The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports.
Motivated by the Islamic State's calls to strike the West, home-grown terrorists are becoming a real threat on the domestic front, counter-terrorism experts say.
The Interior Ministry announced Thursday eligibility requirements for the recently-designated job of security assistant, initially referred to by media as "community police."
The High Council for Cyber-Security was established by the prime minister this week
Egyptian activists are concerned that a new government body set up to fight potential cyber-attacks represents an entrenchment of a security approach to digital information.
President Obama spoke with Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi (Thursday) to discuss the U.S.-Egyptian bilateral relationship and developments within the region.
Coptic Solidarity 2014 Conference
The Annual Conference was held in Washington, D.C. on June 26-28, 2014.