Egyptian newspapers are full-throated in their support for military action against Islamic State
Jihadists want to cause 'pandemonium' in Europe according to letter by Islamic State propagandist
A sizeable minority in Egypt and Libya, Coptic Christians attach great importance to prayer and fasting
Italian coastguard threatened by Kalashnikov-wielding men during the operation, in an 'alarming' new twist
Islamic State targets in Libya hit by Egyptian forces after militants behead 21 Christians in gruesome video
Most people trying to cross the Mediterranean without papers come through the lawless north African state of Libya
Improving eurozone confidence is also boosting the oil price, which some say fell 'too far, too fast'
Libya's parliament has decamped to a ship in the country's east, while Islamist militants roam the capital of Tripoli
Government considers asking for international help as 90% of planes destroyed in latest attack
Will the Seals' Mediterranean adventure help restore their 'super-hero' reputation after Osama revelation?