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.
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.
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.
Overlap with such forces shouldn't be a surprise: America's wars in Iraq have required painful compromises all along.
The White House will announce looser restrictions on private ransoms for hostages, while appointing a special envoy to lead the government’s contacts with foreign nations on hostage matters.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants to ban license plates picturing the Confederate flag emblem, including ones belonging to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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.
US airstrikes appear to have killed Al Qaeda's number two in Yemen and over a dozen jihadis near the Libyan city of Benghazi. The question is whether the Pentagon's ongoing assassination campaign is doing any good.
The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
The Sunday Times says Edward Snowden's files are in the hands of Russian and Chinese officials. The former NSA contractor's defenders say they couldn't be. Neither side is convincing.
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, an Algerian militant known as 'The Uncatchable,' had been supposedly killed several times before. Libyan officials said the US airstrike over this weekend had killed him.
Save the Children has been in Pakistan for more than three decades and is the largest aid organization there. The government has accused it of a role in the US bid to find Osama bin Laden.