In Egypt, atheists considered ‘dangerous development’

They’ve been targeted at cafes, harassed on the streets and fired as part of a broader backlash by society and the state against atheism and blasphemy.

Christian leaders: Middle East Christians must not be forgotten

Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders join forces to call for an end to the silence over persecuted Christian communities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria.

Analysis: Persecuted Coptic Christians still hopeful

Persecution has become the plight of Christians in Egypt — where dozens of churches have been burned. Yet, many of Egypt’s Christians refrain from claiming they are persecuted. How can that be?