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“Al-Qaeda managed to achieve important political gains precisely because it has learned strategic benefits of civilian restraint,” says analyst
Egyptian military kills 26 alleged militants in Sinai
Assem Abdel Maged was charged of inciting violence and spreading false news
Syrian government troops have clashed with opposition forces in Aleppo, a day after rebels breached a regime blockade in the embattled northern city. The government has responded with a major airstrike campaign.
Five years after the death of bin Laden, al Qaeda is being overshadowed by IS, which is expanding not only in Afghanistan and Pakistan but also in Bangladesh. DW examines the new challenges to the group in South Asia.
A football star-turned-protest leader-turned-jihadist encourages peaceful anti-Bashar Al-Assad protests in Syrian rebel-held territory. Nearby, in “Islamic State” (IS)-controlled territory, young boys play football with decapitated heads. The contrast is rife with symbolism. It potentially offers alternative ways of understanding the parameters within which at least some Syrians who joined jihadist groups operate. It also provides …
In this interview in Germany, researcher Hala Kindelberger speaks to a recruiter of European Union citizens to prominent militant Islamist groups. The interview delves into the recruiter’s methods, as well as his justifications for his work.
Armed forces to provide financial compensation for damages to boats and fishing equipment, says fishermen’s spokesperson
US embassy in Cairo had issued a warning about possible terrorist attacks in Maadi
With the rise of Jihadist rhetoric in the Middle East, Egypt’s cinematic depictions of the terrorist character remain controversial
The defendant, Mohamed al-Zawahiri, a high-ranking leader of militant group Al-Salafeya Al-Jihadeya is charged with “endangering national security”
The attack came a day after violence, including heavy fighting between militants and security forces and twin suicide bombings targeting a minority group, killed at least 36 people in the northern province of Nineveh.
By Daniel Nisman When he is (eventually) elected to Egypt’s Presidency, former Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi knows the Everest of his policy goals will be restoring the country’s floundering economy. But before he can take on the monumental task of ensuring food and petrol stability to a largely impoverished country of over 85 million, Sisi …
Military governor Colonel Abdullah al-Saidi declared a “state of alert” and ordered all soldiers to report for duty at their barracks, in what was the first such confrontation between the army and Libya’s heavily-armed top jihadist group.
25 other jihadists arrested in Sinai
Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claim responsibility for attack on South Sinai security directorate
Detainee accused of providing Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in with weapons
The assailant, 20, was caught after he hurled a grenade that failed to explode at the Yemen-America Language Institute in west Sanaa, the official said.
By Nasser al-Azazi The “hatred oppression and tyranny” of the police and armed forces and their “heinous crimes against Muslims” are unforgiveable, the Salafi Jihadist Organisation of Sinai said in a recent statement. Appearing on a number of Jihadist websites, the statement condemned the army’s dispersal of pro-Morsi sit-ins at the Rabaa al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda …
Abu Sheita’s wife: The soldiers’ kidnapping came to divert attention from the possible outbreak of a new revolution
Abu Iyadh, whose real name is Seif Allah Ibn Hussein, is accused of organising numerous acts of violence and has been on the run since September, after an attack by Islamist protesters on the US embassy in September in which four of them died.
Hamas is holding over 20 members of the hardline Muslim movement in custody.
A car bomb blasted the embassy of France in Tripoli, injuring two French guards and causing serious damage to the building.
Israeli Defence Force claims they were fired from Sinai as Jihadist group claims responsibility for the attack
The new battle for Baba Amr began as jihadist fighters in the oil-producing east said they had established religious committees to administer the area’s policing, judiciary and emergency services.
Somalia one of most dangerous countries worldwide for journalists
Jihadists receive what is considered “harsh” sentence for attacks against security in North Sinai
Abu Sayyaf vows to fight against Al-Assad
Israeli Mossad agents entered Egyptian territory, assisted to kill jihadists, says Ma’an News Agency