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  • Islamic State's beheadings of Egyptians could draw West back into Libya

    Islamic State's beheadings of Egyptians could draw West back into Libya
    For nearly four years, the West has largely stayed on the sidelines as Libya descended into post-revolution chaos. Now the bloody beheadings of a group of Egyptian Christians at the hands of Islamic State could draw the international community back into...
  • Egypt strikes Islamic State in Libya, pushes for international action

    Egypt bombed Islamic State militants in neighboring Libya on Monday and called on the United States and Europe to join an international military intervention in the chaotic North African state after extremists beheaded a group of Egyptian Christians....
  • Islamic State beheads Egyptian Christians in Libya; U.S. condemns killings

    Islamic State beheads Egyptian Christians in Libya; U.S. condemns killings
    For weeks, their families had hoped and prayed. On Sunday, their worst fears were realized. A grisly video surfaced Sunday night on YouTube and militant social media that appeared to show the beheadings of a group of Egyptian Christians seized by...
  • Video purportedly shows Islamic State beheading Christians in Libya

    A video purporting to show the mass beheading of Coptic Christian hostages was released Sunday by militants in Libya affiliated with the Islamic State group. The killings raise the possibility that the Islamic militant group — which controls about...
  • Al-Jazeera journalists freed from prison in Egypt

    Al-Jazeera journalists freed from prison in Egypt
    Two Al-Jazeera English journalists were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community. The two —...
  • Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections

    Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections
    Egypt’s parliamentary elections, already behind schedule, face new delays after a court ruled Sunday that portions of the election law are unconstitutional. The voting had been set to start March 21 and continue into the following month. The...
  • Egyptian court rules Hamas a terrorist organization

    Egyptian court rules Hamas a terrorist organization
    Widening a 20-month-old campaign against Islamist groups, an Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a terrorist organization. Hamas denounced the ruling, which appeared a death knell to Egypt’s already-stalled efforts to mediate a long-term...
  • Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'

    Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'
    Cooperative dictators can rest easier if Jeb Bush becomes president. Wednesday, in a speech delivered to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the latest Bush to set his sights on the White House implied he wouldn't be running around trying to spread...
  • Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40

    Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40
    Has the Islamic State struck back? A string of bombings in a town in eastern Libya killed about 40 people and injured scores Friday, officials and news reports said. The speaker of Libya’s parliament blamed┬ámilitants of Islamic State for the...
  • Islamic State group claims responsibility for Libya bombings that kill dozens

    Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the extremists' aggressive new branch in North Africa. The bombings in the town...
  • Egypt and Qatar squabble anew, this time over Islamic State

    Egypt and Qatar squabble anew, this time over Islamic State
    Egypt’s relationship with the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar, which had seemingly warmed in recent months, has abruptly chilled again over how best to deal with the militants of the Islamic State. Egypt this week sent warplanes to bomb Islamic...