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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 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 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 Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Egypt Responded to Massacre of Christians, Attack claimed by ISIS

(International Christian Concern) –This weekend, Egyptian Security Forces announced the deaths of 19 terrorists whom they alleged were complicit in the implementation of the massacre of Christians on November More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Egyptian terrorist, al-Qaeda militant Hisham Ashmawi captured in Libya

(International Christian Concern) –Libyan forces have captured one of the most wanted men in the world, Hisham Ashmawi. Ashmawi was a former army officer and is accused of multiple deadly attacks in Egypt. Ashmawi More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Egypt: Christian violence sparks increases in security in Minya

(International Christian Concern) – Violence against Christians in Minya, Upper Egypt, has led security forces to extend their presence for several days. Church officials, supported by some members of parliament, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Egypt: Violence against Christians, Coptic Church rise, ‘government is controlling’ villages, ‘oppressing’ minorities

(International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has documented a sharp escalation of attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt within the last two weeks. During these incidents, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Christian Persecution: Egypt arrests three plotting to attack Coptic Churches during Easter

Egypt’s security forces they have arrested three people linked to the formation of a terrorist cell, organized to attack Coptic Churches during Easter. Erem News had more details, explaining the police found More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Egypt court rules against Muslim Brotherhood extremists, Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for alleged involvement in acts of violence in 2015. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the Third Annual Doha Educational Conference in More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 9th, 2017
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Egypt declares State of Emergency following terrorist attacks on Coptic churches

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency after attacks on two Coptic churches which left at least 44 dead. Two suicide bombers carried out the blasts, one targeting More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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2015 Data: Muslims responsible for 99% of all suicide terrorist attacks

The great news is that there were fewer suicide attacks worldwide in 2015 than 2014, “only” 452 as compared with 592, according to a new report by an Israeli research team. While it may not be shocking, but More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Obama lifts ban on Egypt aid: tanks, missiles and F-16 planes on the way

Middle East chaos continues and President Obama told Egypt’s leader Tuesday that he was ending a freeze on weapons shipments to the longtime U.S. ally, a moratorium on material support that began after a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Pat Buchanan attacks fearmongering on Iran, Sean Hannity says he sounds like Obama

The Conservatives cannot agree on Iran, a deal on a nuclear program and the latest banter between Pat Buchanan and Sean Hannity prove the divide, illustrate the talking points and areas of disagreement. Below is More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Egypt closes thousands of mosques to battle against ‘extremism’

An Egyptian administrative court upheld the Ministry of Religious Endowments’ decision issued in September 2013 to close down neighborhood places of worship of less than 80 square meters (861 square feet), a move More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Franklin Graham reminds the world: ISIS will bow before Jesus, one day

The shocking murder of 21 Coptic Christians by beheading has resulted in world and religious leaders speaking out against ISIS and the Sunni terrorist group’s actions. President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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MSNBC’s Ed Schultz calls for ‘ground troops’ against ISIS

After a “weekend of terror around the globe,” MSNBC’s Ed Schultz stated that it’s time for the United States to consider putting troops on the ground for this “religious war” with the Islamic State. On More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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ISIS attack on Egypt: 27 killed to honor removal of Mubarak

An affiliate of the Islamist terror group ISIS has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly attacks in Egypt. The four attacks in North Sinai and Suez killed 27 people, security and medical officials told Reuters. The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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‘Patterns of Evidence: Exodus’ coming to theaters in January

Anyone with a passion for history, culture or religion won’t want to miss “Patterns of Evidence: Exodus,” presented in 600 select U.S. cinemas by Fathom Events and Thinking Man Films at 7 p.m. local time on More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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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 More...


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