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18 January 2013

Egypt, 15 years in prison for mother and seven children, converts to Christianity

4-18-2011-11-47-28-PM-9777733.jpgCairo (AsiaNews / Agencies) - The criminal court of Beni Suef (115 km south of Cairo) has sentenced an entire family to prison for converting to Christianity. Nadia Mohamed Ali and her children Mohab, Maged, Sherif, Amira, Amir, and Nancy Ahmed Mohamed abdel-Wahab will spend 15 years in prison. Seven other people involved in the case were sentenced to five years in prison

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18:33 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

09 January 2013

Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police

r.jpg(Reuters) - Many Egyptian viewers were horrified when preacher Hisham el-Ashry recently popped up on primetime television to say women must cover up for their own protection and advocated the introduction of religious police.

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16:19 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

06 January 2013

Muslim Brotherhood took ‘billions’ from Obama: Egypt lawyers

WB_Feb_2013.jpgEgypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has been accused of taking 10 billion Egyptian pounds (U.S. $1.5 billion) from the American government, according to claims by Egyptian lawyers

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01 January 2013

Libya church blast kills two Egyptians: embassy

egypt-attacks-on-coptic-christian-protesters.jpgAFP - An explosion rocked a Christian Coptic church near the western Libyan city of Misrata on Sunday, killing two people and wounding two others, all of them Egyptians, an Egyptian diplomat told AFP

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23:22 Posted in Egypt, Real Islam | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

25 December 2012

Egypt tourism slump blamed on Islamist rule

465680-giza-pyramids.jpgFOR millennia, the Sphinx guarding Cairo's famed pyramids has gazed upon the rise and fall of civilisations and the passage of countless visitors.

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13:20 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

24 December 2012

Fear keeps Egypt’s Christians away from polls

954540707.jpgA campaign of intimidation by Islamists left most Christians in this southern Egyptian province too afraid to participate in last week’s referendum on an Islamist-drafted constitution they deeply oppose, residents say. The disenfranchisement is hiking Christians’ worries over their future under empowered Muslim conservatives.

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04:31 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

18 December 2012

Group of Christian women banned from voting in Egypt’s referendum

640x392_41650_255279.jpgA group of Egypt’s Christian women voters were banned on Saturday in Cairo’s Nasr City from casting their ballot in a disputed constitutional referendum, an Al Arabiya correspondent and AFP reported. 

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01:18 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

12 December 2012

Court sentences Coptic activist to three years for insulting Islam

Alber Saber to three years in prison for insulting Islam Wednesday..jpgA Cairo court sentenced activist Alber Saber to three years in prison for insulting Islam Wednesday.

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19:37 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Arab Spring Countries More Corrupt Under Islamist Governments

0022.jpgIslamist thugs are beating and assaulting protesters in Tunisia and Cairo. And the Arab Spring, recently the darling of media pundits, now looks positively toxic.

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19:05 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

02 December 2012

Muslim Brotherhood 'paying gangs to go out and rape women and beat men protesting in Egypt' as thousands of demonstrators pour on to the streets

011.jpgEgypt's ruling party is paying gangs of thugs to sexually assault women protesting in Cairo's Tahrir Square against President Mohamed Morsi, activists said.

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23:28 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

30 November 2012

7 Egyptian Christians, Florida pastor sentenced to death for anti-Islam film

muslim-parade-day-jihad-flag-white-house.jpgAn Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor,

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