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.
Mohamed ElBaradei Tours Old Cairo
Mohamed ElBaradei went on a walking tour of Coptic Cairo today. Supporters said ElBaradei’s visit was meant to bring awareness for his movement of change in Egypt. Originally produced for Daily News Egypt on May 30, 2010.
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.
Drive-by shooting mars Coptic Christmas
Revenge killing of at least seven points to tensions between Muslims and Coptic Christians.
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.