Egypt Launches Airstrikes Against Islamic State Targets in Retaliation for Beheadings

After 21 Christian Egyptians were apparently beheaded in a video released by the Islamic State on Sunday, Egypt today struck back with airstrikes on the group in Libya.


Will Egypt's Mass Death Sentence of 529 Muslim Brotherhood Members Provoke More Violence?

If Mohammed Badie is sentenced to death—and even if that sentence is ultimately commuted—it's likely that the response from Brotherhood members won't be nearly as restrained as it has been in the past.


Mass Exorcism in Cairo

Saliva cocktails ease the pain in Cairo's Mass Exorcisms.