Egypt’s politics digest Nov. 13: Egypt condemns IS attack in Pakistan; 14 terrorists killed in North Sinai security raids
Bodies from shrine blast brought to hospital in Pakistan. Reuters

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Egypt condemns IS attack in Pakistan

Egypt has condemned a terrorist attack by the Islamic State (IS) group in Pakistan, leaving at least 52 people dead and 100 injured.

A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims, and assured Egypt’s support to Pakistani government and people in fighting terrorism.

A bomb blast targeted a Sufi shrine in Pakistan on Saturday and the militant group later claimed responsibility.


14 terrorists killed in North Sinai security raids

Military and Police units in North Sinai killed 14 “armed terrorists” as part of a series of raids at terrorist hubs in a number of villages, Youm7 reported.

The raids took place in Rafah and Sheikh Zuwayed; they also resulted in destroying five hotbeds, five wells, SUVs and detonated 10 explosive devices planted on the road.


Sisi, Iraqi minister talk energy cooperation

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is set to receive Sunday the Iraqi Minister of Electricity at Ittihadiya Presidential Palace, Youm7 reported.

The meeting is expected to tackle boosting bilateral cooperation in the field of energy and the establishment of power plants.

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