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This article from the Egyptian Gazette affirms that those responsible for the heinous attack outside the Two Saints Church, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria must be brought to justice. The bomb killed 21 innocent worshippers on New Year's Day, its aim allegedly to aggravate religious...
Egyptian newspapers have been hinting at the prospect of a civil war after the suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Clashes and protests by Christians erupted after the attack, and many say that these types of incidents could...
An angry television viewer suggested that Muslims demonstrate solidarity with their Coptic compatriots by protecting the nation's churches on January 7, the day Copts celebrate Christmas. The article claims that since the New Year's Day attack was aimed to destabilize the country and its unity,...
The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has accused the former chief of the UN nuclear watchdog, Muḥammad al-Barād‘ī, of exploiting the Alexandria church bombing to achieve political gains. Al-Barād‘ī is not only being criticized for politicizing the blast, but also for criticizing the...
Facebook has quickly become one of the most popular ways to denounce the deadly blast outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Several new groups have been set up on the social networking site to announce public mourning over the attack. One of these groups...
As a consequence of the suicide bombing that  killed 21 people and injured nearly 100 in Alexandria, Egyptian authorities have tightened security around churches. Meanwhile, seven people were questioned about the New year's Day attack outside the the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope...
The Egyptian government and religious officials continue to express their shock and their outrage over the attack of the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Safwat al-Sharīf, the chairman of the Supreme Press Council, stressed the  importance of finding out...
Both Christians and Muslims have strongly condemned the New Year's day attack in Alexandria that killed 21 people and injured 70 others outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter. Father Mattá of the Great Martyr Mār Girgis Church in Manshiyyat al-Sadr, Cairo stressed the...
Nirmīn Nabīl, who was wounded by the attack in Alexandria on New Year's day, says "If the bishop had finished saying mass two minutes earlier, the bloodbath could have been worse." Nabīl left the church before the end of the mass while hundred of people were still inside. Twenty-one people were...
President Husnī Mubārak called upon Egypt's Muslims and Christians to unite against terrorism, after a car bomb killed 21 people and injured 70 outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Christians immediately protested in the streets after the blasts. Mubārak...
The Archbishop of Canterbury will meet Pope Shenouda III and the Grand Sheikh of Al Azhar Mohamed Sayyed Tantawi. He will give a lecture at the Azhar on Islamic and Christian tolerance.
The Muslim people yesterday marked the mid-Sha’ban Night (Sha’ban being one of the 12 months of the Hijra calendar). However, some people believe that the mid-Sha’ban Night ceremony is bed’aa (a religious ceremony not practiced or recommended by Prophet Mohammed).
One of the most beautiful and fascinating medieval Arab-Islamic folk romances is presented in English for the first time.
An Egyptian Gazette comment on the interview of al-Musawwar with sheikh Tantawi. The Gazette praises Tantawi for his cautious attitude.
Jordanian authorities have arrested a leading activist of the militant Palestinian group Hamas who had been on the run since an official clampdown in August on the organization, Islamist sources said yesterday.
Pope John Paul, expected to visit Iraq early in 2000, inveighed yesterday against continued sanctions against Baghdad, saying many Iraqis had died because of lack of medicines. "I wish to express once against my solidarity with the Iraqi people and I am particularly close in prayer and hope to the...
Pain and suffering initially brought Mervat, a Christian, and Sahar, a Muslim, together and they later became best friends.
The tempo of attack on Egyptian actors and actresses has sharply increased in recent years. The number of cassette tapes released by unknown sheikhs who demonize the film industry outnumber the scores of kitsch albums launched every day into the market.
Egypt’s state prosecutor called yesterday for two brothers who killed a Coptic Christian priest to be given the death penalty, court sources said.
Walking through the ancient lanes of the Roman fortress area, surrounded by the earliest-built churches in Cairo, one can find sanctuary form the chaos of modern life with all its noise and pollution.
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