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Egyptian Christians Bury Dead After Islamists Massacre Pilgrims

MINYA, Egypt (AP) – Coptic Christians in the Egyptian city of Minya prepared to bury their dead on Saturday, a day after militants ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery, killing seven and wounding 19.

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Egypt: Masked Killers Gun Down Coptic Christian

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have shot dead a Christian man in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, the latest attack to target members of the country’s Christian minority.

Coptic priests stand near the coffins of victims of the blast at the Coptic Christian Saint Mark's church in Alexandria the previous day during a funeral procession at the Monastery of Marmina in the city of Borg El-Arab, east of the northern port city on April 10, 2017. Egypt prepared …

Al Azhar Cleric Charged for Allegedly Opposing Execution of Murderers of Christians

TEL AVIV — Egypt’s chairman of the Administrative Prosecution Authority has decided to bring charges against cleric from Al Azhar University, the most important religious institution in the Sunni world, for allegedly saying in one of his classes that the state can’t execute those accused of murdering Coptic Christian civilians.

Gunmen killed Coptic Christians on a bus that was attacked in Minya province.

Masked Gunmen Massacre 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on First Day of Ramadan

The latest attack on Christians in Egypt killed at least 28 people on Friday, some of them children. The victims were on a bus on their way to the St. Samuel the Confessor monastery, about 140 miles south of Cairo, when a squad of masked gunmen blocked the road with several vehicles, surrounded the bus, and opened fire.

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Displaced Coptic Christians Say Egypt Ignoring Their Plight

Amid growing concern regarding the Islamic State terror group’s increased targeting of Christians in Egypt, displaced Coptic Christians in the country’s northern Sinai claim the Egyptian government is neglecting their plight.