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  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...  
  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...    
The Maspero Youth Union, the largest political Coptic advocacy group, announced it would not receive the Coptic Christmas greetings from “officials involved in the killing, mowing and dragging of the revolutionaries, nor from the Islamist movements that called months ago for burning and attacking...
AWR's Diana Maher Ghali recaps the opinion pieces from Egyptian newspapers dealing with the New Year's terrorist attack on an Alexandria church...  
  Egyptian newspapers on Monday appeared to carefully avoid charges of stoking the fires of sectarianism, largely refraining from sensationalist reporting on the Alexandria church attack, and instead giving much attention to unification efforts between Muslims and Christians, as well as ongoing...
AWR's Hānī Hamdī provides a recap of Sunday's Egyptian newspaper reports dealing with the New Year's Day attack on a Coptic Orthodox church in Alexandria....  
Clashes between three Christian workers at a shoe store and a Muslim occurred in al-Faiyum at al-Būsta street, which resulted in all four of them being transported to the local hospital.  The fight began when the Christians in question mocked the Muslim man's hair style when he refused to step...
The declaration to establish the Muslim Brotherhood party has triggered a big reaction in the media. Some consider the move to be a political maneuver, due to the dilemma the Brotherhood passed through after students connected to it held a parade at the Azhar University. Others saw it as a step...
The Muslim Brotherhood has been suffering from the massive state drive to detain senior leaders and subscribers of the group. This started when students connected with the group initiated a parade at the Azhar University, which the state saw as demonstration of the group’s force toward the...
The Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt mourned on Sunday (February 5) “all the sons of Egypt who lost their lives in deplorable incidents in the cities of Port Said, Suez and Cairo”. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Jumhūrīyah, Feb. 6, p. 6] Read text in Arabic 
Shubrāh al-Khaymah erupted after the unfortunate events in the region following the harassment by some of the Christian youth in the area of a Muslim girl. Both a Muslim and a Christian died.
The author traces, in details, the history of grand shaykhs who presided over the Azhar throughout its history, since it was first established 1,000 years ago. He gave examples of competent shaykhs in all areas of religion and language. He concludes his article by mentioning the incumbent shaykh...
 The author offers a profound background about the church's demonstrations and the effects that they have on the state and public. 
In a seminar in Alexandria, Zāhī Hawwās, the head of the National Council for Antiquities stressed that restoration of Jewish antiquities in Egypt has nothing to do with Israel, asserting that the Jewish antiquities are part of the Egyptian heritage.   Hawwās rejected the anger of some Copts at...
Sāmih Mahrūs remembers Wafā’ Constantine (Wife of a Coptic priest who wanted to convert to Islam, but remained Christian in the end); and Kāmīliyā Shihātah stories'; writing that there was another priest's wife who might eligibly be the next crisis.  This wife, and her family (including her priest...
Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Mijīd Mahmūd assigned a team from prosecution of North Giza to study the suspects status preparing to get them released.  The public prosecutor issued a declaration saying that he got a release petition from some of the prisoners because of their health condition; in...
American director Muhammad al-Qāsim recently won an award at the recent Cairo International Film Festival for his film, "A Muslim," which discusses discrimination against United States Muslims. Al-Qāsim is currently looking for a distributor for the film. He called upon film makers to make more...
An official source at the Islamic Research Academy said that the Virgin Mary movie is just an illusion, saying that the Azhar did not receive any script for a movie involving Virgin Mary. However, he added that the rule of not portraying prophets in movies is applicable in that case, because the...
Ahmad ‘Abd al-Rahmān Tāyi' condemns the statements made by Dr. ‘Isām al-‘Iryān, the head of the Muslim Brotherhood political office, threatening that the Muslim Brotherhood is going to organize protests in large numbers against the recent parliament elections. Tāyi' asks what the group...
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