List of conflicts in Egypt

This is a list of conflicts in Egypt arranged chronologically from ancient to modern times. This list includes nationwide and international wars, including: wars of independence, liberation wars, colonial wars, undeclared wars, proxy wars, territorial disputes, and world wars. Also listed might be any battle that occurred within the territory of what is today known as "Egypt" but was itself only part of an operation of a campaign in a theater of a war. There may also be periods of violent civil unrest listed, such as: riots, shootouts, spree killings, massacres, terrorist attacks, and civil wars. The list might also contain episodes of: human sacrifice, mass suicide, massacres, and genocides.

Prehistoric times

Prehistoric Egypt

Ancient times

Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

Old Kingdom of Egypt

First Intermediate Period of Egypt

Middle Kingdom of Egypt

Second Intermediate Period of Egypt

New Kingdom of Egypt

Third Intermediate Period of Egypt

Late Period of Egypt

Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt

Roman Province of Egypt

Medieval period

Byzantine Diocese of Egypt

Sassanid Empire

Rashidun Caliphate

Abbasid Caliphate

Ayyubid dynasty

Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt

Modern times

Eyalet of Egypt

Khedivate of Egypt

Sultanate of Egypt

Kingdom of Egypt

Republic of Egypt

United Arab Republic

Arab Republic of Egypt


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