A second person, Sherif Rashad, sustained a gunshot wound and was transferred to a hospital in Alexandria.
Coptic Christians comprise approximately 10% of Egypt’s population, which is primarily Muslim.
Locals knew of the perpetrator as one who insulted and mistreated Christians.
Among the 98 female judges appointed on the 3rd of March, there is no Christian.
The Copts (10% of Egypt’s population) are the descendants of a long line of ancient Egyptians who later converted to Christianity.
The three brothers were working in an agricultural field at the moment of their death.
As the Egyptian national soccer team progressed through the African Cup of Nations, soccer fever once again gripped the nation.
Numerous Coptic Christians cross over to Libya in search of work despite knowing that they will face severe persecution.
A decade of instability and violence has left Libya a country shattered by competing armed groups, terrorists and militias.