A U.S. Congressional delegation led by Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, traveled to Egypt on Saturday to meet with President Sisi and other officials to discuss collaboration on security and counter-terrorism issues. The delegation also included Rep.
Saudi Arabia’s harsh religious tradition is seen by many outsiders — and some Saudi liberals — as a root cause of the international jihadist threat that has inflamed the Middle East for years and struck in Paris last week.
Extremists are engineering larger, more coordinated plots against the West
The Islamic State group has dramatically expanded its theatre of operations from its hub in Syria and Iraq, executing or inspiring a series of attacks across three continents that claimed more than 800 lives this year.
A Syrian man shot dead an Islamic State judge who ordered the beheading of three of his family members, amid rising tensions between the terror group and the population it rules.
Coptic Solidarity 2015 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 11-13, 2015.