Egypt jihadist group releases video of beheadings

An Egyptian jihadist group released a video Sunday showing the execution of four men, including three being beheaded, accused of spying for the army and for Israel’s Mossad intelligence service.

It is the second time such gruesome footage has been released by Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Partisans of Jerusalem), the deadliest terrorist group based in Egypt’s insurgency-hit Sinai region.

A similar video of beheadings was released by the group on August 28, showing the decapitation of four men also accused of being “Israeli informants.”

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis says it supports the Islamic State (IS) group, which has seized swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, but has not pledged formal allegiance to it…