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Dr. Wajīh Yūsuf Mikhā’īl, Secretary General of the Center for Middle Eastern Christian Studies at the Coptic Evangelical Seminary, will lecture on the Arab Christian Heritage. Organized by the Center for Coptic Studies, the lecture entitled “Arab Christian Heritage: A Historical Introduction”, is...
On July 5, 2010, seven years ago, Naṣr Ḥāmid Abu Zayd, well-known Egyptian liberal Islamic thinker, died in Egypt. Because of his controversial liberal thoughts and writings on Qur’ān, Abu Zayd, who occupied several academic positions, was declared apostate in 1995 by an Egyptian Sharī’ah court.
The Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major-General Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Yūsuf (Assistant to the Minister for Human Rights), organized a training series for officers responsible for detention procedures inside central prisons and police stations.
On Wednesday, Egypt’s Supreme Media Regulatory Council filed a lawsuit to the Attorney-General requesting the investigation of al-Maqāl newspaper editor-in-chief, Ibrahīm `Īsa, for six articles published by the latter.
Dr. Elizabeth ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Shākir, member of the House of Representatives, said that there is no interference by the judicial or legislative powers, highlighting that “Parliament can not interfere in the judiciary’s work.”
Under the Freedom for NGOs campaign organized by the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies (ECPPS), al-Sadāt underscores the importance of the civil society role in development. 
In the past, it was common in Egypt to hear women reciting Qur’ān in public ceremonies, religious events, funerals, weddings, big mosques, and even on the radio. Before the Second World War, some senior shaykhs issued a fatwa stating that women's voice is `awrah[an Islamic term that refers to...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prevented a protest organized by some Coptic activists this evening in the Coptic Cathedral of St. Mark to commemorate Copts who were killed in the recent terrorist attack on their way to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery, Minya, Upper Egypt, and to denounce the...
The ideas presented by researcher Islām Biḥayrī aim to renew religious discourse by updating, criticizing, and purifying it from impurities that have been associated with it over time. 
Despite the controversies generated by the TV drama ‘al-Jamā’a’ (The Muslim Brotherhood), and despite that the episode on the Cairo Fire of January 1952 was only scratched on the surface, the question on who was behind the Cairo Fire, or Black Saturday, is still seeking an answer. 
Al-Azhar Foundation has not stopped at the limits of its religious responsibilities. In a statement on the origins of jurisprudential variance, al-Azhar surpassed these limits to addresses political variance, efforts towards national unity, and directing Arab peoples towards their noble goals...
Dr. Ayman ‘Abd al-Mun’im, Governor of Suhāj, said that the quarrel which took place on Thursday evening in the village of Bayt ‘Allām in Jirja was a dispute between a Coptic owner of a grocery store and a Muslim youth from the village. The fight was caused by a dispute over priority purchase, ‘a...
In accordance with the provisions of the new law on church construction, Dr. Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, Governor of Suhāj, approved the rebuild of the Coptic Evangelical al-Rasūliyya Apostolic Church in al-Ghurayzāt village of al-Marāgha Center. 
While Christmas celebrations are held, and under the shadow of those who aim at destabilizing and terrorizing Egypt, we have to stop a little while to recall the teachings of Jesus, with all their beautiful meanings and value for life. It is especially important to recall those related to love, the...
The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Sunday that 16 citizens were killed, and 41 injured so far in the bombing that happened inside the Church of St. Mark, located in the al-’Atarīn area of Alexandria.
(1) After the enaction of the new church construction law last autumn , the concept of the Christian denomination was legalized. . This  sparks a heated debate  on the nature of Christian denominations  in Egypt, abreast of the "codification" of the conditions of al-ʿAzābī Pasha, which was issued...
  About one million Coptic and Muslim citizens in al-Minyā governorate celebrated the final, closing night [of celebrations] held in the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, located on top of Mount al-Ṭayr in Samālūṭ.
The Secretariat of Specialized Committees of the Future of the Homeland [political] party, headed by Engineer Muḥammad al-Jārḥī, organized their first forum under the title, "New Prospects Against Extremism" on Monday evening.
  The American Islamic Summit, hosted in the Saudi Arabian capital, coincided with the final football match in the Islamic Solidarity Games hosted by Azerbaijan. 
Cairo- A criminal court in Cairo on Wednesday decided to suspend the funds from a Women’s and Human Rights NGO . The court also decided to freeze the assets of the founders of both NGOs. The court ruled to suspend the funds of the organization Naẓra for Women's Studies and freeze the personal funds...
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