Militants attack Christians in Egypt, kill at least 26 - The Hindu

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said. No group immediately claimed ...

Grief, rage in Egyptian church after Copts attacked by gunmen - Jordan Times

DAYR JARNOUS, Egypt — Thousands of Christians, weeping and praying, gathered at a church in this small southern Egyptian village on Friday to mourn seven of their community who were among the more than two dozen Christians shot dead by ...

Egypt, Haftar jets strike militant camps in Libya - Khaleej Times

In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is comforted by others as he mourns over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with Daesh (AP). In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, a man is ...

Burj Khalifa displays Egyptian flag - gulfnews.com

Dubai: The Burj Khalifa was lit up in the colours of the Egyptian flag on Saturday night, in solidarity with the victims of Friday's terrorist attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians. burj lit up vertical. Image Credit: Javed Nawab / Gulf News. The ...

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' haven - mySanAntonio.com

FILE - This Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, shows a general view of buildings ravaged by fighting in Sirte, Libya. The Libya connection in the Manchester concert bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt ... more. Photo: Manu Brabo, AP. Image 2 of 4.

Egypt massacre: ISIS takes responsibility for deadly attack on convoy carrying Coptic Christians World News - http://theliberal.ie/ (press release) (blog)

The extremist organization ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on a convoy carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt yesterday. At least 29 people died and over 20 were injured after ISIS operatives ambushed the convoy near the Egyptian ...

Egypt strikes Libya camps after Christians killed - Kuwait Times

MAGHAGHA, Egypt: A man covers bloodstains of victims on the road leading to St Samuel the Confessor monastery about 220 km south of Cairo yesterday. — AP. MINYA, Egypt: Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya ...

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt - New Jersey Herald

This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows a policeman and a priest next to a bus after stormed the bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked ...

The Latest: Egypt strikes bases in Libya after Copts attack - New Jersey Herald

Senior officials say Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant bases in eastern Libya in retaliation for an attack by suspected Islamic State militants that killed 28 Christians south of Cairo. The officials said the warplanes on Friday targeted the ...

ISIS claims attack on Coptic Christians - indiablooms

Cairo, May 27 (IBNS): Militant group the Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed the attack which killed at least 29 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the eve of Ramadan, reports said. The incident also injured 25 others. SITE Intel Group said that ISIS has ...

Libya in focus after Egypt, UK attacks - The Jerusalem Post

Libya is now in focus for providing a haven for jihadists and exporting extremist volunteers and terrorist networks. Relatives of victims of an attack that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians on Friday react at the funeral in Minya, Egypt May 26, 2017 ...

Egypt govt to compensate victims of Minya attack on Coptic Christians - Ahram Online

Relatives of Coptic Christian Ayied Ward, who was a victim of an attack on a bus, carry his coffin following his funeral service at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. (Photo: AP) ...

Egypt launches second day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians - The Indian Express

IS claimed responsibility for the attack, the latest directed at Egypt's increasingly embattled Christian minority following two church bombings last month that killed more than 45, also claimed by the group. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus ...

Attackers of Egyptian Christians trained in Libya - Deutsche Welle

Egyptian official say militants who attacked a bus full of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday were trained in Libya. The Egyptian air force reportedly bombed the alleged camps, destroying them. Ägypten Luftangriffe auf libysche Islamisten (imago/Xinhua).

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya - Arab News

Mourners gather at the Sacred Family Church for the funeral of Coptic Christians who were killed on Friday in Minya, Egypt. (Reuters). CAIRO: Egypt said Saturday attackers who massacred Christians near a monastery had trained in militant camps in Libya ...

UN Security Council condemns Egypt bus attack - News24

Cairo - The United Nations Security Council is condemning "in the strongest terms" the attack in Egypt on a bus carrying Coptic Christians that left at least 28 people dead and dozens injured. In a statement released on Friday, the Council expressed ...

ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack - News24

Cairo - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on Coptic Christians traveling to a remote desert monastery south of Cairo that killed 29. The group's news agency, Aamaq, said on Saturday that an ISIS unit targeted the bus the ...

Tel Aviv city hall to display Egyptian flag following Cairo attack - The Jerusalem Post

The Municipality Hall building will be illuminated with the Egyptian flag to commemorate the victims of Friday's deadly attack in Cairo. Tel Aviv municipality building.. (photo credit:Wikimedia Commons). The Tel Aviv Municipality Hall building will be ...

Islamic State claims deadly shooting in Egypt: statement - AOL

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Saturday that its fighters had carried out a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians on Friday, according to a statement from the group. "A security unit from the soldiers of the caliphate set up a ...

Egypt's jets strike suspected 'terrorist camps' in Libya after bus attack - UPI.com

Security officials stand at the site of an armed attack on a bus traveling to a monastery in Egypt's Minya province Friday. Photo by STR/EPA. May 27 (UPI) -- Egypt's air force launched strikes on suspected "terrorist camps" in Libya after a bus attack ...