NEWS ALERT: Egypt Christians Fear More Violence As Millions Protest (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Egypt feared more violence and looting of their shops Tuesday, February 1, as millions of people demonstrated across the country against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak.

Swine Flu Slaughter Of Pigs Threatens Egypt’s Christians’ Livelihood

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos large_77444_71942CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The livelihood of at least hundreds of thousands of Christians in Cairo and other areas was threatened Wednesday, May 6, as Egypt's government announced it would go ahead with slaughtering the country's pigs to combat swine flu and improve hygienic conditions.

Egypt Christian Dies After Libya Attack

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service christiansegypt CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian who was shot in the head by a suspected Islamic extremist in Libya has died of his injuries, family members said.

21 Egypt Christians Praised Christ Before Beheadings

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos imagesNOWTRIPOLI/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- All 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded by Islamic State militants in Libya were killed after they refused to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, BosNewsLife established Tuesday, February 17. Some were making their last prayers.

Egypt Militants Kill Christian For Faith; Others Injured

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with a Special Correspondent in Egypt CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Egypt have faced a deadly New Year as Islamic militants killed a Christian man while angry Muslims injured at least five believers and forced a Christian couple to leave their town, BosNewsLife learned Friday, January 26. Despite the bloodshed, an embattled Christian community pledged to build the first church in its troubled history.

Kidnapped Eritrean Women Forced To Embrace Islam In Egypt

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Tuesday, June 5, over the whereabouts of two Eritrean women who were among a group kidnapped in Cairo by men claiming to be police officers, underscoring the risks faced by Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers in Egypt, including Christians, rights activists said.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Priest Killed As Nobel Laureate ElBaradei Is Named Premier

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Coptic priest was shot dead by Islamic extremists in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula as sectarian clashes spread following the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, Egyptian security sources said Saturday, July 6.

Christians Protest Egypt’s ‘Islamic Constitution’

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)–- Hundreds of Christians were preparing Monday, July 30, for a massive protest outside Egypt's Constitutional court to demand the dissolution of what they view as an Islamist-dominated assembly tasked with writing the country’s new constitution, rights activists said.

Egypt Muslims Burn Christian Shops

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent B950_134648_0078CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of angry Muslims on Saturday, November 21, burnt Christian shops and attacked a police station in southern Egypt where a Christian was being held on suspicion of “sexually assaulting” a Muslim girl, police said.

Several Christians Murdered In Egypt

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Egypt are mourning after another believer was murdered in Egypt, the fifth killing in less than two weeks. Ishak Ibrahim Fayez Younan, 37, was found dead by his brother at the victim's temporary residence in the old part of Cairo, the capital. He leaves behind a grieving wife and two children, ages 10 and 12, Christians said.