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258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
An Egyptian initiative for human rights will be taking place in Cairo next Tuesday. Its main aim is to declare some facts regarding the violence against, and the forced displacement of the al-ʿArīsh Copts; the initiative is known as “The Declared Death”. 
The Coptic Street [community] witnessed several events during the past week… We follow the most prominent of them in the proceeding article. 
Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, will meet on Friday morning with the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, for a semi-annual session, to conclude the meetings of the committees which have been convening since last Saturday. It will be the first...
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
With its natural and geographical characteristics, and its rich history, Sinai, the land of turquoise, is a cherished part of Egypt.  This year, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war, “the Naksa Day, or the Day of Setback”, during which the Sinai Peninsula, all its cities and...
It has been three years since President 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi has been sworn in as the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt after winning the presidential elections on 3 June 2014. During his rule, a new page was opened for the Copts in Egypt. In fact, the thinkers and the Christian clerics see...
Watch...Naguib Jibra’el: “Rami Jan” does not represent Copts The counselor Naguib Jibra’el [Najīb Jibrāʾīl], head of the organization of Egyptian union for human rights, has emphasized that the fugitive Journalist Rami Jan [Rāmī Jān] , who  frequently appears the Muslim Brotherhood’s Media channels...
It is not surprising that the terror attacks on Christian families in the town of Al-`Arīsh raise so much anger among the people and evoke all this sympathy and solidarity with the victims of sectarian violence. The situation is serious, as terrorism does not attempt to intimidate Christian...
Dr. Ikrām Lamʿī, spokesman of the churches of Egypt, reveals the reasons behind the terror attacks against Copts in North Sinai, specifically the recent incidents in al-ʿArīsh. 
The exodus of the Copts from Al-`Arīsh and their flight to the Canal city of Isma`īlīa revive in our memories the many situations in which Copts sacrificed their lives and their homes; their attitude is a challenge to the sedition schemes. In the last three years, particularly since June 30,...
The recent assassination and abduction of Egyptian Christians in Al-`Arīsh, North-East of Sinai, is one episode of series of attacks on Christians in the North of the Egyptian peninsula since the eruption of the Revolution of January 25, 2011. Egyptian Christians there have been an easy target for...
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