North Sinai

Comments by Bishop Angaelos on the recent spate of attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt, including the recent attacks in Al-Arish, Sinai.

March 1, 2017 Featured

Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications – 1/3/17 I have now drafted and redrafted this statement numerous times over the past weeks, wanting to say something about the deadly attacks experienced by Coptic Christians in Egypt on a daily basis, yet every time I do, there seems to be a new and often […]

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Copts’ flight from Sinai’s Rafah alarms church; rights groups express solidarity

September 30, 2012 Featured News

  30/9/2012 Sherry El-Gergawi Rights groups and Coptic Church call on state to provide security for all Egyptians following departure of Christian families from Rafah amid alleged threats. Attacks on a Coptic-owned shop in the city of Rafah in northern Sinai and the subsequent flight of nine scared Christian families after reportedly receiving death threats […]

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Copts refuse to leave despite threats

September 22, 2012 News

21/9/2012 RAFAH, Egypt, Sept. 21 (UPI) — Coptic Christians in two towns in Egyptian-controlled North Sinai say they refuse to leave despite threats against them and their church’s urging to go. Leaflets were posted on the homes and businesses of seven families in Rafah and Arish, threatening to blow up the properties if they didn’t […]

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