Concomitant with the transformation of Jamaat Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis into ‘Wilayat Sinai’ (‘Sinai Province’) following the allegiance to IS in November 2014, here comes an official IS nasheed to add further recognition to the extension of the IS province…
Since the coup of July 3, 2013, Egypt’s de facto ruler General Abd al Fattah al-Sisi has pursued a clear and uncompromising policy toward the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt’s Islamists. Sisi has blocked any return to politics for the … Continue reading →
A number of events in recent weeks cast light on the current intersecting lines of conflict in the Middle East. They reflect a region in flux, in which new bonds are being formed, and old ones torn asunder. … Continue reading →
Jerusalem Post, 14/2 Northern Sinai has long played host to a variety of smuggling networks and jihadi organizations. Since General Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s military coup of July 3rd, 2013 in Egypt, however, there has been an exponential increase in attacks … Continue reading →
How do we know that the Obama administration Iran deal cannot work? Let me count the ways.