» 10/13/2017, 11.47
Coptic priest killed in stabbing incident in Cairo outskirts, executed by an extremist
The murder took place in El-Marg, a north-east suburb of the capital. Local sources speak of "hate crime" carried out by an element close to fundamentalism. The police have found and detained the assailant, now being questioned. Egyptian Christians targeted by Islamic extremism.
12/10/2017 14:01:00 EGYPT - LIBYA
Fr. Rafic: Discovery of remains of Coptic martyrs in Libya brings ‘comfort’
The Egyptian Catholic Church spokesman says the discovery "renders justice" to families. In the past elements of the Muslim Brotherhood had questioned the massacre. Construction of the Martyrs Church of Libya at Aour completed. The government is moving for the repatriation of bodies, but operations are difficult.
10/04/2017 19:44:00 ISLAM – EGYPT
Young Muslim on the blood of Palm Sunday
Yesterday was Black Sunday for Christians around the world. Since 2013 more than 40 Egyptian churches have been torched or damaged. Muhammad signed a pact with the Christians, the pledge of St Catherine. What happened in Egypt against Copts is purely ideological and political. Saudi Arabia has plans for the region.
05/01/2005 EGYPT - ISLAM
Christians jailed since December set free
Coptic Patriarch Shenouda III was in self-imposed exile in a monastery to free them.
27/02/2017 15:02:00 EGYPT – ISLAM
Fleeing the Sinai, Christian families speak about the terror they experienced
Copts who fled El Arīsh tell harrowing stories of point-blank shootings, robberies and fires. Some of those who fought in the Sinai War in 1973 are now branded "Crusaders" by Daesh. Death threats have appeared on homes, or just the word “Go”. Some refugees sleep in several cars to ensure that some at least survive in case of an attack. Muslims in Ismailia show friendship.
27/02/2017 13:54:00 EGYPT – ISLAM
Christians flee Islamic State violence in North Sinai
In only ten days, seven people have been shot, beheaded or burnt to death. Refugees have been welcomed in Ismailia, Suez, and Cairo. Christians are Daesh’s new target.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®