coptic christians

Egypt’s First Lady offers condolences for victims of Imbaba Church fire

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

“I offer my deep and sincere condolences for the victims of the Imbaba church fire. I ask God almighty to engulf them with His vast mercy and grant patience and solace to their families and wish the injured a very speedy recovery,” the First Lady said.

Egypt gives compensations to relatives of Imbaba Church fire victims

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:36 GMT

A total of 41 people and 12 others were injured in the fire at the Abo Sefein Church in Imbaba district in Giza Governorate on Sunday, mostly due to suffocation and stampede.

Jan. 7 official holiday for private sector employees: Manpower Min.

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 07:40 GMT

All Egyptian Coptic Christians working in the private sector will have the day off.

800 Egyptian Copts travel to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 - 11:21 GMT

Egypt has built an air bridge to transport Coptic Christians, the elderly who are allowed to perform pilgrimage in Jerusalem during the Holy Week, the week before the Easter starting from March 30 to April 7.

Attack on churches: the untold stories of Rabaa dispersal

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 10:24 GMT

It’s been four year since the dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in, and 4 years since dozens of churches nation-wide took the brunt of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood’s.

Police kill perpetrator of Coptic Minya bus attack

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 11:33 GMT

Police forces killed the perpetrator of a bus attack in Upper Egypt’s Minya in May leaving at least 28 Coptic Christian dead

Coptic Church halts religious trips over ‘security concerns’

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 07:16 GMT

Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria suspended all summer religious conferences and trips for two months due to “security concerns.”

Regina's Coptic Christians mourn victims of Minya attack

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 08:57 GMT

Regina's Coptic Christians held a special service on Sunday to mourn the victims of the Minya terrorist attack.

Minya security chief removed from post after terror attack

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 07:39 GMT

Chief of Minya Directorate Faisal Dewidar was removed from his post per a decision by the Minister of Interior following the Minya terror attack.

Germany condemns deadly shooting at Copts bus in Minya

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 12:32 GMT

The German Foreign Ministry condemned a Friday attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate, leaving 26 dead.

In Pictures: A Coptic Baptism

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 - 03:08 GMT