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29 Coptic Christians Murdered on Route to a Monastery; 29 New Martyrs Born. - HuffPost

Across Egypt, a gruesome pattern has developed marking the beginning of a significant religious occasion: Islamic State (IS, ISIS or ISIL) fighters attack and murder as many Coptic Christians as possible. Before Christmas and on Palm Sunday, suicide ...and more »

Why the Coptic focus? -

Last week′s heinous bus attack was just the latest in a wave of brutal terrorist strikes by the Islamic State group on Egypt′s minority community of Coptic Christians. In his essay, the Egyptian writer Shady Lewis Botros looks at why the Copts in ...and more »

Warplanes carry out new strikes on Libya's Derna -

Warplanes have launched three air strikes on the Libyan city of Derna, a witness said, days after Egypt attacked camps there, saying it was targetting fighters responsible for killing Egyptian Christians. There was no immediate confirmation of Monday's ...and more »

Coptic Christians in Egypt accuse government of failing to protect them as IS gunmen massacre 29 in latest attack - The Tablet

Egypt's government vowed to boost security and protect its Christian citizens after suicide bombers struck two churches on Palm Sunday, killing 45. Christians in Egypt are accusing the government of failing to protect them after Islamic State gunmen ...and more »

Egyptian Air Force smashes ISIS bases in Libya in retaliation for latest terrorist attack (VIDEO) - AMN Al-Masdar News

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:00 P.M.) – Egypt's Ministry of Defense has published a video footage that shows Egyptian Air Force destroying camps and various facilities of the so-called “Islamic State” (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS) in Libya. Massive air raid took ...and more »

Egypt's airstrikes on Libyan terrorist targets are ongoing: Military spokesman - Ahram Online

In a Friday evening speech following the Minya attack, El-Sisi announced that airstrikes were being launched against a camp that had been a source of terrorists who had carried out attacks in Egypt, without specifying the location. The army released a ...and more »

Cairo to continue targeting ISIS in Libya following attacks on Christians - The Jerusalem Post

"Anyone sponsoring terrorism will be punished no matter where they are," says Military spokesman; Egyptian air force cooperating with Libyan National Army. By REUTERS. May 30, 2017 11:01. 3 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. ISIS. An ...and more »

'We are not terrorists': Libyans cower as Egypt hunts phantom enemy - Middle East Eye

The Libyan city of Derna is under siege and facing intense bombing by the Egyptian air force that is hunting an enemy who was kicked out more than two years ago, a resident has said. Hamza al-Dernawy described to Middle East Eye a city isolated by ...and more »

Cairo dismisses security official over Daesh attack on Christians - TRT World

Unidentified gunmen killed 29 Coptic Christians last Friday as they were heading to the Monastery of St Samuel in Minya province, south of Cairo. Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack mourn by their coffins during a funeral ...and more »

Tinley Park man, 7 family members killed in Egypt bus attack - WLS-TV

A Tinley Park man, his two sons, a grandchild and other family members, were among 26 people killed Friday in Egypt when an ISIS gunman opened fire on a bus full of Coptic Christians headed to a religious site. Mohsen Morkous, an American citizen, was ...and more »