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The Two Saints Church: Coptic pain and resolve, one year later

One year on from the bombing of the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, Coptic Christians remain concerned about discrimination and religious extremism, but say they will remain engaged on the political scene, no matter what

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The Two Saints Church: Coptic pain and resolve, one year later

Coptic Priest found dead in southern Egypt

A protest of 3,000 erupted in southern Egypt in response to the killing of a Coptic priest who was found in his home, ...

Egypt's opposition demands unified law for building houses of worship

“The Protection of Citizenship and National Unity” conference, organised Thursday by a slew of the country’s ...

Trial of pro-Copt Muslim activists adjourned till next Thursday

The Rod El Farag misdemeanor court has postponed the trial of eight left wing and rights activists to next Thursday. The ...

Egypt train shooting suspect transferred to State Security Tribunal

The General Prosecutor has transferred the case of the policeman behind the Samalout train shooting to the State Security ...

Egypt train shooting not sectarian, claims government

Ahmed Diaa El-Din, governor of Minya where the Samalout train shooting is located, denied that the attack was religiously ...

Copt killed and 5 others wounded in a train shooting in Samalout, Egypt

A gunman boarded a train in Samalout, southern Egypt and opened fire on Tuesday, killing a Copt and wounding five others ...

Egyptian MPs attack European parliament for 'meddling' after church explosion

Egyptian MPs, belonging to the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and from the opposition, have attacked the Brussels-based ...

Two Saints Church celebrates christmas in black

Youssef Hanna didn't tell his mother he was going to celebrate Coptic Christmas at the church of Saint Takla in Alexandria. ...

Egypt's Muslims attend Coptic Christmas mass, serving as "human shields"

Egypt’s majority Muslim population stuck to its word Thursday night. What had been a promise of solidarity to the ...

How afraid are Egypt's Copts?

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Egypt's facebook users rally behind Copts

A crescent embracing the cross set in white against a black background. This has been the most prevalent Facebook picture ...

General Prosecutor orders reconstruction of church bombing

General Prosecutor Abdel Megeed Mahmoud has ordered a group of forensic scientists and criminal investigators to create ...

Egypt Police: DNA analysis reveals church bomber 23-25 year old male

DNA analysis of the remains of the suspected bomber responsible for the murderous New Year’s Eve attack on the Two ...

Egypt terrorism expert: Church bombing evidence points to Qaeda in Iraq

Following mixed reports on the possible source of the church attack in Alexandria on New Year's eve, Major General ...

Political parties and civic groups call for candle-lit protest on Coptic Christmas

Several Egyptian political parties and groups called today for a candle lit sit-in on 7 of January, Coptic Christmas day, ...

Sawiris offers LE1 million for information leading to church bombers

Egyptian businessman and telecom tycoon Naguib Sawiris will give one million Egyptian pounds ($173,000) to anyone who ...