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Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked - Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt made clear on Monday that it planned to press ahead with air strikes against Islamist militants in neighbouring Libya who it says were responsible for killing Egyptian Christians in an ambush last week. Smoke rises during heavy ...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 »

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

An Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant camps in the Libyan city of Derna on May 26, 2017. (Photo Courtesy of Egyptian military via AP). Share/Bookmark. Views: 4815. Print · Share/Bookmark. Views: 4815 ...and more »

Death toll from Egypt's Minya attack climbs to 30 - Ahram Online

Egyptian mourners attend a memorial at the St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Bani Mazar province, in the Minya governorate on May 27, 2017, for the 28 people gunned down by masked gunmen in a bus attack the day before. (AFP). Share/Bookmark ...and more »

Tinley Park man killed in attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt - Chicago Tribune

A Tinley Park man was among nearly 30 people killed in an Islamic State attack in Egypt Friday morning, his nephew told reporters Sunday. Mohsen Morkous, 60, was with family members on a bus traveling through the province of Minya en route to the ...and more »

Survivors of Christian bus attack in Egypt recount horror as men who refused to convert to Islam were killed -

Egypt has launched air strikes against targets in Libya in response to attack on Christians in Minya. Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting ...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 »

Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror - Egypt Independent

Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding under their seats to escape gunfire. The videos ...and more »

Al-Sisi, Haftar on threshold of waging land attack on Derna - The Libya Observer

Egyptian military special forces, backed by military intelligence and other forces, are currently involved in military preparations for Khalifa Haftar's forces to attack Derna city, eastern Libya, and have it under Dignity Operation control, The New ...and more »