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Copt

1. a member of the Coptic Church
2. an Egyptian descended from the ancient Egyptians
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In his book (http://www.shambhala.com/desert-father.html) "Desert Father ," Australian author (http://www.james-cowan.net/) James Cowan describes how the monastic tradition became an important support for Egyptian Christians under persecution and helped to preserve culture throughout the Christian world.
Militants professing loyalty to Islamic State have claimed several attacks on foreigners in Libya this year, including an assault on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli and the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in February.
High-profile attacks Militants professing loyalty to IS have claimed several high-profile attacks on foreigners in Libya this year, including an assault on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli and the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in February.
I hope I am wrong in this assumption but as the saying goes: "Look before you leap." Especially after the recent beheading of two Japanese and Egyptian Christians by Islamic State terrorists.
Last month Sisi ordered air strikes in Libya after IS jihadists there beheaded 21 mostly Egyptian Christians. Ben Helli said a united Arab force was needed, even as a "symbolic" show of deterrence at times of "conflict or disasters".
Summary: The Libyan PM also offered his condolences for the recent death of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya at the hands of Daesh militants, the source said.
He was responding to a question on whether the air force would take part in strikes against IS fighters now in Libya, after a number of Egyptian Christians were slaughtered last week.
Egyptian jets bombed sites in Libya on Monday hours after Islamic State militants there released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians, drawing Cairo directly into the conflict across its border.
CAIRO -- Egypt bombed Islamic State militants in neighboring Libya on Monday and called on the United States and Europe to join an international military intervention in the chaotic North African state after extremists beheaded a group of Egyptian Christians.
THE beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians by Islamic extremists in Libya will shock people of all faiths and none and comes as concerns mount about the erosion of religious freedom across the Middle East.
It is with great sadness I write you today about the heinous murder of 21 Egyptian Christians at the hand of the so-called Islamic State branch in Libya.
She spoke hours after the Islamic State ofCeIraq and Levant (ISIL) released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya.

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