ISIL, Brotherhood Suspected in Car Bomb Attack That Killed Egypt’s Top Prosecutor

Egypt’s chief prosecutor, who had handed down death sentences to hundreds of supporters of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, was killed in a car bomb attack in Cairo on June 29.

 

Officials said Hisham Barakat, 64, died of injuries sustained when a parked car was remotely detonated as the prosecutor’s motorcade left his home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congress Homeland Security Chairman: ISIS Reach Exceeds WH Rhetoric

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), the House Homeland Security chairman, said on Sunday that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has greater influence worldwide than President Obama realizes.

 

 

 

 

Christians in Deep Danger: ‘We Dare Not Be Silent’

From Egypt, to Syria and Iraq, ancient Christian communities --among the world's oldest -- are under threat of extinction. Remarks from Coptic Solidarity recent conference.

 

 

 

 

 

Convicted Show Host Acquitted of Contempt of Religion Charge

Beheiry still faces a third trial for the same charge, filed by the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar. Up to 48 complaints have been filed against El-Beheiry over his views.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Egypt, TV Show’s Shocking Twist Is Its Sympathetic Jews

The scene is Cairo’s Jewish Quarter in 1948, and Laila Haroun has news for her parents. Her brother, Moussa, has left to settle in the new state of Israel in spite of the war with Egypt and its Arab allies.

 

“Your son is a traitor,” Laila shouts across their elegant living room. “You gave birth to him as an Egyptian Jew, not an Israeli Jew, which he never will be!”

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