» 07/02/2015, 00.00
For Catholic Church, the Egyptian people is united in the fight against Jihadist terrorism
For Fr Rafic Greiche, “Rather than fear, what dominates is a feeling of anger” over the state prosecutor’s assassination and the Sinai attack. At least 100 people die in the latter. For the spokesman of the Catholic Church, the prosecutor's death was obviously caused by police letting their guard down. For him external forces are trying to bring "instability" to the country.
Sinai car bomb attack on hotels hosting electoral commission: three dead and 12 wounded
Two explosions target Swiss Inn hotel in el-Arish; police officer among the victims there would. Two judges involved in monitoring the vote wounded. Islamic State behind attack. The site is 100 km from the point of Metrojet crash.
01/07/2016 18:20:00 EGYPT
For Catholic Church spokesman, Christians are seen as "legitimate targets" in Sinai
Extremist militias view non-Wahhabis as enemies to attack, says Fr Rafic Greiche. The Sinai has a long history of violence, with churches and priests seen as “legitimate targets”. It is “no accident” that a Coptic priest was recently killed on the anniversary of Morsi’s ouster.
24/02/2017 09:27:00 EGYPT
Sinai, Coptic Christian killed with a bullet to the neck, third victim in two days
The Coptic minority is being targeted by local cells of the Islamic state. The murder took place yesterday in Al-Arich. The man's house was set on fire. Previously a 60 year old Christian and son were killed; the young man was burnt alive. Daesh announces new attacks on social networks.
27/02/2017 13:54:00 EGYPT – ISLAM
Christians flee Islamic State violence in North Sinai
In only ten days, seven people have been shot, beheaded or burnt to death. Refugees have been welcomed in Ismailia, Suez, and Cairo. Christians are Daesh’s new target.
03/11/2015 EGYPT - RUSSIA
Sinai plane crash: al-Sisi says Islamic State claims are "propaganda"
Egyptian President gives no credit to jihadists claim to have shot down the 321 Metrojet Airbus. Russian Federal Aviation say any hypothesis is currently premature and not based on reliable facts. A "flash" captured by a US satellite points to an attack.
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