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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 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 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 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 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 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 The Dispatch On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Obama administration betrays Israel with UN Security Council vote, noting using veto

The UN Security Council passed a resolution betraying Israel by condemning the building of homes and businesses within its borders. Fourteen of the 15 nations approved it and the United States-refusing to veto it-abstained. The 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 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 Guest Author On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Hamas rejects ceasefire, Israel resumes attack, update from Tel Aviv

Violence in Israel and Gaza paused briefly when Israel agreed to Egypt’s proposal for a ceasefire. After Hamas rejected the ceasefire proposal, Israel’s bombing campaign continued. According to the Israeli prime More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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Egypt: Al Qaeda terror leader Ayman al-Zawahri tells Muslims to stop attacking Christians, overthrow the government

Al Qaeda terror leader Ayman al-Zawahri says that Muslims in Egypt should not fight the nation’s Christians, but rather focus on overthrowing the government. Zawahiri made the comments in an audio message posted 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...


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