Egypt police kill gunman linked to attack - The Australian

Egyptian security forces have tracked down and killed a gunman suspected of involvement in an attack near St Catherine's Monastery in southern Sinai that left one police officer dead and three wounded, the Interior Ministry says. Islamic State claimed ...

Egypt says killed Sinai monastery shooter - Daily Mail

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. Egyptian security forces killed a gunman suspected of shooting dead a policeman near St Catherine's ...

Egypt police: Militant involved in monastery attack killed - Fox News

CAIRO – Egypt's Interior Ministry says police have tracked and killed one of the militants involved in an attack on a checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai the previous night. The late Tuesday attack, which was claimed by the ...

ISIS Attacks Historic Christian Site in Egypt - AINA (press release)

At least one police officer has been killed and four others were injured after gunmen attacked security forces near one of Egypt's most important Christian sites. The attack, which took place at a police checkpoint next to St Catherine's Monastery in ...

Egypt police kill man suspected of involvement in deadly attack on St Catherine checkpoint in Sinai: Sources - Ahram Online

File Photo: FILE PHOTO - Special police forces stand guard as a Greek monk is seen on the top of a church at Saint Catherine's monastery, in the Sinai Peninsula, south of Egypt, in this file photo taken December 8, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Egypt imposes partial curfew in Sinai after deadly attack - Gulf Times

The Monastery of St. Catherine in Egypt's south Sinai, where a policeman was killed and three others wounded on Tuesday. Text Size: A A A. DPA/Cairo. Egypt imposed a partial curfew in Sinai on Wednesday, a day after a deadly attack claimed by the ...

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 · 26 · 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 ...

Islamic State claims responsibility for terror attack on Egyptian monastery - JNS.org

(JNS.org) The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for a terror attack at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Egyptian Sinai late Tuesday. The attack killed one policeman and injured four more. St. Catherine's Monastery in the Egyptian Sinai ...

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

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. IS claimed the attack in a ...

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 ...

Israel decides to keep its Sinai border crossing shut until further notice - Egypt Independent

Israel has decided to keep its Sinai border with Egypt closed indefinitely and will “reexamine the situation” in the coming days, according to a statement released Tuesday by the counter-terrorism unit in Israel's National Security Council. The ...

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 ...

Taba border crossing to Egypt to remain closed, says Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau - Ahram Online

The Taba border crossing to Egypt will remain closed, Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau (CTB) said on Tuesday, only a few hours before an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group took place on a Saint Catherine's Monastery security checkpoint ...

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 ...