A group of Christian youth activists that came together in the tumultuous aftermath of the Egyptian revolution, is looking to the future and hoping to build on the gains wrought in Tahrir Square by mobilizing young people to better advocate for themselves.
Seven Egyptians were shot in the head in Libya, a security official said.
A 25-year-old Christian from Egypt was on his way home from Minya City last week when he was kidnapped at gunpoint and later held for ransom.
In the first meeting of its kind, members of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom met with the European Parliament’s working group on freedom of religion
Egypt’s voters have approved a new constitution, and Coptic Christians are optimistic that their rights will be adequately protected.
Unlike in past years, Coptic Christians in Egypt celebrated Christmas Tuesday peacefully.
As Coptic Christians in Egypt prepare to celebrate Christ's birth on January 6, there is danger in the air.
A joint hearing on Tuesday shone a spotlight on the situation of Coptic Christians in Egypt.
Egypt's new ban on protests limits the number of people who can gather, with hefty fines and prison terms for violators.
Since the Muslim Brotherhood took power in Egypt, Christians have been the targets of violence. Once the Islamist government was sacked, Christians hoped the situation would change, but it hasn't. However, while the violence has been difficult for Christians, there is good news.
The attack has had a significant effect on Christians in the area, with many feeling like they are "under siege."
The terrorist attack on a wedding service at a church in the Al-Warrak suburb of Cairo on Sunday, Oct. 20, is the latest evidence of the seriousness of the situation in Egypt.
Four people, including an 8-year-old girl, died after masked gunmen opened fire on a wedding in Giza on the evening of October 20.
While media attention has focused on Cairo, other Egyptian cities are also in tumult.
A group of Muslims robbed two Egyptian Christians living in Libya, then tied up and shot them to death after the two Copts refused their demand to convert to Islam.