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By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Violence against Christians in Egypt worsens, Coptic priest says he’s afraid to ‘walk in the streets’

The Christian community in Egypt is in chaos, described a violence not seen in decades. The retaliation against Christians from Islamic extremists in response to the removal of President Mohamed Morsi continues. More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Homeland security promotes Mohamed Elibiary despite Muslim Brotherhood alleged ties

The Obama administration has promoted a Homeland Security adviser, who is a self-declared Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporter, to senior fellow within the Cabinet-level department of the federal government. Mohamed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Christians in Egypt being killed if they can’t pay ‘jizya’ protection tax

Muslims in southern Egypt killed two Christian men for failing to pay them protection money. Muslims in the area are demanding Christians pay them “jizya,” a kind of tax that Islamic law requires religious More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 8th, 2013
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Priest describe how Christians in Egypt attacked as Islamists seize and destroy Coptic churches

The Coptic Orthodox priest was quoted in the NY Times article which stated that he “would talk only after hiding from the watchful eyes of the bearded Muslim outside, who wore a pistol bulging from under his More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Hundreds protest at White House, calling Muslim Brotherhood terrorists and Obama administration ‘biased’

Hundreds gathered outside of the White House as Egyptian protesters, many Coptic Christians and Muslims all gathered to voice their outrage over President Barack Obama’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood. Morsi More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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White House speaks out to specifically condemn violence against Christians in Egypt

Over 60 Christian churches in Egypt have been attacked as Morsi supporters are targeting the Coptic sects. Now, after several press conferences, the White House more clearly condemns condemned the violence against More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Majed El Shafie says Obama repeated the mistakes of Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein with support of Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian-born human rights leader and One Free World International founder Majed El Shafie appeared on the Mike Huckabee Show to discuss the crisis in Egypt. Egypt just like other US errors in foreign policy?27 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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White House condemns arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader, cuts off aid to Egypt on the same day

Critics are making connections to the recent White House statement condemning the arrest of a Muslim Brotherhood “spiritual leader” and ending financial funding to Egypt on the same day. Muslim Brotherhood More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Mohamed Badie, Muslim Brotherhood leader arrested as Mubarak cleared and may be released

Mohamed Badie, the organization’s supreme leader, is arrested in Cairo apartment, state TV reports. Earlier today charges were dropped against former ruler, Hosni Mubarak, in the case alleging he embezzled More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Egypt violence continues Christian churches, homes and businesses attacked by Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Egypt is home to a horrific assault on Christianity where atleast 58 churches, over 50 homes, 85 shops, 3 hotels and countless cars have been attacked and torched. Almasryalyoum.com now reports a reporter was killed More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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Gallup survey reveals 80% Egyptians ‘worse off’ under Morsi than Mubarak

Most Egyptians say they were happier under the President Hosni Mubarak than during the presidency of Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, according to a new Gallup survey. twitter photo The pessimism, coupled More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Churches in Egypt continue to be attacked, 36 or more ‘completely’ destroyed by Morsi supporters

Violence by Morsi supporters leaves dozens of Christian churches, Coptic-owned businesses and properties burnt; fears grow among Egypt’s Christian minority of widespread sectarian tensions. Egyptian protesters More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Rand Paul tells President Obama to follow the law and stop funneling billions into Egypt

Earlier today, President Barack Obama made a statement condemning the violence in Egypt that has resulted in hundreds dead of recent. Image/Video Screen Shot/whitehouse.gov Mr. Obama said in response to the violence, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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President Obama condemns Egypt violence, cancels September military exercise TRANSCRIPT

President Barack Obama’s statement Thursday in response to the security situation in Egypt, delivered from his vacation home in Massachusetts after at least 95 people were killed in Egypt Wednesday. Many of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 28th, 2013
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Egyptian military warn Morsi supporters, Muslim Brotherhood to protest peacefully or face firm response

Egypt’s National Defense council has warned supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi that security forces would take “decisive and firm” action if protesters overstepped their rights, as thousands More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Egypt security forces refused to assist Coptic Christians during mob attack which left 4 dead

Security forces stood by and failed to intervene during a brutal attack on Coptic Christians in Luxor, Amnesty International said in a new published statement this week. Image/CIA The report detail how a July 5 More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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Egypt army chief calls for protests to authorize military action against ‘violence and terrorism’

Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has called for nationwide rallies to give the military a mandate to confront what he termed violence and terrorism following the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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Missing Christian in Egypt, Magdy Habashi, found decapitated while Coptic priest Mina Abboud Sharobeen killed

Security officials say suspected militants have killed a Christian merchant in the northern Sinai Peninsula. Magdy Habashi, age, 60, was abducted from the town of Sheikh Zweid. His decapitated body was found in More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Rand Paul defends staffer Jack Hunter after massive media criticism from the left and right

The media and opinion writers like Jennifer Rubin and James Kirchick came out with guns-a- blazing after a Washington Free Beacon report by Alana Goodman disclosed that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) had hired “The More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Rand Paul introduces legislation to end foreign aid to Egypt

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) today introduced a bill that would prohibit the United States from sending foreign assistance to the government of Egypt because of  the military coup that took place in the country More...


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