The Islamic State (ISIS) group on Thursday claimed responsibility for the bombing of two restaurants in a predominantly Kurdish city in northeastern Syria the previous night, an attack that killed at least 16 people and wounded 35.
Al-Azhar expressed concern on Thursday toward extremist ideas broadcast though a Coptic satellite channel, aiming to "sow sedition and unrest among citizens in these difficult times".
A total of 160 books authored by “extremist writers” who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood have been confiscated from mosques in Damietta, Youm7 reported Thursday.
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark See held mass Thursday morning to mark the sixth anniversary of Alexandria’s Two Saints Church bombing that killed 24 Coptic Christians on New Year’s Eve 2010, Youm7 reported.
ISIS group has claimed it was behind a deadly shooting at an ancient citadel in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, an area increasingly becoming a hotbed of extremism.
An Islamic State (ISIS) leader with "direct" ties to the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks was among 10 of the group's higher-ups killed in Syria and Iraq this month, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
The US military says such strikes are helping to weaken the militants group, which captured large parts of Iraq and Syria last year but has recently seen significant setbacks including this week's loss of Ramadi in Iraq.
A Cairo appeals court will consider on January 4 a challenge by media host Islam Beheiry against his one-year sentence over charges of blasphemy.
The practices of the “henna night,” a traditional party held at a bride or groom’s home in the days before a marriage, are not compatible with the sanctity of the institution of marriage, St. Demetrius bishop of Malwa, Ansena and Ashmunein stated in an speech obtained by Youm7.
Charaffe al Mouadan, one of 10 Islamic State leaders killed by U.S.-led air strikes in the past month, was close to Paris attacker Samy Amimour and paved the way for him to leave France for Syria, the mayor of the French city where both grew up said.
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that Islamic State violence against Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East was genocide.
Egyptian authorities put TV host Islam Behery in prison late on Monday after a court reduced an earlier five-year sentence against him over charges of “contempt of religion” to one year in connection with the content of his now-suspended TV programme.
A triumphant Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared on Monday that the coming year would see his forces defeat Islamic State, after his military achieved its first major victory since collapsing in the face of the fighters 18 months ago.
In the video, a man in an orange jump suit kneels beside a lake in Syria and confesses in Russian to spying on Islamic State militants. Another Russian speaker, this one in camouflage fatigues, then uses a hunting knife to hack off the kneeling man’s head.
Turkish authorities have arrested three suspected members of the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group in Istanbul, including two Pakistanis and a Briton, state media said Tuesday.
Two people were arrested in Belgium on Sunday and Monday, both suspected of plotting an attack in Brussels on New Year's Eve, federal prosecutors said.
Eleven alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood were referred Monday to a military trial for possessing 52 bombs, Youm7 reported.
Prosecution of Delta’s Tanta sentenced Monday four people- allegedly belong to the banned Muslim Brotherhood group- to 15 days in jail, Youm7 reported.
Following the Iraqi forces' victory in Ramadi, here is a recap of key cities and towns in Iraq and Syria seized by the Islamic State militant group or recaptured from them.
Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri for the first time in months Monday with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses said. At least 30 people were killed and the death toll could go higher.
The United States and its allies conducted 37 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, including a burst of air strikes against the militant group near the Syrian city of Manbij, according to the coalition leading the operations.
A sacred valley leads you to a religions complex surrounded by mountains in St. Catherine, the city in the center of South Sinai located on a plateau 1,600 meters above sea level.
Hostages appear to leave the Bataclan concert hall as siege ends with two attackers reportedly having been killed