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Sinai Crisis Binds Egypt and Israel

7th November 2014 – The Weekly Standard

Sinai Crisis Binds Egypt and Israel

Oren Kessler

Last week, Sinai-based extremists targeted the North Sinai security headquarters with a massive blast, causing damage, but no injuries. more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th November 2014 – Quoted by Riyadh Mohammed - The Fiscal Times

Egypt, the Most Important Arab Nation, Is an ISIS Target

Oren Kessler

Egypt has historically been one of the most stable countries in the Middle East. Today, after the failed 2011 “Arab Spring” and shake-up of official power, Egypt’s economy is crippled. The tourism industry is dead. Many other vital sectors are in a bad shape, like electricity and gas. Half of the population is on or below the poverty line. more...

20th November 2014 – The Long War Journal

Jihadist Group ‘Soldiers of Egypt’ Claims Responsibility for Attack on Police Near University

Thomas Joscelyn

Ajnad Misr, the "Soldiers of Egypt," claimed today's bombing of a police post near Helwan University in Cairo; five policemen as well as several bystanders were wounded by the terrorist attack. more...

14th November 2014 – The Long War Journal

Sinai-Based Jihadist Group Rebranded as Islamic State’s Official Arm

Thomas Joscelyn

On Nov. 10, an unidentified jihadist from Ansar Bayt al Maqdis (ABM), otherwise known as Ansar Jerusalem, declared his group's allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, who leads the Islamic State. As The Long War Journal reported at the time, ABM quickly began marketing itself on its official Twitter feed as the Islamic State's wilayat, meaning province (or state), in the Sinai. more...

7th November 2014 – The Weekly Standard

Sinai Crisis Binds Egypt and Israel

Oren Kessler

Last week, Sinai-based extremists targeted the North Sinai security headquarters with a massive blast, causing damage, but no injuries. more...

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