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Egypt’s justice minister blames Muslim Brotherhood for killing three judges

Egypt’s justice minister blames Muslim Brotherhood for killing three judges

Interim Minister of Justice Ibrahim Al-Heneidy (Photo: Al-Ahram) Ahram Online / Gamal Essam El-Din , Sunday 17 May 2015 Ibrahim Al-Heneidy accused the Muslim Brotherhood of the killing of three judges in North Sinai, vowing to stiffen penalties on terrorism acts [Read More]

47 terrorists killed in Egypt’s Sinai

47 terrorists killed in Egypt’s Sinai

Egyptian Streets / Feb 07, 2015 Egypt’s military has killed at least 47 militants in the North Sinai said sources to Reuters. According to the sources, apache helicopters killed 27 fighters from the Ansar Bat Al-Maqdis organization (now called Sinai Province). Hours [Read More]

Sisi establishes new Egypt counter-terror unit

Sisi establishes new Egypt counter-terror unit

Soldiers in a convoy secure a military funeral ceremony of security personnel killed in attacks in Sinai, outside Almaza military airbase where the funerals were held, in Cairo, January 30, 2015. (File photo: Reuters) By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News, Sunday, 1 February [Read More]

Egypt blacklists Hamas armed wing as ‘terror group’

Egypt blacklists Hamas armed wing as ‘terror group’

Masked Palestinian members of the Ezz Al-Din Al Qassam brigade, the military wing of Hamas, march with their weapons during a parade to mark the anniversary of a battle against Israel in Gaza City, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. (File photo: AP) By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News [Read More]

Egypt’s Sisi cuts short Ethiopia visit after 32 killed in Sinai

Egypt’s Sisi cuts short Ethiopia visit after 32 killed in Sinai

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi delivers a statement following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 26, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/PHILIPPE WOJAZER BY MAGGIE FICK AND YUSRI MOHAMED, CAIRO/ISMAILIA Fri Jan 30, 2015 / [Read More]

Middle East Updates / U.S. drone strikes kill at least 10 suspected Al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

Middle East Updates / U.S. drone strikes kill at least 10 suspected Al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

Egyptian security forces take part in a military operation to demolish buildings in the Egyptian city of Rafah, near the Gaza border. October 29, 2014. Photo by AFP By Haaretz | Nov. 4, 2014 ISIS releases 93 Syrian Kurds captured in February; At least five killed in eastern [Read More]

Militants claim to behead 4 in Sinai

Militants claim to behead 4 in Sinai

Screenshot of a video reportedly of Sinai based militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis beheading four people (screenshot from YouTube) Joel Gulhane  /    August 28, 2014  /   Daily News Egypt Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims to have beheaded four men it claims gave [Read More]

Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama

Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama

A fighter celebrates after firing a missile toward a building where Syrian troops were hiding. /Boston.com Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Special to WorldTribune.com  /  April 14, 2014 The struggle for Egypt is on [Read More]

Egypt welcomes US designation of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis as terrorist

Egypt welcomes US designation of Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis as terrorist

Spokesman for the Egyptian foreign minister Badr Abdel-Ati (Photo: Al-Ahram) Marina Barsoum, Thursday 10 Apr 2014  /   Ahram Online Egypt’s foreign ministry says that they will ‘prove’ that the militant group has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood The [Read More]

U.S. targets Egypt militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

U.S. targets Egypt militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis

(Photo Credit: Almanar) WASHINGTON, April 09, 2014  /  Reuters (Reuters) – The United States has designated Egypt’s most active militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, a foreign terrorist organization, officials said on Wednesday, making it a crime to support [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]