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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 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 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 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 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 Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Egypt handouts 75 death sentences to Muslim Brotherhood rebels, UN’s Michelle Bachelet says it’s ‘unfair’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said today that she is extremely concerned that an Egyptian court’s confirmation of 75 death sentences on Saturday did not result from a fair trial, 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 The Dispatch On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Al-Jazeera reporter Mahmoud Hussein questioned, arrested in Egypt for ‘inciting sedition’ and ‘fake news’

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns an Al-Jazeera journalist’s arrest last week while visiting Egypt. Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian news producer at Al-Jazeera headquarters in Doha, was arrested at his Cairo More...

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 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 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 Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Benedict Cumberbatch pauses ‘Sherlock’ season 3 filming to tell photographers to go cover Egypt

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch had a harsh message for the photographers camped outside the BBC Sherlock set Saturday in Cardiff, Wales. As the Star Trek Into Darkness star exited his trailer, Cumberbatch hid More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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Death toll in Egypt rises to 30, hundreds injured in ‘Friday of Rage’

Medical officials say at least 12 people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of the ousted president in the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria, bringing nationwide toll to 30. Emergency More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Egyptian army fires on crowd of Morsi supporters, 3 reportedly killed

Egyptian security forces are already struggling to keep the peace as deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was removed and hundreds of Morsi supporters gathered in Cairo. The army shot and killed  at least More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Egyptian military suspends constitution, plans for new election, holds ousted Pres Morsi, Adly Mansour in charge

Egypt’s military suspended the constitution Wednesday and ordered new elections, ousting the country’s first freely elected president after he defied army demands to implement radical reforms or step More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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New survey confirms violence against women in Egypt worse now, 99.3% have experienced some form of sexual violence

Sexual violence against women in Egypt has increased in the post-revolutionary Islamist rule, according to official reports and rights activists. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality said in a report published More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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Shocking video leaks of Egyptian Muslims attacking, raping 2 Christian women, shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

Earlier this week a video began circulating on Arabic-language websites revealing a crowd of Muslims in Egypt attacking, assaulting and raping two Christian women on a crowded street,  in broad daylight. (A PORTION More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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Egypt court moves forward to prosecute two Coptic Christian boys, ages 9 and 10, for ‘insulting Quran’

An Egyptian court is forcing two Coptic Christian boys, ages 10 and 9, to stand trial for “insulting the Quran,” reports confirmed this week. Former Palestinian operative turned Islam analyst and peace activist More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 12th, 2013
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Egyptian preacher Hesham el-Ashry announces on TV that woman cover-up unless ‘they want to get raped’

Egyptian preacher Hisham el-Ashry may have shocked viewers with his latest appearance on TV this week, saying that women must cover up for their own protection and advocated the introduction of religious police. “I More...


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