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4,000-year-old model garden found outside Egypt tomb

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a nearly 4,000-year-old model garden outside a tomb in the ancient Egyptian capital of Thebes, the antiquities ministry said on Wednesday. The fi nd was made by a Spanish team in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis across the Nile from the modern-day city of …

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RIYADH RESHUFFLES – Saudis, Sisi ease tension

RIYADH, April 23, (Agencies): Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received a royal welcome from King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud as he landed Sunday in Saudi Arabia for a visit to boost ties after months of tension. King Salman, surrounded by key Saudi officials, greeted Sisi as he stepped off …

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‘Emergency not enough to protect Copts’

Egypt’s Coptic Church curtails Easter MINYA, Egypt, April 13, (Agencies): The Egyptian government needs to do more to protect the country’s Coptic Christians from a “wave of persecution” following bombings that killed dozens during the church’s most solemn week of the year, a senior bishop said. Bishop Macarius, head of …

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No Easter in Minya – Nod to emergency

CAIRO, April 11, (Agencies): Egyptian churches, in the southern city of Minya, said on Tuesday that they will not hold Easter celebrations in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed this week in twin bombings of churches in two cities during Palm Sunday ceremonies. The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said that …

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We share your pain

EGYPTIAN Copts, native Egyptians, we share your pain. Your pain is our pain; your blood and our blood are sacred to every Muslim who believes in One Creator and is innocent of all the reckless evil crimes committed under religious pretext by people who have been brainwashed to think their …

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Kuwait Cabinet deplores bomb blasts in Egypt’s two churches

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): The Cabinet has vehemently denounced the two explosions that hit churches in the Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria on Sunday, which left scores of people dead or wounded. The Cabinet said in a statement following its customary weekly meeting that it offers sincere condolences …

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Egyptian bomber briefly in Kuwait

CAIRO, Egypt, April 10, (Agencies): The suicide bombers behind the blasts which targeted two churches in Egypt on Sunday were identified as Abu Ishaq and Abu al- Baraa al-Masri, Al Arabiya TV’s correspondent in Cairo reported. Abu Ishaq al-Masri is allegedly responsible for targeting the church in Alexandria. He was …

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Egypt sets 3-month state of emergency

ALEXANDRIA/TANTA, Egypt, April 10, (RTRS): Families of victims of Sunday’s bombing at Alexandria’s Coptic cathedral gathered at the Monastery of Saint Mina under heavy security on Monday as Egypt’s cabinet approved a three-month state of emergency ahead of a scheduled trip by Pope Francis. Hundreds of mourners, many outraged by …

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