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Coptic Solidarity Strongly Urges President Trump to Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

By Coptic Solidarity – Christian Newswire For Immediate Release (Washington, DC) May 13, 2019 Coptic Solidarity welcomes the White House announcement on April 30, 2019 of the [...]

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The Double Talk of Trump’s Favorite Dictator

By Stephen McInerney and Amy Hawthorne – POMED –  Sisi’s supporters praise his religious tolerance. They shouldn’t. Earlier this year, U.S. President Donald Trump’s praise of one of [...]

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Rep. Hill Calls on President Trump to Defend Coptic Christians in Meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi

By Office of US Congressman French Hill – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 9, 2019 Rep. Hill Calls on President Trump to Defend Coptic Christians in Meeting with Egyptian President el-Sisi [...]

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Who Is Sisi of Egypt? A Salafi.

By Ramy Aziz -Middle East Quarterly (Spring 2019) – Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power in July 2013 through a military coup, supported by many sectors of Egyptian society that wanted to rid [...]

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Why the EU is embracing Middle East strongmen

By Michael Peel – Financial Times – For the EU, the timing could hardly have been worse. Egypt’s parliament this month backed a proposal to extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s [...]

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Egyptian efforts to protect Christians get mixed reaction

By Julia A. Seymour – World – Ahead of the Egyptian Coptic Christians’ Christmas celebration on Monday, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the formation of a committee to [...]

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Supreme Committee to Confront Sectarianism

By Mariam Farouq – Watani –  On 29 December 2018, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi ratified a decision to form a supreme committee to confront sectarian incidents, headed by the [...]

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Egypt is jailing more journalists on ‘false news’ charges than anywhere else in the world

By Daniel Funke – Poynter – Three times more journalists were jailed this year on “false news” charges than in 2016 — and Egypt led the way. According to a new report published by the [...]

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Egypt’s new political order in the making

By Ashraf Hakim and Asmahan Soliman – Mada Masr –  Plans to amend Egypt’s Constitution — including those that would extend President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s term in office — are [...]

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Egypt creates new human rights watchdog – to protect itself

By Hamza Hendawi – AP –  Egypt has created a new high-powered human rights watchdog agency, but its primary mission isn’t to protect Egyptians from violations. Instead, the body is [...]