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-Libya: 48 More Christians Arrested for ‘Proselytizing’

Friday, March 1st, 2013

            (Coptic cross: Wikipedia) We recently posted about 4 Christians who were arrested and facing a possible death sentence for proselytizing. Now 48 more Christians have been arrested in Libya bringing the total to around 100. From the Blaze: It is no surprise that violence against Christians in Islamic has been growing exponentially, with countries […]

-New Jersey: Muslim Beheads and Cuts off Hands of Two Coptic Christians

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

“When thy Lord was revealing to the angels, ‘I am with you; so confirm the believers. I shall cast into the unbelievers’ hearts terror; so smite above the necks, and smite every finger of them!” — Qur’an 8:12 This didn’t happen in the Middle East it happen in New jersey, USA! It is one of […]

-American Muslims and Coptic Christians Petition Egyptian to Drop Sharia

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

                                (No Sharia: Wikipedia) We reported last weekend that the committee composing a new constitution for Egypt had voted to make Islam the state religion with Sharia the basis for all laws in the country. This obviously upset the Coptic Christians in Egypt who make up approximately 10% of the population and left them concerned […]

-Egypt: Muslims Attack Church Near Cairo

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Christian Today (UK): Muslims have attacked a church and Christian homes in a village close to the Egyptian capital of Cairo. The BBC reports that at least 16 people were wounded in the unrest in Dahshur, around 40km (25 miles) south of Cairo. The attack was triggered by the death […]

-Leading Candidate for Egyptian President: Christians Must "Convert, Pay Tribute, or Leave"

Monday, June 4th, 2012

      (Mohammed Morsi -Photo credit: AslanMedia) Just last year the Western main stream media was celebrating the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ as a move out of the darkness of tyranny into the light of Western style democracy. Mubarak is now gone and facing a life prison sentence. Meanwhile, the future of the Egyptian people is not […]

-Egypt: Coptic Christians Concerned About Future with an Islamist Dominated Government

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

                (Image via Wikipedia) The dictator is gone and the ‘free’ elections in Egypt are over and have produced an Islamist majority in Parliament. Even though their were many incidences where the Coptic Christians were kept from voting, former president Jimmy Carter judged the elections to be “acceptable” Now Coptic Christians who make up approximately […]

-Muslim Extremist Attacks on Christians on the Rise in Africa

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

                     (Image via Wikipedia) In 2007 I ran across an interview on Al-Jazeerah with Sheikh Ahmad Al Katani  lamenting the fact that over 6 million Muslims were being converted to Christianity in Africa every year. Since that time, Muslim leaders have substantially failed in the arena of ideas and persuasion and have increasingly turned to […]

-Egypt: 71,000 Christians Attend Prayer Event in Cairo

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Most of the time ‘bad news’ is coming out of Egypt, for once here is a good story. The following report comes to us from long-time Christian blogger Andrew Jones (Tall Skinny Kiwi) who was visiting in Egypt at the time and attended the “Day of Prayer 11.11.11’: – 71,000 attended the all-night prayer meeting […]

-Egyptian Riot: All the Dead Were Christians and Muslims Attack Funeral Procession

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

It was styled in the Western media as ‘sectarian’ violence. But now we know that it was really an attack upon a peaceful demonstration of Coptic Christians instead by radical Muslims and military forces. All of the 24 killed in the Egyptian riot on Sunday were Coptic Christians. As the facts come out, most of […]

-Egypt: Thousands Riot -Muslims v. Christians v. Military, 24 Dead 200+ Injured

Monday, October 10th, 2011

            (Image via Wikipedia) UPDATE: 26 Dead, mostly Coptic Christians and over 400 injured. Apparently the state media incited the riot: “broadcasters called on ‘honest Egyptians’ to take to the streets to defend the military from what anchors described as Coptic Christian assailants, a call that appeared to resonate with Egyptians who thronged downtown wielding […]