Posts Tagged ‘ Egypt ’

Coptic Christians’ Endless Struggle for Survival in Egypt

Apr 28th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

The Copts have been persecuted for thousands of years. ISIS’s brutal Palm Sunday bombing in Alexandria is just the latest episode. By Samuel Tadros — April 14, 2017 Viewed from the outside, there is nothing remarkable about Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, where an Islamic State terrorist blew himself up during the Palm Sunday liturgy

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Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s Long Road to Islamic Reform

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “There has been a lot of positive symbolism” from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding Islamic reform but little action, stated former American Ambassador Alberto Fernandez on April 3 in Washington, DC.  He and his fellow Hudson Institute panelists examined the enormous difficulties confronting any reform of

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Egyptian Coptic Christians Cancel Their Easter Celebrations

Apr 14th, 2017 | By

Our religious freedom allows us to celebrate Easter this year — but we should remember those around the world who are persecuted for practicing their faith. Nearly 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016, according to a report from the Center for Studies on New Religions. “As many as 600 million were prevented

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Piers Morgan: ISIS War On Christianity ‘Ought To Be Dominating Cable News’

Apr 12th, 2017 | By

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Daily Mail editor-at-large Piers Morgan on Monday criticized the American media for paying more attention to isolated terrorist attacks in Europe while ignoring the Islamic State’s ongoing war on Christianity in the Middle East. Appearing on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Mr. Morgan lamented that “a handful of people

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Fox Business Commentator: Don’t ‘Learn to Live with Terror,’ ‘Learn How to Beat It’

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Yesterday Fox Business Channel commentator Stuart Varney responded to the two terror attacks on Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that took place earlier that day. Varney disagreed with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s statement that terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city,” and said people shouldn’t be accepting of terrorism: “The

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Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in Tanta during what was meant to be

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At least 44 killed in Egypt church bombings on Palm Sunday, ISIS claims responsibility

Apr 9th, 2017 | By
Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

Various news agencies reported two suicide bombings at Coptic Churches by the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in Egypt. The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim terror organization. The same day Islamic State suicide bombers attacked Donald Trump’s and John McCain’s Syrian rebel groups fighting to overthrow the secualr government of Syria. Confused yet?

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258 Coptic Christians Flee al-Arish

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

The Social Solidarity Directorate in North Sinai reported on Sunday that 258 Coptic Christian families have left al-Arish city for 13 different governorates. Monier Abul-Khair, the head of the directorate, said in a statement that the displaced families have relocated to Cairo, Ismailia, Port Said, Dakahlia, Assiut, Minya, Qaliubiya, Sohag, Giza, Fayoum, Beni Suef, Sharqiya,

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Amnesty Claims Egypt Failed to Protect Christians

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By

Amnesty International, a London-based rights group, has accused the Egyptian government of failing to protect the hundreds of Coptic Christians who fled their homes in northern Sinai after a series of attacks and threats by ISIS militants. On Wednesday, the group claimed the Egyptian government’s response fits with a pattern of failing to protect the

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Egypt Court Throws Out Case By Abused Elderly Christian Woman

Jan 27th, 2017 | By

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)– Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, forcing the family to remain in hiding, BosNewsLife learned. Last May’s assault in the central

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