Posts Tagged ‘ Egypt ’

Fearful Egypt Copts mark Christmas after church bombing

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

It is Christmas Eve for Egypt’s Copts but Marie Labib is not in a festive mood, with dark thoughts haunting her weeks after a church bombing killed 28 members of her community. Copts, who make up about one tenth of Egypt’s population of more than 92 million and who celebrate Christmas on Saturday, have long complained of discrimination.

Islamism’s Recurring Back to the Future Failure

Nov 17th, 2016 | By

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition Egypt’s “Muslim Brotherhood is done,” stated the native Egyptian Copt and Hudson Institute Islamism expert Samuel Tadros on November 2 at McLean, Virginia’s Westminster Institute.  Yet his presentation “The Future of Islamism in Egypt” before an audience of about 30 ominously examined how the dangerous ideology of

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Release of State Dept. Documents Show Clinton Supported Muslim Brotherhood Leader in Egypt

Oct 18th, 2016 | By
Hillary Clinton's big rocket smile

Months before the Benghazi attack in 2012, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the election of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leader a “milestone” for Egyptian democracy and discretely offered covert police and security help. In a nine-page document once-labeled “Secret,” there is a list of talking points for Clinton’s meeting with the newly-elected Egyptian President

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Muslim Mob Attacks Coptics in Egypt

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By

On July 22, a video was posted on YouTube that shows a Muslim mob in the Saft Al-Kharsa village in Beni Suef in Egypt chasing Coptic families and throwing stones at them.The video was shot by one of the local Coptic women on the balcony of her house. In the video, you can hear the

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Is a Saudi-Led Caliphate in the Making?

Mar 11th, 2016 | By

Given a self-promoting agenda, the Saudis’ wide-ranging and relentless efforts to unite approximately 1.4 billion Sunni Muslims, ostensibly to fight terrorism, should raise a basic question among Muslims and non-Muslims alike: is the Saudi ruling dynasty’s real objective the defeat of particular Muslim terror movements like ISIS or the creation of a broader Caliphate Empire?

Egyptian Army ‘Suicides’ Raise Specter Of Persecution Of Christians in Military

Dec 14th, 2015 | By

On the morning of Nov. 20, Boushra was notified that his son, Private First Class Bishoy Nataay Boushra, a second-year conscript soldier in the Egyptian Army, was dead. He was 21. Word of his son’s death was painful enough, but it was compounded when military officials told him how he had died: “Suicide.”

Egyptian Coptic Christian Soldiers Killed By Muslim Soldiers

Sep 15th, 2015 | By

Apparently, there is no safe place in Egypt for Christians – even with Muslim Brotherhood tyrant Mohamed Morsi out of power. The hatred of Christians is persistent and embedded in Islamic theology.

Christian In Egypt Kept In Prison On False Charge Of ‘Blasphemy,’ Attorney Says

Aug 26th, 2015 | By

Medhat Ishak, a 35-year-old Christian from Ebid village in Minya Governorate, was arrested on Aug. 7 while handing out Bibles to Muslims outside El-Arab Mall in Sixth of October City. Mall security guards took Ishak into custody and then turned him over to national police, who accused him of evangelism.

Three Christians In Egypt Arrested For Allegedly Showing Contempt For Islam

Jul 17th, 2015 | By
Egypt into darness

The three Christians were arrested on Saturday (July 11) after at least one was stopped for handing out small bags of dried dates and copies of the Sermon on the Mount, according to human rights activists. In addition to the dates, a snack Muslims commonly eat when breaking the Ramadan day-time fast, the bags contained a statement about God’s love and His omniscient nature.

Washington Times: Obama secretly backing Muslim Brotherhood

Jun 5th, 2015 | By
Obama Clinton and the Muslim Brotherhood

President Obama and his administration continue to support the global Islamist militant group known the Muslim Brotherhood. A White House strategy document regards the group as a moderate alternative to more violent Islamist groups like al Qaeda and the Islamic State. The policy of backing the Muslim Brotherhood is outlined in a secret directive called Presidential Study Directive-11