MILAN (Reuters) – The remains of Victor Emmanuel III, who reigned as Italy’s king through two world wars and died in exile in 1947, were flown back from Egypt on Sunday for reburial at a family
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.
Despite efforts by the Trump administration to promote peace in the Middle East, clergy from Egypt’s Coptic orthodox church say they will not meet with Vice President Mike Pence on his upcoming trip to the region. The church is reportedly excused itself from the meeting due to the United State’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
By Ron Bousso and Ernest Scheyder
By Nidal al-Mughrabi
CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a shootout near the Sinai, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, just days after more than 300 people were killed in
By Eric Knecht
Nations around the world have since paid their respects to the victims of Friday’s deadly mosque attack. In Israel, Tel Aviv’s municipal building lit up, displaying Egypt’s national colors of red, white, and black as a sign of solidarity.
The death toll rises to at least 235, while more than 100 others are injured in an terror attack on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai region. Police say attackers in four off-road vehicles detonated bombs, and opened fire on worshippers during morning prayers.