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Arts & Culture - Art Alert
3/2/2022 4:25:27 PM
The great Upper Egyptian ancient city of Abydos in Sohag will be hosting three successive concerts starting Thursday 10 March as part of the Abydos Music Festival, with prominent Islamic chanter Yassin El-Tohamy and his ensemble set to open the event with a repertoire of their memorised traditional Sufi chants.

World - Region
2/23/2022 3:28:50 PM
Lebanon has thwarted a plan by the Islamic State group to carry out three suicide bombings targeting Shia religious compounds in Beirut's southern suburbs, the interior ministry said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/22/2022 8:55:24 PM
Egypt has a major role to play on the African continent, both economically and in deepening its cultural and other connections, writes Ahmad Abdel-Tawwab Sharaf Eldin

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/19/2022 5:00:00 PM
The “new republic” is a term we hear frequently these days. Is there, indeed, a new republic in Egypt?

World - Africa
2/17/2022 12:17:45 PM
President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that France will withdraw its troops from Mali nine years after it first intervened to drive Islamic extremists from power but intends to maintain a military presence in neighbouring West African nations.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/8/2022 9:03:44 PM
The elimination of top Islamic State group leader Abu Ibrahim Al-Hashimi Al-Qurayshi has come at a critical time in US domestic politics, writes Ahmed Kamel Al-Beheiry

World - International
2/8/2022 10:48:49 AM
The United States and its allies clashed with Russia and China in the UN Security Council on Monday over the usefulness and impact of UN sanctions, which are currently imposed on countries from North Korea to Yemen and Congo as well the al-Qaida and Islamic State extremist groups and their affiliates and supporters.

World - International
2/7/2022 9:35:41 PM
The United States on Monday offered a $10-million reward for information leading to the "identification or location" of the leader of the Afghanistan regional chapter of the Islamic State group.

World - International
2/6/2022 10:37:47 PM
Israel's prime minister on Sunday congratulated President Joe Biden for last week's deadly raid in Syria that killed the leader of the Islamic State group, the Israeli premier's office announced.

World - Region
2/6/2022 4:30:07 PM
Officials from the UN children's agency visited a prison in northeast Syria that witnessed 10 days of fighting between US-backed fighters and Islamic State group militants, the agency said Sunday.

World - Region
2/6/2022 1:58:52 PM
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by the Islamic State group, calling their conditions "precarious".

World - Region
2/3/2022 4:11:28 PM
President Joe Biden said Thursday that the leader of the Islamic State group had been killed during a raid by US forces in Syria.

World - Africa
1/30/2022 9:32:58 PM
Nearly 60 "terrorists" have been killed in Burkina Faso by local forces assisted by French forces deployed in the country, France's military said on Sunday, as a bloody insurgency rages.

World - Region
1/30/2022 5:30:23 PM
Iraqi airstrikes killed nine suspected Islamic State fighters, including four Lebanese, in retaliation for an IS attack on Iraqi army barracks earlier this month, officials said Sunday.

World - Region
1/30/2022 2:21:10 PM
With a spectacular jailbreak in Syria and a deadly attack on an army barracks in Iraq, the Islamic State group was back in the headlines the past week, a reminder of a war that formally ended three years ago but continues to be fought mostly away from view.

World - Region
1/29/2022 8:13:34 PM
Clashes broke out Saturday between Kurdish forces and Islamic State group fighters near a Syrian prison where dozens of jihadists are still holed up, a war monitor said.

World - International
1/29/2022 7:27:28 PM
An American woman who allegedly led an all-female Islamic State battalion in Syria has been charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist group, the US Justice Department announced Saturday.

World - Region
1/28/2022 3:07:52 PM
Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Friday found the bodies of 18 fellow fighters inside a prison that the Islamic State group attacked last week, a war monitor reported.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
1/27/2022 7:10:00 PM
A new exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe aims to give a synoptic view of the mostly now-vanished Jewish communities of the Arab world, writes David Tresilian, while another — also in Paris — draws intriguing connections between modern European jewellery and traditional Islamic art

World - Region
1/27/2022 6:39:41 PM
Dozens of armed Islamic State fighters remained holed up in the last occupied section of a Syrian prison, U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said Thursday.

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