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An image grab taken from Egypt’s state-run Nile News TV channel shows the remains of a bus that was attacked while carrying Egyptian Christians in Minya province, some 260km south of the capital Cairo, on Friday. Photograph: Nile News/AFP/Getty Images

Gunmen opened fire on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt early on Friday, killing at least 28 people, according to officials, in t(...)

Palestinian Christian and Muslim men hold placards during a gathering in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on April 10th, in solidarity with the victims of  bombings of two  Coptic Christian churches in Egypt, which killed dozens. Photograph: Musa al Shaer/AFP/Getty Images

Egypt’s parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a three-month state of emergency, broadening the power of authorities to crack down on what it call(...)

 Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi chairs a meeting of the National Defence Council in the Cairo. He has declared a three-month state of emergency after twin church bombings. Photograph: Getty/AFP

The twin attacks against Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday have presented Islamic State’s biggest challenge yet to the rule of Egyptian preside(...)

Blood stains pews inside the St George Church after a suicide bombing in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, April 9th, 2017. Photograph: AP

Egypt’s president has called for a three-month state of emergency after suicide bombers struck hours apart at two Coptic churches, killing 44 people o(...)

A woman mourns after two explosions killed at least 44 people in Egypt. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters

At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fea(...)