Islamic State group gains toehold in Libya: Experts

With Libya engulfed in chaos, the town of Derna in the east of the largely lawless country is emerging as a new stronghold for the Islamic State jihadist group, experts say.

Sinai militants kill five as Egypt probes sea attack

Militants shot dead five Egyptian conscripts in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, as the army searched for eight servicemen missing after an attack on a navy boat in the Mediterranean.

Seven wounded in bomb attack on Cairo metro: Security source

 At least seven people were wounded when a bomb went off in a Cairo metro carriage on Thursday, security officials said.

Egypt`s main jihadist group pledges allegiance to IS

 Egypt`s deadliest militant group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, pledged its allegiance to the Islamic State organisation in Iraq and Syria, in a recording posted on its Twitter account on Monday.

Egyptian jihadist group Ansar denies `leader` slain

Egyptian jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis denied today that Shadi al-Menei has been killed, after security sources identified him as its leader and said he had died in an ambush.

Jihadist group claims bombing of tourist bus in Egypt

Jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis on Tuesday claimed the suicide bombing in Egypt of a tour bus that killed three South Koreans and their local driver.

Airstrikes kill 13 Sinai militants: Egypt military

Egyptian military officials say the number of suspected militants killed by airstrikes in the Sinai Peninsula has risen to 13.

Militant group in Egypt`s Sinai warns military

Al Qaeda-inspired group in Egypt`s volatile Sinai Peninsula called in a statement on the country`s army and police to desert, telling troops they otherwise face death at the hands of its fighters.