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Egypt: Kirollos Atallah sentenced to six years in jail for ‘Liking’ a Facebook page

Religious freedom in Egypt may be eroding faster than realized as news broke of a Coptic Christian who has been sentenced to years in prison after liking a particular Facebook page. Kirollos Atallah, 29, endured death threats and now faces a six-year prison term because he “liked” a page for Christian converts from Islam. When the Muslims heard More...

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By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Egypt: Verdict for Hosni Mubarak ‘war crimes’ delayed until November

The judge charged with sentencing Egypt’s fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak postponed the verdict on Saturday in a court session which seemed to suggest that the former president may be acquitted of his most serious More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Israel and Hamas ceasefire leads to more talks, terrorists still refusing to disarm

Israel and the terrorist group Hamas are once again under a 72-hour ceasefire, as world leaders push for the opposing sides to negotiate a permanent peace agreement and end the month-long conflict. The ceasefire More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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State Department on Christianity in Middle East: ‘shadow of its former self’

The State Department issued a shocking report on the state of religious freedom around the world this week, noting that Christianity in the Middle East, especially Syria, is becoming a “shadow of its former More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Hamas rejects ceasefire, Israel resumes attack, update from Tel Aviv

Violence in Israel and Gaza paused briefly when Israel agreed to Egypt’s proposal for a ceasefire. After Hamas rejected the ceasefire proposal, Israel’s bombing campaign continued. According to the Israeli prime More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Egypt: Bishoy Armia Boulous, aka Mohammed Hegazy, gets five years in prison for reporting persecution

Photo/Vectorportal via wikimedia commons A Christian leader in Egypt has now become the figure associated with the hypocritical Egyptian government attempting to project an image of tolerance towards non-Muslims. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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New report on Egypt: Over 550 women, girls kidnapped, forced to convert to Islam

photo Applysense A new report from the Association of Victims of Abduction and Forced Disappearance (AVAFD) states that more than 550 Egyptian Christian women and girls have been kidnapped since 2011. The kidnapped More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Al Qaeda head Ayman al-Zawahiri ‘kidnap Americans’ to trade for terrorists, free ‘The Blind Sheikh’

Al Qaeda Chief Ayman al-Zawahiri urged the kidnapping of American citizens in a recent interview with As-Sahab, according to the SITE monitoring service. When asked about his advice for Muslims to free Islamic More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Christian woman brutally murdered by Muslim Brotherhood while helping the elderly

A shocking new report details an Islamic mob of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt attacking and murdering a Christian woman for having a cross hanging on her car mirror. The report on Monday chronciles eyewitness More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood attacks churches in Cairo suburb, 4 shot and killed

New reports detail how Muslim Brotherhood members attacked two churches in the Cairo suburbs, opening fire and killing at least four people. In Ain Shams, Brotherhood supporters attacked the Virgin Mary and Archangel More...

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