17 Feb 2015

Defence chief to attend anti Islamic State coaltion talks

From Morning Report, 7:23 am on 17 February 2015

The meeting in Riyadh coincides with an escalation in the hostilities between Islamic State and Egypt. Egypt overnight launched airstrikes overnight in response to Islamic State's execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Egyptians had woken to angry headlines calling for revenge.