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Groomed and recruited: How IS lured a Kuwaiti teen

28 May, 2017

A Kuwaiti teenager who is on trial for travelling to join the Islamic State group in Egypt's tense Sinai region, says how she was lured, groomed and recruited online.

Cities light up Egyptian flag to remember massacre victims

28 May, 2017

Cities across the world have displaying the Egyptian flag in a show of solidarity with the Egyptian people following Friday's deadly attack on Coptic Christians in Minya.

Libyan al-Qaeda linked militants deny involvement in Egypt massare

28 May, 2017

Al-Qaeda linked Libyan militants Mujahideen Shura Council in Derna have denied involvement in a deadly attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians as Egyptian planes target the group for a second day.

Pro-Haftar Libyan planes took part in Egyptian air strikes

27 May, 2017

The air force loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar joined Egypt's strikes on militant sites in the country after an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt left dozens dead.

Qataris cancel TV network subscription after al-Jazeera block

27 May, 2017

Qatari viewers and social media users are cancelling their OSN subscription after the Saudi-owned TV network blocked the Doha-based al-Jazeera channel.

IS claim responsibility for massacre of Egyptian Christians

27 May, 2017

IS militants carried out the massacre of 29 Coptic Egyptians in Minya on Friday, the group has claimed on its Amaq news agency.

Egypt's Islamic foundation cancels Ramadan celebrations following IS attack

27 May, 2017

The Egyptian state body responsible for issuing Islamic advisory opinions cancelled its annual Ramadan month celebrations after an attack on Coptic Christians in Minya left dozens dead on Friday.

'Large part' of Manchester attack network held in UK

27 May, 2017

The hunt for suspected accomplices in the terror attack on Manchester this week in continuing, with arrests in the city and neighbouring towns.

Tillerson refuses to host Ramadan event at State Department

27 May, 2017

US State Secretary Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event marking Ramadan month at the State Department, breaking a tradition in place for nearly 20 years.

Trump tells Muslims to reject extremism in Ramadan message

26 May, 2017

US President Donald Trump has wished Muslims "a joyful Ramadan," while urging them to use the holy month to reject violence by Islamist extremists.

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