egypt coptics

Daesh Gunmen Kill Christian Father in Egypt in Front of His 10-Year-Old Son

By Ali Abdelaty DAYR JARNOUS, Egypt, June 20 – Egyptian schoolboy Mina Habib rarely leaves his house these days. The 10-year-old is still recovering from seeing Islamist gunmen kill his father for being Christian. In an attack claimed by Daesh, gunmen ambushed a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in Minya in southern

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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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