Egypt to Form Independent Committee to Investigate High School Student’s Claims

Student Mariam Malak says her failure to get any marks in her exams is suspicious








Is Congress Set to Disband Watchdog Monitoring Religious Freedom?

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom will shut down in only a few weeks unless its mandate is extended.








Meet America’s Newest Friends: ‘Use Al Qaeda Fighters to Beat ISIS,’ Says Petraeus

Members of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria have a surprising advocate in the corridors of American power: retired Army general and former CIA Director David Petraeus.


To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America’s arch foe.


The former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan has been quietly urging U.S. officials to consider using so-called moderate members of al Qaeda’s Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria, four sources familiar with the conversations, including one person who spoke to Petraeus directly, told The Daily Beast.







Salafist Party Leader: Elections ‘Religiously Forbidden’

Head of Egypt’s Salafist Call, Yasser Burhamy claimed that elections are religiously forbidden as they are a waste of time, according to a leaked audio recording released Sunday.






Coptic Church in Vienna Spray-Marked by IS Black Flag

News circulated on several Coptic news sites during the past few days led to arouse the fears of Copts. The news went to the effect that IS had ‘flown its flag’ on the spire of the Coptic Orthodox church of the Holy Virgin of Zeitoun in Vienna, Austria.





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