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Egypt: Bus of Christians attacked; Islamic State claims responsibility
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MINYA, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29. Egypt responded to Friday's ...
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that left 29 dead
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At Least 28 Dead, Many Wounded, After Attack On Christians In Egypt
There was another deadly attack on Christians in Egypt Friday as gunmen opened fire on two buses taking worshippers to mass. At least 28 people were killed in the attack. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: The plight of Christians in Egypt appears to be getting more ...
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The frantic last days before the start of Ramadan are a lucrative time for Egypt's alcohol industry. The Egyptian appetite for beer and wine—or perhaps ...
Local family mourning after relatives killed in Egypt terror attack
A local family is mourning after several relatives were among the dozens killed in a terror attack in central Egypt. "Most of the people in this bus were my family members, 10 of them, my family members," said Emad Mikhail, who lives in Troutdale with ...
In Egypt, Gunmen Open Fire On Coptic Christians
The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt's Christians live. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: In Egypt this morning, gunmen opened fire on a group of Coptic Christians who were traveling to a local monastery.
Free from prison in Egypt, aid worker Aya Hijazi speaks out on her message for Sisi, meeting Trump
In 2013, Aya Hijazi and her husband Mohammed founded an organization that helps impoverished children living in the streets of Cairo. But during a crackdown on civil groups in Egypt, Hijazi, an Egyptian-American, and her husband were detained, ...
Egypt shooting: 28 shot on bus carrying Coptic Christians
Mr el-Sissi warned that Egypt will strike at any bases that train militants who wage attacks in the country, wherever they may be. Up to 10 masked attackers dressed in military uniforms stopped a convoy in Egypt province, 140 miles south of Cairo, as ...
'Many children' among victims in deadly attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt
Gunmen opened fire Friday on a convoy of Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt killing at least 28 people – many of them children - and wounding 25, officials said. Egyptian security and medical officials said a large number of children were among ...
Egypt blocks 21 websites for 'terrorism' and 'fake news'
By Ahmed Aboulenein | CAIRO. CAIRO Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based Al Jazeera television and prominent local independent news site Mada Masr, accusing them of supporting terrorism and spreading false news.
Egypt blocks access to news websites including Al-Jazeera and Mada Masr
Egypt Bans 21 Websites for 'Supporting Terrorism and Publishing Lies'
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