Egyptian Coptic Christians mourn Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, for their 21 co-religionists who were beheaded in Libya by the Islamic State. The photo was shot inside the Virgin Mary Church in the village of el Aour, near Minya, 135 miles south of Cairo. Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the murders. The banner in Arabic reads, "poor for a piece of bread. Victims of political and religious conflict, we did not hear nor see any reactions from Arab nations to save the lives of these Christians from the hands of extremists. "
Egyptian Coptic Christians mourn Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, for their 21 co-religionists who were beheaded in Libya by the Islamic State. The photo was shot inside the Virgin Mary Church in the village of el Aour, near Minya, 135 miles south of Cairo. Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the murders. The banner in Arabic reads, "poor for a piece of bread. Victims of political and religious conflict, we did not hear nor see any reactions from Arab nations to save the lives of these Christians from the hands of extremists. " AP
Egyptian Coptic Christians mourn Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, for their 21 co-religionists who were beheaded in Libya by the Islamic State. The photo was shot inside the Virgin Mary Church in the village of el Aour, near Minya, 135 miles south of Cairo. Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the murders. The banner in Arabic reads, "poor for a piece of bread. Victims of political and religious conflict, we did not hear nor see any reactions from Arab nations to save the lives of these Christians from the hands of extremists. " AP

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February 16, 2015 8:55 AM

New front in Islamic State war as Egypt retaliates in Libya for beheadings

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