Related Rule
Egypt
Practice Relating to Rule 7. The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
Section B. Attacks against military objectives
In a military communiqué issued during the 1973 Middle East conflict, Egypt emphasized that only military objectives could be attacked. 
Egypt, Military Communiqué No. 2, 6 October 1973.
In its written statement submitted to the ICJ in the Nuclear Weapons case in 1995, Egypt invoked the requirement to “direct operations only against military objectives”. 
Egypt, Written statement submitted to the ICJ, Nuclear Weapons case, 20 June 1995, § 17.