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The terror attack on a military station in Al-`Arīsh on Thursday morning resulted in the killing of two army soldiers and two low-rank officers.
New World for Development and Human Rights Association submitted a project proposal to the Minister of Justice Counselor Ahmad Mikī, that includes establishing a national press media council to regulate media in Egypt. The council will assure the independence of the media and the freedom of...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's Grand Shaykh, continued his meetings with intellectuals and thinkers in order to find ways to activate the Azhar document. The meetings will mainly focus on the uses of culture and education to present proposals to develop these two fields.
Muhammad Shibl writes an opinion piece in al-Qāhirah, saying that Kāmilīyā, Wafā' and 'Abīr are three women who became the object of perennial contemplation by a group of Muslim Egyptians, the salafists. These three women have alledgedly converted to Islam and that the church has later forced them...
According to al-Qāhirah, Sunnī and Shī‘ah Iraqis living in Copenhagen, Denmark have agreed to jointly issue a fatwá making it a sin to use violence against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.   A priest identified as Andrew White [name transliterated from Arabic] from the Evangelical...
While some of the weekly Egyptian publications continue to offer extensive opinion pieces about the Alexandria church attack, instances of such opinions decreased noticeably in the daily papers...
Egyptian and Israeli media trade accusations, Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī tells the Vatican Pope to "leave us alone," and investigators continue their hunt for evidence in this latest roundup of Egyptian newspaper coverage of the New Year's Day church attack in Alexandria...  
This is an article about American thinker John Esposito, who aims to reach the truth behind Islām and the motives of the Islamic resurgence movements. He established the Center of Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Washington.
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 first Coptic weekly appeared in 1892 and it was called "The weekly religion bulletin." After that other Coptic magazines appeared. The major aim of most Coptic magazines is religious. They are published in a weak artistic and journalistic form because of their low cost as they depend only on...
The Minster of Waqfs agreed to return about 54.5 feddan in Assiut to the Evangelical church.
The idea of establishing a party representing the Brotherhood has its supporters and opponents. Prof. Rifa’at El-Said, Dr. Abu El-Ela Madi and Dr. Hossam Badrawi totally reject the idea and believe this would be a threat to society. Prof. Milad Hanna is of opinion that this is not a challenge to...
One third of the books in the library of the monastery of Dominicans is about the Arabic and Islamic world. The supervisor of the library, pointed out that the interest in Islamic affairs dates back to the 1940s. The children of the Dominican church believe that everything has some truth in it...
The project of restoring the wall paintings of the church of Anba Antonius in the governorate of The Red Sea was financed with a donation from the American Agency of International Development. The Antiquities Council supervised an Egyptian-Italian team that specializes in engineering and...
The Christian conception of Ramadan proves the existence of the spirit of brotherhood between Muslims and Christians. A member in the executive committee of the Labor Party believes that if the religious aspect is confined to Muslims, the social and cultural aspects is for all Egyptians, Muslims...
Akhbar al-Youm, received an angry comment from father Morcos Aziz regarding its article of last week [see RNSAW week 36, art.10] in which Amal Othman strongly criticized him. al-Arabi urged rapid intervention to prevent the collapse of an important monument. al-Qahira weekly published a...
 The author states that analyzing ordinary incidents in a sectarian vision causes sectarian riots and causes many problems to national unity.  
Midhat Bishāy believes that the Coptic Orthodox Church lacks the concept of decentralization. He explains that Pope Shenouda, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch, has announced on several occasions that no one is authorized to decide, consult, or speak in the name of the church without first consulting...
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