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Muhammad al-Bāz writes that last Friday, April 29, 2011, information was leaked that Kāmīliyā Shihātah was moved to Saint Dimyana Monastery in al-Dakahlia governorate, the monastery that Bishop Bīshūy lives in. Bāz added that Bishop Bīshūy was the one who moved her and vowed that the Pope will...
Dozens of Coptic youths organized a protest on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, before Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III's weekly sermon, demanding a response to salafists' violations against Christians and the Pope, al-Misrī al-Yawm, page 4, May 5, 2011, [Read original text in Arabic].  
On the same page in al-Fajr, five articles were written about salafists and salafism. The first one, by Muhammad al-Bāz, dealt with how salafists are intimidating and terrorizing the society by their acts [cutting off the ear of a Coptic man, attacking shrines of sūfīs and threatening to attack...
Muhammad al-Bāz, author of the article, writes that Shaykh 'Usāmah al-Qūsī, represents a reasonable and balanced voice of salafīyah, quoting his opinions during a TV program.
Sahar al-Ja'ārah said that if there is a counter-revolution then salafists' behavior can be the spearhead of it as they work on intimidating the Egyptian society. Recent acts of violence by salafīsts terrorize Copts and lead to the formation of anti-revolution impressions on the grounds that it "...
Coptic Pope Shenouda III held a Holy Synod meeting that discussed the continuous attacks by salafists against Copts. A Synod member revealed that Ayman Mitrī [A Copt whose ear was cut off by salafists for rumors of his relationship with a Muslim woman in Qena] waived his rights in his case against...
The January 25 revolution was a manifestation of equality among all Egyptians as the Muslim Brotherhood, communists, salafists and liberals were all standing next to each other that no one could tell the difference between them, Rashā 'Azab writes in an article.
Salafists organize many symposiums on a daily basis in Alexandria University using microphones and screens all over the university campus while distributing a large number of fliers to encourage students to attend these meetings.
Muhammad al-Bāz writes that it was a good move by the Muslim Brotherhood's murshid [guide], Muhammad Badī', to send a letter to the Coptic Pope Shenouda wishing him well after his health trip.    
Ahmad Fāyīq comments on the referendum day, writing that what happened from mainstream Islamists  and from churches in affecting the decision of the voters is a true danger to the future of a civil state.  He believes that the coming period will be rough. Churches and mosques need to be prevented...
Salafīs occupied Egyptian television and Tāmir Āmīn hosts Muhammad Hasān who considered Copts to be infidels and claimed  the professions of medicine, engineering and working in post offices and banks haram [religiously unlawful].
AWR's Diana Maher Ghali writes a press review on three main issues that are currently occupying the pages of newspapers: the second article in the constitution that states: "Islam is the Religion of the State. Arabic is its official language, and the principal source of legislation is Islamic...
Headline: Unknown Head Belongs to Pakistani who Entered Alexandria Three Days before Church Attack, Reported to SecuritySource: al-Misrī al-YawmPage: 1Author: Nabīl Abū Shāl, Muhammad ‘Abd al-Khāliq Misāhil, Fātimah Zīdān, Dālyā ‘Uthmān, Hudá Rashwān, Yūsuf al-‘Ūmī, and Nāsir al-SharqāwīKeywords:...
  Hānī Hamdī says that Thursday Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria churc bombing focuses on the picture of the person suspected of being the bomber, as well as the statement by the minister of the interior saying that state security did not spare any effort to protect Copts before the...
Diana Māhir Ghālī provides a recap of the Thursday opinion pieces dealing with the Alexandria New Year's day church bombing investigation...  
The campaign launched by the Chairman of Copts United ‘Adlī Abādīr to remove the second article of the Constitution would have passed unnoticed if Bishop Marqus, the Coptic Church official spokesman who revealed that he supported amending the article, had not made a statement on the matter.
The article is about the crisis that the Muslim Brotherhood group faces as some of its affiliated students present a military arts show in the campus of the Azhar University.
The author reviews the church’s events during year 2006.
Bishop Mūsá meets the organizers of the conference on ‘Laymen’s View on Church Problems.’
Sources reveal that masked assailants kidnapped 4 Copts when they were getting in a taxi in the mountainous region near the village of Dīr Jabal al-Tīr in the Samālūt area of northern al-Minyā. Security forces are reportedly intensifying and widening their investigation, though they have not yet...
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