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  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
A special report by Drs. Cornelis Hulsman on the attack on the Coptic Orthodox priest Father Stephanous of al-Maḥallā al-Kubrā, based on personal visits and interviews with the priest himself, close associates, the security authorities and others. Also included is an analysis of the early Egyptian...
The Archimandrite, Dr. Atalah Hanna, from the Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, discussed in his meeting with Al-Ahali newspaper the Christians’ pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the conditions of the Church and Christians under Israeli rule.
A high ranking security consultant has assured in a statement to ’Al-Ahali’ that the ’Gama’at al-Islamiya’ is exerting intense efforts with the US authorities for the release of Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, the group’s leader who is currently in prison in the US.
The secret agreement between the government and the Gama’at Al-Islamiya has taken new dimensions following the release of 500 detained since last January in 12 groups.
Since the setback of June 1967, the Al-Ahram paper has lost its credibility in covering Egypt’s internal affairs. 760 repentant Muslim extremists were released but stories of torture committed by police to extract confessions are frequently coming back.
The strangest thing in the events of Al-Koshh was the campaign that was waged by the State authorities against the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, that was used as a scapegoat by the security to cover its violations and acts of group torture.
Al-Ahali has received a message signed by more than 60 youth from the village of Al-Koshh. The youth thanked Al-Ahali in their message for its extensive, subjective, and clean coverage of the case of torture that happened after the killings of two Coptic citizens.
Counselor Raga Al-Arabi the Public Prosecutor announced that the prosecution is still investigating the complaints filed by some villagers of al-Koshh against police officers, accusing them of committing some violations.
A message sent by the youth of Al-Koshh village to Al-Ahali newspaper said that the main reason for the blowing up of events was due to the cover-up of the media and security.
Suddenly, we heard so many times the name of Al-Koshh. This forgotten country in Upper Egypt became very famous nationally and internationally. The disaster of Al-Koshh began, as we all know, by an ordinary crime. The real disaster was not what had happened there, but the way in which the...
El-Ahali looks back to the days after the revolution of 1919 when Copts had prominence in Egypt’s public life. El-Ahali, mouth piece of the Tagammu Party, prides itself in having the best characteristics of the liberal age of that period. Today, however, there is a segregation in society. Copts are...
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
The issue of church building in Egypt is among the most misunderstood and misreported subjects affecting Muslim-Christian relations.
Cornelis Hulsman revisited Banī Walīms and Maghagha with a group of interns and Jielis van Baalen, now managing director of CIDT. The objective of the visit was to investigate the present state of Muslim-Christian relations seven years after Banī Walīms suddenly gained media prominence when a...
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The author compares various media treatments of the Abu Fana incidents and other recent issues in Muslim-Christian relations. He asserts that the media treatment of the incidents was insufficient and influenced by the government.
Wīsā al-Bannā calls on Christian youth to take part in politics and stop isolating themselves.
The article discusses the fact that the issue of the new Personal Status Law amendment is still unsettled among all denominations.
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