It is awful enough news that Egypt’s Christians are suffering the effects of years of restrictions on building churches. Yet it is even worse news that they may, yet again, have also become the target of Islamic terrorists.
Paul MarshallSeptember 2, 2022
Al-Qaeda’s Call To Assassinate Egyptian Author Ibrahim Eissa Highlights Dilemma Of Anti-Islamist Voices
Romany ShakerAugust 31, 2022
The connection between al Qaeda and Iran was hardly recognized until the discovery of documents in Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan
Farhad RezaeiAugust 23, 2022
Distinguishing between intentional persecution and national malfeasance is difficult for Egyptian Copts.
Samuel TadrosAugust 17, 2022
Tunisia’s democratic repeal of their constitution should raise questions about the purpose and goals of the US-backed Arab Spring
Jackson WatersJuly 27, 2022
In this episode, Mariam Wahba and Adela Cojab talk about their new show “American-ish: Daughters of Diaspora”, which covers the topics of faith, culture, religion, and more.
Adela Cojab & Mariam Wahba & Mark MeltonMarch 8, 2022
In this episode, Joel Rosenberg talks about his latest book, “Enemies and Allies: An Unforgettable Journey inside the Fast-Moving & Immensely Turbulent Modern Middle East.”
Joel Rosenberg & Mark MeltonSeptember 27, 2021
Steven Howard, advocacy director at In Defense of Christians (IDC), speaks with Mark Melton about the 2021 annual report from the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
Steven Howard & Mark MeltonMay 7, 2021
While Sisi has made some improvements, stating that Egypt has achieved some advanced level of religious freedom or pluralism is fantastical and premature.
Sara Salama & Steven HowardMarch 9, 2021
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