Egypt

  • 17 Feb 2011

    The top official of the World Council of Churches has praised the Egyptian people for demonstrating that change is possible through non-violent means.

  • 16 Feb 2011

    The leader of Egypt's Coptic Catholics has spoken of an “historic opportunity” for his country achieve the “dream” of a democratic system.

  • 12 Feb 2011

    Barack Obama and David Cameron have said that Egypt must move rapidly towards free elections and democracy. It's a shame that this point didn't occur to them when they were selling weapons to Mubarak.

  • 12 Feb 2011

    As the world seeks to take measure of the seismic change taking place in Egypt, and as the question about what kind of political settlement will follow the demise of President Hosni Mubarak emerges, BBC Radio 4's Sunday Programme on 13 February 2011 will examine the issues with a panel of experts - including regular Ekklesia contributor Dr Harry Hagopian.

  • 11 Feb 2011

    President Hosni Mubarak's three decades of dictatorship came to an end this evening, as the Egyptian leader finally bowed to popular opinion.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    Contrary to expectations last night that Egypt's president Mubarak was preparing to resign, he has remained defiant about staying until September.

  • 9 Feb 2011

    European Union (EU) countries including the UK are facing criticism for their arms sales to the Mubarak regime in Egypt.

  • 5 Feb 2011

    Millions took to the streets in Egypt yesterday, with scenes of violence giving way to the sight of people praying and Muslims joining arms with Christians.

  • 4 Feb 2011

    President Mubarak has said he will not seek re-election when the country goes to the polls in September 2011. That's not soon enough for the anti-government protesters who have given him until today - Friday 4 February - to stand down.

  • 4 Feb 2011

    Christians and Muslims have been fasting for peace with justice in Egypt. But what on earth has giving up food got to do with changing the world? The answer, suggests Simon Barrow, is that it helps re-shape our desires as human beings, and therefore our political and spiritual orientation.