The Egyptian army launched the widest offensive on southern Sinai governorate of Rafah in five years last week, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported yesterday. Al-Araby Al-Jadeed said that the offensive had caused a wide wave of displacement as scores of families left their homes in the targeted areas towards cities in Al-Arish. Due to the heavy army bombardment, the families were unable to take their belongings. The tribal sources reported that heavy clashes took place between the Egyptian army and the armed militias believed to be from Wilayat Sinai, a militant group affiliated to Daesh. Medical sources told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that the arbitrary shelling caused the death of 25 women and a child from the targeted areas. In addition, the sources said […]
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