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Egyptian Christians cautiously optimistic

Rafik Greiche and Oliver Maksan | 22 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christians in Middle East, Egypt
Under the new military-backed president, they may be allowed to build churches.


They’re killing Christians

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 September 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: anti-Christian terrorism, anti-Christian violence, Coptic Christians, Egypt, Pakistani Christian minority, Syrian Christians
What is the ‘international community’ doing about it?


U.S. ignoring violence against Mideast Christians?

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 September 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, Coptic Christians, Egypt, international religious freedom, Syrian Christians, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
The administration has been, for a long time.


Egypt’s generals have done what German generals should have done in 1933

Robert R. Reilly | 19 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood
The Obama administration is blinkered and naïve about the radical aims of the Muslim Brotherhood.


“I am worried about the future,” says Egyptian analyst

Mirette Mabrouk | 16 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt cannot survive without political reconciliation, but the possibility of this is looking increasingly remote.


Egypt on the brink

Mirette Mabrouk | 05 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Egypt
Has democracy been saved from a democratically-elected government? No one knows, says an Egyptian analyst.


Egyptian Government No Longer Telling People How Many Children to Have: Cue Hissing

Marcus Roberts | 29 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birthrate, Egypt, family planning
The NYTimes is concerned that the Egyptian government is no longer talking about family planning and population control.


Indifference to the fate of Middle East Christians has ancient roots

Lars Brownworth | 18 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Egypt, Iraq, Middle East, Syria
The Western media is using an centuries-old playbook in its treatment of Iraqi, Syrian and Egyptian Christians.


Will Egypt become a totalitarian state?

Robert R. Reilly | 26 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Egypt, Islam, Muslim Brotherhood
The Muslim Brotherhood wants to control all aspects of the state and personal life after consolidating its power.


Why the West got Egypt wrong

George Friedman | 30 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Arab Spring, Egypt, Syria
In both Egypt and Syria the hopes of the Arab Spring have faded, with the ideals of Western liberals coming a distant third.


Democracy in peril: Egypt’s handling of Coptic unrest

Anthony Billingsley | 13 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Coptic Christians, democracy, Egypt, religious freedom, tolerance
Formerly the heroes of Tahrir Square, the military are now being viewed differently.


Egypt’s forgotten Copts

Angela Shanahan | 01 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Coptic Christians, Egypt, Islam, religious freedom
Coptic Christians have been in Egypt for 2,000 years. Why is the Western media ignoring the peril they face?


Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is not a benevolent society

Michael Coren | 21 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Egypt, Islam, Middle East
Its links with radical Islamists and a history of supporting terror make Egypt’s largest opposition group a danger for peace in the Middle East.


An Arabian 1989?

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, David Held, Alia Brahimi | 14 February 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: 1989, Egypt, Middle East
Despite notable parallels to the fall of the iron Curtain, the path ahead for today's popular movements in the Middle East is more uncertain.


This crucial moment in Egypt

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 February 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Angela Merkel, Egypt, human dignity, Jose Maria Aznar, Mideast peace
The cross-section of different…and wildly different…views on the Egyptian revolution coming in from around the world boggles the mind. But then, the revolution flummoxed the world.


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