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Palm Sunday Attacks

Palm Sunday Attacks
On Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017, twin suicide bombings took place at St. George’s Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tanta on the Nile delta, and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the principal church in Alexandria, seat of the Coptic papacy.
Egypt’s Mufti praises the country’s history of coexistence Egypt’s Mufti Shawky Allam said that the extremist ideas aim to divide the components of the Egyptian community, saying that the Egyptian people should not respond to such attempts due to their ... Wednesday 19-04-2017 02:24 PM Pope Tawadros II: Terrorist acts will not affect national fabric Alexandria (Egypt) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese paid a visit on Sunday to the headquarters of Alexandria Security Directorate. The Pope was received by the ... Monday 17-04-2017 03:19 PM Easter in Egypt: Hope and fear Cairo - Easter Mass celebrations were held amid fear and grief in churches across the country Saturday after twin bombs killed 45 people in churches in Alexandria and Tanta earlier this week on Palm ... Monday 17-04-2017 05:40 AM In pictures: Pope Tawadros II leads Easter Mass Cairo - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Marks Diocese on Saturday led the Easter Mass at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbassiya. The pope was accompanied by a number of ... Sunday 16-04-2017 05:23 PM Armed Forces hold Easter Mass for Palm Sunday bombings victims Cairo - The Armed Forces, in cooperation with the Coptic Orthodox Church, held Easter Mass at military hospitals where the injured of recent terrorist attacks are receiving treatment. The church ... Sunday 16-04-2017 02:15 PM President Sisi greets Copts living in France on Easter Cairo - President Abdel Fatah El Sisi greeted Copts living in France on Easter day, said Egyptian Ambassador in Paris, Ehab Badwy, according to Middle East News Agency. While attending the Easter ... Sunday 16-04-2017 01:28 PM Egypt's President El-Sisi greets Pope Tawadros on Easter Cairo - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi greeted on Saturday Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese on the occasion of Easter, according to Middle East News Agency. In a ... Sunday 16-04-2017 12:54 PM Trump condemns Egypt Palm Sunday attacks Washington - In his weekly address, President Trump acknowledged Jewish and Christian families this week celebrating the Passover and Easter holidays, ABC reported. He also condemned last weekends ... Sunday 16-04-2017 04:44 AM Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday Cairo - Egyptian Copts observed a solemn Good Friday with prayers and fasting, as the community reeled from two church bombings that killed dozens on Palm Sunday. The government had declared a state ... Friday 14-04-2017 05:22 PM Egypt: Second church bomber identified Cairo - The authorities in Egypt said late Thursday they had identified the second of two jihadist bombers who targeted Coptic Christian Palm Sunday services last week, AFP reported. The interior ... Friday 14-04-2017 05:07 PM Alexandria church bomber named as fugitive with militant ties Cairo - Egypt on Wednesday named the suicide bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah , describing him as a fugitive with links to militant ... Thursday 13-04-2017 03:28 PM Egyptians won't celebrate Easter over bombings Egyptian Coptic Churches in Southern Egypt announced they would not hold Easter celebrations this year, in mourning of the 45 Christians, who were killed in Sunday’s two bomb attacks in Alexandria ... Wednesday 12-04-2017 02:16 PM 18 injured of churches bombings released from hospitals Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that hospitals have released 18 injured after they recovered from their injuries caused by the recent bombings targeted two churches in Egypt on Sunday. A ... Wednesday 12-04-2017 12:15 AM Police arrest five FB pages admins over Sunday's church bombings Egyptian police arrested five people, including two admins of a Facebook page, over Sunday’s church bombings in Alexandria and Tanta. Two of the arrestees were administering a Facebook page named ... Tuesday 11-04-2017 02:47 PM Funeral of Alexandria’s martyrs held from St. Mina Monastery Funeral on the bodies of the victims of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedrals incident, in Alexandria, started after transferring their bodies to the Monastery of Saint Mina in Alexandria. Moments ... Monday 10-04-2017 01:04 PM