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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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Mina Halim is another Egyptian Christian football player who faced discrimination because of his explicit Christian name.
On Sunday evening, the ISIL published a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts who were kidnapped in Libya.
CAIRO, April 8, 2012 (WAFA) -- Two hundred Egyptian Christians Sunday flew to Israel to perform the Easter pilgrimage in East Jerusalem, reported the Cairo-based Middle East News Agency.
Mark's Cathedral took place just outside of the entrance to the church and occurred during a Palm Sunday service given by the head of the Egyptian Christian community, Coptic Pope Tawadros II, the New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/world/middleeast/explosion-egypt-coptic-christian-church.html) reported.
Mourad mourned the Egyptian Christian victims who were killed in the terrorist attack against a bus transporting Coptic Christians in Minya on Friday.
An Egyptian Christian teacher detained over charges of insulting Islam has been released on bail on Tuesday, her lawyer said.
Mohamed ElBaradei has created a political schism within Egyptian Christian Copts, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Wednesday.
"I totally agree with Sheikh Amr Khaled," said Bassem Mourad, an Egyptian Christian and an active user of the Internet.
The committee was founded on the day several Egyptian Christian Copts were killed in the town of Nagaa Hamady as they left midnight mass on Eastern Orthodox Christmas Eve.
I remember an interview with one of the highest authorities within the Muslim Brotherhood after the bombings in Alexandria, and he was asked, "Would you feel closer to a Coptic Egyptian Christian or to an Indonesian Muslim?" And his answer was, "No, of course, I would feel closer to an Indonesian Muslim" because of the concept of the Muslim Ummah, the nation of Islam.
They are charged of joining terrorist camps in Syria and Libya to receive military training, and murdering 21 Egyptian Christian citizens residing in Libya.
Protesters burned a flag belonging to the Libyan Embassy in Cairo on Monday to protest the death in prison of an Egyptian Christian suspected of preaching Christianity in Libya.

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