Egypt

  • November 16, 2013

    Forget what self-appointed experts might tell you or what political bureaucrats might suggest either. Just cast a quick look for yourself at the Middle East North Africa (MENA) map today, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian. The inescapable conclusion – the revealing truth, if you will – is that things are not going well at all. In fact, things are quite messy – and perilously so too.

  • October 31, 2013

    Dr Wedad Abbas Tawfik has told the WCC 10th Assembly of her experiences and hopes for change as a Coptic Christian from Egypt.

  • October 28, 2013

    In late September, retired senior US military officials were part of a delegation that went to Egypt on a visit organised by Virginia-based think tank the Westminster Institute (WI), returning to Washington DC to hail the Egyptian military's intervention and deny there had been a coup.

  • October 17, 2013

    Amnesty International has denounced Egypt’s hardline policy of unlawfully detaining and forcibly returning hundreds of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria.

  • August 26, 2013

    The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past fortnight underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards.

  • August 23, 2013

    The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has supported interfaith calls to action for peace and security in Egypt.

  • August 21, 2013

    In these incredibly difficult days for much of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Egypt, it can be difficult to find the faith and hope we need to carry on.

  • August 21, 2013

    Egyptian has been asked to take urgent steps to ensure the safety of Egypt’s Coptic Christians after unprecedented sectarian violence across the country.

  • August 19, 2013

    There must be a full, impartial and effective investigation into the shocking loss of life that has taken place in Egypt over the last week, say critics.

  • August 18, 2013

    The World Association for Christian Communication has condemned violence on all sides in Egypt and urged media to play a positive role.