Doctors, staff, and eyewitnesses at the Good Shepherd Hospital in Samalout say security forces shot tear gas inside the hospital when clashes erupted between Christians and police following a shooting of several Copts this week. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on January 13, 2011.
Fears of unrest in Egypt in wake of church bombing
Many Christians blame their government before terrorists for recent church bombing.
Bomb hits Alexandria church, 21 dead
A bomb blast outside the All Saints Church in Alexandria killed 21 people today. Egypt’s government said the explosion was the result of a suicide bomb attack. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on January 1, 2010.
ElBaradei and the Facebook ‘Smear’
Leila, daughter of pro-reform activist Mohamed ElBaradei, made headlines this week when an anonymous Facebook user uploaded her private pictures to the social networking site. Story originally published September 8, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.
Copts see Virgin Mary over Cairo
In December 2009, a flash of light appeared over a church in Cairo. Was it the Virgin Mary or just a hoax? GP’s Jon Jensen visits the church and speaks with witnesses. Originally published by Global Post on January 7, 2010.
Egypt’s Christians uphold tattoo tradition
In a tiny shack on the outskirts of Cairo, 8-year-old Abenoub is set to undergo a unique right of passage. This young Christian is about to get his first tattoo – a Coptic cross. Originally published by Global Post on October 14, 2009.