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More than 300 killed in Egyptian mosque attack

by Onize Ohikere & Leigh Jones
Posted 11/25/17, 08:43 am

UPDATE: The militants who attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Friday killed 305 people, including 27 children. Another 128 suffered injuries. Egyptian officials raised the death toll Saturday as horrific details about the attack began to emerge. Survivors said between 25 and 30 militants descended on the mosque, arriving in all-terrain vehicles. They positioned themselves at the mosque’s 12 windows and doors and began firing on the worshippers just as the imam was about to begin delivering his message. Some of the attackers wore masks.

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U.K. remembers persecuted Christians

International | Parliament, churches light up red to raise awareness for martyred believers
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 11/21/17, 03:31 pm

On Wednesday, the British Houses of Parliament and more than 30 churches and schools, mostly in the U.K., will bathe their buildings in red light to bring attention to the worsening problem of Christian persecution around the world.

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Copts denounce Trump faith team’s Cairo meeting

International | U.S. Evangelical Advisory Board met with Egyptian president and Protestant leaders amid attacks on Catholic believers
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/10/17, 01:54 pm

EGYPT: A Coptic group says members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory board “have unwittingly become a useful tool” in meeting last week with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The meeting—which included author Joel C. Rosenberg, former Rep.

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