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Expatriate Copts calls to produce an offensive movie to Prophet Muhammad angered the three main Coptic denominations in Egypt (Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical). 'Ismat Zaqalamah, President of the so-called "Copts state", Maurice Sādiq, lawyer, and fundamental American priest Terry Jones had...
Muslims and Copts in Egypt were angered by expatriate Copts calls to produce a film offending Prophet Muhammad. Politicians described the film as not accepted by Egypt's Copts before Muslims. Kārim Radwān, an official at the Muslim Brotherhood Administration Office in Cairo, said that Muslims will...
Sohag Criminal Court will rule on September 11 in the case of the Coptic teacher who uploaded offensive images of Prophet Muhammad on his Facebook account. The Court witnessed a large umber of Islamists who were calling to defend Prophet Muhammad who was offended. Meanwhile, tight security...
A conflict is taking place in the Holy Synod between bishops about the possibility of nominating archbishops of the diocese for the Coptic Orthodox papal elections. The conflict is between Bishop Bīshūy (Bishoy) of Damietta, possible candidate for the papal elections, and Bishop Serapion of Los...
Coptic Orthodox Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and head of the committee that register voters for the Coptic Orthodox papal elections, met with Copts without Borders movement on August 31, 2012.
A letter sent by the congregation of Sydney to the Holy Synod with regard to the return of their deposed bishop.
Church sources revealed a third of the members of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod have reviewed candidates running for the papal position before the meeting scheduled on next September 5.
The village of Dahshūr witnessed a security blockade by the Giza Security Department after the death of young Muslim Mu’āz Muhammad Hassan. Around 20 central security vehicles surrounded the village in order to prevent clashes between Muslims and Copts after the 19-year-old succumbed to his...
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians on Tuesday (March 20) attended the funeral of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III that started at Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah amidst unprecedented security measures to control the pope-loving masses who tried to enter the cathedral...
  Head of the Coptic Christian Church Pope Shenouda III today decided to cancel the celebration of his 40th year as Pope to stand in solidarity with martyrs’ families.   The Pope decided to cancel the celebration both because of the poor situation in Egypt and because the Copts recently lost 23 of...
Political activists and experts rejected calls by the Social Liberal Party in a paid advertisement in a state-owned newspaper on the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to announce martial laws.
The Court of Urgent matters in Alexandria will begin the first hearing in the case of the explosion of the Two Saints Church on September 25 against Prime Minister Essam Sharaf, the Minister of Interior, Mansour al-Essawi, and Legal Advisor Abdel Mageed Mahmoud.
State Security Prosecution asked the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss with its British counterpart to reveal the truth about what was revealed in Mamdūh Ramzī's [lawyer] report to the Public Prosecutor about the explosion of Two Saints, Pope Peter and Saint Mark Church in Alexandria...
It was announced that an Islamist bloc will be established to run in Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections, which will include three Islamist parties, including members from al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyyah Shaykh Karām Zuhdi, chairman, and Fu'ād al-Dawālībī, a member of the group's Shūrá (...
The Alexandrian courts will begin on September 25 the first hearing surrounding the Two Saints Church bombing against Prime Minister 'Isām Sharaf, Minister of Interior Mansūr al-'Isawī and Public Prosecutor 'Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd who were accused of slowing down the case. Read original text in ...
The head of the Military Judiciary Authority, 'Ādil Mūsá, denied that the emergency law has been abolished, saying it will remain in place until June 30. He added that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) did not activate the emergency law either, and it was in fact the government in...
*/ */ */ Muhammad Mursī, the chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party, and Dr. Muhammad Sa‘d al-Katātnī, Secretary-General of the party, met Saudi Arabia’s ambassador */ who confirmed that Saudi Arabia is prepared to play a big role in the development process, both...
Two German parliamentarians said Egypt and Germany’s economic relations and trade will not be affected if Islamists win in the parliamentary elections in Egypt this year. They stressing German investors did not from turn away from Egypt after the Egyptian January 25 Revolution despite the...
Al-Jazeera's Chairman Wadah Khanfar declared that he would be stepping down from his position after 8 years. There is much controversy surrounding this, as a Wikileaks cable recently released shows his cooperation with some American intelligence services.
Presidential candidate Muhammad al-Barād‘ī called for full application of the party-list proportional representation in the upcoming elections. He called the PR system the best way to represent all segments of Egyptian society following decades of democratic absence. Read original text in Arabic...
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