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January 7, 2010: Coptic Christian massacre in Egypt

On this day in 2010 Coptic Christians exiting a church where they were celebrating Christmas were gunned down: in all six were killed.

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November 17, 1997: Massacre at Egyptian temple

Terrorists from Egypt’s Al Gama’a Al Islamiyah massacred 62 people, including 58 tourists, at the Temple of Hatshepsut in November 1997.

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October 31, 2015: IS in the Sinai bombing of Egyptian airliner

IS in the Sinai claimed the bombing of an Egyptian airliner that resulted in the deaths of all 225 passengers in October 2015.

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Bombers kill 88 at Egyptian Ghazala Gardens hotel resort (July 23, 2005)

On this day in 2005, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group known as the Abdallah Azzam Brigades set off bombs in the Egyptian Red Sea resort killing 88.

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ISIS says it killed Coptic Christian Priest in Egypt for ‘Fighting Islam’ (June 30, 2016)

On this day in 2016, Islamic State in the Sinai claimed the shooting of a Coptic Christian priest in the Egyptian city of Arish, claiming the cleric was a ‘warrior against Islam’.

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April 9, 2017 | ISIS church bombings in Egypt

The Sinai branch of ISIS carried out two suicide attacks on Christian worshipers on Palm Sunday killing 37 people and wounding 136

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March 13, 2014 | Shooting in Cairo

On this day in 2014, Egypt’s army blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for an attack on an army bus which killed one officer and wounded three others.

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January 8, 2016 | Terrorist attack by ISIS in Egypt

Terrorists attack tourist resorts for obvious reasons: it is a way to target Westerners and undermine a nation’s economy.

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Today in Terrorism: November 24, 2017 – Islamic State attacks in Egypt

On this day in 2017, attackers bombed a mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai before opening fire on fleeing worshipers.

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Today in Terrorism: November 19, 1995 – Attack on the Egyptian Embassy in Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-packed truck into the Egyptian Embassy in Islamabad on Nov. 19, 1995, killing 15 people, including the second secretary of the embassy and three Egyptian security guards.