Copts

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Abdel Rahman Nassar
There is no pride in Egypt’s response to the fate of its hostages. It is being lured into an open-ended battle by the Islamic State (IS) group in...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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An open letter from the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel in Lebanon to Patriarch Rai.
Monday, May 5, 2014
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Randa Ali, Bassem Abou al-Abbas
Hundreds of Egyptian Christians continue to defy the Coptic Orthodox church’s ban on traveling to Israel.
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Updated at 3:00 pm: Police were hunting Monday for attackers who killed four Copts in a shooting spree at a church wedding, in the first assault...
Monday, October 21, 2013
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Bishop Tawadros was chosen as new Pope of Egypt's Coptic Christians Sunday when a blindfolded altar boy picked his name from a chalice as per...
Sunday, November 4, 2012
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Egypt's Coptic Christians voted on Monday for a new leader to succeed Pope Shenuda III who died in March. More than 1,000 eligible voters – Coptic...
Monday, October 29, 2012
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Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi visited the Sinai peninsula on Friday to meet with and reassure Coptic families who fled from the town of Rafah...
Friday, October 5, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
The number of Copts in Egypt has been argued over for many years, with estimates varying drastically depending on the religious background of the...
Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Egypt's public prosecutor on Tuesday ordered that seven US-based Egyptian Copts be tried over their role in an anti-Islam film that sparked violent...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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