Egypt

Mother’s Day 2018

By | 2018-05-13T00:05:11+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Reports|

Dear VOTC Friends, On Mother's Day 2018 let us not forget Coptic mothers and all women in Egypt and throughout the Islamic world where women are suffering in silence the pain of loss, kidnappings, discrimination and persecution. In spite of great material losses, hope is still in the hearts of many! Project La Casa Futura is

Is Egypt’s Alexandria in serious environmental danger?

By | 2018-05-11T23:04:43+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Op-Eds|

This article was first published in Al Arabiya on May 9, 2018 “Never has our work been more urgent or more needed,” said Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of UN Climate Change, at the 2018 Resilient Cities in Bonn, adding that climate disasters which took place in 2017 have had a serious impact on a number

Egypt: Al Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory

By | 2018-03-30T22:03:06+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Op-Eds|

Egypt: Al Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory By: Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Voice of the Copts Imagine just one of the eighty-seven ancient, Orthodox churches in Egypt now in a heap of rubble fully restored and meeting the needs of the poor at its door. Should the state funds for Egypt’s upcoming presidential

Sisi: Hamas-PA reconciliation ‘opportunity for regional peace’

By | 2017-10-06T11:34:33+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|

Egypt attempts to broker between PA and Hamas terrorist group over Gaza rule. By AFP – Arutz Sheva Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said reconciliation between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas could be an "opportunity" for wider regional peace, and called for global support for the initiative. "The whole world is waiting for your

Egypt denies North Korean weapons were meant for its army

By | 2017-10-06T10:42:08+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|

Egyptian government denies report that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva The Egyptian government on Monday denied that a shipment of weapons from North Korea was destined for its military, AFP reports. The Washington Post reported on Sunday that the Egyptian military was the undisclosed buyer of

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza for Hamas-Fatah talks

By | 2017-10-06T10:29:07+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|

Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza for Hamas-Fatah talks Egyptian delegates arrive in Gaza on the eve of fresh attempt at reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Egyptian delegates arrived in Gaza on Sunday on the eve of a fresh attempt at reconciliation between Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Palestinian

Former Egyptian president’s jail sentence reduced

By | 2017-09-17T02:24:43+00:00 September 17th, 2017|News|

Egyptian court shortens former President Morsi's prison sentence by 15 years. By Arutz Sheva Staff – Arutz Sheva Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's jail sentence was shortened on Saturday by an appeals court in Cairo. Morsi is serving a life sentence for conspiring to commit terrorist acts with foreign organizations and further sentences of 40 and