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The security authorities are waiting for the end of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr to execute 17 civilians involved in bombing attacks on three Coptic Christian churches (St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Cairo, St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta and the St. Mark Orthodox Church in Alexandria), in case No...
In her statement disclosed yesterday, Friday, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt said that a terror attack targeted Christians in the Minya governorate killing 7 and injuring 14 others. The spokesman of the Egyptian Church, Būlus Ḥalīm, said that these statistics are preliminary and will continue...
Political analysts have warned of a new terrorist threat posed by radical Islamist groups in Egypt, especially the banned Muslim Brotherhood. According to Reuters International ‘the group is preparing for a new wave of violence inside the country.’
A young man attacked a church guard with a knife and injured him in the neck after the guard prevented him from entering a church in the northern Egyptian province of Alexandria on Saturday, an Egyptian police official said. The attacked guard resisted and, assisted by other guards, took control of...
Dāʿish, also known as "ISIS". the terrorist organization, has acknowledged its failure to create sectarian strife within the Egyptian society. The latest issue of the organization’s weekly magazine " al-Naba”, said with regard to the recent church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria: "The predominant...
Egypt’s Grand Muftī strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning. The attack killed 25 Egyptians and injured 71 others. He said in his statement on Sunday that this painful incident is affecting both Egyptian Muslims and Egyptian Christians, and that we...
At least 30 people were killed and 71 others wounded in an explosion inside the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā, north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Sunday noon. The bombing coincided with Palm Sunday, a religious occasion, which rendered the place fully packed. According to security sources,...
  Egypt is facing a confrontation against terrorist groups concentrated in northern Sinai targeting military installations and buildings and extending their activity recently to the capital.
The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, shaykh Nahyān bin Mubārak, offered condolences to the pastors of the cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Abu Dhabi, Bishop Fakhrī, and the Patriarch Ibrām Fārūq and to all Egyptians for the victims of the terrorist bombings that targeted St...
  A statement [released] on Sunday stated that the Egyptian Attorney General referred 48 defendants to the military judiciary for blowing up three churches in Cairo, Alexandria, and Ṭanṭa.
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