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

Masked 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 ...

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

28 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

The 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) ...

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

TRIPOLI: 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 ...

Egypt terror inciters should be pursued internationally - Arab News

The 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 ...

Morocco condemns Egypt bus attack on Christians - News Ghana

Morocco 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 ...

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

Coptic 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 ...

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 · The Observer ...

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

France, 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 ...

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

Masked 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 ...

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

Tel 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 ...

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

Egyptian 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 ...

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

DAYR 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 ...

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

Egyptian 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.

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

Pope 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 ...

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya - Egypt Independent

Egypt 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 ...

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

Security 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 ...

Burj Khalifa displays Egyptian flag - gulfnews.com

Dubai: 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 ...

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

FILE - 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.