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Attack against a mosque in Egypt: more than 300 dead including 27 children

After the historically deadly attack on Friday in Bir el-Abed, north of Sinai, the country is in national mourning and this Saturday the first funerals will be held. A balance

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Egypt: 44 dead and more than 120 wounded in two attacks claimed by ISIS

Sunday, two Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta were targeted by two attacks claimed by ISIS. These attacks which killed 44 people and injured more than 120 people are likely

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Egypt: Christians in North Sinai flee the violence of the Daesh terrorist group (IS)

In 48 hours, a hundred Christian families fled the capital of North Sinai after the violent incidents against them. 15 days ago, the Egyptian branch of Daesh (IS) had promised

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The Coptic Church of France strongly reacted to the attack in Cairo

At least 25 people were killed on Sunday (11th December) in a bomb attack inside a Coptic-Orthodox church adjacent to St. Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo. The Metropolitan of the Coptic

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Egypt: Amnesty accuses the government of abductions and torture

The defense organization of Human Rights, Amnesty International, accuses the Egyptian government of abducting and torturing hundreds of students, activists, and even teenagers during the last three years. According to

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Egypt: 13 policemen killed in an attack claimed by the ISIS

Thirteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a mortar attack in Sinai, the country’s Interior Ministry said via Facebook on Saturday. The mortar round targeted a checkpoint in al-Arish, according to

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Egypt: terrorist attack against a hotel

Three foreign tourists have been injured after attackers stormed into a hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada. Three tourists, two Americans and a Swede, were injured Friday


Egypt: Shelling by militants kills four soldiers in Sinai

At least four Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a shelling attack carried out by militants in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Egyptian sources said the incident took place on Tuesday in

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Egypt: 10 policemen injured in Sinai bomb blast

At least 10 police officers have sustained injuries when a powerful explosion struck their two armored vehicles in Egypt’s violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula. Egyptian security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity,


Egypt pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

Tributes from all over the world keep pouring in after the deadly attacks in Paris. The French embassy in Egypt opened on Sunday a condolences registry at its headquarters in