Reg. No. 1084047
Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
 
Dr. Helmy Guirguis 71, the president of the UK Copts, passed away on the 31 of January, 2015 after a struggle with illness. UK Copts mourns its founder and leader. He is a leader that touched so many by his life and has been fighting for the coptic case till his last breath. The commemoration mass for his 40th day will be held on Sunday 15th of March, 2014 starting 8 AM in Saint Mary and Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Centre of Birmingham (Lapworth) .For commiserations, please send us an email to info@copts.co.uk

The First Line of Defense: Profiling Behavior & Situations

American Thinker
July 6, 2007

Three days after the botched terror attacks in the UK a newspaper banner reads:  "Londoners return to business as usual." Regrettably, that often means minding one's own business. It is a perfidious dream to believe there is an anti-terrorism vaccine or other panacea. However, there is a first line of defense against terrorist attacks; it is called prevention and it involves public awareness, alertness, suspicion, and profiling.

Expand Gitmo!

Anything else is embarrassing, and potentially fatal.

National Review Online
July 6, 2007

President Bush and his administration should yank their tails from between their legs, stand up, and fight for Guantanamo.

Fact or “Islamophobia”?

FrontPageMagazine.com
July 5, 2007

When he spoke this week at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Islamic Center of Washington, President Bush said: “In the Middle East, we have seen instead the rise of a group of extremists who seek to use religion as a path to power and a means of domination. This self-appointed vanguard presumes to speak for Muslims. They do not.”

Virtual War

We are on a collective Animal Farm

National Review Online
July 6, 2007

In the last two months, lunatic Islamic radicals have failed at weird mass murder plots at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and JFK Airport in New York. And now in Great Britain, more incompetent jihadists were foiled again — thanks to their inability to ignite flammable gas canisters.

Searching for My Father's Lost City

Before we fled, Cairo was a cosmopolitan
crossroads. How much still remains?

The Wall Street Journal
June 30, 2007

Cairo

As my car pulled into Suleiman Pasha Square in the heart of downtown Cairo, I spotted it immediately -- Groppi's, the patisserie that was really so much more: A palace of pleasure, the hub of elegant European social life, the city at its most vibrant and cosmopolitan. It seemed exactly as I remembered it when I'd last seen it as a little girl more than 40 years earlier, its name in that charming old-fashioned scrawl, the entrance covered by colorful mosaics and, inside, the same cool, high-ceilinged, marble elegance and pale pink walls.

Or maybe not the same.

[A Cairo street in the 1940s.]
A Cairo street in the 1940s.

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