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  • Four years later, memories of 2011 massacre still haunt Egypt’s Christians

    CAIRO, Egypt — Andraous Oweida, a 44-year-old construction worker and father of two, has vivid memories of the night of Oct. 9, 2011, when the Egyptian army assaulted a massive crowd of Christian protestors in the Maspero neighborhood of Cairo, killing 22 people and leaving dozens severely wounded. Oweida was

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  • A former Catholic goads Islamist attacks in Egypt

    Writing from an online perch in Istanbul, he calls on Egyptians to start off-hour attacks against KFC restaurants, banks, mobile phone shops, and other corporate outposts. He urges assaults on the military’s commercial interests instead of its security checkpoints. Nonviolent protests are worse than “futile,” he says, just an opportunity

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