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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...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Egyptian Christian recounts Muslims attacking his photography business, the insults to their prophet

(International Christian Concern) –For Christians living in Egypt, the possibility of violence is a daily reality. For Youssef, the father of two young girls, anti-Christian violence has dramatically shaped his More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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Egypt: Abdel-Hady Rabie was sentenced to life for 2013 church burning

(International Christian Concern) –Abdel-Hady Rabie was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for burning a church in a Giza village in 2013. In Egypt, a life sentence is equal to twenty-five years. Rabie More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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ICC asks ‘Why Egypt’s churches are under attack’

(International Christian Concern) –In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches. They demonstrate when there is a whisper of church legalization More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Egypt’s Christians have received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize

(International Christian Concern) –Egypt’s Christians have received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, in what is believed to be the first time an ethno-religious group has received the nomination. They More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Egypt: Christians attacked in Demshaw Hashem as Muslims protest an ‘official church’

(International Christian Concern) –The village of Demshaw Hashem suffered an attack at the end of August which targeted Christians because Islamic hardliners did not want an official church in the village. In 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 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 The Dispatch On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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US Treasury targets finances of Waleed Ahmed Zein, ISIS terrorist in Africa

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today targeting Waleed Ahmed Zein, a terrorist in East Africa who established an intricate worldwide financial network More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Reporters Without Borders says photojournalist Mahmoud Abdel Shakour Abou Zeid, Shawkan, will be freed from Egyptian jail

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved by the 5-year jail sentence passed today on Mahmoud Abdel Shakour Abou Zeid, the young Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, as he has already spent five years More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Dean Sell previews Sight & Sound Theatres’ ‘Moses’ coming to cinemas, telling the epic story

The epic musical drama Moses from Sight & Sound Theatres comes to cinemas nationwide September 13 , September 15 and September 20. Fathom Events is partnering with the group and Sight & Sound Theatres’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Florida candidate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera details her alien abduction, Miami Herald stands by endorsement

The first of two burning questions for Florida voters is if the Miami Herald will rescind there endorsement of Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera for Florida’s 27th Congressional District in Congress as details emerge More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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‘Moses’ musical drama coming to theaters for two-night screenings in September

The epic musical drama MOSES from Sight & Sound Theatres comes to cinemas nationwide September 13 and 15 through Fathom Events.  Filmed in front of a live audience, the original stage production was seen More...

By Veselina Dzhingarova On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Trump’s Tit-for-Tat Trade War Pushes Allies Toward China

Although currently only embroiled in a tit-for-tat trade war with China, global business and financial experts at CNBC report the trade war is cause for major concern with the United State’s faithful Canadian More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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SCOTUS upholds Trump’s ‘travel ban’ confirming executive powers on immigration

The Supreme Court has upheld President Trump’s executive order on immigration from Islamic militant nations, nicknamed the “travel ban” by critics. The ruling was 5-4 with Chief Justice John Roberts 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...


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