The ministry says a checkpoint near North Sinai’s provincial capital of El-Arish is struck by mortar fire late on Saturday, but ISIS says a suicide bomber blew up a car at the police post, which jihadists then raided
CAIRO, Egypt (Mar. 20, 2016) — The death toll from an attack on a police checkpoint claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula has risen to 15, the interior ministry said Sunday, March 20.
ISIS jihadists have cemented their hold on the coastal city of Sirte, wiping out opposition and the group is ‘currently the most significant political and military actor in the region’
UNITED NATIONS (Mar. 11, 2016) — The Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) group has significantly expanded its control over Libya, fueling demand by the country’s warring parties for more arms to confront the threat, UN experts have told the Security Council.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the region is an ISIS stronghold
CAIRO, Egypt (Feb. 1, 2016) — Two Egyptian policemen and two soldiers were killed on Sunday, January 31, in two bombing attacks in the country’s restive Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have regularly attacked security forces.