As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is running for re-election, the country’s minority Christian community, which generally supports him, will be casting their votes during the three-day election that began Monday. But security remains a concern.
Islamic militants who shot and killed a man on Saturday in Egypt because of his cross tattoo have pledged to kill more people belonging to the nation’s beleaguered Christian community, a friend of the deceased believer has said.
Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers, not police, who kept the death toll from soaring even higher. One man in particular — a 53-year-old resident who pounced on the […]
A 16-year-old Coptic Christian girl kidnapped on 28 June to be “converted to Islam, then married off or sold”, was released and returned to her family on 30 September after police found her and arrested her kidnappers in a city just outside Cairo.