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Minya bishop, Coptic Christians demand justice for murdered man

Minya bishop, Coptic Christians demand justice for murdered man

Bishop Macarius of Minya and Abu Qirqas praying to one of the injuries in the attack of Tahna El-Jabal village on Sunday 18 July, 2016 (Photo: courtesy of Coptic Orthodox Church Spokesperson Facebook page) Ahram Online , Monday 18 Jul 2016 Coptic officials and Minya locals [Read More]

‘Consolations are not enough’ says Minya bishop after Sunday sectarian violence

‘Consolations are not enough’ says Minya bishop after Sunday sectarian violence

Bishop Macarius of Minya Ahram Online , Tuesday 19 Jul 2016 Sunday’s attack in Minya followed May violence in which Christian houses were set ablaze and a woman was paraded naked through the streets Anger is mounting amongst Minya’s Copts after two incidents of [Read More]

Egypt’s Christians protest and pray after Christian murdered and building torched

Egypt’s Christians protest and pray after Christian murdered and building torched

A damaged home belonging to one of seven Christian families, whose houses were looted and set on fire by Muslim men, at Al-Karm village in the southern province of Minya in an earlier attack in May this year. Reuters Ruth Gledhill, CHRISTIAN TODAY CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, [Read More]

Egypt arrests 15 over arson attacks on Christian homes

Egypt arrests 15 over arson attacks on Christian homes

(Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi flee from shooting in front of Azbkya police station during clashes at Ramses Square in Cairo, August 16, 2013. Egyptian police have arrested 15 people in [Read More]

President Sisi Demands Justice After Coptic Christian Woman Stripped Naked, Beaten in Streets

President Sisi Demands Justice After Coptic Christian Woman Stripped Naked, Beaten in Streets

  Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaking at a press conference in 2015. (i24 News)   ASWAT MASRIYA, MAY 27, 2016 / Egyptian Street   Egypt’s President ordered state institutions on Thursday to take the necessary measures to maintain order and restore [Read More]

Five more suspects arrested over sectarian violence in Karam Abu Omair, Minya

Five more suspects arrested over sectarian violence in Karam Abu Omair, Minya

MENA, Al-Masry Al-Youm / May 27th, 2016 Five more suspects have been arrested in connection with an outbreak of sectarian violence last Friday in the Minya village of Karam Abu Omair, making a total of 10 suspects arrested in connection with the incident. According to an [Read More]

Live updates: Second day of voting in Egypt’s presidential election

Live updates: Second day of voting in Egypt’s presidential election

  Egyptian women wait in line to cast their votes outside a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 (Photo: AP) Hazel Haddon, Ayat Al-Tawy, Salma Shukrallah, Marina Barsoum, Mariam Rizq, Jamie Craggy, Hatem Maher, Hala Ahmed, Kevin Dean, Tuesday 27 May [Read More]

Egypt sentences 683 supporters of ex-President Morsi to death

Egypt sentences 683 supporters of ex-President Morsi to death

Students, who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted President Mohamed Mursi, shout slogans during clashes with residents and police in a protest against the military and interior ministry in Cairo University at Kasr El Aini street in downtown Cairo April 9, [Read More]

Washington denounces Egypt’s mass death sentences, reevaluates aid policy

Washington denounces Egypt’s mass death sentences, reevaluates aid policy

US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf (Photo: AP) Ahram Online , Wednesday 26 Mar 2014 In response to 529 death sentences handed to Brotherhood supporters, US official says ‘outrageous, shocking’ actions taken by Egypt government will affect US [Read More]

Lawyers of 683 Brotherhood defendants boycott hearing after Monday mass death sentence

Lawyers of 683 Brotherhood defendants boycott hearing after Monday mass death sentence

Al-Masry Al-Youm / March 25, 2014 Tarek Fouda, head of the Lawyers Syndicate in Minya, said lawyers of 683 defendants accused of storming al-Adwa Police Station decided to boycott Tuesday session to protest a mass death sentence issued against the 529 other defendants. A [Read More]

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For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

By Alex Zietlow – The Washington Times – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The Starbucks in the heart of George [Read More]

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

For more information, please visit: https://www.meetup.com/ypiadc/events/241400521/ The YPIA, MENA committee is [Read More]

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

1 March 2017, 12:46 UTC The Egyptian authorities must offer urgent protection to Coptic Christians in North Sinai and [Read More]

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

JERUSALEM, Israel – An estimated 30 Coptic Christian families fleeing Islamic terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula [Read More]

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, was joined by peers, MPs and [Read More]