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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…

Egyptian Americans protesting U.S. government and media support for Muslim Brotherhood en route from The White House to the offices of The Washington Post. (Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

Copts March on Washington

August 28, 2013

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…

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…

American Copts protest outside The White House in April 2013
(Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

A Clarion Call: Show Solidarity with the Egyptian People

August 20, 2013

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…


A Foreign Policy Lesson from Congressman Gohmert

July 20, 2013

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.


Hoping Against Hope for Equality in Egypt

July 15, 2013

“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…

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…


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.

July 3 - Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans during a march from Al-Fath Mosque to the defence ministry in Cairo. Photo Credit: Fox News

Sectarian hatred unmasked among pro-Morsi protesters

July 5, 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.

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…

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…

Negotiating a Turbulent World

December 11, 2012

By Faith McDonnell The so-called “Arab Spring” came in 2011 to Egypt. But the events now taking place – the protests against President Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, signifying a resistance to the Islamization…