Posts Tagged ‘Monastery’

Al-Qaida No. 2 Alleges Incitement By Egypt’s Copts

Ayman al-Zawahri

The deputy to Osama bin Laden issued al-Qaida’s second message since the Egyptian uprising, accusing the nation’s Christian leadership of inciting interfaith tensions and denying that the terror network was behind last month’s bombing of a Coptic church in Alexandria that killed 21 and sparked protests. The message Friday from Ayman al-Zawahri, the No. 2 […]

Christians Under Attack

bishoy3

Attack on St. Bishoy Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun 130 km North West of Cairo. Attack took place on 22/02/2011 by the army with tanks . They fired live ammunition and injured a number of workers.

Egyptian Armed Forces Demolish Fences Guarding Coptic Monasteries

St. Boula Monastery

Egyptian armed forces this week demolished fences surrounding ancient Coptic monasteries, leaving them vulnerable to attacks by armed Arabs, robbers and escaped prisoners, who have seized the opportunity of the state of diminished protection by the authorities in Egypt to carry out assaults and thefts.

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