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.
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.
As Coptic Christians in Egypt prepare to celebrate Christ's birth on January 6, there is danger in the air.
An Egyptian court has banned the Muslim Brotherhood, meaning the group can no longer operate and organize protests.
The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters have began forcing the roughly 15,000 Christian Copts of Dalga village in Egypt to pay a jizya tax as indicated in Koran 9:29.
The majority of Egyptians do not want the Muslim Brotherhood involved in their society or in politics, according to a new poll from Baseera, the Egyptian Center of Public Opinion Research.
During the last two weeks a total of seven Christians have been murdered and 17 kidnapped during the violence directed at Christians by Muslim Brotherhood extremists. Hundreds more have been injured. Additionally, the rampage has resulted in the destruction or damage of 212 privately-owned Christian shops and homes and 95 church buildings.
Hundreds of Coptic Christian and Egyptian Americans rallied outside the White House Thursday to express their support for the Egyptian army in its effort to protect people in Egypt from the Muslim Brotherhood.
Christians are unfairly being made the scapegoat by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, since Morsi was ousted from power last month.
As violence envelops Egypt, Christians are paying a heavy price, with scores of their most sacred buildings and monuments being systematically destroyed by members of the Muslim Brotherhood in what one Coptic leader called an attempt at ethnic cleansing.
Christian communities played a large role and face significant risk in what the BBC called "the largest political event in the history of the world."
In scattered locations across Egypt, mobs of hard-line Muslims enraged over the deposing of the country's Islamist president last week attacked Christian homes, business and church buildings.
The Morsi/Muslim Brotherhood/Islamist government of Egypt has fallen. The attempt to impose extreme religious law on one of the oldest cultures in the world has failed. Or has it?
For now, the Muslim Brotherhood has been shoved aside by Egypt's military, which took up the cause of millions of protesters fed up with their country's myriad problems, many of which they placed at the feet of the Brotherhood, its ruling Freedom and Justice Party, and the party's leader, now-former President Mohamed Morsi.
Dancing and cheering erupted in Tahrir Square on Wednesday within hours of President Mohamed Morsi’s removal from office. The Egyptian military announced late Wednesday that the constitution will be suspended and Morsi will be replaced until new elections can be held.
Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has been removed from office by his country's military. Responding to massive demonstrations against Morsi's rule, military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced that Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Constitutional Court, has replaced Morsi on an interim basis. The constitution has also been suspended, with promises that the provisional government will hold new parliamentary and presidential elections. What will happen now in Egypt?
Thousands of Egyptians have swarmed the streets across the country since Sunday, June 30, either to force President Mohamed Morsi out of office, or to support him. World Watch Monitor spoke with a number of Christians amid the throngs of protesters. Their view: It is the Muslim Brotherhood that has hijacked what was supposed to be a new, pluralistic Egypt emerging from the January 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.
On Sunday, crowds of Egyptians across the nation marched down the streets of villages, towns and cities, raising Egyptian flags together with banners and red cards demanding that President Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood supporting party leave.
Egypt's army issued a powerful warning via Egyptian state TV that it will intervene if President Mohammad Morsi doesn't "meet the people's demands."