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#PrayforTurkey – #PrayforEgypt (fr/en)


  • Egypt: A bomb blast has killed at least 25 people during Sunday mass inside a Cairo church near the main Coptic Christian cathedral, according to Egyptian state TV .

The explosion ripped through St Peter’s Church at around 10:00am local time, wounding at least another 35 people, according to Egyptian security officials.

St Peter’s Church is beside St Mark’s Cathedral, which is the seat of Egypt’s Orthodox Christian church and is home to the office of its spiritual leader, Pope Tawadros II.(Source: Reuters/ Aljazeera)

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  • Turkey: Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 38 people and wounded 155 others near a soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats.

The bombs Saturday night targeted police officers, killing 30 of them along with seven civilians and an unidentified person, Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu told reporters Sunday. He said 13 people had been arrested in connection with the “terrorist attack.”Soylu spoke at funerals for five of the officers and vowed “revenge.”

Nonetheless, the government immediately imposed a broadcast ban on the Besiktas explosion. It is been said that “these news cause the public’s despondency”. Continue reading #PrayforTurkey – #PrayforEgypt (fr/en)

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The recent geopolitical shifts in the triangle Egypt-Saudi Arabia- Iran


According to Reuters, the Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla was on his way to Iran on Sunday to try to strike new oil deals, sources close to his delegation said at Cairo airport, after Saudi Arabia suspended its oil agreement last month.Egypt and Iran have had strained diplomatic ties since the late 1970s and an Egyptian official visiting Tehran is a rarity.

Continue reading The recent geopolitical shifts in the triangle Egypt-Saudi Arabia- Iran