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Map of Muslim Brotherhood attacks on churches and monasteries in Egypt from August 14-16, 2013.

Egyptian Army Plays Cavalry: Takes Town Back from Islamists

September 17, 2013

Under the “better late than never” category, Egyptian security forces entered the town of Delga in the Upper Egypt region of Minya on Monday, September 16, 2013, wresting control quickly from Muslim Brotherhood Islamists that had held…

IRD supporter Claudia with Egyptian Americans showing their support for the Egyptian Army and its overthrow of Muslim Brotherhood terrorism in Egypt. (Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

Egyptian Americans Demonstrate Against Washington’s Muslim Brotherhood Support

August 23, 2013

Yesterday, August 22, the temperature hovered around the 90 degree mark in Washington, DC. But that didn’t stop 30+ bus loads of Egyptian Americans from gathering at Lafayette Park in front of The White…

St. George Diocese of the Coptic Church in Sohag was burned and destroyed by pro-Morsi Muslim Brothers and other Islamists. (Photo credit: MCN Direct)

More Bad News from Egypt: Muslim Brothers and Other Islamists Wage Fresh Attacks on Churches

August 14, 2013

Not content with the damage they have already brought to Egyptian Christians and their property, Islamists carried out a fresh rampage today, August 14, 2013. This time, the attacks were spurred by the Islamists’ reaction to the Egyptian government’s crackdown on two pro-Morsi protest camps in Cairo — not that they ever need an excuse to attack Christians. The numbers of the dead and injured are still rising, but at one point it was estimated 95 dead and 750 injured in the crackdown.

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Attacks on Egyptian Christians Continue

August 14, 2013

Coptic children sit in front of the ruins of a Christian home in Beni Ahmed, destroyed by Islamists on August 3, 2013. (Photo Credit: MCN Direct, Ramy Ramsy) Islamist thugs continue to rule the…

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Items for ACTION from the Global Religious Freedom Roundup

July 29, 2013

It is important to know what is going on around the world, and, as my friend Erick Stakelbeck (author of the brand new bestseller The Brotherhood: America’s Next Great Enemy) said recently, to be…


From MCN: Evangelical Synod Calls for Establishing Democratic State in Egypt

July 13, 2013

By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Our friends at MidEast Christian News report on the current situation for Christians in the Middle East. Especially now, when once again the Copts and other Christians of…

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Updates from the Revolution: “At the Request of the People of Egypt”

July 10, 2013

“At last, Egypt is now free from the oppressive rule of the Muslim Brotherhood!” he writes in Mabruk ya Misr (Congratulations, Egypt!) on July 3, 2013.


USA, Wake Up: The Cry of American Copts in the Aftermath of Arab “Spring”

April 20, 2013

By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) “US, wake up!” was one of the most frequent shouts heard in Washington, DC on April 18, 2013, as hundreds of Coptic Christians, other Egyptian Americans, and their supporters joined…


Attacks on Egyptian Christians Continue

April 11, 2013

By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) In the preface to his most recent book, Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy, former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy writes that Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi’s election…


Congressman Trent Franks Speaks Out for Religious Freedom in Egypt

December 21, 2012

An op-ed by U.S. Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) on the precarious situtation of Egypt’s Copts and others who oppose the coming full-blown Islamist government of Mohamed Morsi appeared in today’s Washington Times. Franks, the…


The Enforcers Hit Christian Village in Egypt

December 20, 2012

[Editors note: The following article was possible due to information shared by Margaret Adel of MidEast Christian News] Just in time for the second phase of the constitutional referendum in Egypt, MidEast Christan News…


Congressman Wolf Urges Envoy for Persecuted Minorities

November 1, 2012

Last week U.S. Representative Frank R. Wolf (R-VA) wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urging the creation of a special envoy to focus on persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia. The bipartisan House…