This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Egypt launches strikes in Libya after Minya attack - Aljazeera.com

Air raids target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are alleged to have trained. 27 May 2017. Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out six strikes directed at camps near Derna in Libya, where armed men ...and more »

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks on Terrorist Attack in Egypt - MFA China

Q: On May 26, a terrorist attack on Coptic Christians was carried out in Minya province, Egypt. At least 28 people were killed and 26 injured. What is your comment? A: China strongly condemns the severe terrorist attack in Minya province, Egypt ...and more »

Egypt bus shooting: At least 26 dead after attack on Coptic Christians - Sky News

The attack is the latest by Islamic State in Egypt and comes on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan. 15:11, UK, Friday 26 May 2017. IS-linked militants opened fire on the bus as it travelled to a monastery. Image: IS-linked militants opened fire on ...and more »

Pope Francis Says Coptic Christians Killed in Egypt Bus Attack Were 'Martyrs' - NBCNews.com

Francis led thousands of people in prayer Sunday for the victims, who Francis said were killed in "another act of ferocious violence" after having refused to renounce their Christian faith. Image: Coptic Christians shout after the funeral of some of ...and more »

Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 - New York Times

CAIRO — Dressed in military fatigues, the gunmen waved down the bus filled with Christian pilgrims as it wended its way down a dusty side-road in the desert of western Egypt, headed toward a monastery. Claiming to be security officers, the gunmen ...and more »

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 launched a fresh wave of air strikes against Libyan ...and more »

Egypt strikes Libya after deadly bus attack against Christians - CBC.ca

Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out strikes directed at camps in Libya, which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day, Egyptian military sources said. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el ...and more »

Why the Middle East's Christians Are Under Attack - New York Times

Relatives mourn during the funeral of victims killed in an attack on Coptic Christians in Minya Province, central Egypt on Friday. They were on a bus en route to a monastery when gunmen opened fire on them, killing at least 20 and injuring dozens ...and more »

Coptic Christians accuse Egyptian government of failing to protect them - The Guardian

A priest walks in front of the Saint Samuel monastery in Maghagha. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP. Egypt's Coptic Christians have accused the government of failing to protect them in the wake of an attack claimed by Islamic State on a bus convoy that killed ...and more »

Coptic Christians killed in Minya bus attack - Aljazeera.com

Children among bus passengers targeted while going to a monastery in Minya province, prompting hunt for the attackers. 26 May 2017. At least 28 Coptic Christians have been killed and dozens more wounded by armed men who attacked them while they were ...and more »