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Militants from the al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) celebrate the group's declaration of an Islamic state, in Fallujah

Reports: Islamic State Kidnaps 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya

Egyptian president orders evacuation of remaining citizens

February 13, 2015
Vladimir Putin, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

Egypt, Russia Ink Deal to Build Nuke Reactors

Obama administration will not block deal

February 11, 2015
In this Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 file photo, Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi hold a large Egyptian national flag as chant slogans against Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque

Foreigners, Diplomats Warned to Leave Egypt or Be Targeted for Jihad

‘Revolutionary Punishment Movement’ Issues Warning to Foreigners

February 3, 2015

Egypt Asks Russia for Anti-Tank Missiles, Warplanes

Request comes after Saudis gave Egypt $2 billion for Russian weapons

August 13, 2014
Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel

Hagel Gives Vague Answers When Questioned at Synagogue

On Iran, Hagel downplays U.S. military option

February 19, 2014

Freedom Declining Worldwide Despite Democratization

Freedom has declined for eighth consecutive year, according to Freedom House

January 23, 2014