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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks on Terrorist Attack in Egypt - MFA China

Q: On May 26, a terrorist attack on Coptic Christians was carried out in Minya province, Egypt. At least 28 people were killed and 26 injured. What is your comment? A: China strongly condemns the severe terrorist attack in Minya province, Egypt ...and more »

Pope Francis Says Coptic Christians Killed in Egypt Bus Attack Were 'Martyrs' - NBCNews.com

Francis led thousands of people in prayer Sunday for the victims, who Francis said were killed in "another act of ferocious violence" after having refused to renounce their Christian faith. Image: Coptic Christians shout after the funeral of some of ...and more »

Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 - New York Times

CAIRO — Dressed in military fatigues, the gunmen waved down the bus filled with Christian pilgrims as it wended its way down a dusty side-road in the desert of western Egypt, headed toward a monastery. Claiming to be security officers, the gunmen ...and more »

Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians - Sky News

The attack is the latest by Islamic State in Egypt and comes on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan. 15:11, UK, Friday 26 May 2017. IS-linked militants opened fire on the bus as it travelled to a monastery. Image: IS-linked militants opened fire on ...and more »

Egypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills 29 Copts - The Guardian

Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP. Egypt launched a fresh wave of air strikes against Libyan ...and more »

Egypt launches strikes in Libya after Minya attack - Aljazeera.com

Air raids target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are alleged to have trained. 27 May 2017. Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out six strikes directed at camps near Derna in Libya, where armed men ...and more »

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as jihadist haven - The Times of Israel

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the ...and more »

Why the Middle East's Christians Are Under Attack - New York Times

ISTANBUL — When Pope Francis visited Egypt last month, he called on the leaders of the Muslim world “to unmask the violence that masquerades as purported sanctity.” This was timely: Just a few weeks before, on Palm Sunday, Egypt's Coptic Christian ...and more »

Coptic Christians accuse Egyptian government of failing to protect them - The Guardian

A priest walks in front of the Saint Samuel monastery in Maghagha. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP. Egypt's Coptic Christians have accused the government of failing to protect them in the wake of an attack claimed by Islamic State on a bus convoy that killed ...and more »

Jihadists behind Egypt convoy attack 'trained in Libya' - Sky News

Airstrikes are carried out on militant-held areas in eastern Libya after a series of attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt. 17:06, UK, Saturday 27 May 2017. Mourners carry crosses after the funeral of the Coptic Christians killed in Minya, Egypt. Image ...and more »