Palm Sunday Attacks

Police launch campaign to arrest most wanted suspect in Palm Sunday attacks

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 - 05:38 GMT

Egyptian authorities launch security campaigns to arrest Amr Saad, the most wanted fugitive suspected in April’s Palm Sunday Coptic church attacks, on Friday.

Palm Sunday attacks’ defendants admit training by Al-Qaeda, IS

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 03:28 GMT

The suspects accused of being involved in targeting three Egyptian churches over the past few months have confessed being trained by (IS).

40-day memorial service remembers Tanta church victims

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 08:29 GMT

A 40-day memorial service started Saturday morning, commemorating the victims of a bomb explosion at Mar Girgis Coptic Church in Tanta.

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.

Palm Sunday suspects confess affiliation with IS in Raqqa

Sat, 13 May 2017 - 10:56 GMT

Suspects for the Palm Sunday attacks confessed their affiliation with the Islamic State (IS) leadership in Raqqa, Syria.

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.

3.3M EGP compensation for Palm Sunday victims’ families

Sun, 07 May 2017 - 04:36 GMT

Thirty-three families of the victims of Palm Sunday’s terrorist attacks will receive compensation totaling to 3.3 million EGP.

Egypt’s declaration of state of emergency is understandable: EU diplomat

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Europe understands Egypt’s reasons to declare a state of emergency and it will continue to support the country despite the terrorist attacks.

Egypt stops terrorist plot targeting series of churches

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 - 02:14 GMT

Egypt’s Homeland Security arrested Sunday 13 terrorists who were planning to target churches with explosions in the following days.

Egyptian prisons to hold Easter mass services

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 - 04:42 GMT

The Ministry of Interior is organizing mass services for Copts in public prisons around the country Saturday

Pope Tawadros to preside over Good Friday mass amid tight security

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 - 01:52 GMT

Pope Tawadros II is presiding over the Good Friday service in Abbasya’s Coptic Cathedral before hundreds of Coptic Christians and number of bishops and priests.

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

Egyptian Armed forces to restore bombed churches

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 05:50 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces will undertake the restoration of Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and Alexandria’s Coptic Orthodox Church.

Palm Sunday attacks challenge security measures at Egyptian churches

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 05:42 GMT

Churches tighten security procedures following attacks.

Saint Mark's Cathedral suicide bomber identity, origin revealed

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 04:04 GMT

The Ministry of Interior has revealed the identity of the IS suicide bomber who targeted Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral bombing through investigations.

Egyptian churches set new security measures

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 01:50 GMT

Coptic Orthodox Church announces new security measures to be applied across all its affiliated churches, following Palm Sunday attacks

Sisi meets Pope Tawadros II at Abbasiya Cathedral

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 11:54 GMT

President AbdelFattah El-Sisi met with the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Pope Tawadros II on Thursday at the Cathedral of Abbasiya.