Egyptian army changes strategy in war against terrorism in Sinai

The Egyptian army seems to have recently changed its strategy in the face of jihadist groups after armed militants repeatedly attacked the army forces in the Sinai Peninsula over the past few days.

On May 7, the Egyptian army announced that it had thwarted a terrorist attack in western Sinai, which killed an officer and 10 soldiers.

The attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State (IS), prompted the Egyptian army to shift its strategy that had been so far reliant on the role of Sinai tribes in its confrontations against armed groups.

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Source: Al Monitor