Egypt’s president given security forces for three months to restore restive Sinai

Vastavam web: Egypt’s president has given his security forces a three-month deadline to restore “security and stability” in troubled northern Sinai following a massacre by Islamic militants there that killed 305 people last week.Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi spoke during a televised address today in a ceremony marking the birthday of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.El-Sissi authorised his new chief of staff, Maj. Gen.Mohammed Farid Hegazy, to use “all brute force” against the militants, who have been battling security forces in Sinai for years.