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# coptic-christians - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town

Just two short years after Egypt’s ‘January Revolution’, the spirit of hope for a better future has been lost. At least 1,089 people have died in one week and deep scars have been carved in the Egyptian social fabric, writes Diana Eltahawy.

# coptic-christians - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope

Bishop Tawadros will be ordained next week as Pope Tawadros II – and will try to fill a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

# coptic-christians - Monday 29 October, 2012

Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope

Pope Shenuda III died in March – leaving a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

# coptic-christians - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination

The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.

# coptic-christians - Sunday 8 May, 2011

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.