Members of ISIS begin to coach members of an Egyptian militant groups, complicating the effort to stabilize the largest Arab nation.The Sinai-based senior command, Al-Maqdis, is responsible for killing hundreds of members of Egyptian security forces in the span of one year. ISIS now provides this particular militant group with instructions on how to more effectively operate. Al-Maqdis:
They teach us how to carry out operations. We communicate through the Internet. They don’t give us weapons or fighters. But they teach us how to create secret cells, consisting of five people. Only one person has contact with other cells.