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Six Militants Detained in Egypt Over Plotting Attacks on Christian Churches

June 26, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 26/6/17 A total of six terrorists, who planned to conduct attacks on Christian churches in Egypt, were detained, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. CAIRO (Sputnik) — According to the ministry, the attacks were set to take place, in particular, during Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Attacks […]

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Egypt’s Coptic Christians Fairing Better Under Al-Sisi

August 16, 2014 Featured News

By Ellen Teague http://www.thetablet.co.uk – August 2014 The situation of Coptic Christians in Egypt has improved since the 2013 military overthrow of Islamist President, Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. This is the finding of a report that appeared on the website of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem on 7 August. “The handing of power to […]

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Coptic church head Pope Tawadros urges self-restraint in face of Egypt sectarian violence

August 14, 2013 News

14/8/13 (JNS.org) The head of Egypt’s Coptic church, Pope Tawadros II, urged the Egyptian people to prevent bloodshed and violence in the face of growing sectarian violence. “I call on everybody, with my utmost love, to protect the lives of Egyptians,” Pope Tawadros said on his official Twitter account, according to a translation by AllAfrica.com. “I ask […]

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