The al-Ni'mah al-Khayrīyah association witnessed a tiff between a priest and his wife's family which led to his death by a bullet. Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects waited for him to finish praying then waited for him outside the association. An argument broke out, because the...
Majdī Fahmī reports on the statement of Christian men of religion about the Coptic Orthodox Church’s anger about 20 Evangelical pastors’ visit to Max Michel.
Majdī Fahmī discusses the differences between Christian denominations, presenting the opinions of Christian men of religion on the issue.
Sectarian tension in al-Marj, a Cairo suburb, results in a crime. Allegations of the victim’s sister assert the mistake in the forensic medical report that declared nervous shock as a cause of death. The family of the allegedly “murdered” wants revenge in the absence of an active police role.
Leaders of the Jihād Islamic group are about to issue their report on their adjusted strategies and tactics against using violence. While the majority of the group seems to approve of the amendments, some of the leaders consider the document unreliable according to possibility of having been...
International Religious Freedom Report 2006, released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Mutual complaints from some Muslims and Christians due to a building.
‘Alā’ ‘Ādil reports on a new
of Muslim-Christian tension that has taken place in the district of al-Marj, north east of Cairo, after
rumors spread about building an unauthorized church in the district.
Father Zakarīyā Butrus, the controversial priest who foments anger of Muslims, of Egypt in particular and the Arab world in general, through his programs which launched a no-holds-barred attack on the Islamic faith on ‘al-Hayāt’satellite channel, appears for the first time in Arab media.
This press review discusses the growing
influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian
political life, and their constant efforts to control educational
institutions, including governmental
schools. In al-Musawwar magazine, ‘Abd al-Qādir Shāhīb
linked the recent
support of some Egyptian...
This article celebrates the release of seven Copts who had been detained by State Security Investigation and details the story of Dimiana, who went missing last July.
Nādir Shukrī tells the story of the arrest of Christian youth without charges following the alleged kidnapping of a Christian girl.
The article deals with an
address by Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria in which he pledged to settle the crisis of the seven Christians
detained for attempting to take a Christian girl from al-Fayyūm who had converted to Islam.
leadership is reconsidering, with some
reservation, their ideology of violence. Changes are being discussed among
the group members. A final first
draft will soon be issued.
An investigative report into the arrest of seven young men in the al-Marj district and the demonstrations that followed.
Copts in al-Muqattam protested against the
illegitimate arrests of four priests and relatives
of a Christian girl who converted to Islam and married a
Shirīn ‘Īd writes about a potential wave of sectarian
sedition in the
district of al-Marg after a Coptic tradesman shot a young Muslim.
Thanks to the Congress ... pardon to the Egyptian People’s AssemblyAl-Dustūr newspaper published in its issue of August 27, 1997, an essay entitled "Crusaders have not put their swords down yet". The writer expressed his worry at an American economic boycott, or an American marine invasion of...
Yūsuf continues its series of stories about distinguished clerical figures who were
imprisoned by former
president Anwār al-Sadāt’s famous September 1981 decision.
Eight bishops and twenty-four
priests were arrested and imprisoned in 1981, an act which had no
precedent in Egyptian modern history.
After twenty five years Rūbīr al-Fāris interviews one of
these priests, Athanasius Butrus,
pastor of the Church of Mār Girgis in Manshiyt al- Sadr, to talk...