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Report: Israel Aiding Egypt With Covert Air Strikes on Sinai Terror Targets

TEL AVIV – Israeli drones, jets, and helicopters have carried out a covert campaign with more than 100 airstrikes against Islamic State-affiliated terrorists in the Sinai over the past two years, when Egypt proved unable to deal with the jihadist threat inside its borders, the New York Times reported Saturday.

A Sisi supporter in a pickup truck bearing the president's portrait in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square on January 25, 2018

Egypt: Party of Sisi Opponent in Presidential Race Endorsed Sisi

It looked as if Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would run for re-election unopposed, but a competing candidate managed to qualify for the March presidential election just minutes before the registration deadline. It probably still won’t be much of a race, as newly minted presidential candidate Mousa Mostafa Mousa leads a party that has endorsed Sisi for re-election and organized political events on the incumbent’s behalf within the last few days.

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Egyptian Media: Country’s Religious Authority Is Cultivating Extremism

TEL AVIV – Elements of the Egyptian press are slamming the country’s supreme religious authority, Al Azhar institutions, for continuing to cultivate extremism despite the authority’s claim that it welcomes President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s call for a religious revolution to combat extremist Islamist ideology.

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Netanyahu, Herzog May Meet Sissi In Cairo For Peace Push

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Isaac Herzog (Zionist Union) are planning to travel to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in an attempt to resurrect the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Egypt: President Sisi Announces Third Trip to Russia

Egypt’s President Abel Fattah al-Sisi has announced he will make his third visit to Russia on August 25, when he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to “boost strategic relations” and “enhance cooperation with Russia in various fields, particularly economically.”

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Rick Perry: We Must ‘Eliminate’ ISIS, the Taliban and Boko Haram

War veteran and former Gov. of Texas Rick Perry expounded on his executive experience as the Lone Star State’s longest-serving governor and laid out the ways in which he would combat the rise of radical Islam, in addition to providing his promise of unwavering, tangible support for our country’s esteemed veterans — if he decides to run for president.

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Muslim Mob Attacks Church Built To Honor Egyptian Christians Beheaded By ISIS

Christians in the Egyptian village of Al Our are looking to build a new church in honor of the Coptic Christians beheaded by ISIS in Libya, a mass-murder outrage captured in a viral video circulated by the Islamic State. 13 of the 21 Christians slaughtered in the video hailed from Al Our; they had gone to Libya in search of employment. A church in their hometown would seem like a fine way to remember them.

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Egypt Pres: Muslim Brotherhood Is the ‘Godfather’ of Global Terrorism

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi sat down with the Washington Post for a wide-ranging interview, covering a plethora of issues in which his country remains deeply involved, including the struggle against the Muslim Brotherhood and global jihadi terrorism and Egypt’s promising relationship with the state of Israel.