04/07/2014 . By David Johnson

The specter of sectarian conflict haunts many societies around the world, and Egypt is no stranger to the costs of this pernicious phenomenon. Egypt’s religious minorities—followers of Coptic (and other

12/12/2013 . By TIMEP

Mohammed Hegazy, a prominent Egyptian Christian, was arrested today by Egyptian security forces for allegedly inciting “sectarian strife.” Hegazy has been detained in an undisclosed location. Hegazy, also known by

10/20/2013 . By TIMEP

On October 20, 2013 masked assailants fired indiscriminately on wedding guests at the Virgin Mary Church in Warraq, a suburb of Cairo, killing four and injuring at least 18. The

08/16/2013 . By TIMEP

The Muslim Brotherhood’s “Friday of Rage” protests led to violence across Egypt, as at least 100 civilians died nationwide in clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohammed Morsi.

08/15/2013 . By TIMEP

Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and state institutions as violence broke out across Egypt in response to the government’s decision to forcibly

08/14/2013 . By TIMEP

The government took decisive action against the protest camps today as security forces began the operation to clear the Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adaweya sites at around 7.00am local time, initially using tear gas

08/11/2013 . By TIMEP

Officials at the Ministry of the Interior said that the dispersal of the sit-ins at Raba’a al-Adaweya Mosque and Nahda Square could begin on Monday. One source told the BBC

08/06/2013 . By TIMEP

Eleven people were arrested in connection with last week’s violence against Coptic Christians in Minya. The accused were ordered held for fifteen days pending investigations. A body was found with a bullet

08/05/2013 . By TIMEP

The Muslim Brotherhood’s sit-ins at Raba’a al-Adaweya Mosque and al-Nahda Square continued. A group of younger members of the Brotherhood launched a campaign to change the image of the assemblies,

08/01/2013 . By TIMEP

The leader of the pro-Morsi movement ignored the military’s demands to vacate the Raba’a al-Adaweya and Nahda sit-ins and instead pledged to stage new rallies for Friday. The Interior Ministry