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Mansour makes historic Christmas visit to Pope Tawadros II

Mansour makes historic Christmas visit to Pope Tawadros II

Interim President Adly Mansour (AFP File Photo)

Interim President Adly Mansour
(AFP File Photo)

By: Ali Omar
Interim president Adly Mansour met Sunday with Pope Tawadros II to convey the government’s support and acknowledgement of upcoming Christmas celebrations. Tawadros II called Mansour’s visit, the first ever of …

20 arrested in Minya after deadly violence

Security forces have arrested 20 people in the governorate of Minya after deadly violence in several villages left five people dead and dozens injured.

The Security Directorate of Minya announced that 11 people were arrested from two neighbouring villages, the …

Security forces hunt down gunmen in Minya

Security forces hunt down gunmen in Minya

Bishop Makarios of Minya survived an attack on Monday morning when he and his vehicle came under fire. (Photo Public Domain)

Bishop Makarios of Minya survived an attack on Monday morning when he and his vehicle came under fire.
(Photo Public Domain)

Security forces, backed up by the armed forces, launched a series of raids on a village in Minya in …

Military engineers visit sites of damaged Minya churches

Military engineers visit sites of damaged Minya churches

Military engineers visited on Tuesday the sites of churches that were damaged in Minya, ahead of reconstruction efforts. (AFP File , Gianluigi Guercia)

Military engineers visited on Tuesday the sites of churches that were damaged in Minya, ahead of reconstruction efforts.
(AFP File , Gianluigi Guercia)

Military engineers visited on Tuesday the sites of churches that were damaged in Minya, ahead of reconstruction …

Security forces attempt to restore order in Delga

Security forces attempt to restore order in Delga

Egyptian policemen take position in the city of Delga, in the central Minya province, on Monday after Egyptian troops stormed the town held for over a month by hardline supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi officials said.  (AFP PHOTO / STR)

Egyptian policemen take position in the city of Delga, in the central Minya province, on Monday after Egyptian troops stormed the town held for over a month by hardline supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi officials said.
(AFP PHOTO /