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Daesh Claims Cairo Cathedral Bombing

By Lin Noueihed and Ahmed Mohammed Hassan CAIRO, Dec 14 – Daesh claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a suicide bombing at Cairo’s main Coptic cathedral on Sunday that killed at least 25 people. The militant group said in a statement carried by its news agency Amaq that a suicide bomber whom it identified as Abu

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Sisi Says Suicide Bomber Behind Church Attack in Egypt

By Amina Ismail and Lin Noueihed CAIRO, Dec 12 – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday a suicide bomber carried out the attack that killed 24 people at Cairo’s Coptic cathedral, the deadliest on the Christian minority in years. Speaking at a state funeral for the victims, Sisi said four people had been

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Cairo Church Bombing Kills 25, Raises Fears Among Christians

By Ahmed Mohammed Hassan and Ali Abdelaty CAIRO, Dec 12 – A bombing at Cairo’s largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49, many of them women and children attending Sunday mass, in the deadliest attack on Egypt’s Christian minority in years. The attack comes as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi fights battles

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