In this Friday, April 14, 2006 file photo, Egyptian Copts cross their wrists in defiance outside the Saints Church in the Sidi Bishr district of Alexandria in Egypt. Egypt’s Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of Islamic State radicals operating in the Arab world’s most populous nation, seeking to sow discord, undermine President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and split the country.
In this Friday, April 14, 2006 file photo, Egyptian Copts cross their wrists in defiance outside the Saints Church in the Sidi Bishr district of Alexandria in Egypt. Egypt’s Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of Islamic State radicals operating in the Arab world’s most populous nation, seeking to sow discord, undermine President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and split the country. Ben Curtis AP
In this Friday, April 14, 2006 file photo, Egyptian Copts cross their wrists in defiance outside the Saints Church in the Sidi Bishr district of Alexandria in Egypt. Egypt’s Coptic Christians have become the preferred target of Islamic State radicals operating in the Arab world’s most populous nation, seeking to sow discord, undermine President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and split the country. Ben Curtis AP

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