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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 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...

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...


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