Seven killed in attack on Coptic Christian bus in Egypt

CAIRO: Seven people were killed and 20 wounded on Friday when gunmen opened fire on three buses carrying Coptic Christians. The attack took place near the remote desert monastery of St Samuel in Minya province. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi offered condolences for the victims and vowed to push ahead with a campaign to crush

Demolition on the Nile puts squeeze on two Cairo districts

Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum, bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble. Both areas are earmarked for tourism or business developments, part of efforts by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to attract investment and boost

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