Jihadists

More “peace solutions”: Egyptian Copts pay the price

By | 2018-03-30T22:10:14+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Press Releases|

Bedouin peace process A few days prior to the stand-off on Friday, the streets leading to the village mosque were heavily posted with a threatening provocation ostensibly written by Coptic Church attendees that said, “We re-opened the church against your will.” By: Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Voice ofthe Copts The Islamic Bedouin peace

Egyptian officers kill 6 ISIS sympathizers

By | 2017-07-11T12:31:12+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News|

Egyptian police kill six jihadists in gunfight during a raid on their Nile valley hideout. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Egyptian police killed six jihadists who allegedly adhered to the Islamic State (ISIS) group's beliefs when a gunfight erupted Monday during a raid on their Nile valley hideout, the government said, according to the AFP news

Jihadists strike again, 25 Copts die in Cairo church bombing: Voice of the Copts urges reforms

By | 2017-05-19T20:16:13+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Press Releases|

Members of the Voice of the Copts community offer sincere condolences to the Coptic families mourning today for the loss of loved ones as a result of Sunday’s (Dec 11) bombing of the Botrossia Church in Cairo that killed at least 25 people attending mass. We grieve with our brothers and sisters and pray that

Wanted Egyptian Terrorist Calls for ‘Holy War’ Against Sisi

By | 2015-07-30T00:43:33+00:00 July 30th, 2015|News|

One of Egypt's most wanted men, a former special forces officer turned Islamist terrorist commander, condemned President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday and called for a holy war against his government, Reuters reported.   An audio message attributed to Hisham al-Ashmawy, who security officials suspect masterminded the recent car bomb assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor,

Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast

By | 2015-07-19T14:56:46+00:00 July 19th, 2015|News|

Turkish security forces have over the last three days detained 45 foreign nationals seeking to cross into Syria to join Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists from the southeastern city of Gaziantep, AFP reported Sunday, citing the Turkish Dogan news agency.   If confirmed, the detentions would mark a stepping up of pressure on ISIS by the

Turkey Arrests 45 ISIS Recruits in Southeast (2)

By | 2015-07-19T14:56:46+00:00 July 19th, 2015|News|

Turkish security forces have over the last three days detained 45 foreign nationals seeking to cross into Syria to join Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists from the southeastern city of Gaziantep, AFP reported Sunday, citing the Turkish Dogan news agency.   If confirmed, the detentions would mark a stepping up of pressure on ISIS by the

Egypt Kills 63 Jihadists in the Sinai

By | 2015-07-08T16:00:21+00:00 July 8th, 2015|News|

Egypt's military on Sunday launched airstrikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamists in North Sinai, security sources said, according to the Reuters news agency.   The Sinai has recently witnessed some of the heaviest fighting between security forces and Islamists since the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.  

UNESCO Head Warns Against ‘Culture Cleansing’ of Jihadists

By | 2015-07-03T22:33:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2015|News|

The head of the UN cultural organization, UNESCO, on Wednesday called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists.   "Extremists don't destroy heritage as a collateral damage, they target it systematically to strike societies at their core," Irina Bokova said in a speech at the Chatham House

Syria Regime ‘Ready to Accept De-Facto Partition’

By | 2015-05-26T01:55:39+00:00 May 26th, 2015|News|

(AFP) Weakened by years of war, Syria's government appears ready for the country's de facto partition, defending strategically important areas and leaving much of the country to rebels and jihadists, experts and diplomats say.   The strategy was in evidence last week with the army's retreat from the ancient central city of Palmyra after an

Jihadist Syrian Rebels Capture Regime Helicopter, Take Hostages

By | 2015-03-25T02:31:41+00:00 March 25th, 2015|News|

Islamist rebels captured four crew members of a regime helicopter which crashed in the Idlib province of northwest Syria on Sunday, while a fifth serviceman was killed, a monitor said, reported AFP.   "A regime helicopter was forced to land in the region of Jabal al-Zawiya in the northwest, which is a bastion of (Al-Qaeda's