Middle East

Test for Egypt as Christian families flee Daesh hit lists

A Christian boy walks with a priest who left with his family from Al-Arish city North Sinai Governorate capital after the escalation of a campaign targeting Christians by Islamic State militants last week, walks inside the Saint Church in Ismailia, northeast of Cairo, Egypt February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 03, 2017, on page 8.

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