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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 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.

Egypt voters stay away for second day

A polling station with no voters is seen in Giza governorate yesterday. 19 October 2015 | Ahram Online Agencies/Cairo Egyptians largely stayed away from parliamentary elections for a second day yesterday, highlighting […]

Egypt Vote Is a Sign of Arab Winter

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE AN ELECTION. SOURCE: STR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES OCT 19, 2015 By Noah Feldman |  Bloomberg view Feel the chill in the air? Winter is coming to the Arab world, with no […]

Who's Who in Egypt's New Cabinet

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) poses for a photo with his ministers at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, in this September 19, 2015 (Photo: Courtesy of the Egyptian […]