Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Section B. Attacks against combatants
The Report on the Practice of Egypt (1997) states that according to Egypt’s Military Criminal Code, “armed gangs and rebels” are considered to be “enemies”. 
Report on the Practice of Egypt, 1997, Chapter 1.1, referring to Military Criminal Code, 1966, Article 85 and its explanatory memorandum.