Islamists kill 11 Egyptian troops in Sinai

Violence by Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group follows Morsi ousting


June 2014 - Iraq: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), release images purported to show scores of captured Iraqi soldiers being killed. The images show masked fighters loading the captives on trucks before forcing them to lie face-down in a shallow ditch with their arms tied behind their backs. The final pictures show bodies soaked in blood after being shot. (POLARIS) / eyevine For further information please contact eyevine tel: +44 (0) 20 8709 8709 e-mail: ©Eyevine
Although US air strikes have stalled the jihadi group, there is no consensus on how to beat it
– FT Reporters

Saudi arrests 88 over ‘imminent attack’

Concerns in Riyadh rise over threat from Sunni jihadis

Iran hardliners intensify power struggle

Trial of former president’s son set to be exploited

Isis claims killing of US journalist

Beheading of Steven Sotloff follows murder of James Foley

Cameron terror powers said to breach law

Proposals described as ill-defined and ‘sabre-rattling’

Libya reappoints PM in crisis move

Government buildings in Tripoli in hands of militias

Egypt to invest $8bn expanding Suez Canal

Works on pivotal waterway aimed at kick-starting ailing economy

Frustrated Palestinians make case to UN

Push to seek deadline for withdrawal of lands seized by Israel in 1967

Egypt unveils $8bn Suez Canal investment

President kicks off first phase in vast public works scheme

Germany to ship weapons to Iraqi Kurds

Berlin says materiel could equip a 4,000-strong brigade

Israel appropriates 990 acres in West Bank

Move criticised as biggest seizure of Palestinian land in three decades

UK weighs ban on return of local jihadis

Downing St set to announce further counterterror measures

Israel shoots down drone in Golan

Peacekeepers also come under fire as security deteriorates

Obama gaffe reflects divisions on Isis

President provides fodder for critics who see him as indecisive

Britain raises terror threat level to ‘severe’

Government says groups in Syria and Iraq are planning attacks

Iraq’s minorities squeezed from homeland

Sunni and Shia struggle could make exile permanent

Obama damps speculation of Syria strikes

US military to prepare ‘range of options’ against Isis

UK to unveil anti-Isis plan at EU summit

Call for four ‘urgent’ steps to counter Islamist threat

Armed Syrian group detains 43 peacekeepers

Fighting between rebels and Assad regime intensifies in Golan Heights

Gaza fishermen view meagre catch

Israel allows doubling of three-mile fishing limit in ceasefire