Egypt seeks center stage in regional, anti-terror campaign | Fox News

February 17, 2015 5:30 PM

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Egypt seeks center stage in regional, anti-terror campaign | Fox News

An Egyptian Christian woman wearing a shirt with the photo of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi during a vigil to morn Christians who were killed in Libya, at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Egypt is making an ambitious bid to place itself at the center of the fight against extremism across the Middle East. Beyond fighting militants in its own Sinai Peninsula, it is trying to organize an international coalition against the Islamic State in Libya and helping Saudi Arabia defend its borders. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) (The Associated Press)

Pope Tawadros II, the 118th pope of the Coptic Church of Egypt, leads a mass for the Egyptian Christians who were killed in Libya, at St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Egypt is making an ambitious bid to place itself at the center of the fight against extremism across the...

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