NEWS ALERT: Egypt Christians Fear More Violence As Millions Protest (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Egypt feared more violence and looting of their shops Tuesday, February 1, as millions of people demonstrated across the country against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak.

Campaign Launched For Egypt Christians Amid Turmoil

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services
LONDON/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- An influential rights group said Monday, January 31, it had launched a campaign for religious freedom for Egyptian Christians at a time of unprecedented protests against President Hosni Mubarak's three-decades rule.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians Concerned Amid Demonstrations Against President’s Rule

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries have warned of more anti-Christian violence in Egypt where Tuesday, January 25, thousands of people participated in anti-government rallies in the biggest challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's rule since coming to power in 1981.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Blames Al-Qaeda Linked Group For New Year’s Church Attack

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt on Sunday, January 23, blamed a Palestinian group with links to terror group Al-Qaeda of masterminding a New Year's church attack in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria that killed as many as 24 Coptic Christians.

Egypt Sentences Muslim To Death in Killings of Christians

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim men was awaiting execution Monday, January 17, after a court in Egypt sentenced him to death for his alleged involvement in the January 2010 killings of six Coptic Christians following Christmas mass.

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

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(ADDS COMMENTS INTERIOR MINISTRY, PRESIDENT) 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.

Egypt Christian Threatened With Death Over Conversion, rights group

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- An Egyptian Christian faced another tense Saturday, December 25, fearful of leaving his home amid death threats, after he was charged with "defaming Islam" for converting from Islam to Christianity, Christians said.

Egypt Jails 130 Christians, Including Children, Missionaries Say

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Some 130 Christian worshipers, including children, remain imprisoned in Egypt, a month after some 2,000 security forces attacked their church under re-construction, killing several people, American and local missionaries told BosNewsLife Friday, December 24.

People Traffickers Kill Orthodox Christians In Sinai Desert

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By BosNewsLife Middle East and African Services with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- People traffickers have killed two Orthodox deacons who were among hundreds of African refugees held as hostages in the Sinai Desert, a Christian rights group said Monday December 13.

Egypt Angry Over Reports On Kidnapped Refugees

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By BosNewsLife Middle East with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt said Saturday, December 11, it had no information on reports that hundreds of Eritrean and other African hostages, including Christians, are being held by people traffickers in the Sinai Desert.