Tag Archives: coptic

ei: Muslim-Christian unity characterizes Egypt’s uprising

Adam Morrow and Khaled Moussa Al-Omrani, The Electronic Intifada, 10 February 2011 Pro-democracy protesters at Tahrir Square call for Muslim-Christian unity. (Matthew Cassel) CAIRO (IPS) – Over recent years, Egypt has witnessed mounting tension between its Muslim majority and its sizeable Coptic Christian minority. But in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the site of ongoing mass protests […]

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Maan News Agency: Hamas says Egypt ex-minister tied to church attack

      Published today (updated) 10/02/2011 02:06 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas says legal action against former Egyptian Minister of Interior Habib Al-Adili linking him to the Alexandria church bombing exposes the baselessness of the minister’s accusations against Palestinians. The Islamist movement said in a statement that accusations that Palestinians targeted the Saints Church […]

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Palestinian group denies bombing Egyptian church

  GAZA | Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:38am EST GAZA Jan 23 (Reuters) – A Palestinian group denied Egyptian allegations on Sunday that it was behind the New Year’s Day bomb attack on a church that killed 23 people. “The Army of Islam has no connection to the church attack in Egypt, though we praise […]

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Azhar imam to German activists: You must support the Palestinians

[ 11/01/2011 – 04:46 PM ]   CAIRO, (PIC)– The Grand Imam of Azhar University Dr. Ahmed al-Tayeb called on a German delegation to Egypt on Monday to show support for the Palestinians. “You must support the oppressed all over the world, especially the Palestinians and the Christian Palestinians, who you have neglected because you […]

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25 Persons Killed In Bombing Targeting Church In Alexandria

Sunday January 02, 2011 09:02 | by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A statement released by Christian priests in Egypt, including the secretary of the Coptic Pope, Shenouda III of Alexandria, revealed that an explosion targeting a church in Alexandria left at least 25 persons dead and more than 79 wounded. Church Bombing – […]

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Egyptian Analyst Blames Mossad for Blast in Alexandria

News number: 8910120843 13:14 | 2011-01-02 World   Egyptian Analyst Blames Mossad for Blast in Alexandria TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent Egyptian strategic expert underlined involvement of Israeli spy agency (Mossad) in the recent terrorist attack in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Speaking to FNA about the Friday terrorist attack outside a church in Alexandria, Ahmad […]

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Egypt media warn of civil war after bombing

Published today 12:44 CAIRO (AFP) — Egyptian newspapers warned Sunday that “civil war” could break out unless Christians and Muslims close ranks after a deadly attack on a Coptic church that triggered angry protests.  The authorities said that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside Al-Qiddissin church in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria early on […]

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Palestinians condemn Alexandria Church bombing

[ 01/01/2011 – 11:49 PM ] From Khalid Amayreh Palestinians from all political orientations have strongly condemned the Friday night bombing outside a Coptic church in Alexandria , describing the perpetrators as cowardly terrorists and criminals. Some Palestinian factions hinted that the Israeli Mossad or al-Qaeda may have been responsible for the bombing which killed […]

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