Coptic Christians battle prejudice in Egyptian football

Youth members of “Je Suis” football academy, an initiative to protect the rights of Christians in sport, sit together on a pitch in the country’s second city of Alexandria. Under the name “Je Suis” in French, or “I am”, the academy’s founder Mina Bendary started the initiative after being told by football club officials to use a different name to conceal his religion if he was to play professionally in the majority-Muslim country.

Egypt strikes militants in Libya after deadly attack on Christians

The Egyptian Air Force has targeted militant camps in Libya in retaliation for the deadly attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, which left at least 28 dead and 24 injured. Footage of the airstrikes was released online, allegedly showing the Egyptian jets attacking targets around the Libyan coastal city of Derna.

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LIVE: Egypt strikes ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya in response to Minya attack (SPECIAL COVERAGE)

Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah Sisi has announced. The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said.

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Egyptian fighter jets take to skies to conduct strikes against ‘terrorist camps’ in Libya

Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps in neighboring Libya following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced on state television.

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Children among dozens killed in attack on Coptic Christians’ convoy in Egypt

Gunmen opened fire on two buses and a truck carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26, including children.

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