Dressed in army fatigues with a tag name “President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,” the Egyptian President visited North Sinai on Saturday, boosting Egyptian troops morale. It was a surprise and discreet visit by President Sisi, two days after Islamic State affiliate Sinai Province killed 17 Egyptian military members in simultaneous attacks at 5 military checkpoints in Northern Sinai.
ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told followers of his terror group that destroying Egypt’s national monuments, such as the pyramids and the sphinx, is a “religious duty” that must be carried out by those who worship Islam, as idolatry is strictly banned in the religion, according to reports.
The United Nations has upgraded the humanitarian crisis in Yemen to a Level 3 emergency, the most dire possible scenario on the UN scale. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is calling for an immediate ceasefire to allow for food, water, and medicine to enter the nation, as more than 80% of the population is entirely dependent on foreign aid to live.
Both Israeli and Egyptian authorities believe that Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist group that rules the Gaza Strip, is working with an Islamic State-affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula to facilitate terror attacks in the region.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) made advances in Egypt as it launched a wave of attacks in restive North Sinai province despite a government crackdown against jihadi elements in the country, various new agencies report.
CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the nine Muslim Brotherhood leaders killed in a Cairo apartment raid (all times local).
Egyptian authorities are targeting books written by Muslim Brotherhood members and their allies as they confiscate hundreds of books from mosques across the country, reports Gulf News, quoting religious sources.
The Islamic Society in Denmark (ISD) has announced the proposed construction of a new mosque in Copenhagen’s Nordvest district, drawing opposition from the Danish People’s Party. The Islamist group is aiming to fund construction with private “no strings attached” donations of £7.5 million (80
Al Jazeera’s run of bad publicity got a little worse this week, when the online Arabic newspaper New Khalij published an article citing part of a cable from the Saudi Embassy saying the network answers to the Qatar government and is stocked with reporters who are part of the Muslim Brotherhood.
A good many readers of my website, PamelaGeller.com, have written me over the past couple of weeks, concerned about a deceptive ad that the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is running in a number of American cities. ICNA is an Islamic organization that has been probed by the FBI for ties to terrorism. They are running a deceptive Muhammad propaganda campaign claiming that Muhammad advocated peace and women’s rights. You may remember their pro-Sharia for America ad campaign.
Another British jihadist has been killed. Muslim Convert Thomas Evans reportedly died while fighting for the Islamist terror group, Al Shabaab, in Kenya, this weekend. The Mail reports that Evans, 24 from High Wycombe, an hour west of London, was killed
“Top Egyptian intelligence officers met recently with senior Hamas officials from outside the Gaza Strip to discuss the poor relations between Egypt and the Strip’s Hamas regime, senior officials of the Islamist organization confirmed on Tuesday,” Israel’s Haarez wrote on Wednesday.
Although American officials have said they will not meet with a Muslim Brotherhood delegation during their trip to the United States, the White House expressed the possibility that there could be future relations with the jihadist entity.
The publicly-funded University of Bath has hosted what it calls a conference on “Understanding Conflict” – featuring a number of controversial speakers including Norman Finkelstein, who has publicly stated that “every victory by Hezbollah over Israel is also a victory for
Egypt asked the U.S. ambassador in Cairo to account for the Obama administration’s allowing Muslim Brotherhood officials to visit Washington for a private conference this week sponsored by the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID).
In a show of total disapproval towards the United States’ relationship with the Muslim Brotherhood–an Islamist entity that has been designated as a terrorist group in many countries–Egypt has summoned the U.S. Ambassador to Cairo to demand answers from the White House over where the parties’ relationship stands.
A British theme park is the latest organisation to offer segregated events in an attempt to be culturally sensitive towards its Muslim visitors. Water World, in Stoke-on-Trent, in Britain’s West Midlands region, is hosting “sisters only” and “brothers only” events,
Gunmen killed two members of the Egyptian tourist police force and injured a conscript in front of the Giza Pyramids outside of Cairo on Tuesday.
The UK-based Palestinian Return Center (PRC) has been granted observer status by the UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), allowing for the terror-connected outfit to advance its legitimacy and access once unattainable funding.
Iran’s deputy foreign minister has denied claims that Iranian forces are fighting the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq, reports BasNews.