Egypt: Copt killer’s death sentence confirmed

Egypt: Copt killer’s death sentence confirmed
An Egyptian court ruled on Easter Sunday that the murderer of a Coptic man, who was targeted because he sold alcohol, will be executed, reports Egypt-based Copts United. Adel Aboul Nour Suleiman was sentenced to death last year for killing Youssef Lamei in January 2017. Sunday’s ruling rejected an appeal against . . . Read More

Alexandria Palm Sunday bombing, one year on – lone dad who lost his wife, uncle and nephew

Alexandria Palm Sunday bombing, one year on – lone dad who lost his wife, uncle and nephew
On Palm Sunday 2017, Magid was selling palm branches with his wife and son by the gate of St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, when a suicide bomber detonated his device near them, killing Magid’s wife, Hannan. Eight worshippers, four Muslim police officers and four Muslim passers-by were killed, and 35 . . . Read More