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Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai - Amnesty International

The Egyptian authorities must offer urgent protection to Coptic Christians in North Sinai and provide essential services and accommodation to hundreds who were forced to flee their homes, after seven people from the community were killed in a series of ...and more »

Egypt's Sissi vows to help Coptic Christians fleeing Sinai - Deutsche Welle

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said those fleeing Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula will receive support. More than 100 families have left the area in the past few days after seven killings. Ägypten Hunderte Kopten von der ...and more »

ISIS attacks on Sinai Christians pose challenge to Sisi - Jerusalem Post Israel News

A NUN WEEPS inside Cairo's St. Marks Coptic Cathedral yesterday, after terrorists killed at least 25 people and wounded 49 during Sunday mass. (photo credit: AMR ABDALLAH DALSH / REUTERS). At the Mary Jirjis Church in Ismailia, Egypt, Mervat Jirjis ...and more »

Fearing terror, Egyptian Christians flee Sinai for 4th day - The Times of Israel

A Christian man who fled el-Arish stands outside the Evangelical Church in Ismailia, 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Egyptian Christians fearing attacks by Islamic State militants are fleeing the volatile northern ...and more »

Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai after killings -

Flight of families to Ismailia follows warning of attacks by ISIL and murders targeting community in El Arish. 26 Feb 2017. Hundreds of members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority have fled the Sinai Peninsula to Ismailia city, 115km northeast of the ...and more »

Christians fear for their lives in the Middle East - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Coptic Christians crowd into a church in Cairo. Copts in the Sinai have recently come under attack by Islamic State. (photo credit: SETH J. FRANTZMAN). Christians fear for their lives in certain parts of the Middle East. Islamic State (ISIS) has called ...and more »

Attacks on Copts in Sinai 'a message from ISIL' -

The latest string of attacks in northern Sinai's El Arish against Coptic Christians were indirect attempts by armed groups to undermine the government, according to Egyptian experts and analysts. Hundreds of Copts fled their homes last week after seven ...and more »

Isis attacks drive Egyptian Christians from Sinai city - Financial Times

Issaf Sameh, 10, tapped the side of his head and then his forehead to indicate where the bullets that killed his grandfather struck. Masked Isis militants shot the elderly man last week after storming his home in Arish, one of a string of attacks on ...and more »

Anger and desperation accompany Copts from their homes in Arish to Ismailia - Mada Masr

The sounds of crows fill the early morning hours in the city of Ismailia. Dozens of children chase after the birds in attempt at play as they snatch pieces of food scattered on the lawn of a youth hostel overlooking the Suez Canal. Dozens of Coptic ...and more »

More than 300 Coptic Christians Flee Egypt's North Sinai - Egyptian Streets

Some Coptic Christians arriving at the Evangelical Church in Ismailiya where they have taken refuge from violence in El-Arish, North Sinai. Credit: Unknown. Dozens of Christian families have fled Egypt's North Sinai following increased attacks and ...and more »