Egypt: Women and children targeted in bomb blast that kills 25 at Coptic Cathedral in Cairo

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At least 25 were killed and 49 wounded when a bomb targeted worshiper’s during Sunday service (10am) at St Peter’s Church in Cairo. Six children were among the dead. The bomb exploded inside the church and was left in an area to specifically target women and children. State television reported an explosive device had been thrown into the building, but witnesses said the bomb had been planted in the church. St Peter’s Church is beside St Mark’s Cathedral, which …

Egypt defends protest response amid condemnation

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SOURCE By Reza Sayah and Michael Pearson, CNN updated 8:43 PM EDT, Thu August 15, 2013 People reach for a coffin on Thursday, August 15, during a funeral for policemen killed during a crackdown at two protest camps in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsy yesterday in Cairo, Egypt. Ferocious clashes on Wednesday, August 14, reportedly left more 500 people dead across Egypt, and authorities have declared a monthlong state of emergency. The recent string …

Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of Passover

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As a reminder to those who thought the account related in the Passover Haggadah might have been an exaggeration – think again. Millions of locusts have swooped down in a swarm from the sky on to the land of Egypt. The locust plague struck over the weekend in the Giza region, home to a cluster of famous pyramids, according to reports in Arab media. Officials estimated that at least 30 million of the insects have …