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CAIRO – 29 April 2018: There is no religious text that forbids faith in political or religious diversity said Egyptian Minister of Religious Endowments, ... in Egypt, twin suicide bombings took place on Palm Sunday in April 2017, targeting both the St. George's Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tanta on the ...
Egypt has been living under a state of emergency for 12 months, and now has at least three more months to go. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi first declared the state of emergency April 10, 2017, for three months, following two April 9 terrorist attacks targeting churches in Tanta and Alexandria. The attacks ...

An Egyptian military court issued on Tuesday preliminary death penalties for 36 out of 48 defendants accused of bombing of churches in Alexandria ... The case dates back to the violent bombings that hit three churches in Egypt in 2017, when Egypt's Attorney General Nabil Sadeq ordered the transfer of 48 ...
In April 2017, suicide bombers attacked St George's Church in Tanta and St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria on Palm Sunday, killing 46 people and injuring dozens. Both attacks were claimed by the Daesh terrorist group. One day after the April attacks, the interior ministry said that police had killed seven ...
Official sources said that the state police had arrested three Egyptian citizens at the Maragha Centre, located in Egypt's southern province of Sohag. ... bombings, one at the Coptic Church of St George (Mari Girgis) in Tanta and the other at a Coptic Church in Alexandria, during Palm Sunday services.
Christians and Muslims died, and more than 120 people were injured, when two suicide bombers targeted St Mark's Cathedral, Alexandria, and Mar Girgis, also known as St George's, in Tanta, north of Cairo, during services on Palm Sunday, 9 April, last year (News, 13 April 2017, 21 April 2017). Fr Kyrillos ...

Tanta: Eslam Tareq, Ahmed Khaled, Mohamed Asaad, Mahmoud Massoud, Mohamed El-Shazli, Mostafa Amin, Ahmed Qattawi (Mohamed Gaber 52), Yehya Traore, Mahmoud Ghali (Mohamed Gouda 68), Seif Jaziri, Mohamed Morsi (Islam El-Far 84). Venue: Cairo stadium. Referee: Ibrahim Nour El-Din.
Newly-crowned league champions Ahly entertain relegation-threatened Tanta at Cairo Stadium on Monday, as the Cairo giants explore life without once-regular playmaker Abdallah El-Said. After the Egypt attacking midfielder had signed for Zamalek before renewing his Ahly contract, the Reds surprisingly ...
CAIRO – 29 March 2018: BLOM Bank Egypt' extraordinary general assembly agreed to use LE 300 million of the profits to increase the issued and paid ... covering Greater Cairo, Alexandria, Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh, Damietta, Port Said, Mansoura, Ismailia, Tanta, El-suez, El Dakahlia, and EL Minya.
TANTA, Egypt — The woman in a long black shawl bustled up to a stall on a back street in the crowded Nile Delta city of Tanta, 50 miles north of Cairo. “Where's my .... “You're voting for the Egyptian state.” ... “Sisi restored security to our country,” said Ahmad Tawakol, an iron merchant in Tanta. “Now I want ...
Al-Ahly will wear its new jersey in the next game in the Egyptian Premier League, which will be against Tanta on the 30th round of the tournament. Al-Ahly's official website posted several pictures of its players wearing the new designs, adding that this time the team will have a third shirt, not only ones for ...
Against the noisy background of street celebrations, Egyptian MP Dalia Youssef said she was happy Sisi would likely remain in office. "Egyptians ... It was around this time last year, on Palm Sunday, that twin bombings at Coptic Christian churches killed dozens of people in Alexandria and Tanta. In its most ...
... for Tanta's game on April 2. Al-Ahly has been crowned the Egyptian League champions six weeks before the end of the season, making this the team's 40th title in history. Al-Ahly's international players will travel to Switzerland with the Egyptian national team as Egypt is set to face Portugal and Greece on ...
Every Tuesday is execution day in Egypt, a trend established late last year with 23 men killed since the end of December. Ms Morsy's husband ... Since the military overthrew Mohammed Morsi in July 2013, Egyptian security forces have been battling a formidable Islamist insurgency in the Sinai for years.
Egyptian Premier League side Tanta have appointed Emad El-Nahas as their new manager following the sacking of Osama Oraby. ... The former Al Ahly center back is set to take over a struggling Tanta side with only 24 points from 27 games, currently in 16th place with the fear of relegation beginning to ...
Egyptian Premier League club Tanta have decided to relieve first team coach Osama Oraby of his duties as first team coach following their defeat to Ittihad of Alexandria. Tanta have conceded yet another loss that complicated their battle for salvation, after falling to a 0-1 home defeat against Ittihad, the ...
Two young asylum seekers fear for their lives if they are deported to their native Egypt when their visas expire within weeks. ... Among many atrocities, at least 45 people were killed and 126 injured when ISIS bombed two churches in Tanta and Alexandria on Palm Sunday in 2017, and on December 2016, ...

The world has fully embraced the 25-year-old Liverpool forward, who hails from Tanta in Egypt. A Liverpool restaurant announced in March that it will give away free falafel and hummus for every goal the Egyptian scores for the Reds. Egyptians are gearing up to celebrate Ramadan with Mo Salah lanterns, ...
The attack came just days ahead of Egypt's presidential election, in which President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to be re-elected. ... 2017, when suicide bombings struck two Coptic Christian churches in Alexandria and Tanta on Palm Sunday in an attack claimed later by the Islamic State group.
Egypt ReutersPeople watch as the coffins of victims arrive to the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday, in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. Security will be especially tight around the Palm Sunday church services, with the added tension that they take place immediately after presidential elections which ...
During Palm Sunday celebrations in April 2017, suicide bombers killed 45 worshippers in attacks on churches in Alexandria and Tanta, also north of Cairo. Sine then Egypt has been under a state of emergency. Sisi gave the armed forces and police a three-month deadline in November to wipe out the ...
March 10, 2018- Nagrig, Egypt- Young boys play football in the yard near the youth centre, that was recently renamed for the village's local hero, ... After the Swiss side Basel organised a game with the Egyptian National U-23 team in 2012, Salah was so impressive that within a month the team had signed ...
We started with Menoufia, and soon we'll start new cinemas in Tanta, Gharbiya, Banha, Qalyoubiya, Beni Sweif and Fayoum. ... But Askalany says quality is not the only reason the regional market isn't open to Egyptian films, and it is ultimately on opening up a new local market that the future of the industry ...
Deep in Egypt's Nile Delta region, the children of Nagrig village have a clear goal in life: they want to become football stars like Mohamed Salah, Liverpool's top ... “In the beginning, Salah played with the team in Basyoun town, then he moved to Tanta city before he was taken by the Arab Contractors team.”.
The group generally targets Egyptian security forces in northern Sinai but also claimed an attack on a tourist site in southern Sinai in April of last year. In the first part of 2017 IS stepped up attacks against Christians in Sinai and elsewhere in Egypt, claiming two deadly attacks on churches in Tanta and ...
Zamalek will be seeking to build on their recent 2-1 Egyptian league home victory over Tanta when they visit Smouha at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium on Saturday. Following a stuttering start to manager Ehab Galal's tenure at Zamalek, having only bagged two victories in six games since arriving in ...
Galal earned his second win in six games after beating lowly Tanta 2-1 in the Egyptian league at Cairo Stadium on Sunday. Following a defeat to Masry and a goalless draw with Enppi, Zamalek needed to return to their usual good form -- and they managed just that, thanks to two first-half goals from Emad ...
Soccer Football - Egyptian Premier League - Zamalek vs Al Ahly - Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - January 8, 2018 Zamalek team group before the match - REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh. Zamalek hosts Tanta in the 22nd round of Egyptian League. By: Mohamed Farid. Sun, Feb. 4, 2018. CAIRO – 4 February ...
It also played a significant role in destroying smuggling tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, as well as a bombing outside a police training center in the Egyptian city of Tanta. Although the two group's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood are subject to debate, both groups ...
“The expansion into Tanta and Damanhour ensures the presence of more job opportunities, supporting Uber's vision in creating economic opportunities in other cities in Egypt through Uber technology,” the press release reads. Uber's most recent expansion had been to Mansoura last May. Uber is also ...
The Bishop of Tanta City, Anba Paula, opened on Tuesday the shrine for the martyrs of St. George's Church, commemorating the 30 Copts killed in the ... Paula also opened the shrine's museum, which contained excerpts of Egyptian and international newspaper reports on the attacks, in addition to press ...
CAIRO - 10 January 2018: The bishop of Tanta inaugurated a museum and a shrine for martyrs on Tuesday in Gharbia governorate. The museum contains the bodies of ... On November 9, 2017, Egypt witnessed two suicide bombings at two Egyptian Coptic churches. The first bombing took place in Tanta, ...
CAIRO: Egyptian lawmakers on Tuesday (Jan 9) extended for three months a state of emergency first declared following deadly April church ... last year, after two suicide bombings at churches on Palm Sunday, claimed by the Islamic State group, killed at least 45 people in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria.
On Palm Sunday last April, 47 people were killed in two suicide bombings at the St George Cathedral in Tanta and St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria. In December 2016, a suicide bombing targeting Cairo's St Peter and St Paul Church killed 29 people, mostly women and children. All four attacks were ...
Egypt is a Muslim-majority country and its Christian minority - mostly members of the Coptic Orthodox Church - make up around 10% of the population. Last Easter, on Palm Sunday, at least 45 people died in twin attacks on Coptic churches in Alexandria and the Nile Delta city of Tanta. At least 29 Copts ...
Mostafa Mohamed pulled one back for Tanta in the 21st minute but Masry midfielder Mohamed Koffi restored the two-goal lead two minutes later with a header from inside the box. Mohamed scored the second for Tanta in the 28th minute to keep his team in the game. After the interval, Masry hit three ...
CAIRO — Egyptian security officials say 15 people have been arrested in connection with an attack on an unlicensed Christian church south of the capital, Cairo. The officials said those arrested Sunday were 12 Muslims and three Christians suspected of involvement in Friday's violence. The officials spoke ...
(FILE PHOTO)Security personnels stand guard outside the Mar Girgis Church in Tanta, Egypt, on May 20, 2017. Memorial activities for the victims of Alexandria and Tanta churchblasts happened last month were held in some Egyptian cities on Saturday, 40 days after the terrorist attacks. (Xinhua/Ahmed ...
People watch as the coffins of victims arrive to the Coptic church that was bombed on Sunday, in Tanta, Egypt, April 9, 2017. ... Egyptian Christians shout slogans as ambulances transport the bodies of victims killed in the bombing of Cairo's main Coptic cathedral after the funeral, in Cairo, Egypt December ...
CAIRO – 15 December 2017: Tanta hosts Al Ahly at Ghazl Al-Mahalla stadium in the 13th round of the Egyptian Premier League at 5:00 p.m. (CLT). Al Ahly is currently second in the league's table with 25 points. The 'Red Devils' hold a record of 8 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss to Misr Al-Makasah. Tanta places ...
... on social media · Ancient Egypt VIII: Ancient Egyptians initiate world literature. Wednesday January 3, 2018. Al-Ahly vs Tanta - FILE. Al-Ahly ties with Tanta 1-1. By: Ahmed Sief. Fri, Dec. 15, 2017. CAIRO – 15 December 2017: Tanta tied with Al-Ahly at Ghazl Al-Mahalla Stadium in round 13 of the Egyptian Premier League.
An Egyptian pop singer has been sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting debauchery" after a music video showing her suggestively eating a banana was ... Shyma, 25, an Arab Idol competitor originally from Tanta, in northern Egypt, appeared at court on Tuesday wearing a niqab covering her face.
Iranian pro-government protesters take part in a march held after the weekly Friday prayers in central Tehran on January 5, 2018. (AFP Photo). CAIRO, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Iran is expected to contain the ongoing protests that have been going on for a couple of weeks and thus frustrate the U.S. hopes for ...
CAIRO – 11 January 2018: Since President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi took office in 2014, Egypt has faced many challenges, especially in dealing with the Islamic ... In 2015, a video emerged showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians who were kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) in December 2014, in the ...
... Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria. Officials said 45 people were killed and more than 125 injured. And last month gunmen opened fire on a church in Cairo, killing nine people including a police officer who raced to the aid of worshippers. Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors revealed Egypt ...
CAIRO – 2 January 2018: Egyptian security forces found documents that prove the involvement of former official Yehya Mousa, who was part of the ousted President ... Mousa was also in charge of the bombing of Saint George's Church in Tanta and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria in April 2017.
More than 20 Egyptian candidates participated in a workshop in Cairo to develop their projects. The reality of informal areas around Cairo contrasts with the quiet and peaceful atmosphere of the Sekem private organic farm, located on Belbeis Desert Road, roughly 70 kilometres away from Egypt's capital ...
The White Castle qualified for the Egypt Cup last 16 after beating El-Menya 1-0, while second division El-Hodood caused an upset as they knocked out Premier League side Tanta 2-0. Zamalek have met the Alexandrian side five times in the Egypt Cup before, with the Whites coming out on top in the five ...
A Coptic cathedral has been restored and reopened eight months after a suicide bombing there on Palm Sunday killed 28 and injured 74 others. St George's Cathedral in Tanta, the capital of the Gharbia governorate north of Cairo, has been renamed the Cathedral of St George and the Martyrs, and its ...
On December 4, 2017, a Telegram channel of Egyptian Islamic State (ISIS) supporters, linked to the organization's "Egypt Province," posted a call for Egyptian Muslims to attack Christians in their ... Revive the raids of heroes in Abbasiyah, Tanta and Alexandria[iv] until they know who the Muslims are." ...


 

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