Yesterday, Egyptians marked the culmination of the traditional, forty-day period of mourning for the twenty Egyptians and one Ghanaian beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) branch in Tripoli, Libya. Even
International Community Must Take Swift Action to Address Increasing Terrorism Threat WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) strongly condemns the heinous execution in Libya of
In the first-ever meeting in modern Egyptian history between a president and representatives of all of the country’s Christian institutions to discuss Christian matters, one of the most pressing topics discussed involved setting forth a legislative scheme to govern the construction of houses of worship. Historically, Egypt’s mosques have been rarely regulated, allowing Muslims to construct and repair places of worship with ease and without much government intervention.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) is alarmed by recent reports of clashes between police officers and hundreds of Coptic Christians on Tuesday in the
Many people asking for fair and just trials for members and supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have faced extensive criticism, including even accusations of supporting terrorism and undermining the state
More than seven months after the death of Pope Shenouda III, Coptic church leaders and laypeople voted today to narrow the list of candidates for the leadership of the Coptic
Coptic groups gathered outside provincial government headquarters in Aswan to protest the government’s response to the September 30 attack on a village church in Marinab. Members of the Maspero Youth