Egypt’s Sisi and Head of CIA Discuss Regional, Domestic Affairs

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met Sunday with the US director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan in Cairo, discussing topics of interest including combating terrorism.

 

 

 

 

Islamic State Fighters Seize Control of Eastern City of Deir Ezzor

Sources say group abducted families while rumors continued to spread that hundreds were taken hostage in major offensive which saw it expand control in the region

 

 

 

 

 

Egypt’s Parliament Endorses Controversial Anti-Terrorism Law

Egypt's Parliament on Sunday overwhelmingly endorsed a controversial anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and shields its enforcers from legal ramifications.

 

The law is one of roughly 400 that were issued by executive decree during the more than three years in which Egypt was governed without a Parliament after its chamber was dissolved in mid-2012.

 

British MPs Delegation Discusses Muslim Brotherhood Report with Egyptians

A delegation from the British House of Common paid the first visit of its kind to Egypt's newly-elected parliament, discussing issues around terrorism and the Muslim Brotherhood

 

 

 

 

Islamic State Kills Dozens in Syria’s Deir al-Zor City

Islamic state militants killed dozens of people execution style in attacks on government-held areas in Syria's city of Deir al-Zor on Saturday, a source and a monitoring said.

 

 

 

 

 

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