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By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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Discovery Channel announces new series ‘Mummies Unwrapped’ with Egyptologist Ramy Romany, set for April start

For centuries, mummies have fascinated, terrified and even enlightened. They not only hold the key to unlocking our ancient past, but also to solving mysteries that have confounded historians for hundreds, even More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Egypt legalizes 156 churches as Christians remained divided over President Sisi

(ICC): Last week, the Egyptian government legalized 156 churches, bringing the total to 783. More than 3,700 churches have sought legalization since Egypt passed a new law in 2016 which purported to streamline the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Open Doors Report highlights persecution against women, Christian sex trafficking, Sharia Law practices

In the latest in-depth report focused on gender persecution, the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals that gender contributes to a large disparity in the methods used for religious persecution. While men experience 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 Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Egypt: NY Times David Kirkpatrick refused entry into Cairo, Ahmed Gamal Zyada arrested over social media remarks

Two journalists have been detained on landing at Cairo airport in the past few weeks. One, a US reporter, was denied entry and put on a flight back to Europe. The other, an Egyptian photojournalist, was imprisoned. More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Discovery Channel announces Egyptian live broadcast with ‘Expedition Unknown’

Egypt remains a land shrouded in deep mystery and wonder. Today, Discovery announced it will broadcast live from Egypt in search of ancient artifacts and open an Egyptian sarcophagus for the very first time. EXPEDITION More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Egyptian Convert Stands Firm for Christ, Sacrificing his family and Risking his Life

(International Christian Concern) –Growing up in Egypt as the son of an Islamic Sheikh, Mohamed’s life was filled with religion. As a Sheikh, his father was supposed to live as a religious man from whom others More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Egypt: Islamic State militants kidnap Coptic Christian in Sinai Peninsula

(International Christian Concern) –A Coptic Christian man traveling on a microbus in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was kidnapped by Islamic militants on January 18th.  Abeed Nakhla Yassa was traveling to the city More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Egypt: President al-Sisi extends state of emergency, noting the Christmas Eve attack on a Nasr City church

(International Christian Concern) –Egypt has extended its nationwide state of emergency for yet another three months, marking the 7th time that the government has made such a decision. President al-Sisi first More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Egyptian Police Officer Murders Two Christian Men

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on the evening of December 12, Egyptian police officer Rabi Mustapha Khalifa shot and killed Coptic Christian Emad Kmal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Islamic Extremists Strike Yet Another Church in Upper Egypt

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, December 9, a group of Islamic extremists attacked a church in the Upper Egypt village of Kom Al-Raheb. Security More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Where is Arabic spoken and its importance

Arabic is the language of the Arab people. Its name ‘Arabic’ was taken from the word Arab which means ‘nomad’ and it started as the language of the nomadic people. Today it is the fifth most More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Egyptian Court Sentenced 65 Individuals involved in ISIS Cell

(International Christian Concern) –Thursday, an Egyptian court sentenced 65 individuals accused of establishing an ISIS terrorist cell in Upper Egypt, reports The Defense Post. 18 of these defendants received 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 Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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17 sentenced to Death over Egyptian Church Bombings

(International Christian Concern) –A military court in Egypt has sentenced 17 to death and 19 to life in prison for their involvement in several terrorist bombings against churches in the years 2016 and 2017. It More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Egypt Court rules on Muslim attack against Giza Church

(International Christian Concern) –This past December, ICC reported on a mob attack in an Egyptian village of Kafr El-Waselin. The mob was protesting a service building used by St. Tadros Church. On October More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Ethiopia: New Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali trying to bring Democracy to Maxist African nation

(International Christian Concern) –Despite positive changes instituted by the new Prime Minister in Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, political and ethnic tensions continue to grow. PM Ahmed believes that democracy 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 Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Egyptian court sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death, ties to Coptic Orthodox Church suicide bombing

(International Christian Concern) –A week ago, an Egyptian military court sentenced 17 Islamic militants to death. The 17 militants were prosecuted after plotting attacks against Christians and Christian churches More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Maspero Massacre seven years later: Aswan church victims remembered as Christians battle persecution

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) and Egypt’s Christian community are commemorating today as the seventh anniversary of the Maspero Massacre. On October 9, 2011, the Egyptian More...


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