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The prime defendant in the case of killing the policeman in front of a Church in 6th October City stated in the interrogations that he was trained by al- Zawahirī in Sinai (Mahmūd al- Garhī et al., al- Watan, Feb. 3, p. 1).  Read original text in Arabic. 
Church leaders stated that churches need security reinforcements in the aftermath of the attack on the 6th of October diocese which led to the death of a policeman. Churches said that these reinforcements will follow the plan of the state and they expressed their gratitude to the effort of the...
Thousands in Fayum have attended the funeral of the martyr of the police, the policeman who was responsible for securing the Virgin Mary Church and died in a terrorist attack that took his life. Security sources revealed that they  arrested a Muslim Brotherhood cell only hours before this attack....
Minister of Defense Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī received a letter from Pope Tawadros congratulating him for being promoted from General to Field Marshall (Majdī Fikrī, al- Dustūr, Jan. 29, p. 6). Read original text in Arabic.
General Abd al- Fattāh Al- Sīsī received Pope Tawadros who headed a delegation of Bishops to congratulate the armed forces on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Revolution of January 25, 2011 (Bahā’ al- Mahdī, al- Akhbār, Jan. 27). Read original text in Arabic. 
Islamic Scholars stated that Muslim Brotherhood members betrayed the homeland and that they “are fighting God and the prophet”. 
Coptic movements differed on taking part in the celebrations of the third anniversary of the January 25th 2011 Revolution. Some movements, such as the Maspero Youth Union stated that they are not participating in the events of January 25th, refusing to give a cover to the Muslim Brothers to take...
The number of hate crimes against Muslims have increased in the West in the past year.  The new year started with weaknesses in the legal system that made it difficult tohold the wrong- doers accountable. The newspaper refers to an article on the Datehookup site which stated that anti- Muslim...
Interim President Adly Mansūr met January 22 with his Holiness Pope Tawadros II, who headed a delegation composed of a number of bishops and members of the Coptic Orthodox Community Council. Ambassador Ihāb Badawī, the official spokesman of the president, stated that the Pope has congratulated the...
This investigation sheds light on the controversry regarding the real target behind the Coptic organizations. Is it really charity work to help the Egyptians or a way to convert Muslims to Christianity?     
Dr. Shawqī Allam the Grand Muftī of the Republic has met with Ambassador Wafā’ Bāssim who is nominated to be the ambassador of Egypt in the Holy Sea. This is in order to seek religious cooperation between Eygpt and the Vatican in the coming period after the developments in the relationship between...
Egypt is not (insert country here). Egypt’s troubles, however defined, are often compared to other nations, but always with a caveat noting Egyptian peculiarities. But considering ‘the troubles’, as the thirty-plus years of sectarian conflict are known in Belfast, Egypt would do well to consider...
On April 25, 2013, Jihad Watch contributor Raymond Ibrahim (Ibrāhīm) published in Middle East Forum what he titled “Death to Churches Under Islam; A Study of the Coptic Church.” 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II met with President Muhammad Morsi (Mursī) yesterday (May 23) evening in order to convey his congratulations on the freeing of soldiers who were held hostage in Sinai by terrorist elements. In his weekly sermon from Saint Mark Cathedral in al-’Abbasīyyāh, the Pope...
In a recent report by the New York Times, a clear trend towards migration has emerged among successful businessmen from Egypt’s Coptic community. Coptic businessmen remain a significant force in the trade, finance and accounting sectors. One of the clear motivating factors for this phenomenon is...
Controversy surrounds Mursi's congratulatory Easter message to the Coptic community in Finland and Estonia. However, he did not send a similar message to the Copts in Egypt, who disapproved of his message because Mursi did not acknowledge their Christian festivities and occasions. Additional...
I arrived in Cairo in the first week of February, shortly after I had finished with my undergraduate school in Vienna, Austria. I was looking for a working experience that was relevant to my studies, and, luckily, found a research internship at an NGO, Center for Arab West Understanding. I was, of...
Al-Tahrīr published an article commenting on a statement that was released in English and Arabic by the presidency. The English was sent to embassies and Western foreign ministries and the Arabic was sent to Egyptian newspapers.  Additionally, the English version was posted on the “Office of...
On March 28, 2013 Fox News broadcast an incendiary video report entitled, ‘US Silent as Christians are Persecuted in Egypt?’ It is understood that media relies on a level of sensationalism in order to attract the viewer or reader to a story. Yet this report moves beyond sensationalism to...
The Vatican Pope Francis I washed the feet of 12 inmates including two girls, one of them is Serbian Muslim, who was born in Rome and the other is an Italian Catholic (Author not mentioned, al-Sabāh, Mar. 30, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.
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