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Al-Qaeda restores ideological dominance as IS threat diminishes

As the Islamic State group (IS) suffers a downfall after its defeat in Syria and Iraq, a new challenge is rising: a revived Al-Qaeda, and its affiliates, which has started to regain its previous status as the world’s top terrorist threat. While the world focused on the self-proclaimed Islamic State, as it dominated the headlines …

Daily News Egypt

Dar Al-Ifta: IS using Rohingya crisis to gain new ground

Dar Al-Ifta, the highest religious institution in the country, warned that the Islamic State militant group (IS) might use the Rohingya crisis to gain more ground and recruit more members. The institution explained in a statement on Tuesday that the crisis is being “abused” by the militant group in order to “gather up its members …

Daily News Egypt

Libya extracts remains of 20 Egyptians beheaded by IS in 2015

The Libyan Prosecutor General said in a statement on Friday that the remains of 20 Egyptians killed by the Islamic State (IS) group in February were uncovered. The 20 nationals were filmed as they were beheaded by militants belonging to the IS. As a response, the Egyptian army announced it had launched eight air strikes …

Daily News Egypt

The 1952 family and conspiracy theory (1-3)

The talk about conspiracy is not new. For decades, all the rulers of the 1952 school of thinking talked about conspiracy. Sometimes it was an imperial plot, sometimes it was a communist one. The funny thing about conspiracies is that supporters of the regime believe that conspiracies have expanded over the past years to include …

Farid Zahran

Defeating the Islamic State: A war mired in contradictions

US president Donald J. Trump’s vow to defeat what he terms radical Islamic terrorism forces the United States to maneuver the Middle East and North Africa’s murky world of ever shifting alliances and labyrinth of power struggles within power struggles. The pitfalls are complex and multiple. They range from differences within the 68-member anti-Islamic State …

James Dorsey