CAIRO — An aide to Egypt’s finance minister and deputy prime minister says the official has resigned in protest over the government’s handling of the protests in Cairo that left 26 dead, most of them Coptic Christians.
CAIRO — Massive clashes raged Sunday in downtown Cairo, drawing Christians angry over a recent church attack, hard-line Muslims and Egyptian security forces. At least 19 people were killed and more than 150 injured in the worst sectarian violence since the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in February.
BAGHDAD -- Iraq's dwindling Christian community was grieving and afraid on Monday after militants seized a Baghdad church during evening Mass, held the congregation hostage and triggered a raid by Iraqi security forces. The bloodbath left at least 52 people killed and 67 wounded -- nearly everyone inside.