- Title: Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality illuminated in solidarity with Egypt
- Date: 28th May 2017
- Summary: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (MAY 27, 2017) (REUTERS) VARIOUS PROJECTION ON TEL AVIV-YAFO MUNICIPALITY BUILDING SHOWING CHANGING IMAGES OF ISRAEL AND EGYPTIAN FLAGS IN SOLIDARITY WITH EGYPT FOLLOWING FRIDAY'S (MAY 26) ATTACK MEN TAKING PICTURES OF PROJECTION (SOUNDBITE) (English) TEL AVIV RESIDENT, ORI COEL, SAYING: "It is obvious that it should be there, Tel Aviv is a cosmopolitan city, it represents Israel's liberals mindset. We stand in solidarity with the Egyptian people and every people who suffers from terrorism. We hold their hand, because we know, we have been through it and we all yearn for peace together on earth and everywhere." MORE OF MUNICIPALITY BUILDING ILLUMINATED WITH COLOURS OF EGYPTIAN FLAG BY PASSERS TAKING PICTURES
- Embargoed: 11th June 2017 08:33
- Keywords: attack Egypt flag municipality illuminated Tel Aviv Israel
- Location: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
- City: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
- Country: Egypt
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA0016IR47YF
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality projected the flags of both Egypt and Israel onto its building on Saturday (May 27), in a show of solidarity with the victims of Friday's (May 26) attack in Egypt where more than two dozen Christians were shot dead by unidentified gunmen.
Residents of Tel Aviv who stopped to watch the show of lights and take photos, voiced support in the Egyptian people.
Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 24, with many children among the victims, Health Ministry officials said.
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