujahideen Shura Council of Jerusalem, in Arabic: Majlis Shura Al-Mujahideen, Magles...
Nadia Younes
Nadia Younes (June 13, 1946 - August 19, 2003) was an Egyptian national who spent her entire career, for over 33 years, in the United Nations (UN) and the World Health Organization, rising to high-lev...