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If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!

Summary “Should we carry weapons and work with the militants, or work with the army, or [accept to] live like victims?” —Sinai resident flogged by ISIS-affiliate militants and later punished by the army, Rafah City, late 2015. Since 2011, the Egyptian military and police have battled ISIS-affiliated militants in North Sinai governorate. Sparsely populated, and with roughly half-a-million residents, this northern part of the Sinai Peninsula that borders Israel and the Gaza Strip has been a historically marginalized territory, separated from the rest of the country by the Suez Canal. Thousands have…

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