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US Increases Libyan Airstrikes While Egypt Foils ISIS Infiltration Attempt

ISIS IN ACTION On 11 March, the Libyan National Army (LNA) spokesperson announced that the LNA’s Sirte Operations Room had killed three ISIS leaders fleeing Derna. The spokesperson added that ISIS elements were reported to be moving in the areas south of Sirte, Bani Walid, and Sidra. On 8 March, a suicide vehicle-borne improved explosive […]

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American Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Join ISIS in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 28 February, US law enforcement officials stated that twenty-year-old Bernard Raymond Augustine from Keyes in the US, accused of trying to enter Libya to join ISIS, had been arrested. Augustine had been returned to the US from Tunisia after being first arrested in Tunisia in 2016. Augustine is said to have […]

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British MPs Ask to Visit Mohamed Morsi in Egyptian Prison

London (MEMO) – A cross-party group of senior British MPs has petitioned the Egyptian government to allow access to the jailed former president Mohamed Morsi, amid reports that his health has seriously deteriorated, says The Guardian. Morsi is being held in isolation in Tora prison and his family has been allowed to visit him only twice since he was […]

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Why Did Sudan Close Their Border with Eritrea?

Khartoum (GPA) – Sudan closed their border with Eritrea as long-standing tensions with Egypt begin to flare up. Ongoing disputes over territory and resources, as well as Sudan’s relations with Turkey, triggered the dispute. On January 6th Sudan shut their border with Eritrea after fortifying it with thousands of troops. The closure comes off the […]

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Tapes Reveal Egypt Accepts Trump’s Jerusalem Move, Protests Publicly

Cairo (MEE) – An Egyptian intelligence officer urged a number of prominent talk show hosts in the country to persuade their viewers to accept the US position that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, the New York Times reported. In four audio recordings obtained by the Times, Captain Ashraf al-Kholi reportedly told the hosts that conflict with Israel […]

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ISIS to Launch Major Offensives in Libya and Egypt Very Soon

Tripoli (AMN) – Reports by both intelligence authorities from various countries and pro-ISIS social media sources all point towards the imminent advent of major offensive operations by Islamic State forces in Libya and Egypt. Such conclusions are being reached at a time when it has become apparent that the terrorist group plans to compensate for […]

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Updated: The World Responds to Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Palestine (GPA) – Yesterday, Donald Trump officially recognized al-Quds as the capital of “Israel” and the world has responded. The world is outraged at the decision by the Trump regime to change the designation of ‘Jerusalem’ by officially recognizing the city as the capital of Israel. Below is a collection of the best statements from […]

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Ambiguous “Militants” Ambush and Kill Dozens of Egyptian Security Forces

Cairo (GPA) – A raid on a militant hideout backfired on Friday when Egyptian security forces in Giza found themselves on the wrong end of an ambush. Militants killed 54 police in what appears to be a very coordinated attack. Evidence suggests the militants may have purposely fed intelligence to counterterrorism officers to lure Egyptian […]

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Daesh in The Sinai: Weekend of Attacks & Rockets Fired at Israel

Cairo (GPA) – Following a weekend of Daesh attacks on Egyptian forces in the Sinai, the organization ended their weekend by firing missiles into southern Israel. Thursday: 6 Egyptian Police Killed at Checkpoint Terrorists, most likely members The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Sinai Province, started the weekend off early with an attack on a northern […]

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Leading Egyptian News Site to be Seized by State Over Alleged Muslim Brotherhood Links

Cairo (MEE) – Egypt Daily News has long claimed to be the only ‘independent’ daily in a heavily restricted media landscape. The Egypt Daily News site is to be taken over by a state-run newspaper as part of moves targeting the assets of the Muslim Brotherhood. According to Egypt Independent, the committee assigned to take over Brotherhood assets […]

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