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Paris attacks: severed finger found at Bataclan theatre identifies attacker

Paris attacks: severed finger found at Bataclan theatre identifies attacker

Michel Safi / November 15, 2015 /’ The Guardian Omar Ismaïl Mostefai has been named in France as one of the attackers with a number of others now being identified through documents A severed finger at the site of the Bataclan theatre reportedly led French authorities [Read More]

Iraq ‘retakes over quarter of Islamic State territory’

Iraq ‘retakes over quarter of Islamic State territory’

April 14, 2015 / BBC News Iraqi government forces regained control of the northern city of Tikrit earlier this month Islamic State (IS) has lost more than a quarter of its territory in Iraq since the US-led coalition air campaign began in August, a Pentagon spokesman says. [Read More]

Remember the martyrdom of Middle East Christians

Remember the martyrdom of Middle East Christians

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, April 02, 2015 / The Week For Christians, Holy Week is the most important period of the year. It’s a time for us to commemorate the redemptive suffering of Jesus Christ on the Cross, and his victory over the forces of sin and death through his [Read More]

Possible American Accent Detected in ISIS Horror Video

Possible American Accent Detected in ISIS Horror Video

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — U.S. intelligence officials are analyzing facial features and speech patterns of the masked man who spoke in a recent ISIS video to determine who he is, and if he could be one of ISIS’s American recruits, according to a senior U.S. [Read More]

Coptic Christians: Who are they – and why have then been targeted by Isis in beheading video?

Coptic Christians: Who are they – and why have then been targeted by Isis in beheading video?

Coptic Christianity is believed to have been established around AD 42 ROSE TROUP BUCHANAN, 16 February 2015 / The independent The latest video purportedly released by the terror organisation Isis claims to show the execution of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. The [Read More]

Pope Francis offers tribute to Egyptian Christian ‘martyrs’

Pope Francis offers tribute to Egyptian Christian ‘martyrs’

On Monday, Pope Francis phoned Coptic Pope Tawadros II, left, to offer his condolences for the killings of Coptic Christians in Libya. AFP/GETTY IMAGES   The Pope called for all Christians to hear the ‘testimony’ of their slain ‘brothers,’ killed by [Read More]

Jordan bombs ISIS targets amid anger in wake of pilot’s death

Jordan bombs ISIS targets amid anger in wake of pilot’s death

Young Jordanians rally in the capital Amman on Tuesday against ISIS and in reaction to the burning alive of Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh by the group’s militants. Jordan said its warplanes had launched new strikes against ISIS, after vowing a harsh response to [Read More]

Isis militants are using mentally challenged children as suicide bombers and crucifying others, says UN body

Isis militants are using mentally challenged children as suicide bombers and crucifying others, says UN body

Report reveals widespread abuse of youngsters in Isis-controlled areas – particularly those from minority communities ANDREW BUNCOMBE, NEW YORK, February 05, 2015 / The Independent Isis militants are using children – including those with mental health problems – [Read More]

Opinion: Islamic State Brutality Could Backfire

Opinion: Islamic State Brutality Could Backfire

Supporters and family members of Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, express their anger at his reported killing in Amman, Jordan, February, 3, 2015. Barbara Slavin, February 04, 2015 / Voice Of America The group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) is reportedly [Read More]

Jordan Vows Revenge for Pilot’s Grisly Death

Jordan Vows Revenge for Pilot’s Grisly Death

A man purported to be Islamic State captive Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh is seen standing in a cage in this still image from an undated video filmed at an undisclosed location made available on social media on Feb. 3, 2015. VOA News, Last updated on: February 03, [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]