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  • 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...
  • Islamic State's horrible healing power in Egypt

    Islamic State's horrible healing power in Egypt
    The horror in Libya could have come from a Hieronymus Bosch painting of hell: 21 knife-wielding figures hacking the heads off 21 young men in orange jumpsuits along the shoreline, blood staining the surf red. But this was no imagined scene — it...
  • Egypt's Sisi visits border with Libya, vows to fight terrorists

    Two days after sending warplanes to hit Islamic State targets in Libya, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi -- a former military chief -- visited troops in the border zone on Wednesday and vowed to fight “terrorist” groups. Egypt has...
  • Facing Islamic State threat, Arab leaders call for lifting Libya arms sanctions

    Facing Islamic State threat, Arab leaders call for lifting Libya arms sanctions
    Arab leaders called Wednesday on the U.N. Security Council to lift arms sanctions against Libya to help its army fight the Islamic State and warned that the militants’ beheading of Egyptian Christians threatened to expand Libya’s civil war...
  • The uses, and abuses, of history in the Middle East conflict

    PARIS -- Egypt has just joined the war against the Islamic State in the Levant (also known as ISIL or, in Arabic, Daesh). Its air force has attacked the jihadist army in retribution for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts held in Libya, whom they...
  • 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...
  • Look toward Egypt for Islamic 'revolution'

    Look toward Egypt for Islamic 'revolution'
    In light of the massacres in Paris and the continuing news of Muslim terror cell plots, President Obama's decision not to tell the American people that the Western world is at war with radical Islam is very disturbing, and I believe dangerous to our...
  • Clashes over Arab Spring anniversary leave 18 dead in Egypt

    Demonstrations marking the anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising were marred by bombings and clashes with authorities that saw at least 18 people killed and 50 injured, most of them in northern sections of Cairo. The deadliest violence Sunday took...