EGYPT

These Are The Groups Fueling Chaos In Egypt

An ISIS affiliate is getting the attention, but there are no fewer than five militant groups wreaking havoc in Egypt

Aug 07, 2015 at 1:18 PM ET

The pomp and circumstance surrounding Egypt’s $8 billion Suez Canal upgrade this week was a welcome respite for a country teetering on the brink. While the kidnapping of a Croatian citizen and a series of deadly attacks by Sinai Province have recently put Egypt’s ISIS affiliate in a spotlight, no fewer than four other groups there continue to wreak havoc throughout the country. Here’s a quick snapshot of these groups and their relationships to one another.