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8. Egyptian villagers resist monastery’s growth. Muslims, Christians clash over desert, faith, and politics in Upper Egypt

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8. Egyptian villagers resist monastery’s growth. Muslims, Christians clash over desert, faith, and politics in Upper Egypt
Date of source: 
23-07-2008
Author: 
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman
Article summary: 

The article discusses the potential origins of the conflict surrounding the monastery of Abu Fana.

9. Background on the Monastery of Abu Fanah

40. Closed conference for expatriate Copts to be held in Cairo

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40. Closed conference for expatriate Copts to be held in Cairo
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p. 13
Date of source: 
02-01-2008
Author: 
Ahmad al-Sa‘dawi
Reviewer: 
Ihab Shukri
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Ahmad al-Sa‘dāwī reports on a conference that will be organized in Cairo soon, which will discuss Coptic grievances.

54. Pope Shenouda criticizes the arguments of fundamentalist Coptic expatriates about the discrimination of Copts and their calls for Western interference

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54. Pope Shenouda criticizes the arguments of fundamentalist Coptic expatriates about the discrimination of Copts and their calls for Western interference
Article pages: 
p. 105
Date of source: 
August 25- 31, 2007
Author: 
Michael ‘adil, Wafa’ Safi
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Pope Shenouda denied what al-Miṣrī al-Yawm published as his opinion regarding both the conversion of Muḥammad Ḥijāzī and the Coptic expatriates’ organization. Pope Shenouda declared his denial in a meeting in the United States with representatives of major Coptic and Christian organizations.

24. Forcing two kids to sit an Islamic education exam

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24. Forcing two kids to sit an Islamic education exam
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p. 12
Date of source: 
17-06-2007
Author: 
Hanan Fikri
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Two 13-year-old Christian kids were forced to sit an Islamic education exam at school after their father’s conversion

to Islam. Their mother filed a claim and complained to the civil status court.

44. The dialogue with Copts

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44. The dialogue with Copts
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p. 9
Date of source: 
29-05-2007
Author: 
Mustafá Rajab
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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The American Coptic Union, whose active members do not exceed ten in number, do not succeed in attracting others because Copts who get to know the organization later discover that it is an illusive entity.

19. US investigators accuse 2 ex-convicts of slaying Coptic family in Jersey

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19. US investigators accuse 2 ex-convicts of slaying Coptic family in Jersey
Author: 
‘Amr al-Misri
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US investigators have accused two former convicts of murdering four members of an American family of Egyptian Coptic descent in January in an armed robbery in Jersey City, United States.

31. U.S. press: Muslim butcher kills Armanius family!

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31. U.S. press: Muslim butcher kills Armanius family!
Author: 
Shayma’ al-Shami
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The brutal murder of Husām Armanius and his family has attracted attention in the New York area and beyond.


On January 14, Armanius, his wife Amal Jaras, and their two young daughters, Sylvia, 15, and Monica, 8, were found bound and gagged in their Jersey City home, with their throats slit. There was no sign of forced entry, suggesting that the Armanius family had voluntarily let in their killer or killers.

32. The Coptic community calls on the Ministry of Interior to follow up on the mysterious death of a Coptic Egyptian family in New Jersey.

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32. The Coptic community calls on the Ministry of Interior to follow up on the mysterious death of a Coptic Egyptian family in New Jersey.
Author: 
Dina Rihab
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An Egyptian family of four was found dead in their New Jersey home. The police found Husām Armāniyous, his wife, Amal Jirās, and their two daughters tied up and slaughtered, after Amal’s brother reported them missing. He had not been able to reach the family for two days.

62. The Coptic Church in countries of emigration [1]

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62. The Coptic Church in countries of emigration [1]
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p. 1
Date of source: 
25-03-2007
Author: 
William al-Miri
Article summary: 

The author records the establishment of the Coptic Church in countries of emigration.

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