Copt

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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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Several Coptic Christian Egyptians have been killed in Libya in recent years.
Lawyer Sameh Sd said government officials working under Morsi were lobbying to release a group of people with suspected links to the Muslim Brotherhood who were detained in the United Arab Emirates, but had done little to help Christian Egyptians in Libya.
CHRISTIAN EGYPTIANS 2013: Thousands of Christian Egyptians living in the capital city of Cairo marked New Year's Eve chanting in Arabic in the church located at Tahrir Square.
However, what is important here is to question those who insist on triggering the anger of the Christian Egyptians at such a critical stage of the country's history: "What could be the result of these attempts to isolate and cast out an important faction of the nation instead of strengthening national unity while rebuilding the state of Egypt?
Egyptian Customs and Festivals offers information concerning what is considered appropriate among both Muslim and Christian Egyptians, with the caveat that religion in general is best avoided as a topic of discussion.
He was often shown on television praying on Friday to demonstrate his faith, even though he made frequent rhetorical reference to Egypt's pharaonic history to stress the common history of both Muslim and Christian Egyptians.
Moreover, it is a positive step to let Muslim and Christian Egyptians know more about the rich history of Egypt.
20 Coptic Christian Egyptians were kidnapped at the beginning of the year in the city of Sirte on the north coast of Libya.
Some Christian Egyptians have been persectued in the past for proselytizing in a Muslim country.
Four other Christian Egyptians are still in detention in Libya on the same charges, according to Coptic rights advocates.
The boy, Gamal Abdou Massoud, was a Coptic Christian from the southern village of Assiut, where many Christian Egyptians live.
Summary: Hundreds of Christian Egyptians clashed with police in Cairo Wednesday night and seven police officers were injured in a protest against the shooting to death of a Christian man by a policeman on a train.

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