Egypt’s Authorities Apprehend Suspects in Probe Into Attack on Coptic Christians

© AP Photo/ Minya Governorate Media office

Sputniknews - 29/5/17 Egypt's security services detained some suspects as part of the investigation into Friday's terror attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians. CAIRO (Sputnik) — The detentions took place during raids in the desert terrain of the Minya governorate where the attack took place, and other regions of Egypt's south, the Al-Ahram newspaper said Sunday, citing sources in the security services. Egypt's ...

Church not for any candidate in Egypt’s presidential polls: Coptic pope

May 2014 Egypt's Coptic Orthodox pope defends church's involvement in last summer's ouster of president Mohamed Morsi, but says it won't side with either presidential hopeful. Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II said on Sunday that the church would not support either candidate in the country’s upcoming presidential race. “I ask each citizen, Christian or Muslim, to read ...