At least 25 are dead and dozens were wounded when a bomb exploded inside an Egyptian church during Palm Sunday services. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.
The pilgrims were on their way to a remote desert monastery when their buses were fired upon by suspected Islamist gunmen. The attack is the second in the same place in as many years.
Egypt says police have killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on Coptic Christians. Gunmen ambushed the pilgrims last week as they traveled home from a remote monastery.
Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators have reportedly assaulted an Egyptian Coptic Christian church south of Cairo. This marks the latest in a series of assaults on members of the country's Coptic minority.
At least nine people have been killed in attacks on a church and a store in Cairo. Islamist militants have increasingly targeted the Coptic Christian community.
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