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 Delga hostage for five weeks. In this case, better late than never is quite true. Although help for the beleaguered Copts in […]
Hundreds of Egyptian Americans and their various supporters had barely turned the corner of Fifteenth Street, NW onto K Street in downtown Washington, DC last Thursday, August 22, before Washington Post writers published an account of the demonstration that had just taken place outside their doors. As Post staff began to recover from the trauma […]
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 House to protest what they see as the Obama Administration’s blatant bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. They also came to […]
Egyptian Americans are holding a rally on Thursday, August 22, in Washington, DC to condemn acts of terrorism by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and to “expose the bias of the Obama Administration and the mainstream media” towards the group. Cataclysmic events are taking place in Egypt. A military led, but civilian inspired, resistance to the Muslim […]
On Friday, July 19, 2013, U.S. Representative Louis Gohmert (TX-01) gave an extraordinary lesson in foreign policy on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. In a speech that lasted almost an hour, Congressman Gohmert assessed frankly the direction that the so-called Arab Spring has been taking the Middle East and North Africa, and the part that the foreign policy of the Obama Administration has played in this trajectory.
“At last, Egypt is now free from the oppressive rule of the Muslim Brotherhood!” This exclamation came from the Most Rev. Dr. Mouneer Hanna Anis, the Bishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa. Bishop Anis, who is also the current President-Bishop of The Episcopal/Anglican Province of Jerusalem […]
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 Egypt have thrown in their lot with all the other Egyptians who demanded the overthrow of the Muslim Brotherhood and of […]
“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.
Disturbing video interviews with enraged Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Egypt’s ousted President, Dr Mohamed Morsi, show that many of his most ardent supporters condone mass violence against Coptic Christians, whom they hold primarily responsible for the July 3 coup which saw the army remove Morsi following massive protests against his regime.
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 together to protest the most recent atrocities against Christians and others since Egypt fell into the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood and […]