Copts

Egyptian Armed Forces greets Copts on Easter

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 09:55 GMT

Minister Zaki expressed heartfelt feelings over the occasion, wishing Egyptian Copts welfare and happiness.

Gov't approves legalizing 64 churches, Coptic buildings

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 05:55 GMT

The move was made during a meeting of the committee that was chaired by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli in the presence of the justice minister.

Pope Tawadros tackles situation of Copts with Macron, Larcher

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 09:35 GMT

Egypt’s Pope Tawadros II visited the Élysée Palace and the French Senate on Friday as part of his first papal visit to France to meet with the Coptic community.

Azhar imam hails prevailing spirit of fraternity among Muslims, Copts

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 10:55 GMT

Tayyeb hailed Sunday the prevailing spirit of fraternity and peace among Egyptian Muslims and Copts.

Pope Tawadros to receive several state officials Sunday

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 09:18 GMT

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese said he is due to receive on Sunday a number of state officials, priests and archbishops.

Copts celebrate Holy Saturday amid high security measures

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 01:56 GMT

Orthodox Christians all over the world celebrate Holy Fire ceremony on Holy Saturday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. It commemorates laying Jesus’ body in the tomb.

Macron, his wife lay wreath at memorial of Botroseya Church martyrs

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 10:04 GMT

Macron and his wife on Tuesday laid a wreath at the memorial of Botroseya Church martyrs.

Egypt exerted a lot of efforts to maintain Christians' rights: Official

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 12:22 GMT

"The fate of the Christian communities in the Middle East and North Africa is a sensitive issue that must be dealt with objectively,"said Hafez Abu Se'da.

Pope expresses ‘pain’ over attack on Coptic Christians

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Pope Francis said he was pained today over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.

Research team formed to seize gunmen involved in Minya’s attack

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 08:36 GMT

A specialized research team was formed to seize the gunmen, who targeted on Nov. 2 a bus carrying Copts returning from the Monastery of Saint Samuel.

LE 100K compensations to be provided to families of Minya’s attack's victims

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 08:21 GMT

Compensations estimated at LE 100,000 will be given to the families of the victims killed in the terror attack on Copts near the Monastery of Saint Samuel.

Google mourns victims of Minya bus attack

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 04:49 GMT

Global search engine “Google” placed a black ribbon on their home page, mourning the victims of an attack that targeted a bus carrying Copts Friday.

US, Russia and Spain condemn Minya bus attack, express solidarity with Egypt

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 12:27 GMT

At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus was attacked near the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor.

State officials mourn Minya victims, vow to proceed war against terrorism

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 08:17 GMT

At least 7 people were killed and 7 others were injured, according to an anonymous security source, after an attack was carried out on a bus carrying Copts.

Sisi offers condolences to Pope Tawadros II over Minya Copts killed

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 06:55 GMT

President Sisi telephoned Pope Twadros II, where the President expressed his sincere condolences on the death of at least 7 Copts in a terror attack on Friday.

Top prosecutor orders investigations into Minya bus attack

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 04:01 GMT

Egyptian Attorney General Nabil Sadeq ordered a team from the State Security Prosecution and the Public Prosecution to investigate the scene of the bus attack that killed at least 7 people from Upper Egypt.

PM follows up on Minya attack, directs full care provision to victims' families

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 04:01 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly contacted the ministers of interior, health and social solidarity to direct the provision of full care and moral support to families of the victims of a terrorist attack carried out Friday in Minya.

Al-Azhar, evangelical community condemn ‘despicable’ Minya attack

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 03:58 GMT

Egypt’s top Sunni authority Al-Azhar and the Evangelical community issued statements Friday strongly condemning the ‘despicable’ attack that killed seven Copts who were taking a bus in Minya.

Sisi mourns victims of Minya bus attack

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 03:27 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi mourned the victims of an attack carried out on Friday on a bus carrying Copts near a monastery in Upper Egypt's Minya.

Bus carrying Copts attacked in Minya, at least 7 killed

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 02:44 GMT

At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after the bus attack took place near a monastery in Minya.

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