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Habiba Tarik's stiory makes it to prime time Egyptian TV

Egyptian TV allows Muslim student to condemn abusers who mocked her with “Are you a Christian?” How come? Op-ed.

Habiba Tarik's story makes it to prime time Egyptian TV

Open Letter to Al-Azhar Institute’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb

Instead of decrying the murder of innocents for being 'infidels', you attack free speech in France that 'defamed' your prophet.Op-ed.

Open Letter to Al-Azhar Institute’s Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb

The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

First the Saturday, then the Sunday people, third the secularized West

First the Saturday, then the Sunday people, third the secularized West

Egypt's regime and the Coptic minority

Egypt's regime and the Coptic minority

Forget political correctness for a while

Forget political correctness for a while

More “peace solutions”: Egyptian Copts pay the price

More “peace solutions”: Egyptian Copts pay the price

Coptic Pope muzzles US Copts in favor of Al-Sisi

Coptic Pope muzzles US Copts in favor of Al-Sisi

Egyptian youths escape Sharia inferno

Egyptian youths escape Sharia inferno

Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minorities

Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minorities

Bedouin law bows to Coptic courage

Bedouin law bows to Coptic courage

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.'

Egypt urged to annul jail terms for Christian teens

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.

Egypt: Christian teens jailed for 'insulting Islam'

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.

Egypt's Coptic Pope makes historic visit to Israel

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

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

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.

Egypt: Police Shot Dead Outside Church on Coptic Christmas Eve

Egypt: 2nd Christian Jailed for 'Insulting Islam'

Coptic Christian man becomes the second Christian jailed for insulting Islam in Egypt in June alone.

Egypt: Second Christian Jailed for 'Insulting Islam'

Mainstream Media Mum on Atrocities Against Christians

Mainstream Media Mum on Atrocities Against Christians

The "Non-Arab Spring"?

The "Non-Arab Spring"?

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 homes

Fears for Egypt's Christians following Murder, Arson Attacks

'Voice of the Copts' Requests Holy See Investigation

'Voice of the Copts' Requests Holy See Investigation

The Palestinian Grinch Who Stole Christmas

The Palestinian Grinch Who Stole Christmas

Meet Egypt's President Morsi: A Fugitive in Power

Meet Egypt's President Morsi: A Fugitive in Powerplayer

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.

US Warns Female Missionaries against Egyptian Terrorists

The Illusion of Egyptian Democracy

The Illusion of Egyptian Democracy

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.

Hillary Clinton Gets Hostile Reception In Egypt

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.

Egyptian Christians an Endangered Species

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.

A-Jad: Zionists Behind Cairo's Copt Massacre

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.

Copt Lawyer Calls for Resignation of Information Minister Heykal

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.

Egyptian Muslims Burn Coptic Church in Aswan Province

Egypt Muslims Harass Christians

Egyptian Muslims are continuing to harass Christians, this time in the central region of the country.

Egyptian Muslims Harass Coptic Christians – Again

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.

Does Rise of Salafi Islam in Egypt Mean End for Christian Copts?

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.

13 Christians Killed in Clashes with Muslims in Cairo

Islamists Massacre Coptic Family

Killers 'seized the opportunity of the mayhem prevailing in Egypt' to slaughter 11 Copts, including children.

Islamists Massacre Two Coptic Families in Egypt

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.'

Egypt ‘Appeases’ Copts with Death Sentence for Muslim Killer

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.

Coptic Massacre Sparks Protest against Massive US Aid to Egypt

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.

Egyptian Police Kill Christian in Protest against Ban on Church

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.”

Egyptian Coptic Christian Leader Calls on Jews for Support

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.

Muslims Murder Six Christians in Egyptian Religious Warfare

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.

Egyptian Copts to Obama: Reconciliation is a Two-Way Street