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How will Egypt protect its expats in Libya from IS?

On Aug. 5, Egyptian public prosecutor Nabil Sadek ordered the urgent referral of 11 defendants, including four Libyans, to the National Security Court (NSC). They were accused of spying for members of the Islamic State (IS) in Libya with the aim of committing terrorist crimes against Egyptians in Libya.

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North Sinai: An assassination, a kidnapping, a security alert and continued bans on goods

Throughout the last week in North Sinai, Province of Sinai, an Islamic State affiliate in the peninsula, claimed responsibility for the assassination of two brothers near Rafah and the kidnapping of another man in Bir al-Abd. Meanwhile, staunch security measures continue in other cities across the region.

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Attack outside Cairo hospital raises questions about Egypt’s anti-terror policies

Egyptians are reeling from the shock of a deadly blast that rocked the central Cairo neighborhood of Manial just before midnight Aug. 5. The explosion that occurred outside the Cairo University-affiliated National Cancer Institute (NCI), an oncology hospital and research center, left 22 people dead and dozens injured. The death toll may …

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