Egypt: Gunmen Kidnap 8-Year-Old Copt from Mother’s Arms

Raymond Ibrahim -May 2015 Coptic Solidarity Armed gunmen seized an 8-year-old Coptic Christian child from his mother’s arms.  The child, Antonious Zaki Hani, was walking with his mother to school in Nag Hammadi, where he attended second grade. Four armed gunmen appeared, forced the child from his mother’s hands under threat of death, and immediately fled in a car. Since ...

Kidnapped Christian girl freed by special services of Egypt

February 2014 The security service of Egypt succeeded in freeing a Christian girl who had been kidnapped by a terrorist group, reports Linga with reference to its own source in the department. On February 2, head of the security service of muhafazah (one of the governorates of Egypt) Kena Muhammad Kamal received a report from a police ...

Anger over court’s decision to acquit suspects in Coptic killing Case

By Brian Hutt 23/2/2011 Six Christians were killed in January 2010 as they left their church in Nag Hammadi after celebrating Christmas Eve mass. The church’s Muslim security guard was also killed in the attack. In a hearing on Monday, a state security court in Qena upheld the death sentence handed to chief suspect Mohamed Ahmed Hussein last ...