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 A brother of one of the Coptic Egyptians killed by ISIL reported that extremists outside of the village are causing problems in his village due to the building of the ‘Egyptian Church of Martyrs in Libya.’ He added that the church has not been built yet, saying that the Diocese was busy building a...
The seven Egyptian men headed east by car from the Libyan city of Sirte on Dec. 29, starting the long drive back to Egypt. On the outskirts of the city, located on the Mediterranean coast, armed men stopped the vehicle. Several of the men called their families back home. “We’re kidnapped,” one told...
Three years ago, on February 27, 2013, we interviewed Aḥmad Ashūsh in our office. These were the days of President Muhammad Mursī and we then made efforts to understand the motivations of the different people involved various Islamists movements. Aḥmad Ashūsh was arrested in October 2013 for the...
The Bani Mazār Court will deliver the verdict in the trial of four Coptic Christian students charged with contempt of religion on 25 February.
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...
German Ambassador Martin Kobler became in October 2015 the new UN special envoy for Libya. Arab-West Report knows Ambassador Kobler from the time he was Germany’s Ambassador to Egypt. We wish him much success in his efforts to bring peace to Libya. Prof. Abdallah Schleifer, Senior Fellow of the...
Bishop Bafantīūs said in a Church sermon that the followers of ISIS that massacred 20 Egyptians in Libya wanted to sow terror in the minds of Christians and Egyptians. He added, “they also wanted to sow discord between Egypt’s Christians and Muslims through their message in the video.” For his part...
30 days after ISIS’ branch in Libya announced that it had kidnapped 20 Egyptians, a website claiming allegiance to the group published photos of the kidnapped Egyptians in orange jumpsuits used for executions. The new photos prompted the families of the kidnapped to call for help from President...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights condemned the killing of 21 Coptic citizens of Egypt in Libya at the hands of ISIS and offered its condolences to the families of the victims. The organization emphasized the necessity of cooperation on a regional and international level and asked for the...

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