Islamic State

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa: Islamic State terrorist group recruits wealthy members

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 04:24 GMT

The IS has recently called for donations through cryptocurrencies, said Dar al-Ifta's Observatory of Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Views.

Iraq claims capture of Baghdadi's successor

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 04:03 GMT

The National Intelligence Service told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) it had arrested Abdul Nasser Qardash.

Turkey to transfer 500 mercenaries from Syria to Libya: MSD co-chair

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 04:15 GMT

Derar added that the mercenaries include Islamic State (IS) militants.

Egypt’s FM to attend anti-IS coalition meeting in US

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 05:41 GMT

The meeting of the coalition, which Egypt is part of, is held at the level of foreign ministers, foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Kurds demand EU to get tougher with Turkey, or face IS

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 08:29 GMT

A tumult created by the U.S. withdrawal and the Turkish offensive into Syria mean that captured IS fighters could escape and travel to Europe.

Egypt hails US success in eliminating IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 04:21 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Ministry welcomed the news about US success to eliminate Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a raid on Sunday, in Syria's Idlib, an official statement read.

After U.S. withdrawal, expert warns of ethnic cleansing

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 03:11 GMT

Turkey does not accept the current borders agreed upon in the Treaty of Lausanne, the expert explains

Australian court finds second man guilty of plotting to blow up Etihad flight

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 06:00 GMT

Police had accused the man, Mahmoud Khayat, and his brother Khaled Khayat of planning two terrorist attacks.

2013 Rabaa dispersal: How the Muslim Brotherhood posed imminent danger?

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:08 GMT

Egypt Today takes a glimpse at the book of history to shed light on how this group of terrorists and extremists posed a danger to the country.

LNA destroys fighter jet on Misrata Airport runway

Wed, 07 Aug 2019 - 03:01 GMT

The jet-affiliated to militias- had bombed civilians in Tripoli.

Eight Egyptian terrorists captured in Kuwait

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 02:34 GMT

Kuwaiti security forces have managed to capture eight Egyptian nationals for joining a terrorist cell and plotting terrorist attacks in Egypt.

Haftar's forces fighting IS terrorists in southern Libya

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 11:50 GMT

Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar are pursuing Islamic State (IS) militants south of the country.

How did Egypt security avenge N. Sinai checkpoint victims

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 02:37 GMT

Egypt security forces have been on high alert to hunt down terrorists responsible for the killing of eight police officers in a checkpoint in northern Sinai.

Pics: Egypt security neutralizes 8 militants after checkpoint attack

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 01:45 GMT

Security forces managed Friday to hunt down and neutralize eight terrorists who immediately started a heavy shootout after being ambushed in an olive farm.

Security forces foil terrorist attack on N. Sinai checkpoint

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 09:07 GMT

Security forces managed to foil a terrorist attack on a security checkpoint in North Sinai, a security source said on Friday.

Baghdady hides on Iraq-Syria borders: Iraqi Intelligence chief

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 - 08:57 GMT

Chief of Iraqi General Military Intelligence Directorate told Sputnik that leader of the Islamic State Baghdady is hiding on the borders between Iraq and Syria.

UK dispatch troops to Iraq to capture IS leader

Fri, 31 May 2019 - 12:15 GMT

The UK has deployed special forces to Iraq for a "kill or capture" against top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

US air strike kills 13 ISIS fighters in Somalia

Fri, 10 May 2019 - 09:47 GMT

A US air strike killed 13 ISIS fighters in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the US military said, days after another strike killed three.

Ousting Islamist rulers an important development: Rashed

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 09:46 GMT

“We cannot say it is the end for Islamist movements aspiring to govern while their main supporter in the region, the Iranian regime, is still present, along with dominant extremist divisions such as Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon,” he said.

IS relies on Khorasan branch, aims to return to Iraq: Dar al-Iftaa

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 01:35 GMT

IS carried out six terrorist attacks within the last week in April, including four in Iraq only, as the terrorist group aims to return to Iraq.