Tag : Egypt
Egypt Attacks title : Christian Girl Kidnapped by Muslim Radicals in Egypt, but Police Fail to Pursue Investigation
summary : The family of an 18-year-old Egyptian Christian woman who is believed to have been kidnapped by a Muslim radical have criticized police for failing to take action against an alleged suspect who has admitted involvement.
date : Feb 23, 2017 11:24 AM EST
Cairo Church Bombing 2016 title : ISIS Vows More Attacks in Latest Video Against Their 'Favorite Prey' - Coptic Christians in Egypt
summary : The Islamic State or ISIS released a new video threatening to launch more attacks against Egypt’s Christians. The 20-minute video said the December attack in Cairo by a suicide bomber was “only the beginning” and vowed more will come. The video also said Coptic Christians are the extremist group’s “favorite prey.”
date : Feb 21, 2017 05:03 PM EST
Egypt title : Case Reopens in Egypt Against Muslim Men Accused of Stripping Elderly Christian Woman in Public
summary : The case against three men accused of dragging an elderly woman through the streets in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman has been reopened amid public outrage.
date : Feb 17, 2017 11:36 AM EST
Egypt title : Muslim Extremist Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Throat of Elderly Christian Shop Owner
summary : A Muslim extremist yelling the phrase "Allahu akbar [Allah is the greatest]!" slashed the throat of a Christian shop owner in Egypt, instantly killing him because he sold alcohol, a persecution watchdog has revealed.
date : Jan 05, 2017 11:23 AM EST
Egypt.jpg title : Cairo Church Bombing Update: Suicide Bomber Identified, Christians Angered By Attack
summary : Suicide bomber was responsible for the Sunday church blast that killed 25 people, including the bomber, and injured close to 50 people. Most of the casualties were women and children.
date : Dec 12, 2016 11:46 PM EST
egypt christian21111.jpg title : Christian Church Bombing in Egypt Kills 25, Dozens More Injured during Sunday Service
summary : At least 25 people were killed and dozens more injured when a bomb went off inside a Christian church in Cairo on Sunday.
date : Dec 12, 2016 07:49 AM EST
Coptic Church Icon title : Middle Eastern Christian Woman to Americans: Do Not Pray For Persecution To Cease
summary : Persecution is a cross that all of us Christians must bear, as it was obviously stated by our Lord Jesus Christ Himself. A Middle Eastern Christian woman urged the American believers not to pray for persecution to stop. Now that's character!
date : Aug 11, 2016 10:31 AM EDT
Coptic Church Icon title : Coptic Orthodox Christian Minority In Egypt Face Attacks
summary : It is very rare that the minority in any nation would be able to rule over the majority and lord it over them. In fact, the opposite tends to happen -- the minority ends up being sidelined or even persecuted, and this is what has been happening to Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christians.
date : Jul 28, 2016 11:26 PM EDT
Egypt Cave Church Monastery of Saint Simon title : Cave Church in Egypt Attracts 70,000 Christians Weekly To Worship Jesus
summary : A "Cave Church" in Egypt is one of the largest churches in the country, a place where 70,000-plus Christians gather every week to worship and praise Jesus -- a place that's home to one of the world's oldest Christian communities. The cave, also known as the Monastery of Saint Simon, is located in the Mokattam mountain in southeastern Cairo, in an area known as "garbage city" due to the large population of garbage collectors, or Zabbaleen, that live there.
date : Jun 27, 2016 09:36 AM EDT
Egypt title : Christian Children in Egypt Sentenced for Reverse Blasphemy After Mocking ISIS Video
summary : Egyptian authorities sentenced four Christian children and their teacher with blasphemy charges and prison time regarding a video mocking the extremist group Islamic State, also known as ISIS. "These children shouldn't face prison for expressing themselves, even with an immature joke," said Nadim Houry, deputy Middle East director. "The continued prosecution of blasphemy cases in Egypt goes against the government's claim to be promoting a more inclusive vision of religion."
date : Mar 14, 2016 08:02 PM EDT
Christian Families Flee Hassakeh, ISIS Terror title : Columnist Charles Krauthammer: ‘Christian Righteousness’ Emerges in World Full of Chaos
summary : Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer has written a column highlighting both Christian persecution and Christian righteousness. He also elaborated on his personal connection to Lord George Weidenfeld.
date : Aug 05, 2015 11:58 AM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Christians in Egypt, Pakistan, China, Israel Describe Persecutions They Face Due to Their Faith in Jesus Christ
summary : Christianity has historically faced persecution in many parts of the world for hundreds of years. Even today, there are some countries where being a Christian carries a higher risk of imprisonment, murder, and other harsh forms of persecution; many still cling to their faith despite the difficulties.
date : Jul 28, 2015 02:38 PM EDT
Egyptian Christians title : Christian Doctor Recalls 92-Day Hostage Situation in Egypt: ‘I Was at Peace During the Whole Ordeal’
summary : Christian orthopedic doctor Wadie Ramses was held as a hostage for 92 days by radical Muslim kidnappers in Egypt. He recalled details of his ordeal in an interview.
date : Jul 01, 2015 09:30 AM EDT
Egyptian Coptic Christians Killed in Libya by ISIS title : ISIS Libya Killings Update: ECRF Posts Video On Latest Plight of Egypt's Coptic Christians
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has conducted gruesome killings as part of its propaganda campaign to spread its version of Islam across the Middle East. Although the Islamic militants started their operations in parts of Iraq and Syria, their influence has stretched beyond that region to Libya.
date : May 19, 2015 06:52 PM EDT
Egypt title : Egyptian Students Face Trial on Charges of 'Insulting Islam' after Making Fun of ISIS
summary : Four Egyptian students and their teacher face charges of “insulting Islam” after they made a video poking fun at the terror group known as ISIS. They were turned in by their Muslim neighbors, who found the video and went to police.
date : May 19, 2015 06:22 PM EDT
Iraqi Christians title : Center for American Progress: How the U.S. Can Help Middle East Christians
summary : Christians and other minorities in the Middle East have faced persecution for centuries in the region. However, the latest round of persecution has left some Americans wondering how their country can help those people.
date : Apr 08, 2015 01:59 PM EDT
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : Rise of Persecution from ISIS and Others Forces Christians to Leave Middle East Altogether
summary : Until recently, the coverage of persecution directed at Christians and other minorities have received scant attention from most Western media outlets. However, one prominent news magazine in the United States has placed the issue on the front page.
date : Mar 27, 2015 01:42 PM EDT
Mother Egyptian Martyr Killed by ISIS title : Mother of Egyptian Christian Beheaded by ISIS, Martyr Milad Makeen Zaky, Expresses No Regrets about Their Faith
summary : The mother of Egyptian Christian Milad Makeen Zaky expressed no regrets about their faith. Her son was one of the 21 Egyptians beheaded by the terror group known as ISIS on a beach in Libya. Meanwhile, other Egyptians attempt to take down the terror group through satire and humor.
date : Mar 18, 2015 06:26 PM EDT
Coptic Christians protest outside whitehouse title : Coptic Christians Protest Outside White House Wearing Orange Jumpsuits, Hoping For Aggressive US Response
summary : In light of the 21 people who were beheaded by ISIS militants in Libya, Coptic Christians in the United States donned orange jumpsuits and marched in protest in Washington, hoping that the U.S. government would take more aggressive measures against Islamist groups.
date : Feb 26, 2015 10:13 AM EST
Coptic Christians title : Coptic Christians Remember ISIS Victims as Martyrs, While Top Leader Forgives Terror Group
summary : The 21 Egyptian Christians who were beheaded by ISIS militants in Libya will be honored as martyrs and saints by the Coptic Orthodox Church. In addition, Coptic Christian Bishop Angaelos forgives the terror group for its actions in Libya.
date : Feb 24, 2015 01:34 AM EST
Egyptian Christians title : Egyptian Christians Beheaded by ISIS Refused to Recant Their Faith and Convert to Islam
summary : ISIS recently posted a video where members of the terror group beheaded 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians on the shore of a beach in Libya. However, that video also showed the victims’ refusal to recant their faith and convert to Islam.
date : Feb 18, 2015 09:40 PM EST
Beheading of Coptic Christians title : White House Avoids Labeling Egyptian Coptics Beheaded By ISIS as ‘Christians,’ Possibly as Part of Counter-Strategy
summary : The White House has issued a statement that condemned the latest brutal act carried out by ISIS. However, some media outlets reported that some information was left out regarding the victims.
date : Feb 17, 2015 09:43 AM EST
Egypt Attacks title : Egypt’s President al-Sisi Cuts Short Ethiopia Trip after 32 People Killed in Sinai
summary : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shortened his trip to Ethiopia Friday after the Egyptian wing of Islamic State, commonly known as ISIS, took credit for killing at least 45 soldiers and police officers in the Sinai Peninsula.
date : Jan 30, 2015 02:55 PM EST
Exodus title : Christian Bale's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Banned In Egypt and UAE for Historical Inaccuracies and 'Racism'
summary : Egypt's Culture Ministry explained its decision in a statement released this weekend that points to the depiction of Egyptians as "savages" and Jews as powerful, as seen in their armed rebellion against the Egyptians in the film. The ministry explained that religious scriptures prsent the Jewish people as weak and oppressed, so they see this film depiction as racist.
date : Dec 29, 2014 01:20 PM EST
Hamas Blocks Bridge-Building Effort Between Israel and Palestinians title : Hamas Refuses to Let 37 Orphaned Children Visit Israel And West Bank on Bridge-Building Trip
summary : Despite the fact that there is still animosity on both sides, Israelis and Palestinians have tried to build bridges that could lead to long-term peace in the region.
date : Dec 29, 2014 12:38 PM EST
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