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#PrayforTurkey – #PrayforEgypt (fr/en)

  • Egypt: A bomb blast has killed at least 25 people during Sunday mass inside a Cairo church near the main Coptic Christian cathedral, according to Egyptian state TV .

The explosion ripped through St Peter’s Church at around 10:00am local time, wounding at least another 35 people, according to Egyptian security officials.

St Peter’s Church is beside St Mark’s Cathedral, which is the seat of Egypt’s Orthodox Christian church and is home to the office of its spiritual leader, Pope Tawadros II.(Source: Reuters/ Aljazeera)


  • Turkey: Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 38 people and wounded 155 others near a soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats.

The bombs Saturday night targeted police officers, killing 30 of them along with seven civilians and an unidentified person, Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu told reporters Sunday. He said 13 people had been arrested in connection with the “terrorist attack.”Soylu spoke at funerals for five of the officers and vowed “revenge.”

Nonetheless, the government immediately imposed a broadcast ban on the Besiktas explosion. It is been said that “these news cause the public’s despondency”.

With the presidential dream of Tayyip Erdogan to become the  New Sultan of Turkey, everything started actually. First big explosion happened after he said he wanted to become president and for this (so for making this real, a bill needs to be passed from the parliament and to get approved it needs 400 deputies to vote for) “give 400 deputies to me and it will be solved peacefully.”

After last night explosion in Besiktas, pro-government media started to connect the explosion with the presidential vote package of Tayyip Erdogan. Actually, this constitutional amendment package consists of introducing a shift to a presidential system was submitted to Turkey’s parliament on Dec. 10 after the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) struck an agreement with the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on the draft amendments.
And the pro-government media or pro-Tayyip politicians and people who reacted or injured during the explosion, they started to say, “the terrorists showed their reactions against  the presidential vote.”
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This happened before the first election that took place the 7th of June in 2015 And before this election, on the 5th of June, two blasts ripped through a Kurdish rally (HDP) in Diyarbakir,Turkey by ISIS (Daesh), killing 5 people and injuring more than 100 in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a “provocation” designed to undermine peace before Sunday’s parliamentary election. This,in a way, did cancel the upcoming election that took place the 7th of June as Erdogan didn’t win the majority he wanted and Turkey voted again the 1st of November same year.

Chronology of attacks: (Source with photos)

  • July 20, 2015 Suruc explosion by ISIS: 34 dead, over 100 people injured.
  • December 10, 2015 two explosion in Ankara railway station by ISIS: 109 dead over 500 people injured.
  • January 12, 2016 Istanbul Sultanahmet explosion by ISIS: 10 dead 15 people injured.
  • February 17, 2016 Ankara explosion by TAK (Teyrêbazên Azadiya Kurdistan): 29 dead , 61 injured.
  • March 13, 2016 Ankara explosion by TAK: 37 dead, 125 injured.
  • March 19, 2016 Istanbul Taksim explosion by ISIS: 4 people dead, 36 injured.
  • April 2, 2016 Mardin explosion by PKK: 3 dead, 11 injured.
  • April 27, 2016 Bursa explosion by TAK: 13 injured.
  • May 1, 2016 Gaziantep explosion by ISIS: 3 dead, 22 injured.
  • May 12, 2016 Diyarbakir, Sur explosion by PKK: 4 dead 23 injured.
  • May 12, 2016 Istanbul, Sancaktepe explosion by PKK: 8 injured.
  • June 7, 2016 Istanbul, Vezneciler explosion by TAK: 11 dead 36 injured.
  • June 8, 2016 Mardin explosion by PKK: 4 dead 34 injured.
  • June 28, 2016 Istanbul Atatürk airport explosion by ISIS: 42 dead 232 injured.
    In a 1 year, between june 2015-june 2016: 311 dead, 1216 people injured.



  • Egypte : explosion meurtrière près de la cathédrale copte orthodoxe du Caire.

Une explosion a tué au moins 20 personnes près de la cathédrale copte orthodoxe du Caire, dimanche 11 décembre, selon un bilan donné par le ministère de la santé égyptien.

L’attaque présumée, qui n’a pas été revendiquée pour le moment, s’est produite près de la cathédrale copte orthodoxe de Saint-Marc dans le quartier Abbasiya, blessant également 10 personnes.


  • Turquie: La Turquie a décrété une journée de deuil national, dimanche 11 décembre. Samedi soir, un double attentat meurtrier a fait au moins 38 morts dans le cœur d’Istanbul, à proximité du stade de Besiktas.

L’attaque a ensanglanté un club de football et un quartier qui incarnent en Turquie la joie de vivre et l’esprit rebelle. Voici ce que l’on sait de cette nouvelle attaque sur le sol turc, la dernière d’une vague d’attentats qui a secoué le pays depuis l’été 2015. (Lire plus sur :FranceTv Informations )

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