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 Egypt’s Coptic Christian community in the town of el-Arish in northern Sinai.
On Friday, 90 Christian families left the city and headed toward the Ismailia governorate.
Al-Masry Al-Youm / July 20, 2014 Minya Misdemeanor Court of Appeals released on Sunday an Egyptian correspondent pending a retrial. Mohamed al-Sayyed Hegazy worked for a US satellite channel called Way TV and […]
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Mary, the latest Christian martyr to be killed in Egypt By Raymond Ibrahim, The PJ Media / March 30, 2014 On his Twitter account, Coptic Bishop Raphaeil, who also serves […]
Kidnappings of Christians are surging. Some see signs of hope. Meanwhile, they’re collecting funds. By Jayson Casper, Christianity Today / January 08, 2014 In 2011, Nadia Makram, 13, was walking […]
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Al-Masry Al-Youm, November 30. 2013 Minya Security Director Osama Metwally ordered the arrest of 14 people accused of violent acts in clashes between Muslims and Copts in the villages of […]
(Photo: Al-Ahram) Different stories have emerged to explain the sectarian violence that erupted in Minya on Thursday and Friday; official security sources say the conflict began with a Muslim girl […]
WorldBulletin / November 29, 2013 The violence erupted in Al-Badrman village over an alleged love affair between a Coptic man and a Muslim woman, the source said. World Bulletin / […]