Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros told a parliamentary committee on Sunday that the country's legacy of religious unity is currently being "defaced" in the wake of sectarian attacks against Christians in Upper Egypt. "The incidents we heard about are very painful.
By Ed Adamczyk
MOSUL, Iraq (UPI) -- Islamic State fighters in Mosul, Iraq, number between 5,000 and 10,000 but that number is expected to decline, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said as the coalition advanced on the city.
By Isil Sariyuce, Euan McKirdy and Angela Dewan
Istanbul (CNN) -- Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists, state-run news agency Anadolu reported Monday, as a purge on the country's democratic institutions following a failed military coup intensifies.