By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian journalist who captured video of clashes between Muslims and Christians, is appealing the five-years prison sentence he received on charges of "inciting sectarianism", Christians and his lawyer say.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian court has sentenced a 17-year-old Christian student to three years imprisonment after he posted cartoons on social website Facebook that "mocked Islam", trial observers said Thursday, April 5.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Human rights activists have welcomed news that Bishop Tawadros was chosen as the new leader of Egypt's Coptic Christians amid concerns about Islamic leaders and, sometimes deadly, attacks against churches in the largest Arab nation.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife) -- An Egyptian convert to Christianity was looking forward Monday, January 18, to be recognized as a Christian by the state, after spending 31 years officially identified as a Muslim, but another convert was so far refused such an opportunity Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An American evangelical pastor is "thanking God" that he and two others have been released after they were kidnapped in Egypt last week.
By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- The United States Congress has urged Egypt to immediately release a Coptic Christian who has been jailed by Egyptian authorities since December 3, 2013 after he converted from Islam.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife) -- Rights actvists expressed "deep concern" Friday over rising attacks against Egyptian Christians, after a Coptic Christian girl was shot and killed while walking home from a Bible class at her evangelical congregation.