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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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Egypt Mourns Victims of Church Bombing, Angry Survivors say Security Lax

By Amina Ismail CAIRO, Dec 12  – Mourners packed an Egyptian church on Monday for the funeral of 24 people killed in a bomb attack at Cairo’s Coptic cathedral and angry survivors said police had failed to protect the Christian minority. Tearful relatives gathered at the Virgin Mary and St Athanasius Church in Cairo where

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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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