Coptic activist returns to Egypt for Maspero investigation

Coptic activist Michael Mounir

Manar Ammar 17/2/2012 CAIRO: Leading Coptic Christian activist Michael Mounir arrived back in Egypt on Friday after the prosecutor issued an investigation order for him and his name was put on a no travel list. Mounir, who was attending the Copts Abroad’s fourth convention in The Netherlands, said he cut his trip short and came home after he ...

Sectarian strife reportedly contained in Egypt’s Sharqiya

Manar Ammar 14/2/2012 CAIRO: Calm has reportedly returned to the Minya Qamh district in the Egypt governorate of Sharqiya in the Nile Delta region after the 16-year-old missing girl was found on Tuesday and rejoined her mother and a sectarian crisis was contained. The issue began when Rania Khalil, 16, a recent convert to Islam, went missing ...