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

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 Islamic ...

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) ...

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 ...

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. × ...

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 ...

Gunmen Kill Police Officer Near St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt - New York Times

The Monastery of St. Catherine, near Mount Sinai in Egypt, where a policeman was killed and four others were wounded on Monday. Credit Pedro Costa Gomes/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. CAIRO — Gunmen attacked a checkpoint near the iconic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Contradiction dominates state security narratives on St. Catherine's Monastery attack - Egypt Independent

A non-commissioned police officer was killed and other three officers were injured on Tuesday night in a militant attack that targeted a security checkpoint located on the road to St. Catherine's Monastery in South Sinai, the Interior Ministry said in ...

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

A policeman was killed and four others wounded on Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint near St Catherine's monastery in Egypt's Sinai, the Egyptian interior ministry said. IS's Amaq propaganda arm claimed the attack on social media.