• 21 Jan 2014

    In the first Middle East Analysis podcast of 2014, regular studio guest Dr Harry Hagopian, a regional expert and Ekklesia associate, looks at the upcoming Geneva 2 meeting about the on-going crisis in Syria, Egypt's constitutional referendum, and other Middle East and North Africa related concerns.

  • 2 Dec 2013

    The conviction and imprisonment of 21 women following a pro-Morsi demonstration shows the Egyptian authorities continue to punish peaceful dissent, says Amnesty.

  • 29 Nov 2013

    The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.

  • 16 Nov 2013

    Forget what self-appointed experts might tell you or what political bureaucrats might suggest either. Just cast a quick look for yourself at the Middle East North Africa (MENA) map today, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian. The inescapable conclusion – the revealing truth, if you will – is that things are not going well at all. In fact, things are quite messy – and perilously so too.

  • 31 Oct 2013

    Dr Wedad Abbas Tawfik has told the WCC 10th Assembly of her experiences and hopes for change as a Coptic Christian from Egypt.

  • 28 Oct 2013

    In late September, retired senior US military officials were part of a delegation that went to Egypt on a visit organised by Virginia-based think tank the Westminster Institute (WI), returning to Washington DC to hail the Egyptian military's intervention and deny there had been a coup.

  • 17 Oct 2013

    Amnesty International has denounced Egypt’s hardline policy of unlawfully detaining and forcibly returning hundreds of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria.

  • 26 Aug 2013

    The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past fortnight underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards.

  • 23 Aug 2013

    The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has supported interfaith calls to action for peace and security in Egypt.

  • 21 Aug 2013

    In these incredibly difficult days for much of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Egypt, it can be difficult to find the faith and hope we need to carry on.