Bombings

Blood stains pews inside the St. George Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in the northern Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria as worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday, killing over 40 people and wounding scores more in assaults claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 10, 2017 - 6:11 am
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People gather outside the St. George's Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in the northern Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria as worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday, killing over 40 people and wounding scores more in assaults claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 10, 2017 - 5:47 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian Christians are burying their dead a day after at least 44 people were killed in twin suicide bombings at Palm Sunday services in two separate cities. Women wailed as caskets marked with the word "martyr" were brought into the Mar Amina church in the coastal city of Alexandria...
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A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The attack took place on Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, when the church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was packed with worshippers. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 09, 2017 - 4:01 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the bombing of two churches in Egypt (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The U.S. State Department is condemning in the strongest terms what it calls the "barbaric attacks" on Christian places of worship in Egypt. Bombs at two Coptic churches in northern Egypt killed more than...
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A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The attack took place on Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, when the church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was packed with worshippers. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 09, 2017 - 2:27 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the bombing of two churches in Egypt (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Israeli security officials have asked Israeli tourists in the neighboring Sinai peninsula in Egypt to return home immediately. Israel's anti-terrorism office issued the recommendation on Sunday, citing what...
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This frame grab from video shows an ambulance outside Saint Mark's Cathedral following a suicide bombing that killed several people, just after Coptic Pope Tawadros II finished services, in the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Bombs tore through two Egyptian churches in different cities as worshippers were marking Palm Sunday, both claimed by the Islamic State group. (AL-MASRY AL-YOUM, via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Sunday's bombings of two Coptic churches in separate cities claimed by the Islamic State group are the latest attacks on Egypt's embattled Christian minority, increasingly targeted by IS and affiliated militants. The Copts have long been a favored target of extremists — they were...
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People clean up debris after an explosion hit Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017, killing several people, just after Pope Tawadros II finished services. Bombs tore through two Egyptian churches in different cities as worshippers were marking Palm Sunday, both claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hazem Gouda)
April 09, 2017 - 12:01 pm
TANTA, Egypt (AP) — Bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in different cities in northern Egypt as worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday, killing at least 43 people and wounding about 100 in an assault claimed by the Islamic State group. The blasts came at the start of Holy Week leading up to...
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An officer stands guard as police cordon off a large area around a subway station on a busy commercial street Saturday night, April 8, 2017, after finding what they described as a "bomb-like" device, in Oslo, Norway. The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and Police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm it. (Fredrik Varfjell /NTB scanpix via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 9:56 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's security service on Sunday took over an investigation into an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Oslo after police defused the device and arrested a suspect. The discovery of the explosive Saturday night — found on the street just outside the...
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A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The attack took place on Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, when the church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was packed with worshippers. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 09, 2017 - 9:00 am
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the bombing of two churches in Egypt (all times local): 3 p.m. The Islamic State group has claimed the bombing of two Egyptian churches in separate cities, which killed at least 37 people and wounded around 100. The claim was published by the militant group's Aamaq news...
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An officer stands guard as police cordon off a large area around a subway station on a busy commercial street Saturday night, April 8, 2017, after finding what they described as a "bomb-like" device, in Oslo, Norway. The official police Twitter account said one man has been arrested and Police Chief Vidar Pedersen said police were working to disarm it. (Fredrik Varfjell /NTB scanpix via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 8:50 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's police have defused an explosive device found near a busy subway station in the capital and arrested a suspect. The discovery of the explosive Saturday night brought police to evacuate late night bars and restaurants. Police Chief Vidar Pedersen confirmed that the...
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A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The attack took place on Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, when the church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was packed with worshippers. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
April 09, 2017 - 8:38 am
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the bombing of two churches in Egypt (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Germany has condemned the bombing of a Coptic church in Egypt and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in a statement Sunday that "the aim of the...
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