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2013 Youth Christian Conference in Egypt

2013 Youth Christian Conference in Egypt

Egypt, ranked No. 25 on Open Doors' 2013 World Watch List of the worst persecutors of Christians, amazingly held a Christian youth gathering in the deserts, 60 miles north of Cairo, to honor the goodness of Christ. Over 11,000 southern ...

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Amidst Egyptian turmoil, former president Mubarak gets house arrest

Amidst Egyptian turmoil, former president Mubarak gets house arrest

Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak is to be placed under house arrest. Mubarak has been in prison for two years.  The interim prime minister ordered that Mubarak be confined to his home as part of emergency measures invoked earlier this ...

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Egypt's Coptic Christians facing relentless persecution

Egypt's Coptic Christians facing relentless persecution

Egypt's Coptic Christians continue to face persecution from the country's Islamist majority, many of whom have been undertaking a campaign of intimidation, Jewish News One reports. The persecution has included sexual harassment, violence, vandalism, arson and murder against the Christian ...

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Situation over Morsi intensifies in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood announces 'march of anger' following prayers

Situation over Morsi intensifies in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood announces 'march of anger' following prayers

Egypt's government has criticized U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks on Egypt, saying the president's comments are not based on "facts" and "will strengthen and encourage violent groups." Obama said that American cooperation with the Egyptian government cannot continue when civilians ...

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Cairo protests lead to deaths, injuries

Cairo protests lead to deaths, injuries

Clashes have broken out in Egypt's capital city Cairo between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president. The death toll is rising, with medics reporting at least 100 deaths. Over one thousand have ...

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Islamists demand reinstatement of Morsi

Islamists demand reinstatement of Morsi

At a sit-in hosted by the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo Saturday, Islamists demanded that the army reinstate ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. Jewish News One reports that Islamist lawmakers have called on other legislatures around the world not to recognize ...

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Egypt's top Muslim cleric warns of civil war

Egypt's top Muslim cleric warns of civil war

According to supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, soldiers opened fire outside the barracks where they believe he is being held. CBS News says that dozens were reportedly killed and visited an Egyptian hospital where a patient told a ...

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'Day of Rage' protests spark violence in Egypt

'Day of Rage' protests spark violence in Egypt

Supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clashed in Cairo near Maspero, where Egypt's state TV and radio station is located. Fighting erupted Friday night between hundreds of protesters, with the two sides facing off on a bridge, ...

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Islamist television taken off air, Muslim Brotherhood supporters arrested after removal of Egyptian president

Islamist television taken off air, Muslim Brotherhood supporters arrested after removal of Egyptian president

It did not take long for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist allies to lose power after they rejected a military ultimatum  for Morsi to stop the unrest in the country or step down.  A military coup ousted Morsi ...

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Egyptian President Morsi and Islamist allies reject ultimatum issued by military

Egyptian President Morsi and Islamist allies reject ultimatum issued by military

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist allies have rejected an ultimatum issued by the country's military, Jewish News One reports (see video embedded below).  The military said that if Morsi can't find a solution to the on-going unrest in ...

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Sectarian violence breaks out after Egyptian Coptic Christian funeral

Sectarian violence breaks out after Egyptian Coptic Christian funeral

At least one person has died during another day of clashes between Coptic Christians and Muslims in Egypt, Al Jazeera reports. The latest violence broke out after the funeral of four Copts who had died in sectarian violence on Friday ...

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Popular Egyptian receives arrest warrant for making fun of president and insulting Islam

Popular Egyptian receives arrest warrant for making fun of president and insulting Islam

Egyptian satirist Bassam Youssef has said he is not troubled by an outstanding arrest warrant for making fun of President Mohamed Morsi and insulting Islam, Jewish News One reports. Youssef hosts a weekly show styled after American comedian John Stewart's The ...

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Pre-Passover swarms of locusts cloud Egypt, Israel

Pre-Passover swarms of locusts cloud Egypt, Israel

A huge swarm of locusts descended Saturday on agricultural farms in Giza and Cairo, causing a great deal of damage. Egyptian Agricultural Minister Salah Abad Almoman estimated the swarm to consist of 30 million insects.  Almoman says that there has ...

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