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State Department Adds Ansar Jerusalem to Terrorist Designation Lists

9th April 2014 – The Long War Journal

State Department Adds Ansar Jerusalem to Terrorist Designation Lists

Thomas Joscelyn

The State Department today added Ansar Jerusalem (Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, or ABM) to the US government's lists of designated... more...

Analysis & Commentary

23rd July 2014 – Quoted by Sharona Schwartz - The Blaze

Egypt’s ‘Not-So-Subtle’ Message to John Kerry

Jonathan Schanzer

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his entourage were forced to undergo a metal detector security screening as they arrived for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo Tuesday, a message Middle East watchers say is rife with significance, but which the State Department brushed aside. more...

25th June 2014 – The Long War Journal

Egyptian Al Nusrah Front commander on Syrian border defects to ISIS

Bill Roggio, Oren Adaki

Abu Yusuf al Masri, a leader in Albu Kamal, swore allegiance to a senior "Chechen" commander in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. The move could strengthen ISIS' hold on the Iraq-Syrian border. more...

23rd June 2014 – Quoted by Armin Rosen - Business Insider

Here’s Why Egypt Is Jailing 3 Al Jazeera Reporters For The Crime Of Doing Their Jobs

David Andrew Weinberg

In a time of declining freedom of the press, and even of declining freedom more generally, Egypt's imprisonment of journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed stands out. more...

9th June 2014 – CTV

CTV News

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Vice President for Research, Jonathan Schanzer, says Abdeh Fattah el-Sisi faces a fractured country and an insurgency. more...

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