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By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 7th, 2013
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(Reuters) – One person was killed and more than 80 were wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said. Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2012
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Amidst the unprecedented degree of mayhem Egypt is in today some may question whether the revolution was a disillusion, or even a fallacy that led nowhere. Was this what Egyptians had desired and hoped for? Had they known that this would be the end result, would they have opted to go that route? More...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 16th, 2012
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Inasmuch as the recent death of Coptic Pope Shenouda III exposed the humanity of some Muslims, it also exposed the inhumanity of Islamic teachings. Consider some examples of Muslim sympathy following his death: Egypt’s Al Akhbar newspaper called the Pope’s burial “the funeral of the century,” reporti...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 2nd, 2012
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The following interview with Freedom Center Shillman Journalism Fellow Raymond Ibrahim was conducted by Wolff Bachner and first appeared on The Inquisitr. Most of us in the West have little knowledge of what life is like for Christians in the Muslim world. Take for example, the Coptic Christians, who...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 1st, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church has announced it is withdrawing from talks on a new constitution, saying Islamist domination of the drafting body made its participation “pointless”, Egypt’s state news agency said. The decision late on Sunday followed calls by Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 26th, 2012
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Vladislav GULEVICH The Copts are the descendants of ancient Egyptians and direct heirs to the culture of Egyptian pharaohs. Today they account for about 9% of the country’s population. The exact number is unknown. Supposedly it’s about 6 million. The number could be higher but the authorities of Egyp...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 20th, 2012
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  ROME, Italy, January 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — One year on from the start of the revolution, and a few days from the opening of the people’s assembly, Italy sends Egypt a message of solidarity on its long and arduous road to democracy. A message that reiterates t...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 11th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s military rulers ordered a speedy probe into clashes which killed 25 people, mostly Coptic Christians, as the cabinet held crisis talks and thousands attended the funerals of 17 victims. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) “tasked the government with quickl...
By benim
In Egypt
May 18th, 2011
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The Muslim Brotherhood said on Wednesday the party it formed to contest elections has chosen a Christian intellectual as vice president and numbers almost 100 Coptic Christians among its founding members. The Freedom and Justice Party also has close to 1,000 female members, party official Saad al-Kat...
By benim
In Egypt
May 11th, 2011
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Egypt’s caretaker government said on Wednesday it will prepare a law within a month to ease restrictions on building churches while banning protests in front of places of worship, after attacks on Cairo churches. Formed after 15 people died when a Muslim mob attacked two Cairo churches on Satur...