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Police targeted near Egypt's St Catherine's Monastery -

At least one police officer has died after armed men attacked security forces near St Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's South Sinai governorate, according to the health ministry, just a week after two deadly church bombings killed 45. The Islamic State ...and more »

Egypt says air raids kill 19 ISIL fighters in Sinai -

Air raids in northern Sinai have killed 19 members of Egypt's ISIL affiliate, including three of its leaders, according to the Egyptian military. There was no immediate comment from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in response to ...and more »

A shooting near an ancient monastery in Egypt highlights its amazing endurance - The Economist (blog)

TODAY the monks of Mount Sinai devoted even longer than usual to their morning prayers, which always start in the middle of the Egyptian night and continue well beyond daybreak. The lengthy praying had nothing to do with the fact that their ancient ...and more »

Gunmen Kill Police in Attack Near Egypt's Iconic St. Catherine's Monastery - TIME

(CAIRO) — Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health Ministry said, just a week after two deadly church bombings killed 45 ...and more »

Egypt says air strikes kill ISIS leaders in Sinai - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Egypt is tightening security ahead of a visit by Pope Francis next week as a result of suicide bombings this month on two Christian churches. 1 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Sinai province. Islamic State-affiliated Sinai Province ...and more »

Islamic State Nears Egypt Tourism Hub With South Sinai Attack - Bloomberg

The Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate claimed responsibility for an attack on a police checkpoint near St. Catherine's Monastery in south Sinai, the latest strike by the group against Egypt's Coptic Christian minority and the country's vital tourism ...and more »

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 ...and more »

ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt -

Security stops Sinai assault on St. Catherine and its biblical library, but symbolism matters more. Jayson Casper in Cairo. April 19, 2017 10:15 AM. ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt. Image: BBM Explorer / Flickr. Two weeks after killing ...and more »

Egypt: ISIS Gunmen Attack St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai - Haaretz

Gunmen opened fire on an Egyptian police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai late on Tuesday, killing one policeman and wounding four, security and medical officials said. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack via its ...and more »

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 ...and more »