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Egypt: Christian Couple Stabbed to Death on Coptic Christmas Day

At least three members of the Coptic Christian minority have been killed so far this year in Egypt, including a couple found in their bed with their throats slit on January 6, the traditional Coptic Christmas Day, reports Christian Today, citing World Watch Monitor (WWM).

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Tensions Escalate Between Islamic State and Hamas

A senior Islamic State jihadist told Breitbart Jerusalem there was an escalation in the tensions between Hamas and IS, following a wave of arrests of Salafist militants in Gaza and the growing cooperation between Hamas and the Egyptian security services.

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Arrested Hamas Operative Gave Israel Intel On Terror Tunnels

A high-ranking Hamas operative was arrested by Israeli security last month after crossing the border from the Gaza Strip into Israel, the Shin Bet security agency said in a statement Wednesday, announcing that his interrogation provided vast intelligence concerning the Palestinian terror group’s operations in the coastal enclave.

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Top Arab Journalist: Iran, Al-Qaeda, Muslim Brotherhood Angered by Trump’s Election

TEL AVIV – The emergent Trump administration is “the first time that we see Washington officials who realize the facts on the ground and frankly declare that they will not accept blackmail or keep silent over extremist and terrorist regimes,” Abdulrahman al-Rashed, an acclaimed journalist and former editor-in-chief of London-based leading Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat, said.

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Islamic State Claims Egypt Coptic Christian Church Bombing

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadist group has reportedly claimed responsibility for carrying out a suicide bombing that killed at least 25 and wounded an estimated 49 others inside a Coptic Christian Church in the Egyptian capital Cairo during Sunday service.

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Egypt Calls For ‘Ideological Offensive’ Against Islamic State

Egypt’s Monitor on Extreme Edicts, a department of the Religions Ministry, has called for an “ideological” onslaught against the Islamic State alongside military efforts against the radical Islamic militia. In a statement, the monitor said that IS has suffered from