Islamic State Executes Another Copt in Libya?

Raymond Ibrahim - Coptic Solidarity - 30/7/15 According to sources in Libya, there are unconfirmed reports, including from the Libyan Herald,  that on July 23rd, the Islamic State executed another Egyptian Christian they seized over a week ago at a road block near Nufaliya, an Islamic State stronghold southeast of the city of Sirte. Bekhit Nageh Efrank Ebeid, a 25 year ...

St. Catherine’s Monastery on Sinai refutes reports about attacks on it

October 2014 In its official statement the Monastery of St. Catherine on Sinai has denied the reports by the Egyptian Christian media about attacks on the monastery and called them “irresponsible and false”, reports Romfea. Islamists did not attack the monastery and did not take the monks hostage, the message reads. It should be noted that about ten ...

Exiled Egyptian Christian Teacher Awaits ‘Blasphemy’ Appeal

By Joseph DeCaro http://www.worthynews.com CAIRO -- One year after Islamists in upper Egypt accused her of committing blasphemy in front of a class of Muslim students, a Coptic Christian teacher fled to France where she remains in exile, according to Morning Star News. Demyana Abd Al-Nour, a social studies teacher at the Sheikh Sultan Primary School in Al-Edisat, ...

Insight: After cathedral clash, Copts doubt future in Egypt

Ulf Laessing CAIRO 12/4/13 (Reuters) - When Egyptian Christian Kerollos Maher watched on television as petrol bombs and rocks rained on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral he had only one thought - emigration. "Egypt is no longer my country," said the 24-year-old construction worker, standing in the courtyard of the country's largest cathedral where one Copt and one Muslim died in ...

Christians in Egypt Remember the Massacre One Year Ago

Matthew Clark 12/10/2012 One year ago, dozens of Christians were murdered in Egypt as the nation’s military carried out a brutal massacre. Coptic Christians were peacefully protesting the government’s failure to take any action against a Muslim militia which had burned down a church. Egypt’s military fired on the crowd, running over civilians with their tanks. Yesterday, Christians ...

Ramadan: Islam’s ‘Holy Month’ of Christian Oppression

Egyptian Christian, Maher Rizkalla: Before and After Ramadan Raymond Ibrahim 28/8/2012 The month of Ramadan, which ended earlier this week, proved to be a month of renewed Muslim piety on the one hand, and renewed oppression of non-Muslim minorities on the other. In Nigeria, for example, Islamic militants are living up to the assertion that “Ramadan is a ...