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 ...

Egypt informs UNSC about airstrikes on Eastern Libya - Kuwait News Agency

CAIRO, May 27 (KUNA) -- Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that Egypt has formally apprised the UN Security Council of the airstrikes carried out by Egyptian fighters against militant camps in eastern Libya. In a press statement, the ministry ...

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 ...

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 ...

Egypt, Haftar jets strike militant camps in Libya - Khaleej Times

In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with Daesh (AP). In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is ...

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.

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 ...

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians - ClickLancashire

Twenty-five others were also injured, some of whom are now in critical condition, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Mugahed told state-run TV al-Masriya. Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian community, have repeatedly complained of ...

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' haven - Midland Reporter-Telegram

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.

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Copts attacked by gunmen - Yahoo News UK

DAYR JARNOUS, Egypt (Reuters) - Thousands of Christians, weeping and praying, gathered at a church in this small southern Egyptian village on Friday to mourn seven of their community who were among the more than two dozen Christians shot dead by ...

Egypt massacre: ISIS takes responsibility for deadly attack on convoy carrying Coptic Christians World News - http://theliberal.ie/ (press release) (blog)

The extremist organization ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a convoy carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt yesterday. At least 29 people died and over 20 were injured after ISIS operatives ambushed the convoy near the Egyptian ...

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Egypt bus ambush - New York Daily News

Islamic State terrorists claimed responsibility Saturday for the cold-blooded massacre of 29 Christians taking a bus trip to a remote Egyptian monastery. The ISIS statement, via its Aamaq news agency, came as Egyptian authorities announced its ...

Egypt strikes Libya camps after Christians killed - Kuwait Times

MAGHAGHA, Egypt: A man covers bloodstains of victims on the road leading to St Samuel the Confessor monastery about 220 km south of Cairo yesterday. — AP. MINYA, Egypt: Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya ...

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt - New Jersey Herald

This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows a policeman and a priest next to a bus after stormed the bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked ...

The Latest: Egypt strikes bases in Libya after Copts attack - New Jersey Herald

Senior officials say Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant bases in eastern Libya in retaliation for an attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians south of Cairo. The officials said the warplanes on Friday targeted the ...

Libya in focus after Egypt, UK attacks - The Jerusalem Post

Libya is now in focus for providing a haven for jihadists and exporting extremist volunteers and terrorist networks. Relatives of victims of an attack that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians on Friday react at the funeral in Minya, Egypt May 26, 2017 ...

Egypt govt to compensate victims of Minya attack on Coptic Christians - Ahram Online

Relatives of Coptic Christian Ayied Ward, who was a victim of an attack on a bus, carry his coffin following his funeral service at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. (Photo: AP) ...

Cold-blooded desert massacre leaves Egypt's Copts in shock - The Borneo Post

BANI MAZAR (EGYPT): The masked gunmen first ordered the Christians travelling to the Egyptian desert monastery to get down from the buses they were in — and then to recant their faith. The mix of faithful visiting the sanctuary along with monastery ...