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U.S. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressing concerns and raising a number of questions regarding the...
Church sources said that the Copts living in the United States of America refuse all attempts made to intervene in internal Egyptian affairs, in particular under the pretext of protecting them from alleged persecutions. 
The  Appropriations Subcommittee in the US Congress has rejected to send financial assistance to Egypt, in protest against the judicial ruling that has sentenced hundreds to death in Minya.
The Religious Freedom Committee in the American Congress has issued a report that asserted that Egypt has seen a significant increase in the law suits of the contempt of religion since 2011.
 A hearing was held in the U.S. Congress about state of rights of minorities in Morsi’s (Mursī) era. The session was entitled, “Violation of Human Rights in Egypt”.
Tension built up between Cairo and Washington after some U.S. activists and officials in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were referred to trial in Egypt as the Egyptian military delegation abruptly ended a visit to the U.S. is scheduled to return to Cairo today (Feb. 8).
Foreign Relations Committee of Egypt’s parliament discussed at a meeting last Wednesday a memorandum submitted by six members of the US Congress on the increasing sectarian fanaticism and terrorist attacks against Copts in Egypt. In its continuous efforts to address Egyptian issues raised abroad,...
US-based Coptic Solidarity started its eighth annual conference in Washington on Thursday under the title “Combating Terrorism without Sacrificing Civil Rights” in the presence of American, Canadian and European officials, as well as experts, researchers and human rights activists. The conference...
The Coptic Solidarity (CS) organization, one of the organizations of the Coptic diaspora in the United States, announced that its two-day global conference will resume coming Thursday. The activities of the first day are to be held at the American Congress, under the title: “Fighting Terrorism...
The debate in the United States of America over whether or not to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization is raging these days. The idea is not a new one, and there was a draft law proposed to the congress years ago in this sense, but it did not gain much traction because the...
Egypt's Dār al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory confirmed that the emergence of the phenomenon of Islamophobia and the spread of misconceptions about Islam and Muslims is due in large part to the scarcity of sources and references that speak about the values of Islam, ts tolerance and moderation,...
American President Donald Trump stated in one of his tweets that Christians in the Middle East are being executed in large numbers, and that this horror cannot be allowed to continue. This statement comes in the context of Trump’s anti-refugee approach and his efforts to combat terrorism in the...
Egypt's Foreign Ministry said that the USA House Judiciary Committee's approval of a legislation emphasizing the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) a terrorist organization, reiterates the validity of Egypt's position of rejection of the MB Organization on both the official and the public levels.
Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki, head of the Anglican Communion in Egypt, announced that Egyptian Churches do not accept any foreign intervention in Egyptian issues.
  The Egyptian Churches Council issued a statement in response to the interference of the United States Department in Egyptian internal affairs and the proposal submitted by a US congressman on restoring Churches in Egypt.  
`Alā' `Ābed, head of the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee and of Free Egyptians Party's body within Parliament, expressed his condemnation of the American Congress’ discussion of a draft law to restore Coptic churches in Egypt, which was submitted under the title 'Coptic Churches Accountability...
Egyptian-American relations had gone through some difficult times after the June 30 Revolution due to differences in political view. International news agencies have reported on notable developments in the two countries bilateral relations under America’s new president, Donald J. Trump.  
Background: In light of growing rates and allegations of religious persecution, the United States decided to adopt religious freedom as one of the main pillars of its foreign policy in 1998. This piece of legislation, referred to as the Religious Freedom Act, stirred considerable controversy....
Ayman Nūr is a strong proponent of liberal political reforms in Egypt as well as a strong profile on human rights. He has used his seat in parliament to carry out "investigations on everything from bread prices to torture." Only three months after establishing his new party, Ayman Nūr was stripped...
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.

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