According to journalist Gīhān Shahīn, the Azhar's pro-governmental stance during the Egyptian revolution delivered a further blow to the institution's already dwindling credibility.    
  The article at hand reports on the Alexandria church attack investigations, naming previously unknown details of the attack and listing suspects who were detained or questioned by the police. It is emphasized that no one (including al-Qā’idah) declared responsibility for the attack. The article...
Analyzing the recent death sentence of the man who killed six worshippers outside a Coptic church in Naj‘ Hammādī on Christmas last year, journalist Gamal Nkrumah discusses diverse opinions on the court’s verdict and on Muslim-Christian relations in general. Copts reacted with satisfaction and...
In the hours immediately following the recent church attack in Alexandria, Muslims and Christians began accusing each other on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media websites. However, within days those same sites became outlets to show solidarity with the victims. This article reports that a...
This article reports that the perpetrators of the recent attack on the "Two Saints Church" in Alexandria are still unknown, despite rigorous investigations. The article notes that the nature of the explosion made it difficult to pull uncontaminated evidence from the scene of the crime. Meanwhile...
The attack at the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter was a terrible crime, but the author says that things could have been worse if the subsequent Christmas mass had been ruined. On the contrary, Muslims and Christians managed to stand together as one people after the attack,...
This article reports that the recent attack on the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria is being used by many in the European Union to exemplify repression of Christians in Egypt, while the attack was, in reality, against Muslims and Christians alike. That is why, the...
The attack at the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria was not only a shock for Egyptians, but for people all over the world. According to this media review piece found in Al-Ahram Weekly, the danger is not just for Egypt, but for all the Arab world. The article...
According to this media review piece in Al-Ahram Weekly, most Egyptian newspapers agree that the aim of the recent church attack in Alexandria was to target national unity. They also disagree that efforts to confront terrorism should expand, with the cooperation of all Arab states. Meanwhile,...
The article quotes philosopher Zakī Najīb Mahmūd, who used to say that you cannot judge something unless you are capable to grasp the meaning of the object to judge. The writer wishes he could do this with the recent church attack in Alexandria. This cruel act has shaken Egyptians to their roots,...
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