Sectarian Tensions

A decade after invasion, Saddam nostalgia lives on
World

A decade after invasion, Saddam nostalgia lives on

A decade after the US-led invasion of Iraq, years of violence and disdain for the country's current political class fuel…
Islamists attempt to halt construction on Shubra al-Kheima church
Egypt

Islamists attempt to halt construction on Shubra al-Kheima church

A group of Islamists surround the Abu Maqar Church in Shubra al-Kheima on Monday in an attempt to stop construction…
Coptic movements to protest against ‘regime’ on 25 Jan
Egypt

Coptic movements to protest against ‘regime’ on 25 Jan

Several Coptic movements announced they would participate in Friday’s protests to commemorate the 25 January revolution under the motto, “down…
Pope to visit Mideast in shadow of Syrian civil war
World

Pope to visit Mideast in shadow of Syrian civil war

Pope Benedict makes a religiously delicate and potentially dangerous trip to Lebanon this weekend to appeal for peace and reconciliation…
Shura Council committee slams US Congress for Copts investigation
Egypt

Shura Council committee slams US Congress for Copts investigation

The Shura Council Human Rights Committee lashed out on Thursday against hearings held by the US Congress on Wednesday regarding…
Tensions rise as Iraq seeks Sunni VP arrest
World

Tensions rise as Iraq seeks Sunni VP arrest

BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities issued an arrest warrant for Sunni Muslim Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi on Monday for suspected ties to…
Iraqis celebrate US military exit, but worry for future
World

Iraqis celebrate US military exit, but worry for future

BAGHDAD — Even as Iraqis celebrated the departure of the last American troops Sunday, the dangers left behind after nearly…
At Coptic Hospital, Christians hysterical over lost relatives
Egypt

At Coptic Hospital, Christians hysterical over lost relatives

Families of those killed in the Maspiro clashes on Sunday night congregated at the Coptic Hospital on Monday morning, as…
Police disperse Muslims besieging church in Minya
Egypt

Police disperse Muslims besieging church in Minya

Police on Thursday dispersed hundreds of Muslims besieging the Mar Girgis church in Bani Ahmed village, Minya. They were protesting…
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