Coptic Christians

  • Form an all-inclusive govt: Clinton tells Mursi June 28, 2012

    Cairo: Islamist President-elect Mohamed Mursi began talks on Wednesday with groups nervous about where he will take Egypt after the generals who have ruled since Hosni Mubarak's fall make way for the republic's first civilian leader. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Mursi to bring diverse groups into his government,...
  • Egypt Christians vent fury after clashes kill 25 October 11, 2011

    Cairo: Egypt's Coptic Christians turned their fury against the army on Monday after at least 25 people were killed when troops broke up a protest, deepening public doubts about the military's ability to steer the country peacefully toward democracy. In the worst violence since Hosni Mubarak was ousted, armored vehicles...
  • Egypt: Coptic Christians protest church burning March 6, 2011

    Cairo: Hundreds of Coptic Christians gathered outside the state television and radio building in Cairo on Sunday to protest against the burning of a church following religious clashes south of the capital. Protesters, some carrying wooden crosses and Egyptian flags, demanded that the armed forces intervene to protect Coptic communities and...