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Egypt launches massive security operation against militants
Egypt begins massive security operation in areas including the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic militants are most active
At least 10 dead in Egypt after gunmen opened fire at Coptic church, officials say
At least 10 people were killed Friday after unidentified gunmen opened fire at a church south of Cairo, according to Egypt's health ministry. The attack struck a Coptic Christian church in Helwan, a city east of the Nile River on the southern outskirts of central Cairo. Another five people were
Officials say 2 police killed in attack outside Cairo church
At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed after unidentified gunmen opened fire outside a church in a south Cairo suburb.
Hundreds killed at Egyptian mosque
We begin tonight with breaking news overseas the mosque massacre and Egypt and what's being called the deadliest attack ever by extremists on civilians in that region. The death toll rising tonight at least 235. People killed. In a terror attack in the Sinai Peninsula. Witnesses reporting
Gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians , at least 26 dead
Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people, according to The Associated Press. Another 25 people were wounded in the attack, which took place south of Cairo, Egypt's ministry of interior told the AP. No group immediately claimed
Gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians
Egypt's Coptic Christian minority appeared to be the target of the deadly attack.
Attack on bus carrying Christians in Egypt leaves at least 24 dead
Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.
Pope Francis draws 15,000 to open-air mass in Egypt weeks after deadly attacks on country's churches
Pope Francis drew a crowd of 15,000 to an open-air Mass in Egypt on his last day visiting the overwhelmingly Muslim nation, where Christians and their churches have been the target of recent attacks by Islamic militants. Francis led the Mass on Saturday in Cairo at the country's Air Defense
Pope Francis visits Egypt just weeks after attacks on Coptic churches
Pope Francis arrived in Cairo Friday on his first papal trip to Egypt, which is aimed at addressing tensions between the country's Muslims and Christians after recent violence targeting the Coptic minority. Although Pope Francis has eschewed the armored "popemobile" used by his predecessors on