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Al-Yawm al-Sābi' reported that Mahmūd Fathi, leader of the Salafi party Al-Fadila (Virtue Party), had financed and founded the group that executed the assassination of General Prosecutor Hishām Barakāt, according to new documentations and information provided to Egypt's Supreme Security...
Dr. Alī Jumʿah, the former Mufti of the republic, said that we must distance ourselves from the polemics of the current times. He added that wearing the veil "hijāb" is an obligation (Farḍ) in Islam for women. He explained the purpose of hijab is to prevent anybody from seeing her hair without...
The Salafī daʿwa and independent preachers continued their control over Awqaf mosques, as they stepped up their publicity and posters propagating their sermons and Friday prayer orations in an attempt to expand in mosques; under the dominion of the Ministry of Endowmnents (Awqaf), without obtaining...
Rev. Būlus Halīm, the Spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, reaffirmed the Church’s opposing position on Copts trips to Jerusalem, reiterating that the ban has not changed over the course of time. 
Counselor Majdī 'Ajātī, Minister of Legal Affairs and the House of Representatives,  meets on Tuesday, with Bishop Būla of Tanta, the chairman of the Regional Seminary Council of Asia and Australia, at his office in the ministry.
On the occasion of the diamond jubilee of Egypt's Press Syndicate, the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA) published an illustrated memorial book commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Syndicate.
The Egyptian House of Representatives issued a statement, lashing out at a number TV talk shows and programs that have recently criticized the Parliament and its members. This criticism is outside the limits of law and beyond the limits of freedom of opinion and expression.
In a press statement published on his twitter account, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Nāsser Amīn, writes: “The attacks launched against organizations of the Egyptian civil society is an obvious violation of the written pledge submitted by the Egyptian Government during the...
After 160 years, the Egyptian House of Representatives finally passed the new law that sets new rules for the construction and restoration of churches in Egypt. However, further draft laws concerning Copts are now discussed between the parliament and the Egyptian churches. 
Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination (EARD) organized on Sunday a press conference in its headquarters in Doqqi to talk about the vigil it had organized in front of the Supreme Court of Justice demanding to enact legislation in relation to church construction and to condemn acts of violence...
Egyptian MP `Abd Al-Rahīm `Ali praised the Egyptian Church for  its positive and effective cooperation with all of the African countries in general and with the Nile Basin countries in particular. 
President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi met with editors-in-chiefs of state-run newspapers Al-Ahrām, Al-Jūmhūryia, and Akhbār al-Yawm to outline in detail the tenets of Egypt's foreign policy on the basis of various principles that may explain the reason behind Egypt's intensified efforts during the last...
In his article this week, `Ādel al-Sanhūrī writes:  President Al-Sisi, to his credit, is the first president to visit the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Mark on the occasion of Christmas, thus marking a new stage in the relationship between the political leadership and the Egyptian Christians...
Ahmad Darwīsh, Egypt’s Ambassador to Iraq, emphasized Egypt’s support in defeating the Islamic State Of Syria And The Levant (ISIL), denouncing its recent criminal attacks in Al-Karrāda, city center of Baghdad, and the Balad district of the Salāh al-Dīn province. More than hundred civilians were...
Dr. Ahmad Sa`īd, member of Egypt's House of Representatives, denounced the assassination of Fr. Rafa'īl Mūsa, the parish priest of Al-`Arīsh Coptic Orthodox Mar Guirguis Church.
Turkey Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced that Ankara aims to normalize its relations with Russia, Egypt, and other neighborhood countries around the Mediterranean the Black Sea. Commenting on Turkey's stance over the ouster of president Muhammad Mursi, Yıldırım said, “there "is no obstacle...
Egyptian Human Rights Organizations raised many questions over the silence of their International Human Rights counter partners, in particular that of Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW), after the latest Dallas actions of racism, especially because these two organizations are...
Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki `Allām met on Wednesday a delegation of American Anglican churches. Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki, head of the Egyptian Evangelical Church attended the meeting. According to the statement released by Egypt's Evangelical Church, the Grand Mufti hailed the relations between...
“The attack on the church in conjunction to the celebration of Mawlid al-Nabi [Birthday of Prophet Muhammad] is an intentional misinterpretation of the Prophet's teaching,” admins write on their Arabic-speaking social networking sites in Egypt.
While the Western Churches celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 according to the Gregorian Calendar, the Eastern Churches, including the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt, celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on the eve of January 7, according to the Julian Calendar. The call of Pope Francis to...
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