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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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UN Climate Change fund: COVID an ‘opportunity’ to raise money and ‘relaunch’ green world

The UN-funded financial arm of the Paris Agreement has called the Chinese Coronavirus an “opportunity” to raise funds for climate change action and “relaunch economies on low-emission, climate-resilient trajectories.” According More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Researchers report ESO telescope identifies exoplanet which may ‘rain iron’

The journal Nature features some new information from researchers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) regarding the finding of an extreme planet where they suspect it rains iron. The ultra-hot giant exoplanet More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Pixar’s ‘Onward’ is a fun ride through a fantasy world to deal with real life trials

Pixar’s new film, Onward, combines several elements of the buddy film, a “coming of age” story and a fantasy/gaming picture. Like their other projects, Pixar masters the use of humor, beautiful More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Egypt arrests human rights defender Patrick George Zaki

Yet another human rights defender has been arrested and temporarily disappeared in Egypt. An Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) researcher, Patrick George Zaki, was stopped in the Cairo airport on February More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle comes to theaters on February, with part 2 set for May

Patterns of Evidence, makers of The Exodus and The Moses Controversy, will release its newest title, The Red Sea Miracle, a different kind of cinematic biblical adventure. Featuring award-winning filmmaker More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Mahmoud Abbas rejects Trump’s Israel peace plan, calling it a ‘slap’

President Trump unveiled a proposal for the Israel peace plan which calls for a two-state solution that includes the state of Israel and a Palestinian state, with a capital for the former in Jerusalem and a More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Looking ahead to ‘Death on the Nile’: full casting news, set for 2020

Production has begun on Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express sequel, Death on the Nile. This film is based on the 1937 Agatha Christie novel of the same name, following Hercule Poirot (Branagh) More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 7th, 2019
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Coptic Church in Egypt still fighting for its life

In an incredible court ruling in 2016, a centuries-old church was spared the axe and hammer of demolition in the Alexandria Administrative Court under the headship of Judge Muhammad Abdel-Wahab Khafagi. The decision, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Egyptian Toddler, Youssef Ebid Killed En Route to Church

(International Christian Concern) –Copts United reports the death of a 4-year-old Egyptian child, Youssef Ebid, who was struck by a tractor while waiting for a bus to take him to church. The Minya diocese in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Egypt reinstates President Sisi despite intolerance, hostility towards non-Muslims

Egypt’s President Sisi has reinstated a known Salafist extremist leader, allowing him to deliver sermons at an Alexandria mosque despite heavy opposition because of his reputation for intolerance. Opponents have More...

By Red Diogenes On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Alyssa Milano boasts of her two abortions: ‘My life would be completely lacking all its great joys’

Alyssa Milano proudly boasted about her two abortions she obtained in 1993, touting how they shaped her life. “In 1993, I had two abortions,” Milano said during her latest of her podcast “Sorry More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt: Blogger, ‘Mohamed Oxygen’ released from prison

Mohamed Ibrahim Radwan, aka “Mohamed Oxygen” was released from Tora prison in Egypt this week after spending more than a year in detention. photo by Carrie Z. via pixabay The blogger, Radwan has been More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Egypt graverobbers steal dead priest’s cross, then body for ransom

Graver robbers in Sharouna, a village south of Cairo, targeted the tomb of a priest who died 13 years ago, according to the Watani news outlet. They initially wanted to steal his crucifix, but then also stole the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Guidelines about Expungement

A person cannot enjoy civic life with the tag of a criminal record. An individual has to confront multiple restrictions in different occupations, including the right to vote, student financial aid, education, and More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Egyptian Christian Girl, Sarah Atef Kidnapped

(International Christian Concern) –A Coptic Christian named Sarah Atef who was a fourth year university student disappeared on June 27th and remains missing. She is from Minya but is believed to have been kidnapped More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Egypt Approves 127 Churches previously Operating Without a Permit

(International Christian Concern) –A committee established by the Egyptian government has approved legalizing 127 churches who were previously operating without a permit. This brings the total number of legalized More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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In 2020, we were fighting over the ‘No Fly List’ as the ACLU filed lawsuits

Nine years ago today, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit on behalf of 10 U.S. citizens and lawful residents who are prohibited from flying to or from the United States or over U.S. More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Egyptian Mummy linens seized by Border patrol in Michigan, busting antiquities smuggling scheme

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) seized ancient Egyptian mummy linens during enforcement operations at the Blue Water Bridge. On May 25th, CBP Officers identified a shipment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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South Carolina Man, Zakaryia Abdin Sentenced for Attempting to Provide Material Support to Isis

Zakaryia Abdin, 20, of Ladson, South Carolina, was sentenced yesterday to 20 years to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Fathom Events bringing ‘Free Trip to Egypt’ with Tarek Mounib to theaters

Seeking to build a bridge of mutual understanding and friendship, a Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur of Muslim faith decides to create conversation surrounding common preconceived notions of his religious beliefs. More...


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