The operation involves troops from the Egyptian air force, navy and ground forces as well as the police and border guards.
The video showed what appeared to be footage of past IS attacks in Sinai and the killings of unarmed off-duty soldiers or men suspected of collaborating with security forces.
The dead jihadists had been "hiding inside a house in the vicinity of El-Arish city (North Sinai province's capital) following a shoot-out", spokesperson Colonel Tamer al-Rifai said in the statement.
Operation Sinai 2018 will cover large parts of peninsula but also parts of the Nile Delta and the West Desert, where other militants have waged attacks.
The Egyptian army's statement added that security forces also destroyed a media center with computers, wireless communication equipment, books and documents related to jihadi ideology.
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Peskov was quick to stress that illness will not prevent his boss getting on with running the country. Putin appears to have cancelled all of his upcoming public events because he's got a cold.
Moreover, the statement asserted that another six vehicles and 13 motorbikes used by militants were destroyed.
Border guards and naval forces were securing the Suez Canal to make sure navigation through the worldwide waterway was not affected, the statement said.
"We agreed that we would continue our close cooperation on counterterrorism measures, including our joint commitment to the defeat of [Daesh]", Tillerson explained. "The Egyptian people should be confident that the USA commitment to continue to support Egypt in the fight against terrorism and bringing security to the Egyptian people is steadfast".
Over the past four years, Egypt has been battling a terror campaign, led by Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis, based in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula that has carried out deadly attacks against security forces and civilians.
The success or failure of the military's latest push will most likely not affect the result of the March 26-28 election.
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That is what is usually done when a White House is trying to circle the wagons and keep someone on board, not fire them. Politico reported that once he was briefed on the allegations, Kelly told staff Porter "was gone 40 minutes later".
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Ngoep added that the two other men escaped and fled to Mozambique, where they told the family of the dead man what had happened. Last year, several lions were found poisoned near a farm in the same province with their heads and paws sawn off.
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Another Nationals lawmaker, David Littleproud, said there was "no leadership issue" and the media was "titillated" by the story. Nationals believe the frontrunner to replace Joyce would be Michael McCormack, although lacks a public profile.
Outside, television footage showed two people on stretchers and another person being treated on the ground near the school. County school Superintendent Robert Runcie said that the shooter was enrolled in a school elsewhere in the district.
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The UNP and the SLFP have been coalition partners since 2015, but had fought the local bodies elections separately. Rajapakse has since then been calling for a parliamentary election in order to elect a new government.