For the first time ever, the flag of an Arab nation lit up Tel Aviv City Hall late Saturday night to show Israel’s solidarity with the citizens of Egypt in the wake of a deadly attack on Coptic Christians Friday.
Earlier in the evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly condemned the attack, sending condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and the Egyptian people.
“There is no difference between the terror of the attack in Egypt and that of attacks in other countries, “ Netanyahu pointed out. “Terror will be defeated more quickly if all countries work together against it.”
A small caravan comprised of two buses and a truck making their way to a monastery south of Cairo were attacked by a team of 10 masked terrorists wearing military uniforms from “Sinai Province,” the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State (ISIS/Da’esh) terrorist organization.
The Islamic State’s Amaq news agency said …