Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Political Pistachio (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Egypt Palm Sunday Massacre

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


By Douglas V. Gibbs
AuthorSpeakerInstructorRadio Host

One week before Easter, on Palm Sunday, Islamic terrorists attacked Christians in Egypt.  The ISIS suicide bombers detonated outside an Egyptian church near Cairo, killing more than 45, and wounding about 100.  The intent had been to get inside the church, but the terrorist was stopped prior to entry and was asked to go through a metal detector, first.  The explosion ripped through the church as he entered the metal detector.

This attack follows another attack in Egypt, where the target was the leader of the ancient Coptic church, Pope Tawadros II.  In that attack, Tawadros escaped unharmed.  In that attack at least 27 people were killed, and 78 wounded.

Another attack, in the coast city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt, followed a few hours later, killing at least 16, and wounding 41.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.  The bombings are occurring mere weeks before Pope Francis is due to visit Egypt.

Egypt is currently under a “state of emergency” according to President Sisi.

Approximately ten per cent of the Egyptian population are Christian and have been targeted several times by ISIS terrorists

President Donald Trump tweeted that he is “so sad to hear of the terrorist attack” against the U.S. ally but added that he has “great confidence” that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, “will handle the situation properly.”

The two leaders recently met at the White House on April 3.

The bombings confirms the fears of some that ISIS, who has been battling security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, are shifting their focus to civilians.

Coptic Christians are about 10 percent of Egypt’s population of 90 million, making the Coptic Orthodox church the largest Christian denomination in the Muslim-majority country.

The Copts trace their history to the dawn of Christianity, when Egypt was integrated into the Roman Empire, and later into the Byzantine empire.

The word ‘Copt’ comes from the same root as the word for ‘Egyptian’ in ancient Greek.

The community’s decline started with the Arab invasions of the 7th century and the progressive Islamisation of the country, which today is largely Sunni Muslim.

Several churches and monasteries in Egypt are built on sites Copts believe were visited by the Joseph, Mary and Jesus.

Israeli security officials have asked Israeli tourists in the neighboring Sinai peninsula in Egypt to return home immediately.

Political Pistachio Conservative News and Commentary


Source: http://politicalpistachio.blogspot.com/2017/04/egypt-palm-sunday-massacre.html


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Lion’s Mane Mushroom Nootropic

Mushrooms are having a moment. One fabulous fungus in particular, lion’s mane, may help improve memory, depression and anxiety symptoms. They are also an excellent source of nutrients that show promise as a therapy for dementia, and other neurodegenerative diseases. If you’re living with anxiety or depression, you may be curious about all the therapy options out there — including the natural ones.Our Lion’s Mane WHOLE MIND Nootropic Blend has been formulated to utilize the potency of Lion’s mane but also include the benefits of four other Highly Beneficial Mushrooms. Synergistically, they work together to Build your health through improving cognitive function and immunity regardless of your age. Our Nootropic not only improves your Cognitive Function and Activates your Immune System, But it benefits growth of Essential Gut Flora, further enhancing your Vitality.


 


Our Formula includes: Lion’s Mane Mushrooms which Increase Brain Power through nerve growth, lessen anxiety, reduce depression, and improve concentration. Its an excellent adaptogen, promotes sleep and improves immunity.


Shiitake Mushrooms which Fight cancer cells and infectious disease, boost the immune system, promotes brain function, and serves as a source of B vitamins.


Maitake Mushrooms which regulate blood sugar levels of diabetics, reduce hypertension and boosts the immune system.


Reishi Mushrooms which Fight inflammation, liver disease, fatigue, tumor growth and cancer. They Improve skin disorders and soothes digestive problems, stomach ulcers and leaky gut syndrome.


Chaga Mushrooms which have anti-aging effects, boost immune function, improve stamina and athletic performance, even act as a natural aphrodisiac, fighting diabetes and improving liver function.


Try Our Lion’s Mane WHOLE MIND Nootropic Blend 60 Capsules Today. Be 100% Satisfied or Receive a Full Money Back Guarantee. Order Yours Today by Following This Link.

Report abuse

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.