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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.
Just in: 48 referred to military judiciary over 3 attacks on churches in Egypt Cairo - In a statement on Sunday, Egypts Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said some of the suspects held leadership positions in cells of what is called Islamic State terrorist group are referred to ... Sunday 21-05-2017 03:37 PM Egypt: Victim of Palm Sunday bombing has a message for ISIS Saturday 20-05-2017 01:56 AM Egyptian Coptic Minister: Al-Azhar represents me Cairo - Egypt’s Minister of Immigration Nabila Makram expressed her appreciation of the role played by Egypt’s Al-Azhar and its Grand Imam Ahmed Al Tayeb . She said, addressing Azhar’s sheikh, ... Saturday 29-04-2017 01:47 AM Bishop: Palm Sunday’s attack fueled love between Egypt’s citizens Tanta (Northern Egypt) - Coptic Bishop Paula of Tanta said that the terrorist attack which coincided with Palm Sunday celebrations, that targeted the city’s St. George Church, pushed the ... Thursday 27-04-2017 11:59 PM Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks Thursday 27-04-2017 01:32 PM Egypt's Coptic Pope: Church bombings aim at Egypt's unity The two church bombings that killed dozens in Egypt this month targeted unity among Muslims and Christians in the most populous Arab nation, Coptic Pope Tawadros II said Tuesday, AFP reported. ... Thursday 27-04-2017 09:14 AM 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