Islamic State

Egypt condemns Islamic State's terrorist attack in Iraq

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 10:11 GMT

Egypt condemned Tuesday the terrorist attack carried out by the Islamic State (IS) against a military post in Iraq's Salaheldin governorate and that killed an officer and four soldiers.

Egypt condemns terror attack that claimed dozens of lives in Pakistan

Mon, 31 Jul 2023 - 12:38 GMT

The ministry stressed in the statement the country's fixed stance and rejection to all forms of violence, asserting its full solidarity with Pakistan in the face of extremism and terrorism.

Egypt condemns suicide bombing in Afghanistan that claimed dozens of lives

Thu, 12 Jan 2023 - 04:18 GMT

The attack was claimed by the Islamic State (IS).

Egypt condemns Islamic State terror attack in Iraq's Kirkuk

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The ministry expressed condolences to the government and people of Iraq.

Congressmen hail Egypt’s partnership with US to achieve regional stability, fight terror

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 05:26 GMT

Congressmen Chuck Fleischmann, Guy Reschenthaler and Andy Barr hailed Egypt’s partnership with the US to achieve stability and peace in the region and support counterterrorism efforts.

Egypt-US partnership fosters regional peace, stability: Congressman Barr

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 04:07 GMT

He also hailed the longstanding relations between the two countries.

Egypt-US partnership critical in combatting Islamic State: Congressman Reschenthaler

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 03:44 GMT

He also said the Egypt-US partnership is needed to thwart threats in the Mediterranean and support Israel.

Video of church children simulating the slaughter of 21 Copts in Libya by ISIS reported to Egypt's Attorney-General

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 12:18 GMT

A video of children wearing orange overalls in a church in a recreation of of the 2015 slaughter of 21 Copts in Libya at the hands of ISIS has been strongly condemned by the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood.

6.7K Syrian mercenaries leave Libya, others to arrive: SOHR

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 09:16 GMT

Those will be deployed in the areas controlled by Turkey and its proxies in Syria.

Qatar to send military consultants to Libyan militias, Turkey contemplates base in Misrata

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 08:58 GMT

Source at the Libyan National Army (LNA) told MENA that the defense ministers of Qatar and Turkey visited Prime Minister of Tripoli-based GNA Fayez al-Sarraj on August 17.

Islamic State is being revived in Libya's Sabratha, attempts to target oil facilities in south

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 04:11 GMT

A source at the Libyan National Army (LNA) told Al Arabiyah that the Libyan Armed Forces eliminated a terrorist cell affiliated to the Islamic State (IS).

Turkish secret service trade over ISIS women in Syria

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 01:47 GMT

A source within the security forces has told ANF News about the background to the abduction of female ISIS members from Hol Camp.

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.