04/07/2013 . By TIMEP

A funeral in Cairo for victims of an April 5 clash in the village of Khusus turned violent as mourners protested a lack of government protection and were then besieged

11/18/2012 . By TIMEP

An estimated 50,000 protesters crowded Tahrir Square today. The crowds demanded that presidential elections be held before May 2012, sooner than the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) had

11/04/2012 . By TIMEP

A paper slip bearing the name of Bishop Tawadros was chosen from a jar containing slips with his name and those of the two other final candidates for the position

03/17/2012 . By TIMEP

Pope Shenouda III, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church, died today after more than forty years as patriarch of the church. As the chief representative of the Christian community to

11/18/2011 . By TIMEP

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Tahrir Square “in one of the biggest protests seen in the country since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak.” Egyptians gathered to protest against

10/09/2011 . By TIMEP

A Christian-led protest at Maspero, the state television building, was attacked by security forces, leaving more than two dozen dead. The march was the latest in a string of protests

01/01/2011 . By TIMEP

An explosion outside a Coptic church in Alexandria killed twenty-three people and wounded more than seventy others. The attack, which targeted a New Year’s service at the Church of Saints