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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 arrived in the governorate of Ismailia over the weekend. ISIS-affiliated terrorists in a group calling itself Sinai Province stepped up attacks against [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]

Egypt plans to dig new Suez Canal costing $4 billion

Egypt plans to dig new Suez Canal costing $4 billion

A fisherman travels on a boat with his family across the Suez canal near Ismailia port city, northeast of Cairo May 1, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh By Oliver Holmes and Stephen Kalin, CAIRO Tue Aug 5, 2014 (Reuters) – Egypt said on Tuesday it plans to [Read More]

21 Egyptian soldiers killed in rocket attack in Al-Wadi Al-Gedid

21 Egyptian soldiers killed in rocket attack in Al-Wadi Al-Gedid

Egyptian border guards (Photo: AP) Ahram Online, July 20, 2014 Rocket-propelled grenades reportedly used in attack on military checkpoint in southern Egypt Militants attacked a military checkpoint in Al-Wadi Al-Gedid governorate in southern Egypt on Saturday, killing 21 [Read More]

EIGHT KILLED, 27 WOUNDED IN EGYPT’S SINAI ATTACKS

EIGHT KILLED, 27 WOUNDED IN EGYPT’S SINAI ATTACKS

Daily Sabah / Published : 14.07.2014 CAIRO –  Eight people, including a child, were killed and 27 others wounded in a series of attacks late Sunday in North Sinai province. In a statement, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said a mortar shell had hit the market area in the [Read More]

Egypt arrests alleged ‘terrorist’ who fought in Syria

Egypt arrests alleged ‘terrorist’ who fought in Syria

A man walks past the police near the site of a series of explosions in front of Cairo University. (File photo: Reuters) CAIRO Sun Apr 13, 2014  /  Reuters (Reuters) – Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside [Read More]

Army spokesperson: Six extremists killed in Sinai raid Wednesday

Army spokesperson: Six extremists killed in Sinai raid Wednesday

Al-Masry Al-Youm, February 20, 2014     Armed Forces spokesperson Ahmed Ali wrote on his Facebook account that the Second Field Army forces raided on Wednesday 19 February a number of terrorist hotbeds in the cities of Be’r al-Abd, Aris and Rafah. The raid [Read More]

At least four dead in blast targeting tourist bus

At least four dead in blast targeting tourist bus

A picture taken on February 16, 2014 show the wreckage of a tourist bus at the site of a bomb explosion in the Egyptian south Sinai resort town of Taba.(AFP PHOTO / STR) Basil El-Dabh  /   February 16, 2014  /   Daily News A fatal explosion in Sinai kills three Korean [Read More]

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis responsible for Friday gas pipeline blast

Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis responsible for Friday gas pipeline blast

Egypt Independent, January 19, 2014 An Islamist extremist group has claimed responsibility for the Friday blast that hit a natural gas pipeline in the Sinai Peninsula. Unidentified assailants had attacked the pipeline feeding cement factories at the industrial zone in [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]