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Coptic Christians flee N. Sinai homes after Islamist massacre.

February 25, 2017, 9:34 AM Hundreds of Christian families arrived Friday in the Suez Canal town of Ismailia in flight from their northern Sinai home town of El Arish where ISIS' Sinai affiliate has massacred some 30 Coptic Christians since early January. Thursday, terrorists shot Kamel Youssef to death in front of his wife ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Egypt's Christians Flee Sinai Amid Islamic State Killing Spree.

Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.

- Newsmax - US

Egypt's Coptic Christians flee Sinai after deadly attacks.

Islamic State militants have warned of more attacks on Egypt's Christian minority.

- BBC - UK

Suspected Isis attacks force dozens of Egypt's Christian families to flee Sinai.

A seventh member of the minority Christian community was killed on Friday .

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Christians flee Egypt's Sinai after militant killings.

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Christian man inside his home in northern Sinai, officials and a priest said Friday, the latest in a string of sectarian killings there that has sent hundreds of Christians fleeing and raised accusations the government is failing to protect the community.

- FOX News - US

Targeted by ISIS, Egyptian Christians Flee Violence.

After attacks in the northern Sinai Peninsula and a threatening Islamic State video, families flooded into churches and other shelters in a city on the Suez Canal.

- New York Times - US

Mutual interests break ice between Egypt, Saudi Arabia.

Although tension has been high between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the past few months, signs of cooperation are emerging over the development of Sinai and other common interests.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree.

ISMAILIA , Feb 25 ― Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves yesterday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks. A Reuters reporter saw 25 families gathered...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Christians flee Sinai Peninsula in fear of Egypt's Islamic State affiliate.

In the past month, seven Christians were killed by suspected Islamic State militants.

- Washington Post - US

Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree.

ISMAILIA, Egypt - Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.

- Reuters - US

Daesh sets its sights on Egypt's Christians: One man killed and his house set on fire in El Arish.

A Coptic Christian was shot dead on Thursday and his house set on fire in Egypt's North Sinai, a stronghold of the Daesh group, security officials and medics said. It was the third death this week linked to extremists in violence against the minority community. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

News24.com | Egypt officials: Christian killed in Sinai, sixth in a month

Egyptian officials: Suspected Islamic militants gun down Coptic Christian in Sinai, sixth such killing in a month's time

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death inside his home in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted ...

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- Stars and Stripes - US

News24.com | Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month's time in the restive region, say officials, prompting some Christian families to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials said Friday, prompting some Christian families to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Egypt Christians flee Sinai as sixth of their kin killed

EL-ARISH, Egypt — Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a...

- Townhall.com - US

News24.com | Egypt denies reports about giving Sinai to Palestinians

The spokesperson for Egypt's president is categorically denying Israeli reports that Egypt has proposed giving up part of Sinai Peninsula for the Palestinians to set up an independent state

- News24.com - ZA

Egypt denies reports about giving Sinai to Palestinians

The spokesman for Egypt's president is categorically denying Israeli reports that Egypt has proposed giving up part of Sinai Peninsula for the Palestinians to set up an independent state.

- The Daily Star - LB

Christian father and son killed in ISIS hotbed in Egypt

Two Coptic Christians, a father and his son, were found murdered Wednesday in Egypt's North Sinai, a stronghold of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria jihadist group, police and medics said. The post Christian father and son killed in ISIS hotbed in Egypt appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

News24.com | Christian father and son killed in ISIS hotbed in Egypt

Two Coptic Christians, a father and his son, were found murdered in Egypt's North Sinai, a stronghold of the Islamic State jihadist group, police and medics have said.

- News24.com - ZA

Christians killed in Sinai, body burned after being shot

Killings come after Isis video threatening to attack

- ANSA - IT

Militants kill 2 Christians in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have killed two Christians in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula, days after an ISIS affiliate vowed to step up a wave of attacks on the embattled minority

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt builds closer ties with Hamas

After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement in return for moves to secure the border against Daesh fighters who have killed hundreds of Egyptian policemen and soldiers in northern Sinai.

- The Daily Star - LB

Mutual distrust, common interests: Egypt gets closer to Hamas to counter threats from ISIS

Thomson ReutersCAIRO/GAZA — After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement in return for moves to secure the border against Islamic State fighters who have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in northern Sinai. Egypt has been at odds ...

- Business Insider - US

Seeking to secure Sinai, Egypt builds closer ties with Hamas

CAIRO/GAZA - After years of strained relations, Egypt is moving closer to Hamas in Gaza, offering concessions on trade and free movement in return for moves to secure the border against Islamic State fighters who have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in northern Sinai.

- Reuters - US

Rockets fired on southern Israel from Sinai, ISIS claims responsibility

JERUSALEM , Two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula at southern Israel. The rockets fired on Monday came a day after the Islamic State, or ISIS, claimed that an Israel Air Force unmanned aerial vehicle on Saturday struck and killed at least four of the group's members. They were traveling in a car...

- JTA - US

Southern Israel hit by two rockets launched from Sinai

Two rockets launched from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula hit an open area in southern Israel on Monday morning causing no injuries or damages, the Israeli army said in a statement. The rockets landed in the Eshkol Regional Council in the northwestern Negev region, the statement said. The Israeli army said they were searching the ...

- Albawaba - UK

Rivlin: Missiles do not discriminate between Jew and Arab

President attends Kafr Qasem road inauguration following explosion of rockets on southern Israel from nearby Sinai.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

No damage from rockets shot from Sinai Peninsula into Israel

Ed AdamczykFeb. 20 -- Two rockets shot from the Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel Monday morning caused no damage or injuries, the Israeli military said.

- UPI - US

First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai

February 20, 2017, 12:00 PM The Islamic State’s local arm fired two rockets into Israel for the first time from northern Sinai. They exploded Monday morning on open ground in the Eshkol District without causing harm. This followed an ISIS claim of an Israeli drone attack earlier on one of their vehicles near Egyptian ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

ISIS attack? Rockets strike southern Israel

Two rockets hit Israel following drone strike against ISIS in Sinai.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties

Egypt is one of just two Arab countries that have signed a peace treaty with the Jewish state The post Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Israeli army: Sinai militant fire hits Israel, no one hurt

JERUSALEM " The Israeli military says several shells have been fired from neighboring Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, exploding in the south of the country and causing no injuries.The military says Israeli forces are searching the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

ISIS claims 5 killed in Israeli attack in Sinai

ISIS claims Israeli drone attack in Sinai killed five of its members.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Islamists murder Coptic teacher in northern Sinai

February 17, 2017, 7:41 PM Terrorists from the ISIS Sinai affiliate gunned down Gamal Tawfoq, 50, a Coptic Christian teacher, on his way to school in the northern town of El Arish on Thursday. He was shot in the head by two gunmen on a motorbike, the second Christian to be murdered in less than a week in the region.

- DEBKAFile - IL

Netanyahu in Washington Shortly after Israeli Air Force Smashes ISIS-Sinai

February 16, 2017, 7:22 PM Israel’s integration in US anti-ISIS Syrian operations was discussed with Trump.

- DEBKAFile - IL

Why Israeli tourists are returning to Sinai despite warnings

Israeli official warnings about security threats are not stopping young Israelis from heading down to Sinai beaches.

- Al-Monitor - EG

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