Tag Archives: Copts

Of Copts and Islamophobia

Originally posted on salamamoussa:
In a recent interview with the Coptic Canadian History Project, Dr Angie Heo, a scholar of Coptic culture, stated that she sees a special responsibility for diaspora Copts, as?“In light of these [persecution of Copts] horrific…

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This Week in Egypt: Week 17-2019 ( April 22-28)

Top Headlines Constitutional Referendum: 88.3% of Egyptians back changes that could see President al-Sisi stay in power, amid vote-buying claims Egypt hosts Africa summits on Sudan and Libya crises Egypt extends state of emergency by 3 months, commencing April 25 … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 3-2019 (Jan 14-20)

Top Headlines Cairo declaration establishes Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum with seven countries AChristian man who has been kidnapped by suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai Peninsula is a police forensic expert Egypt’s budget deficit in the first half of the … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 1-2019 ( Dec 31-Jan 6)

Top Headlines Egyptian explosives expert killed while trying to defuse bomb near a church in Cairo Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing Sisi says Egypt and Israel cooperate against ISIS in Sinai Egypt’s Court of Cassation upholds acquittal of … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 49 ( Dec 3-9)

Top Headlines Egypt says police kill two gunmen behind November attack on Coptic Christians Italy names Egyptian police in murder student case Giulio Regeni Egypt’s Sisi inaugurates Egypt’s first arms exhibition in Cairo Egyptian court orders release of prominent Wael … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 45 ( Nov 5-11)

Top Headlines Egypt puts key members of ‘al-Jama’a al-Islamiyya’ on terror list An Egyptian court has convicted 65 suspected militants of setting up a terrorist group and declaring allegiance to the extremist Islamic State group Standard & Poor’s credit rating … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt- Week 44 (Oct 29-Nov 4)

Top Headlines  ISIS terror attack kill seven Copts in a bus ambush in Upper Egypt Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya Egyptian security forces kill … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: NYT David Kirkpatrick and Egypt’s Copts

Journalist and International correspondent for the New York Times has recently wrote an article in Church Times about Egypt’s Copts and their relationship with the Egyptian President Sisi. The article was full of disputed ideas that were promptly addressed by Samuel Tadros, … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 35 (Aug 27-Sept 2)

Top Headlines Ethiopian PM and Egyptian President Hold Talks In Beijing Egypt’s Sisi appoints Major General Sherif Seif El-Din Hussein as new head of the country’s anti-corruption authority Egypt‘s Sisi ratifies law to clamp down on social media Manal Mikhail … Continue reading

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This Week in Egypt: Week 27-2018 ( July 2-8)

Top Headlines Egypt Air flight MS804 crash “caused by cockpit fire”, French investigators find Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt in a viral video Egypt opens Rafah border with Gaza, allowing passage in both … Continue reading

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