A televised raid on a Cairo bathhouse comes after a string of arrests of alleged homosexuals.
Supporters of the former president cheered the ruling, but hundreds gathered to show their displeasure.
After learning hard lessons rebuilding foreign militaries, the strategy is to train a vanguard element within the larger army.
Harsh restrictions, power outages and medicine shortages define health care under the jihadists.
Islamic State fighters surrounding a key oil refinery are withdrawing from their positions, potentially ending a months-long siege.
It was unclear whether the recording was made after airstrikes last week that targeted the militant chief.
Iraqi troops have claimed victory in the strategic city of Baiji, but deadly clashes continue in the area.
Iraqi officials say the group’s leader was injured in a different strike Saturday.
American aircraft have targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders in northern Iraq, officials said.
The group is cracking down on what it views as a rebellion, raising fears that the detainees will be killed.