Posts Tagged ‘Orthodox’

At least 6 dead in Egyptian sectarian violence

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At least six people were killed and 120 injured in sectarian clashes outside a church in Cairo on Saturday, officials said. A group of Muslim Salafists attacked the Saint Mena Coptic Orthodox Church. Gunfire rang out as people sprinted for cover.

Al-Qaida No. 2 Alleges Incitement By Egypt’s Copts

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The deputy to Osama bin Laden issued al-Qaida’s second message since the Egyptian uprising, accusing the nation’s Christian leadership of inciting interfaith tensions and denying that the terror network was behind last month’s bombing of a Coptic church in Alexandria that killed 21 and sparked protests. The message Friday from Ayman al-Zawahri, the No. 2 […]

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