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.

Christians Under Pressure Ahead Of Presidential Poll


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were under pressure Friday, June 15, to vote for an Islamic leader in presidential elections this weekend, after a top court dissolved the Islamist-controlled parliament due to election irregularities.

Violence Overshadows Re-opening Of Egypt Churches


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The re-opening of churches that had been closed under ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is overshadowed by violence, according to rights activists.

Mounting Concerns Over Sinai Hostages With Egypt In Turmoil


By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Sunday, February 13, about the future of hostages held by human traffickers in Egypt's Sinai Desert, including children, amid an uncertain security situation following the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak after unprecedented protests against his rule.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Egypt’s Mubarak Condemns Church Bombing; 21 Killed (UPDATE)

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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday, January 1, urged citizens of all faiths, including Christian Copts and Muslims to resist "terrorist acts", after a church bombing killed at least 21 people and injured nearly 80 others.