» 02/17/2015, 00.00
EGYPT - LIBYA - ISLAM
The heart of Egypt moved and devastated
The beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts has boosted national unity. President al-Sisi called the victims "martyrs" of the homeland. Various dignitaries, including the Vatican representative to Cairo, visited Patriarch Tawadros to offer their condolences. Egypt blocks all visas for Libya and is preparing plans to repatriate 1.5 million of its citizens living in Libya. Salafist movements condemn the violence by the Islamic State group.
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Sirte freed from Daesh
A spokesperson for Bunyan El Marsus, the western Libyan militias allied with the government of national unity, made the announcement. Daesh forces fled south. Overestimated, the strength of the Islamic state is a media-constructed myth. Now the el Sharara oil fields must be saved from possible reprisals.
Escape from Libyan hell: Egyptian migrants tell of ordeal and Islamic State torture
Over 10 thousand Egyptians have returned. Many of them, kidnapped by Muslim gangs, were forced to work without food and water. Several were marked on the scalp with an "S" out of contempt for al-Sisi, the Egyptian president. At least 45 of the returnees need medical and psychological care to help them deal with shock.
Copts beheaded in Libya: the families’ Calvary, the pain of Muslims
The young men murdered by the Islamic State, where in Libya for work, many of them had waited to get married and were helping their relatives at home. The fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters and wives of those killed are in shock. Many, unable to bear the news of the tragedy, have been hospitalized. The solidarity of the villages, of the Churches and the nation, which is increasingly united. The list of those killed. From our AsiaNews correspondent in Egypt. Part I.
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Egypt seeks anti –jihadist allies among Libyan tribes
Hundreds of Libyan tribal leaders met yesterday in Cairo. Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri: " Egypt will not hesitate to support her brother Libyans until they achieve security and reconciliation among themselves." Egyptian President ponders Arab States intervention in Libya, modeled on Yemen.
Egypt launches air strikes against the Islamic State in Libya, after the beheading of 21 Copts
Training camps and military arsenals in Libya targeted. Al-Sisi states that "Egypt and the entire world" must counter the Islamist challenge. Video released of the beheading of 21 Egyptian workers. Strong confessional connotation as a "revenge" against "people of the cross". "We are just south of Rome." Italian embassy in Tripoli evacuated.
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