Egypt's interior ministry said they killed at least 17 militants in raids in Cairo and in Fayoum, four days after a car filled with explosives wrecked outside the county's main cancer hospital, killing at least 20 people.
Militants attacked forces stationed south-west of the city of Arish, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement.
At least eight Egyptian security personnel were killed on Wednesday in the Sinai Peninsula, the centre of a long-running militant insurgency, the interior ministry confirmed. Other sources place the death toll at 10 officials.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's brand of rule thrives on chaos and perceived threats.
Three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian tour guide killed in a roadside bomb blast near Giza pyramids outside Cairo, officials say.
The Egyptian military says the militants were killed during an operation to destroy 66 targets used by "terrorist elements."
An officer and five soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by the blast from a bomb in North Sinai, and two people, including a policeman, killed after an exchange of fire at a bank in El Arish town.
Funerals were held across the country for the victims of Friday's mosque attack that claimed at least 305 lives, including 27 children. No group has claimed responsibility so far, while investigators point fingers at Daesh.
At least 235 dead after an attack in Egypt's north Sinai targeted supporters of the security forces who were attending prayers at the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al Abed, west of Arish city.
About 20 members of the security forces were also injured in the attacks claimed by Daesh, security and medical sources say.
The latest attack follows a deadly raid on a security convoy in Egypt's North Sinai on Monday in which 18 police officers were killed.
Militants detonated an improvised explosive device to target a security convoy near Arish, injuring three people and destroying several army vehicles.
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