Egypt

Egypt: 28 accused of forming group to topple government

By | 2018-06-16T17:30:54+00:00 June 16th, 2018|News|

Egypt's chief prosecutor refers 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government. Egypt's chief prosecutor on Sunday referred 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government, The Associated Press reported. The statement by prosecutor Nabil Sadek said

Sisi: U.S. Embassy relocation will cause ‘instability’

By | 2018-05-28T16:46:00+00:00 May 28th, 2018|News|

Egypt’s President says the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will have negative repercussions. Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said on Wednesday that the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will cause “some instability” in the region. The comments, quoted by the Reuters news agency, were the Egyptian President’s first on

The personal stories of Egyptian refugees – Series #8 of 22

By | 2018-05-27T23:17:14+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Reports|

The following narratives introduce individuals who are detained in refugee camps. They are in desperate need of the La Casa Futura project currently underway by Voice of the Copts. Egyptian youths have been uprooted and displaced for various reasons all related to religious persecution. Names have been changed to protect identities. Narratives are based on

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