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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, kill at least 26 - The Hindu

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, kill at least 26The HinduMasked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said. No group immediately claimed ...and more »

28 Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt - Breaking Israel News;

28 Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt - Breaking Israel News

Breaking Israel News28 Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in EgyptBreaking Israel News28 Coptic Christians, including ten children, were killed in a shooting attack on a deserted road about 62 miles northwest of the city of Minya, Egypt on Friday and at least 23 others were injured, some critically. On Saturday, the Islamic State (ISIS ...and more »

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians - Arab News;

Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians - Arab News

Arab NewsEgypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on ChristiansArab NewsIn this still image taken from video provided by the Egyptian military, an Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant hideouts in the Libyan city of Darna, on Friday. (AP). CAIRO/BENGHAZI: Egypt launched a ...and more »

Tel Aviv City Hall lit with Egypt flag in solidarity with Copts terror victims - The Times of Israel;

Tel Aviv City Hall lit with Egypt flag in solidarity with Copts terror victims - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelTel Aviv City Hall lit with Egypt flag in solidarity with Copts terror victimsThe Times of IsraelThe Tel Aviv Municipality building lit in the colors of the Egyptian flag on May 28, 2017 to show solidarity with Christian Copts killed in a terror attack near Cairo a day earlier. (Tel Aviv Municipality) ...and more »

Death toll touches 52 after militias clashed in Tripoli - Arab News;

Death toll touches 52 after militias clashed in Tripoli - Arab News

Arab NewsDeath toll touches 52 after militias clashed in TripoliArab NewsTRIPOLI: Forces loyal to Libya's unity government said Saturday that 52 of its fighters were killed as they repelled rival militias in fierce clashes in the capital Tripoli. Apart from sporadic gunfire in southern Tripoli, calm returned to the city on ...and more »

Egypt terror inciters should be pursued internationally - Arab News

Egypt terror inciters should be pursued internationallyArab NewsThe repeated crimes targeting Egypt are evil acts that require regional and international action, as the causes and consequences are no longer solely an Egyptian matter. What happened on Friday in Minya is part of a series of terrorist attacks linked ...and more »

Morocco condemns Egypt bus attack on Christians - News Ghana;

Morocco condemns Egypt bus attack on Christians - News Ghana

News GhanaMorocco condemns Egypt bus attack on ChristiansNews GhanaMorocco strongly condemned on Saturday the “abject” terrorist attack that targeted a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt's Minya Province. In a message of condolence and compassion to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, King Mohammed VI ...and more »

Amir condoles Coptic deaths – Egypt hits bases in Libya - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily;

Amir condoles Coptic deaths – Egypt hits bases in Libya - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Arab Times Kuwait English DailyAmir condoles Coptic deaths – Egypt hits bases in LibyaArab Times Kuwait English DailyCoptic Christians carry coffins of their relatives who were killed during a bus attack, following their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt on May 26. (AP). CAIRO, May 27, (Agencies): Egypt launched a fresh round of air strikes ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianEgypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills 29 CoptsThe GuardianRelatives 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 · The Observer ...and more »

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For The Egypt Attack On Twitter - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For The Egypt Attack On Twitter - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONIslamic State Claims Responsibility For The Egypt Attack On TwitterCHANNELS TELEVISIONFrance, IS, Priest Islamic State claimed responsibility via Twitter on Saturday for an attack on a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in central Egypt on Friday via Twitter. At least 29 people were killed and 24 wounded, with many ...and more »

Masked gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians south of Cairo and injure dozens of others - eyewitnesses - Irish Independent;

Masked gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians south of Cairo and injure dozens of others - eyewitnesses - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentMasked gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians south of Cairo and injure dozens of others - eyewitnessesIrish IndependentMasked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said. The group was traveling in two buses and a small ...and more »

Tel Aviv municipal building illuminated with Egyptian flag following terror attack - Ynetnews;

Tel Aviv municipal building illuminated with Egyptian flag following terror attack - Ynetnews

YnetnewsTel Aviv municipal building illuminated with Egyptian flag following terror attackYnetnewsTel Aviv adorns its municipal building with the flag of Egypt in solidarity with the Egyptian people and Coptic Christians following Friday's deadly terror attack; first time flag of Arab nation featured on building. Itay Blumenthal|Published: 27.05.17 ...and more »

'Egyptian air strikes on terrorist strongholds in Libya legitimate self-defence,' Shoukry tells Tillerson - Ahram Online;

'Egyptian air strikes on terrorist strongholds in Libya legitimate self-defence,' Shoukry tells Tillerson - Ahram Online

Ahram Online'Egyptian air strikes on terrorist strongholds in Libya legitimate self-defence,' Shoukry tells TillersonAhram OnlineEgyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has told his US counterpart Rex Tillerson that Egyptian air strikes on “terrorist strongholds” in eastern Libya came in the framework of “legitimate self-defence.” In an official statement, foreign ministry ...and more »

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Coptic Christians attacked by gunmen - The Straits Times

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Coptic Christians attacked by gunmenThe Straits TimesDAYR JARNOUS, Egypt (REUTERS) - Thousands of Christians, weeping and praying, gathered at a church in this small southern Egyptian village on Friday (May 26) to mourn seven of their community who were among the more than two dozen Christians ...and more »

RT News - May 27, 2017 (17:00 MSK) - RT

RT News - May 27, 2017 (17:00 MSK)RTEgyptian media says the country's air force is continuing to hit terrorist bases - less than a day after carrying out strikes in Libya in response to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians near Cairo. A deadly suicide bombing hits an Afghan security convoy.and more »

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times - Plainview Daily Herald;

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times - Plainview Daily Herald

Plainview Daily HeraldPope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient timesPlainview Daily HeraldPope Francis is greeted by faithful as he meets with bishops, priests and nuns at the Cathedral of San Lorenzo during his one day visit to Genoa, northern Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (L'Osservatore ... more. Photo: AP. Image 2 of 4. Pope Francis ...and more »

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya - Egypt Independent;

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya - Egypt Independent

Egypt IndependentEgypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in LibyaEgypt IndependentEgypt said Saturday attackers who massacred Christians near a monastery had trained in militant camps in Libya which it targeted with air strikes, after the Islamic State group claimed responsibility. The air force loyal to Egypt-backed Libyan ...and more »

Egypt's jets strike suspected 'terrorist camps' in Libya after bus attack - UPI.com;

Egypt's jets strike suspected 'terrorist camps' in Libya after bus attack - UPI.com

UPI.comEgypt's jets strike suspected 'terrorist camps' in Libya after bus attackUPI.comSecurity officials stand at the site of an armed attack on a bus traveling to a monastery in Egypt's Minya province Friday. Photo by STR/EPA. May 27 (UPI) -- Egypt's air force launched strikes on suspected "terrorist camps" in Libya after a bus attack ...and more »

Burj Khalifa displays Egyptian flag - gulfnews.com;

Burj Khalifa displays Egyptian flag - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comBurj Khalifa displays Egyptian flaggulfnews.comDubai: The Burj Khalifa was lit up in the colours of the Egyptian flag on Saturday night, in solidarity with the victims of Friday's terrorist attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians. burj lit up vertical. Image Credit: Javed Nawab / Gulf News. The ...and more »

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' haven - Houston Chronicle;

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' haven - Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleAfter UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' havenHouston ChronicleFILE - This Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, shows a general view of buildings ravaged by fighting in Sirte, Libya. The Libya connection in the Manchester concert bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt ... more. Photo: Manu Brabo, AP. Image 2 of 4.and more »