The escalation of the war against the Islamic State was triggered by widespread revulsion at the gruesome beheading of two American journalists, relayed on YouTube. Since then, two British aid workers have met a similar grisly fate. And another American has been named as next in line by his terrorist captors.
Egyptian nationals were said to be playing a major role in Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Islamic analysts asserted that Egyptians were directing ISIL’s outreach campaign to young Muslims throughout the Middle East and West.
Many believe the air campaign is not enough, a poll finds.
More and more Americans say combat ground troops need to be deployed to take the fight to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), according to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.
Al-Bawaba news released an article on Tuesday detailing the findings of an investigation into the foreign funding of a number of NGOs operating in Egypt.
If Isis seizes the border city, who’s to say they won’t attack the Turks next? Erdogan needs to stop treating Kurdish people like others. Turkey’s action is anti-Kurd, anti-peace politics.
The Turkish president asks: ‘What does Kobani have to do with Turkey?’ You look at refugees like this and you think: everything. Photograph: Umit Bektas/Reuters
Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.