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Churches Burn, Christians Sing

This video – with transliterated subtitles – was produced by a church choir in Minya, Upper Egypt, a region which witnessed several severe church burnings. They stand within one church’s charred remains, and sing about love and forgiveness. May they truly live these words. Many Christians have spoken that if these heinous attacks are the … Continue reading

Islamism in Asyut: Conversation with a Local Journalist

Islamism in Asyut: Conversation with a Local Journalist

From my recent article in Arab West Report: Among the difficulties in assessing the news of Egypt is the Cairo-centrism of journalism. A problem plaguing the nation in general, all major newspapers operate from the capital attracting the best talent away from other regions in search of promotions and a better life. Quality of information … Continue reading