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22 June 2011

Bikinis, beards battle it out in Egypt

Cairo: As Egypt is gearing up for its first elections since former president Hosni Mubarak was ousted last February, the nation's Islamists and secularists are engaged in a high-profile sparring. Their latest battlefield is the social networking website Facebook.

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07:51 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

20 June 2011

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Caught Lying—While Swearing to God

000.3.jpgRaymond Ibrahim is associate director of the Middle East Forum and author of The Al Qaeda Reader. Explore the point where Islam and Christianity meet with Raymond Ibrahim, as he brings the latest information on Christian persecution in the Muslim world, translates important Arabic news that would otherwise never reach the West, and more

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15 June 2011

NEWS ALERT: Muslims killed (COPTIC)Christian in Cairo, Egypt

00000.jpgMuslims attack Christians in the streets of Ezbet palms and killed a Christian, claims to Ayman Saad, 25 years old

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14 June 2011

Christians at Risk: A Jew's Concern

2011 Ayman Mitri.jpgI read with dismay the reports of repeated assaults on Copts in Egypt.

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12 June 2011

As Islamists Flex Muscle, Egypt's Christians Despair

QENA, Egypt—Five weeks after the fall of the Egyptian regime, Ayman Anwar Mitri's apartment was torched. When he showed up to investigate, he was bundled inside by bearded Islamists.

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Egypt: Prominent Salafi Cleric Urges All Egyptians To Grow Beards . . . Including Women . . .

As the revolutionaries have been organising million-strong protests in Al Tahrir Square to press for their unfulfilled demands via social networking websites, the Salafists are now doing the same to persuade other Muslims to grow beards and be more pious.

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10 June 2011

Eritrean Christians facing 'unimaginable suffering' in Egypt

2011-634410589084089095-408.jpgEritrean Christians fleeing persecution in their homeland are facing imprisonment, torture, beatings and sexual assault in Egypt, reports Barnabas Fund.

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07 June 2011

Egypt, after 60 years Muslim Brotherhood party admitted to elections

000212.pngBorn after the jasmine revolution, Justice and Freedom aims to achieve 50% of the votes in September elections, despite the unfavourable polls. AsiaNews sources emphasize the clever campaign of the Muslim Brotherhood, to date the only ones on television, radio and in newspapers. Concern over Islamist drift of Egypt.

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01 June 2011

Egyptian Military Court Prosecutes Only Christians in Muslim Church Attacks

5.jpg(AINA) -- A Military court in Egypt has sentenced three Christian Copts to 5-years imprisonment on charges of possession of firearms and pocket knives. The Court released all other Muslims and Copts arrested following

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25 May 2011

No Going Back for Egypt's Converted Copts

FT1121.jpgAmid the upheavals in Egypt since January, reports have begun to emerge of a surge in disappearances of Coptic girls.

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24 May 2011

Islamists Drive Cairo Church Shut Down

20115419125947-100_2262.jpgHundreds of Muslims, angered by the prospect of a government-closed church re-opening in their neighborhood, protested outside the church yesterday, causing the provisional military authority to back away from its promise to allow Orthodox clergy to reopen it.

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