On this day in 2010 Coptic Christians exiting a church where they were celebrating Christmas were gunned down: in all six were killed.
Terrorists from Egypt’s Al Gama’a Al Islamiyah massacred 62 people, including 58 tourists, at the Temple of Hatshepsut in November 1997.
IS in the Sinai claimed the bombing of an Egyptian airliner that resulted in the deaths of all 225 passengers in October 2015.
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.
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’.
The Sinai branch of ISIS carried out two suicide attacks on Christian worshipers on Palm Sunday killing 37 people and wounding 136
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.
Terrorists attack tourist resorts for obvious reasons: it is a way to target Westerners and undermine a nation’s economy.
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.
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.