Islamic State fighters fire at Egyptian policemen near Saint Catherine's Monastery - Long War Journal

Islamic State fighters attacked and killed at least one Egyptian policeman and wounded several others at a security checkpoint near Saint Catherine's Monastery in the southern Sinai late yesterday. Amaq News Agency, one of the group's main propaganda ...

ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt - ChristianityToday.com

Security stops Sinai assault on St. Catherine and its biblical library, but symbolism matters more. Jayson Casper in Cairo. [ posted 4/19/2017 10:15AM ]. ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt Image: BBM Explorer / Flickr · 0 · tweet · share ...

South Sinai Police forces kill perpetrator of St. Catherine's Monastery attack - Egypt Independent

Security apparatuses based in South Sinai killed on Wednesday afternoon the perpetrator of the attack against a security checkpoint near St. Catherine's Monastery in South Sinai. According to a resident who preferred to remain anonymous, the ...

Islamic terrorists attack ancient Orthodox monastery in Egypt - Catholic Culture

One police officer was killed, and four men wounded, when Islamic terrorists attacked the ancient Greek Orthodox monastery of St. Catherine on Mount Sinai on April 18. The exchange of gunfire occurred at a police checkpoint located a distance from the ...

Isis in Egypt Claims Monastery Attack Days Ahead of Pope Francis' Visit - Yahoo News

The Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has claimed responsibility for the latest attack on a Christian target. ISIS-affiliated gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint near the famed St Catherine's monastery on April 18, in the southern part of the Sinai ...

Islamic State claims attack near Egyptian monastery, according to US reports - Firstpost

Rome: The Islamic State jihadist group has taken credit for a deadly ambush at an Egyptian police checkpoint near the iconic Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai late Tuesday, US terrorist-tracking organisation SITE reports. × ...

ISIS Attack on Mount Sinai Holy Monastery Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Injured - Greek Reporter

An Islamic State attack on the police outpost of the Hagia Aikaterini Holy Monastery on Mount Sinai left one dead and four injured on Tuesday. This was the latest attack in a series targeting Christian churches. According to an Egyptian television ...

Egyptian security stopped gunmen from attacking a historic Christian site - StepFeed

A policeman was killed and three others were wounded late on Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's Sinai, Reuters reported. "A number of gunmen... facing one of the checkpoints on the road to St ...

ISIS Militants Attack Mt. Sinai Monastery in Egypt Ahead of Pope's Visit - Christian Post

A group of armed men attacked a security outpost near St. Catherine's monastery in South Sinai, Egypt on Tuesday, killing one policeman and wounding four others. (PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/ BERTHOLD WERNER)St. Catherine's Monastery in South ...

ISIS Kills Policeman, Wounds 4 Others in Foiled Attack on St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt - Christian Post

The Islamic State terror group killed one police officer and wounded four others in a foiled attack at St. Catherine's monastery in Sinai, Egypt, one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world. (Photo: Reuters/Aladin Abdel Naby/File Photo)A ...

Deadly attack near Egypt's old monastery - Starr 103.5 FM

One policeman has been killed by gunmen who opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's south Sinai, officials say. Another three police officers were injured in the attack several hundred metres from the church entrance. So ...

Gunmen kill police officer in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula - The Peninsula Qatar

CAIRO: An Egyptian police officer was killed and another three injured when gunmen targeted a security checkpoint in the southern Sinai Peninsula, according to the Interior Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said that a group of unidentified gunmen ...

Isis attack police guarding 1400-year-old monastery in Sinai - The Times (subscription)

Gunmen have shot dead a police officer and injured four others outside St Catherine's Monastery in Sinai in the latest attack on Christian sites in Egypt. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the shooting, just over a week after Isis suicide ...

Islamic State claims attack near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery - Israel Hayom

Attack on a police checkpoint near one of the world's most important Christian sites kills one police officer, injures four others • Attack comes 10 days before Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Egypt • Monastery is a UNESCO world heritage site ...

Egypt police officer killed in IS attack on Sinai monastery - Middle East Eye

Monastery of St. Catherine in Egypt's south Sinai, where a policeman was killed and three others wounded on 18 April (AFP). MEE staff's picture · MEE staff. Wednesday 19 April 2017 10:21 UTC. Last update: Wednesday 19 April 2017 10:31 UTC. googleplus.

Daesh targets St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's Sinai, killing 1 - Daily Sabah

A picture taken on April 16, 2017 shows a general view of the Monastery of St. Catherine in Egypt's south Sinai, where a policeman was killed and three others wounded on April 18, 2017. (AFP Photo). Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack on an ...

Isis attacks Sinai checkpoint, not far from St.Catherine's - ANSAmed

(ANSAmed) - Cairo, April 19 - Islamic State extremists opened fire on a police checkpoint on the road leading to the Greek Orthodox monastery of St Catherine in the southern Sinai peninsula on Tuesday evening, killing a petty officer and injuring four ...

Egypt: ISIS claims attack on monastery; Israel remains alert - World Israel News

ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack on Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, the latest Islamic attack on Christians in Egypt. The Islamic State (ISIS) terror group has claimed responsibility for an attack on an Egyptian police checkpoint near ...

Islamic militants kill policeman in attack near Sinai monastery - Citizen

Fighters of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitaries prepare defensive positions near the frontline village of Ayn al-Hisan, on the outskirts of Tal Afar west of Mosul, where Iraqi forces are preparing for the offensive retake the ...

Policeman Killed In Gun Attack Near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery - malaysiandigest.com

One person has been killed and at least four people have been injured in an attack in southern Sinai. Responsibility for the attack, near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery, has been claimed by the "Islamic State." Egyptian officials have reported that ...