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The economic toll of the new age of terrorism

    In the wake of the recent attack in Nice, the ongoing battle against Islamic State (IS) insurgency in Sinai and Sirte, and the feelings of shock, confusion, and uncertainty that ensue, we must raise the question: what is the real price of terrorism? The attack in Nice is the latest in a string …

Mohamed Samir

The ISIS within

By Nesreen Salem The video that emerged from Hama, Syria, depicting the stoning of a woman in yet another episode in the ISIS propaganda series, is the first punishment of its kind to emerge from Hama. The video shows a married woman who has been presumably promiscuous and has therefore deserved under Sharia law to be …

Daily News Egypt

One arrested after Nigeria football pitch bombing: Military

AFP – Nigeria’s military on Monday said it had made an arrest in connection with the bombing of a football match that killed at least 40 people. “A key suspect in the terror bomb explosion that rocked Kabang community in Mubi, Adamawa state… has been arrested by troops who cordoned [off] the area in swift …

Daily News Egypt

Explosions and gunfire shook the northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum on Thrusday. (AFP/ Getty Images)

Attacks ‘kill at least 23’ in Nigeria’s northeast

Kano, Nigeria (AFP) – A wave of attacks by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 23 people and destroyed several buildings, a hospital official and residents said on Saturday. A nurse at the Potiskum general hospital spoke of 20 bodies being brought to the morgue, while residents said three bodies were …

Daily News Egypt

Suicide bomb at Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria

By Joel Gulhane A suicide bomber blew up his vehicle up next to a church in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, killing himself and another, AP reported. The blast occurred just after 9am, as mass was being held at the St. John Catholic church in the city of Bauchi. Forty five were injured in the explosion …

Daily News Egypt

Nigeria’s homegrown terrorists

By Ike Okonta LAGOS: Nigeria’s sparkling new capital, is a city under siege. In August, Boko Haram, a shadowy and violent Muslim sect operating in the northeastern part of the country, bombed a building housing staff of the United Nations in the central part of the city, killing 23 people and seriously injuring 86. It was …

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