Posts Tagged ‘ suicide bombing ’

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in Tanta during what was meant to be

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At least 44 killed in Egypt church bombings on Palm Sunday, ISIS claims responsibility

Apr 9th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

Various news agencies reported two suicide bombings at Coptic Churches by the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Egypt. The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim terror organization. The same day Islamic State suicide bombers attacked Donald Trump’s and John McCain’s Syrian rebel groups fighting to overthrow the secualr government of Syria. Confused yet?



At Least 20 Killed in Suicide Bombing on Syrian Refugee Camp

Oct 6th, 2016 | By

At least 20 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a refugee camp in Syria. The Islamic State took to social media to claim responsibility for the attack, which happened at Atma refugee camp in the northwestern province of Idlib, near the Turkish border. According to eyewitness reports, a suicide bomber entered the

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48 Students Dead In Boko Haram Suicide Bombing

Nov 11th, 2014 | By

The group made international headlines earlier this year when it kidnapped 276 girls from a school in the same region in April. Several of the girls later escaped, but the Nigerian government says 219 are still behind held by the group. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says the children have converted to Islam, are learning to memorize the Koran, and have been married off.