By BosNewsLife News Center WASHINGTON, USA (BosNewsLife)-- Coptic Christians in the United States will protest against an "increase" in Islamic attacks against Egypt's Christian minority and the "refusal" by authorities to halt the violence, organizers said Monday, December 14.
By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent CAIRO, 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.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A gathering of Christian leaders from across the Middle East that was to be held in Egypt next month has been postponed due to "security concerns," organizers confirmed to BosNewsLife Saturday, November 14.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Coptic Christian was believed to remain under police surveillance Friday, November 6, after he was reportedly detained for two days in central Egypt for "praying without a license."
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Coptic Christian blogger, who has been detained for over a year in Egypt after criticizing authorities, is "being pressured" by violent prison authorities to convert to Islam in exchange for his freedom, attorneys and rights activists said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egyptian police have detained a Muslim man who allegedly killed a Coptic Christian and seriously injured two other Copts in two different villages, north of the capital Cairo, Christians said Wednesday September 23.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother has won custody of her twins but Egypt's highest court ruled they can not be recognized as Christians, trial observers said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, June 25.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- There was uncertainty Tuesday, June 23, about the situation of two Egyptian Christians who were detained for a month following a Muslim outcry over the rescue of a kidnapped Coptic Christian girl.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- For the second time, an Egyptian court has rejected a Christian convert's request to change his religious affiliation on his identity card in a ruling described by critics as "a severe blow" to freedom of religion of ex-Muslims.
BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian brothers were behind bars again Sunday, May 31, just weeks after being released from an Egyptian prison where they were held for a year on false charges of murdering a Muslim in Mallawi, Upper Egypt.