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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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.
The Egyptian Christian leader, who has lived in Bahrain for 11 years, backed efforts by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander, to start a national dialogue.
Mohamed ElBaradei has created a political schism within Egyptian Christian Copts, the pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported Wednesday.
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.
They are charged of joining terrorist camps in Syria and Libya to receive military training, and murdering 21 Egyptian Christian citizens residing in Libya.
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?
The attack came two months after Al-Qaeda-linked insurgents in Iraq attacked a Baghdad church and threatened to strike Coptic churches in Egypt, accusing the Egyptian Christian denomination of mistreating female converts to Islam.
First strike in Libya: In 2015, Egypt launched its first swift revenge against jihadists taking refuge in its western neighbor, after masked militants, affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) killed 21 Egyptian Christian workers 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.
The movie, "Innocence of Muslims," made by an extreme anti-Muslim Egyptian Christian campaigner in the United States, has sparked fury among Muslims and resulted in the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy officials in an attack in Benghazi two weeks ago.

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