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Coptic Christians murdered, Islamic group vows more attacks in Egypt

February 23, 2017

Two Coptic Christians were shot and killed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on February 22, continuing a series of attacks on Christians in the region.

The killings came shortly after the release of a video by Islamic extremists, vowing new attacks on Christians and claiming responsibility for a December massacre at a church in Cairo.

 
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  • Posted by: WBSM - Feb. 24, 2017 4:04 AM ET USA

    Let us ask Hilarion Alfeyev to go there. He knows so well how to coexist with Muslims.

  • Posted by: [email protected] - Feb. 23, 2017 8:59 PM ET USA

    We keep referring to Islamic extremists. Read the Koran fully and Sharia and to many in Islam this is extreme but normal and required to control all others. Time we learned this is the norm of Islam created by a brutal man who also was child molester and who believes in the abuse of women. Look at their rules and check out Saudi Arabia. Tell me of religious freedom there. Hope you print this.