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Egyptian Islamists hit Christian churches

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  • Egyptian gather Saturday in the ruins of the Evangelical Church of Malawi after it was ransacked, looted and burned on Thursday by an angry mob, in Malawi. In the province south of Cairo, protesters attacked two Christian churches, security officials said.

      Egyptian gather Saturday in the ruins of the Evangelical Church of Malawi after it was ransacked, looted and burned on Thursday by an angry mob, in Malawi. In the province south of Cairo, protesters attacked two Christian churches, security officials said.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Attacks increased after the islamists rose to power in the wake of the 2011 arab spring uprising that drove hosni mubarak from power, emboldening extremists. but christians have come further under fire since president mohammed morsi was ousted on july 3, sparking a wave of islamist anger led by morsi's muslim brotherhood.

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