Islamic State


Egypt Initiating Major Campaign Against Sinai Islamists

Egypt on Friday launched a major security operation involving the army and police against “terrorist and criminal elements and organisations” across the country, the army spokesman said. The army spokesman…

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Egypt: We Fight Sinai Terror All By Ourselves

Egypt has rejected a weekend report in The New York Times that Israel has been staging attacks in Sinai on behalf of Cairo. Egyptian Army spokesperson Col. Ta’amar Afrahi told…

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Death Sentence for German Woman Who Joined IS

A German woman was captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul last year, the spokesman said, declining to identify her. She is the first foreign woman to be…

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Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials…

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