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Russia prevents IS terror attack attempt in city of Makhachkala
IS suspects planned to detonate an explosive device near an administrative building of law enforcement agencies and launch an armed attack on police
Xinhua
December 26, 2020
28 killed including 5 civilians as insurgency in Afghanistan hikes
Earlier in the day, a blast targeted a car on the western edge of Afghanistan capital Kabul, killing five including four doctors and injuring two others
Xinhua
December 22, 2020
5 IS suicide bombers, 2 security members killed near Baghdad
Iraqi force affiliated with the intelligence service surrounded an IS hideout housing five suicide bombers in a village located in the southwest of Baghda
Xinhua
July 12, 2020
IS carries out 16 deadly operations in Syria in 2 weeks: watchdog
IS is trying to revive itself again and wants to send a message that it is still capable of carrying out operations in Syria and Iraq
Xinhua
May 8, 2020
Al-Baghdadi’s main aide killed in Syria: SDF
‘Abu Al-Hassan al-Muhajir targeted in a Syrian border town’, says army commander 
Fatma Lotfi
October 29, 2019
ISIS Caliph ‘suicides as a coward’: US Trump confirms 
“Al-Baghdadi died like a dog, the world is now a much safer place,” says US President
Fatma Lotfi
October 27, 2019
Egypt condemns Baghdad’s market bombing 
At least eight people were killed, 15 others wounded in suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad on Thursday
Daily News Egypt
May 11, 2019
Army keeps doors of hell closed to eliminate new IS branch
We monitor the attempt to create another IS on Western borders
Tamer Farhat
February 4, 2019
State’s efforts to improve conditions of North Sinai residents in 2018
Military opened several schools, ministries allocated millions of pounds to build houses, create new jobs
Fatma Lotfi
January 27, 2019
Islamic State local leader killed in Sinai
One of the local leaders of the of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was killed, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency announcement late on Sunday. The group identified the leader as Abu Jaafar Al-Maqdesi, without mentioning any further details about the location or circumstances of his death. Since …
Mohamed Samir
July 23, 2018
Islamic State claims Helwan attack as death toll rises to 10 
Funerals took place for Coptic victims in Virgin Mary Church in Helwan
Adham Youssef
December 30, 2017
A Reshaped Middle East
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three-year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS), after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, the …
Hussein Haridi
December 6, 2017
Interviewing extremists: a journalistic dilemma and responsibility
Over time, more focus became on their personalities. Journalists see value in such interviews 
Amira El-Fekki
November 25, 2017
A Reshaped Middle East
November 2017 has seen dramatic developments in the Middle East. For the last few months, indications have been that the region has finally gained the upper hand in its three year war against the self-styled “Islamic State” (referred to as Daesh or ISIS) after the liberation of both Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, …
Hussein Haridi
November 22, 2017
Shoukry in Baghdad offering support for Al-Abadi’s victory over Islamic State in Mosul
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry congratulated Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday, for freeing the historic city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), expressing Egypt’s readiness for supporting Iraq to restore stability and security, according to a statement. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said that the …
Daily News Egypt
July 19, 2017
Four alleged extremists arrested in Sinai 
Military spokesperson announced that several vehicles were destroyed by militants during the raid
Daily News Egypt
June 13, 2017
Arrests of alleged Islamic State members continue as group threatens Christians
Christians, governmental facilities, foreign nationals are legitimate targets, says Islamic State leader in Egypt
Mohammed El-Said
May 6, 2017
IS attacks Egypt’s churches on Palm Sunday
27 killed and 78 injured in Tanta church explosion where bomb was disarmed a week earlier
Amira El-Fekki
April 9, 2017
The 1952 family and conspiracy theory (1-3)
The talk about conspiracy is not new. For decades, all the rulers of the 1952 school of thinking talked about conspiracy. Sometimes it was an imperial plot, sometimes it was a communist one. The funny thing about conspiracies is that supporters of the regime believe that conspiracies have expanded over the past years to include …
Farid Zahran
April 2, 2017
Defeating the Islamic State: A war mired in contradictions
US president Donald J. Trump’s vow to defeat what he terms radical Islamic terrorism forces the United States to maneuver the Middle East and North Africa’s murky world of ever shifting alliances and labyrinth of power struggles within power struggles. The pitfalls are complex and multiple. They range from differences within the 68-member anti-Islamic State …
James Dorsey
March 27, 2017
Shoukry explains Egypt’s views on terrorism in Washington meetings
Tillerson confirms significance of Egypt’s role in fighting IS
DNE
March 23, 2017
The post-2011 Arab World: change is the name of the game
Common wisdom has it that ultimately failed or troubled popular revolts in 2011 in the Middle East and North Africa have sparked bloody civil wars and violent extremism, and given autocracy a new lease on life. Indeed, there is no denying that a brutal civil war in Syria has killed hundreds of thousands and dislocated …
James Dorsey
March 19, 2017
Life returns to Mosul neighborhoods freed from IS
As the liberation of Mosul from the “Islamic State” group gathers pace, Iraq’s second city has been coming back to life with remarkable speed.
January 18, 2017
Third field army repels multiple militant attacks near central Sinai, kills 9
Enhanced security presence in North Sinai has pushed “Sinai Province” militants to carry out attacks in central Sinai, said army sources 
Taha Sakr
January 7, 2017
Army destroys tunnel used for arms trafficking in Rafah  
The destroyed tunnel had been used to smuggle weapons, terrorists, and ammunition, says army spokesperson
Daily News Egypt
December 29, 2016
US commander signals new advance against IS in Iraq’s Mosul
US lieutenant colonel Stuart James said Iraqi forces would resume their push against Islamic State forces in Mosul in the coming days. US troops are to be deployed closer to the front line
December 26, 2016
What if terrorising terrorism fails?
Whether we like it or not, the world is grappling with this question under the current wave of terrorism under the Islamic State (IS). Many democratic countries have adhered to the saying: “No negotiations with terrorists or those threatening to use violence against peaceful citizens.” We will continue fighting, chasing, and imprisoning them until we …
Moataz Bellah Abdel-Fattah
December 26, 2016
‘Sinai Province’ admits its former leader was killed by army
The group has appointed a new leader known as Abo Hager Al-Hisami, according to IS newspaper
Taha Sakr
December 24, 2016
Germany hunts for attacker after IS claims truck rampage
Police have launched a manhunt for one or more perpetrators of the attack in Berlin after releasing the sole suspect
December 21, 2016
US more than doubles bounty for Islamic State leader
Officials have hiked up a reward for details on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Reports suggest the elusive terror figurehead is most likely still in Iraq
December 17, 2016

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