There is allegedly sound cooperation on intelligence between Egypt and Israel, intent on fighting Islamic terrorism operating so close to their borders.
In that sense, we should understand that terrorism is not a threat to human rights, but a threat to human existence
“We need to act together to eradicate terrorism everywhere and anywhere.”
“Terrorism will be defeated more quickly if all countries act against it together,” he said.
Violence against police in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have increased since the 2013 ouster of Morsi.
An Egyptian man stabbed the two German tourists to death and wounded at least four others on Friday at a popular seaside vacation spot on the Red Sea, officials and witnesses said.
ISIS gunmen ambushed a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in Minya in southern Egypt on May 26, leaving 29 dead and 14 wounded.
At least 29 Coptic Christians perished in the brutal attack when terrorists stormed the bus they were riding on their way to a monastery outside of Cairo on Friday morning.
Francis said he was horrified by the suspected chemical weapons attack, calling it an "unacceptable massacre" of innocent civilians.
Christians are fleeing Northern Sinai as a result of a killing spree perpetrated by Islamic State in Egypt.