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Egypt , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Egypt » Minya: Does 1 Huge New Church in Egypt Make Up for Troubles with 24 Small Ones?

News channel or source: http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2018/january/egypt-christians-new-cathedral-christmas-church-attacks.html
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Official statistics from 2011 show Egypt is home to 2,869 churches. It is not clear how this number relates to the list of unlicensed churches, as many have been built in the past several years. And Magdy Malak, a Coptic member of parliament from Minya ...

News Egypt » Minya: Christians in Egypt face unprecedented persecution, report says

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/10/christians-egypt-unprecedented-persecution-report
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

But Egypt, home to the largest Christian community in the Middle ... and another 29 were killed when extremists attacked people travelling to a monastery in May. More than 15 girls in Minya governorate were kidnapped in 2017 to be forced to marry Muslims ...

News Egypt » Minya: Hidden Ancient Egyptian Paintings Revealed Thanks To New Digital Imaging Tool

News channel or source: http://www.iflscience.com/technology/hidden-features-of-ancient-egyptian-paintings-revealed-thanks-to-new-digital-imaging-tool/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

These paintings were found at Beni Hassan, an ancient Egyptian cemetery that’s located near to the city of Minya in modern Egypt. "Egyptologists have not realised [DStretch's] potential in helping us to examine and record ancient wall paintings," Dr ...

News Egypt » Minya: Is reopening of Egypt’s ‘unlicensed’ churches a step toward sectarian stability?

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/perspective/features/2018/01/13/Prayers-return-to-Egypt-s-unlicensed-churches-A-step-toward-sectarian-stability-.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

in reference to the closure in October 2017 of four churches in Minya governorate in Upper Egypt following attacks by Islamist extremists who objected to the use of houses as places of worship and the attack on another house turned into a church in Giza ...

News Egypt » Minya: Diplomats discuss the newly released book "Serbia in Egyptian Eyes"

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentP/18/288541/Books/Diplomats-discuss-the-newly-released-book-Serbia-i.aspx
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The board of directors of the Egyptian Diplomatic Club and the Egyptian Council for ... professor of art at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Minya University and general facilitator of the International Luxor Forum for Photography, together with Lamia El-Sayed ...

News Egypt » Minya: Sisi in Beni Suef to open development projects

News channel or source: http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/124255?lang=en-us
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Addressing the gathering, the housing minister said urban development projects in Upper Egypt exceeded 58 billion pounds. Madbouli said his Ministry implemented 119 drinking water and sanitation projects in Minya and Beni Suef at a total cost of 10 billion ...

News Egypt » Minya: Al-Ur: The pain that fills the void left behind by 13 Copts executed in Libya

News channel or source: https://www.madamasr.com/en/2018/01/19/feature/society/al-ur-the-pain-that-fills-the-void-left-behind-by-13-copts-executed-in-libya/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The villages in Upper Egypt meld into one another ... with the demands made by Muslims during a reconciliation session chaired by the Governor of Minya General Salah Ziyadah that the new church be built outside the village on land owned by the church.”

News Egypt » Minya: Two Minya churches obtain legal recognition, officially open

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Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The Orthodox Coptic Archbishopric of Minya governorate said at the time that four churches ... highlighting the desperate situation for Copts in Egypt. Following harassment of Copts, the housing ministry announced that it would “allow Christians to ...

News Egypt » Minya: Violence Against Egypt’s Christians Escalates At Alarming Rate

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2016/07/24/first-came-jews-now-christians-egypts-religious-minorities-decimated/
Publication date: Saturday 23 July 2016

(AFP) – Violence against Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Christian ... and vulnerable groups with the Egyptian Commission of Rights and Freedoms. Among the assaults was one in late May on an elderly Coptic woman in Minya, who was stripped, beaten and paraded ...

News Egypt » Minya: MAPPED: Worst country to be Christian REVEALED as 50 named as danger zones

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/902661/open-doors-watch-list-2018-christian-persecution-north-korea
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Islamic extremists attacked people travelling to a monastery in Upper Egypt – killing 29. “In Minya governorate alone, over 15 girls have been kidnapped in the last year with the aim of forcing them to marry a Muslim husband and convert to Islam.