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Sinai-based jihadist group rebranded as Islamic State's official arm

A new video has been posted online by jihadists claiming to be the Islamic State's official arm in the Sinai. The Sinai jihadists were formerly part of Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, but are now marketing themselves as the Islamic State's representatives.


Sinai-based jihadists pledge allegiance to Islamic State in audio recording

An unidentified jihadist has released an audio recording saying that Ansar Bayt al Maqdis, the most prolific terrorist group in Egypt, has pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdad's Islamic State.


ISIS may be eyeing up Egypt as its next target, experts say




ISIS guides Egyptian militants, expanding its influence




Under pressure, Sinai jihadists threaten more beheadings




The Islamic State's global reach




Ansar Jerusalem kills 11 Egyptian soldiers




Ansar Jerusalem beheads 4 Egyptians accused of being Israeli 'spies'

A little more than one week after the Islamic State released a video featuring the beheading of an American photojournalist, Ansar Jerusalem has released a video online showing four Egyptian civilians being executed in the same manner. The video marks an escalation in the tactics Ansar Jerusalem is willing to broadcast in its propaganda.


Ansar Jerusalem denies death of shady figure, mocks Egyptian officials




Shady Ansar Jerusalem leader reportedly killed in northern Sinai




Hamas maintains links with Sinai jihadists, Israeli security sources say




2 suicide bombers strike in South Sinai

If Ansar Jerusalem takes credit for today's suicide attacks, it would be the group's first claimed attack since bombing a tourist bus in Taba in mid-February. In addition, the two bombings would be the fifth and sixth suicide attacks by the jihadist group since September 2013.


In Cairo, one family's story shows rise of radical threat




Al Nusrah Front fighter reportedly arrested for planning attacks in Egypt




Ansar Jerusalem leader allegedly killed in North Sinai




Ansar Jerusalem releases video of December bombing in Mansoura

The video's release comes a day after the US designated Ansar Jerusalem as a Foreign Terrorist Organization and a Specially Designated Global Terrorist entity.


State Department adds Ansar Jerusalem to terrorist designation lists

The State Department today added the Sinai-based jihadist group Ansar Jerusalem to the US government's lists of designated terrorist organizations. Although State says the group "generally maintains a local focus," its attacks are entirely consistent with al Qaeda's global jihad.


Egypt announces arrest of Ansar al Sharia members linked to shooting attacks

A video confession aired during today's press conference had one of the Ansar al Sharia members saying he had been tasked by Abu Abdullah of Ansar Jerusalem to form the new group.


Amid Egypt's Sweeping Crackdown, North Sinai Residents in Crossfire




New magazine focuses on 'jihad and resistance work in Egypt'


 
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