ISIS Reportedly Selling Christian Artifacts, Turning Churches Into Torture Chambers

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.

 

Jihadist Attacks in the West "Not Going to Stop," Terrorism Expert Warns

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.

 

Requirements for New ‘Community Police’ Set by Interior Ministry

The Interior Ministry announced Thursday eligibility requirements for the recently-designated job of security assistant, initially referred to by media as "community police."

 

Founding of State Cyber-Security Body Worries Egypt Rights Activists

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.

 

Obama Call al-Sisi

President Obama spoke with Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi (Thursday) to discuss the U.S.-Egyptian bilateral relationship and developments within the region. 

 

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