The fighting marks the most intense rebel attack in three years in the bitterly contested city.
While the jihadis of the Islamic State hope their reputation for brutality will deter their enemies, another group's snuff video shows that what has happened instead is an expansion of viciousness and cruelty.
China yesterday passed the first of three rounds of national security laws that deepen centralized control over all aspects of society and foreign interests.
Terrorism is nothing new in the Sinai. But it has evolved in a more dangerous direction for Egypt, and President Sisi's tactics don't seem to be working.
At least 50 Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a series of attacks on military posts in the Sinai Peninsula.
The pursuit of terror charges against Yassin Salhi, a French national, highlights what is often described as a growing terror problem in the country.
A wave of repression by the Sisi regime the past two years has been matched by a rise in Islamist attacks. Following the car bomb in Cairo Monday, both sides are likely to up the ante.
The number of Britons killed in a massacre at a resort Friday could climb as high as 30. The gunman, who was killed, posted support for Islamic State on Facebook page.
The Islamic State's involvement in terror attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait remains unproven. But the group aspires to be a player in global terrorism.
Suspects assaulted the facility in southern France, setting off several small explosives, according to witnesses. One suspect is in custody.
Overlap with such forces shouldn't be a surprise: America's wars in Iraq have required painful compromises all along.
The US has never prosecuted a citizen for trying to obtain the release of an abductee by making payments. But official policy remains that no concessions will be given to hostage-takers.
The attack reportedly killed at least 18 people in the city of Kashgar, near the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan. Muslims in China's far west are now outnumbered by Han Chinese settlers.
US intelligence intercepts released by Wikileaks appears to show US eavesdropping on French presidents over the past decade. But France has long been renowned for its own spying prowess, particularly for economic gains.
The world hasn't seen a refugee crisis on this scale since 1945. Australia's hard-hearted policy of offshore internment camps is criticized by human rights groups, but popular with voters.
Al Awri al-Harzi, a Benghazi suspect described as a mid-level Islamic State operative, was killed in a drone strike June 15 while driving a car in Mosul, the Pentagon said.
The coordinated Taliban assault in the heart of Kabul didn't achieve its objective – killing Afghan lawmakers – but was a reminder that the group remains potent.
Probably not. But an amicable agreement between the IMF, Germany, Greece and others on handling the country's massive debt is likely to take more time.
The alleged killer of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC, appears to have been inspired by a website dedicated to framing white Americans as victims of African-Americans.
Hundreds of police officers and soldiers were on the streets in Srinagar and other Kashmiri towns to block planned protests over the murders of six activists and former separatists by unidentified gunmen in Sopore.