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Bedouin law bows to Coptic courage

A courageous woman and a brave bishop put Egyptian Sharia bullies to shame. Ashraf Ramelah, 7/19/2016, 6:01 AM

Egypt urged to annul jail terms for Christian kids

Coptic Christian teenagers were handed heavy sentences for 'insulting Islam', as Egypt cracks down on 'blasphemy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 11:56 AM

Egypt: Christian boys jailed for 'insulting Islam'

Judge hands down tough sentences to four young Coptic Christians for a video which they say was just meant to mock ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2016, 7:07 PM

Coptic Pope makes historic visit to Israel

Tawadros II becomes first Coptic Pope in decades to visit Jerusalem, for senior cleric's funeral; Church plays down political significance.Ari Soffer, 11/26/2015, 10:34 PM

The Extinction of Eastern Christianity May Figure Europe’s Own Future

An interview with Bat Ye'or, a foremost historian of the Middle East. Giulio Meotti, 4/5/2015, 12:52 AM

Police Shot Outside Church on Coptic Christmas Eve

Three policemen killed in Egypt as Islamist violence continues; authorities ramp up security in anticipation of more attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 8:55 PM

Egypt: 2nd Christian Jailed for 'Insulting Islam'

Coptic Christian man becomes the second Christian jailed for insulting Islam in Egypt in June alone.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2014, 4:30 PM

Mainstream Media Mum on Atrocities Against Christians

Why is the media silent about the horrors committed against Christians? Paul Miller, 2/25/2014, 10:42 PM

The "Non-Arab Spring"?

As Arab civil strife engulfs the region, Israelis should spare a thought for other indigenous peoples fighting for their own rights. Ari Soffer, 9/18/2013, 7:00 AM

Fears for Egypt's Copts following Murder, Arson

Islamists accused of series of attacks on Christians, including the murder of a priest, and arson attacks on churches and Christian homesAri Soffer, 7/7/2013, 2:47 PM

'Voice of the Copts' Requests Holy See Investigation

Appeasement, silencing all dissent and criticism? Now it is the turn of the Catholic Church to ignore its own co-religionists. A Copt pleads for intervention. Ashraf Ramelah, 2/8/2013, 3:04 PM

The Palestinian Grinch Who Stole Christmas

The lives of Christians in the Arab world are filled with persecution. Israel is a different story. Ron Jager, 12/25/2012, 8:40 AM

Meet Egypt's President Morsi: A Fugitive in Power

As the world knows by now, and America should have known earlier, Morsi represents the worst possible outcome for Copts, all freedom-loving Egyptians, the Middle East and the West. Ashraf Ramelah, 10/3/2012, 10:20 PM

US Female Missionaries: Beware Egyptian Terror

The US has warned American female missionaries they are targets of terrorists in Egypt, where Christians are on the run from Islamists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/30/2012, 9:05 AM

The Illusion of Egyptian Democracy

If the American system provides the measuring stick for evaluating Morsi’s election and its aftermath, it becomes clear that the Egyptian government falls well below any acceptable standard. Matthew M. Hausman, Att'y, 9/20/2012, 12:23 AM

Hillary Clinton Gets Hostile Reception In Egypt

The poster children of Egypt's Arab Spring turned out to vent their frustration and conspiracy theories on Hillary Clinton.Amiel Ungar, 7/17/2012, 1:15 AM

Egyptian Christians an Endangered Species

The big losers in Egypt’s first round of elections are Christians, who fear for their survival in a radical Islamic-controlled country. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/5/2011, 4:36 PM

A-Jad: Zionists Behind Cairo's Copt Massacre

Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled his latest conspiracy theory, saying Israel and the US plotted recent clashes in Cairo.Gabe Kahn., 10/12/2011, 2:10 AM

State TV Called Out the Lynch Mobs in Cairo

Those seeking justice for the killing and wounding of the Coptic demonstrators want Egyptian state television held to account.Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/11/2011, 7:55 PM

Egyptian Muslims Burn Coptic Church in Aswan

Egyptian Muslims have returned to "business as usual," with another attack on a Coptic Christian church, this one in Aswan. Chana Ya'ar, 10/2/2011, 11:13 AM

Egypt Muslims Harass Christians

Egyptian Muslims are continuing to harass Christians, this time in the central region of the country.Chana Ya'ar, 7/3/2011, 12:42 PM

Salafi Islam Rises in Egypt

Salafi Islam is rising to take its place in Egyptian society -- to the dismay of the Christian Copt community, which stands in Salafi crosshairs.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2011, 3:44 PM

Copts Killed by Muslims in Cairo

Thirteen people were killed Tuesday in a clashes between Muslims and Christian Copts in Cairo, and at least 140 others were wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 3/9/2011, 3:39 PM

Islamists Massacre Coptic Family

Killers 'seized the opportunity of the mayhem prevailing in Egypt' to slaughter 11 Copts, including children. Gil Ronen, 2/5/2011, 10:33 PM

Death for Muslim Killer of Copts

A Coptic leader said Egypt has “appeased” his community by sentencing to death a Muslim who murdered six Copts. ‘Our hearts are still bleeding.'Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/17/2011, 1:27 PM

Egypt under Fire for US Aid

Protesters in California demand end to US aid to Egypt, after the New Year’s suicide bomb massacre at a Coptic church in Alexandria.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/3/2011, 11:23 AM

Egypt Kills Christian Protester

Egyptian police killed one Christian and wounded dozens of others in a new escalation of violence with Coptics trying to build a church.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/24/2010, 2:01 PM

Coptic Leader Appeals to US Jews

An Egyptian Coptic Christian leader has called for Jewish support to help prevent Egypt from becoming a “jihadist state hostile to Israel.”Hana Levi Julian, 3/25/2010, 3:52 PM

Muslim-Christian War in Egypt

Egyptian Muslims gunned down six Christians, whose community has charged the government with ignoring Muslim violence. Egypt: An isolated incident.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/10/2010, 6:19 PM

Copts to Obama: Don't Forget Us

Coptic Egyptian expatriates urge President Obama to remember the Muslim world's oppressed minorities. Members of Congress echoed their concerns.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 6/1/2009, 11:12 PM

Why is the Coptic Church Punishing Pilgrims to Israel?

Egyptian Christians (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelic) come by the thousands to Jerusalem during the Passover week. Not everyone is pleased. Ashraf Ramelah, 4/20/2014, 9:15 AM