Shot Egypt Christian Dies After Hospitals Refuse Treatment


By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A young Coptic Christian man has died from gunshot injuries in Egypt's capital Cairo, after three local hospitals turned him away, Christians said Tuesday, January 6. Ihab Ghattas, 23, reportedly died on New Year's Eve from a gunshot wound to the head because of “negligence” as the hospitals which refused to treat him, said Copts activist group Maspero Youth Union (MYU).

Egypt Detains Prominent Christian Convert


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

ChristianCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- One of Egypt's most prominent converts to Christianity faced another day behind bars Wednesday, December 11, after prosecutors ordered his detention for allegedly "inciting religious strife".

Kidnapping Of Egypt Christians Seen Rising


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife) -- Egypt's Christian minority, also known as Copts, has become increasingly concerned by the growing number of Christians who have been kidnapped, across the country, Christian activists said Tuesday, November 26. More than 30 Christians were reportedly kidnapped in the southern province of Minya last month alone. Local observers say the situation is especially serious in Minya, a provincial capital, which has been dubbed the "kidnapping capital of Egypt".

Egypt Christians Killed For Refusing To Pay Muslim Tax


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in southern Egypt on Saturday, September 21, after two government employees were reportedly killed for refusing to pay a Muslim tax inflicted on Christians by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians In Fear As Dozens Are Killed


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchesburnedCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed Friday, August 16, in clashes between security forces and protesters prompting more fear among minority Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Mobs Destroy Dozens Of Churches and Bible Shops; Obama Concerned

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

skycameramanCAIRO/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christians were killed while scores of churches and two Bible Society shops were reportedly destroyed in revenge attacks by Islamic mobs in Egypt, after security services massacred supporters of ex-President Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt President Condemns Anti-Christian Violence


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi has condemned anti-Christian violence outside Cairo's main church in which as many as two people were killed and up to 90 others were injured.