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The fight against terrorism is a common denominator between the national efforts of the African governments at the level of their domestic and foreign policies.  It has become, in effect, a “holy war” waged by the entire continent that it will continue until the final elimination of terrorism.
Al- Nusrah Front and the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant continued their warfare despite the calls of Qa’ida leader, Ayman al- Zawāhirī, call upon them to stop fighting.
  A female student of al-Azhar University got arrested after she confessed to belong to the terrorist organization ISIS. The Vice President of al-Azhar University emphasized the stability of the educational process during the current study year in comparison to the last year
Mustafá al-Faqī, the Egyptian political writer, stated that terrorism “is the scourge of the age and the biggest threat to civilization and what all terrorist groups have in common is the hostility to life, for example ISIS, which polarizes boys and girls throughout the world”
  There is no end in sight of Facebook discussions in a society that struggles with religious, political, and class issues. Conservations ranging from the usage of wedding veils and lingerie; the announcement of the Nobel Prize winner; a baby crying next to an ISIS fighter; the search for the truth...
Ahmad Abū al-Ghaīt thinks that despite its regained strength, Egypt will not enter the war against ISIS into which Turkey has been dragged and he stressed that Egypt is under the attack of foreign media. He also said that ISIS must been confronted with ground troops 
Analysts observing the development of the security situation in Syria stated that Khuarāsān group is working due to the regulation of the Qā’idah group.
The Financial Times stated that the US is trying to support Egypt in its battle against ISIS.
American airplanes have started Tuesday morning to launch airstrikes against ISIS in Syria in an attempt to send a strong message to the group in Syria as per CNN.
Anba Bafnutiyyūs, Bishop of Samallūṭ in Minya, opened a new museum for the Egyptian Coptic who were martyred in Libya by Dāʿish, at the Cathedral of al-al-‘Ūr where their remains are buried.
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media, Jordan, published a report entitled “The Christians of Middle East Face Regional Conflicts and Terrorist Attacks”. The report stated that numbers of Christians are dwindling amid conflict and jihadist attacks, for Pope Francis expressed his concern that...
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) affiliated to Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ and General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide reported that it has monitored 500 samples on various fatwas that have been issued over the years by official institutes as well as by radical and ultra-conservative Islamist...
From time to time, I receive invitations to participate in dialogues, platforms, forums, seminars, or to contribute intellectually through research papers, on the perceptions and scenarios on the future of our Arab region. All these dialogues are directly or indirectly connected with the interest...
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...
Sharīf al-Hawārī, a prominent leader in the Salafi Call, has said that the recent law on preaching in mosques is ‘tailored against us’, and that the organization is aware of efforts to get rid of them, adding that Yāsir Burhānī, vice-president of the Salafist Call, was still waiting for a permit.
A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria) has introduced a testimony for new members in Iraq, in which they declare that they are ‘not an unbeliever’. In the pledge new recruits must repent for having committed bid‘ (innovation / heresy in religion), and each declaration is valid for three...
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a militant Islamist group active in Syria, posted a picture on its website of the first “protection pact” they reached with Christians. Under Islamic sharī’ah (Islamic law), non-Muslims living under the sovereignty of a Muslim caliphate state must...
In a lecture given at the Islamic Center of New York, Advisor to the Mufti, Dr. Ibrahīm Nigm condemned ISIS’s actions of displacing Christians in Iraq, forcing them to convert to Islam, and having them pay jizyah.

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