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Libyan raids herald bolder Arab action as US wavers




Gaza conflict: Israel and Palestinians agree long-term truce




When will the US, Europe wake up to the threat of radical Islam?




Egyptian Islamic authority: Extremists no 'Islamic State'




The Muslim Brotherhood's Iron Hand in a Velvet Glove




Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages




Steep obstacles to any Gaza deal




Libya calls for regional security alliance




UK prime minister: Our generational struggle against a poisonous ideology




Gaza conflict: New three-day ceasefire begins




Hamas threatens major escalation in rocket strikes on Israel




In a final ruling, a court dissolved the Muslim Brotherhood's political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party. The Muslim Brotherhood itself was banned in September. The military claimed to have killed 60 "extremists" and arrested 102 suspects in security operations in North Sinai, and to have found 17 tunnels in Rafah supplied with arms and ammunition. Three Palestinian infiltrators were also arrested. Egyptian officials have announced a project to dig a new 45-mile canal parallel to the Suez Canal, to be completed within a year.




Airstrikes, rocket launches continue after Gaza truce crumbles




Israel strikes Gaza after militants resume rocket fire




The military claimed to have killed three terrorists and arrested six more in the Sinai on Aug. 4; a military source said Sinai operations, including the destruction of smuggling tunnels, are continuing. Mediators in Egypt are working to extend the three-day Gaza truce, which expires tomorrow morning. Egyptian jihadist Islam Yakan has been promoting the Islamic State and encouraging youth to join the jihad in Syria and Iraq.




Up to 10,000 Egyptians stranded at Libya-Tunisia border




The Army said 11 militants were killed in shootouts with security forces during a north Sinai raid yesterday. On Aug. 2, security forces carried out raids on terrorist hideouts in Arish and Sheikh Zuwaid. Intelligence chief Mohamed Farid met with Palestinians about a proposed Gaza ceasefire. The trial of Mohamed al-Zawahiri, brother of al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri, and 67 others accused of terrorist crimes was postponed to Aug. 9 due to a malfunctioning microphone.




Israel Rules Out Dialogue with Hamas on Gaza




In Tunnel War, Israeli Playbook Offers Few Ideas




Israel, Palestinian militant groups agree to three-day Gaza truce