Palm Sunday

In Pics: Pope Tawadros leads Palm Sunday Mass in Alexandria

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 11:47 GMT

The Palm Sunday, celebrated by all churches in and outside Egypt, falls on the Sunday before Easter.

Security forces deploy during Palm Sunday celebrations

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 12:04 GMT

Intensive security forces were deployed early Sunday around the entries and exits of churches celebrating Palm Sunday

Security forces prepare for Palm Sunday

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 03:21 GMT

The Ministry of Interior is preparing huge security elements for the Palm Sunday rituals, which will be held tomorrow, first of April, in all Egyptian churches, according to a press release.

Timeline of terrorist attacks on Egyptian worshippers 2016-2017

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 12:19 GMT

Terrorism has no borders, and targets everyone in the world. The Al-Rawdah Mosque attack in Al-Arish comes amid a series of aggressions carried out in Egypt.

Pope Tawadros urges all countries to participate to defeat I.S.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 06:12 GMT

ope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark’s Diocese stressed in his interview with ABC radio Australia on Wednesday that all countries.

Parliament approves extension of state of emergency

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 02:55 GMT

The House of Representatives approved extension of state of emergency in the country for additional three months, during its general session on Tuesday.

Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates biblical Flight into Egypt

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 - 05:02 GMT

Alexandria’s Coptic Orthodox Church organized Eucharist Prayers to celebrate The Flight into Egypt on Thursday.

Death toll of Palm Sunday attack in Tanta rises to 30 people

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 08:41 GMT

The death toll of the Palm Sunday terror attack in Tanta rose to 30 people after Paula Abdullah Gerogy died of severe injuries.

48 suspects face military trial over Palm Sunday attacks

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 01:25 GMT

Attorney General Nabil Sadek has referred a total of 48 suspects to a military trial over charges of involving in Palm Sunday bombings.

A Message of Peace

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 09:07 GMT

Almost three weeks after terrorists bombed two churches in Egypt, killing 45 people, and as the country wages a fierce war against terrorism.

How Not to Raise a Terrorist

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 08:43 GMT

Experts weigh in on how to spot and handle signs of extremism, what typically contributes to a person becoming a terrorist and how not to raise a terrorist.

Escaping Violence

Thu, 11 May 2017 - 09:56 GMT

I lost my nine-year-old son because I drove on a highway in a battlefield,” Sohaib begins.

The Human Side of Fear and Loss

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 10:08 GMT

Contributors: Sara Kira and Farah Al-Akkad Family members and friends recall their last moments with church bombing victims.

Paying the Price of Unity

Tue, 09 May 2017 - 01:53 GMT

A look at why terrorists single out minority communities and the message they’re trying to send with the horrific bloodshed.

5 accused of IS affiliation referred to trial in Suez

Fri, 05 May 2017 - 09:50 GMT

Suez Prosecution referred Friday five people accused of affiliations with the Islamic State (IS)

Parliament approves amendments to Judicial Authority, Emergency Laws

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 - 03:09 GMT

Egypt’s parliament finally approved a draft law to amend the Emergency Law during a plenary session on Wednesday.

Suspect accused of churches' bombings in Alexandria and, Tanta turns himself into police

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 - 04:56 GMT

One of the accused suspects in the bombings of St. Mark’s Church in Alexandria and Mar Girgis church in Tanta Mahmoud Mohamed Ali Hussein turned himself Wednesday to the Attorney General in Qena governorate.

Trump condemns “barbaric attack” at Egypt’s churches in weekly address

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 - 07:56 GMT

President Donald Trump condemned the “barbaric attack” that targeted two Egyptian churches

Security measures tightened at metro, railroad ahead of Easter

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 - 01:32 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, has toughened security at Metro stations

Ministry of Interior identifies the suicide bomber in Mar Girgis Church attack

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 06:56 GMT

Egypt’s Interior Ministry identified the bomber who targeted Mar Girgis Church in Tanta on Palm Sunday