Cathedral Clashes

  • Egyptian ambassador to US says no military coup July 8, 2013

    Washington: Egypt's ambassador to Washington said on Sunday there had not been a military coup in his country but the army needed to step in to keep violence on the street from spiraling out of control. Ambassador Mohamed Tawfik told ABC's "This Week" that Egypt's powerful military moved to oust...
  • One dead, many wounded in Cairo cathedral clashes April 8, 2013

    Cairo: One person was killed and more than 80 wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said. Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased in Muslim-majority Egypt since the overthrow of...