Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...
The following lines provide a resume of the history of the celebration of the Holy Family celebrated annually in the Upper Egyptian village of Jabal al-Tayr. Moreover, the media shed light on the influence of the financial crisis in Egypt on the celebration.
A conflict between two families over installing an irrigation water pipe through the land of al-Barbarī developed to a horrible massacre where children, women and people of all ages were shot and burnt.
Dr. Hasanayn Kushk conducted a study that revealed the increasing number of Christian prisoners in Egyptian prisons. The study presents numbers and percentages and discusses the possible reasons behind them.
Jamāl al-Bannā, the author, rejects the activities of human rights organizations owned by some expatriate Copts in the West, saying that they seek to exploit the issues of Copts so as to practice a role in politics. al-Bannā calls upon the church to hold an international conference attended by representatives of these organizations to discus problems of Copts in Egypt.
Middle East Christians Association issued statistics on the number of churches and mosques in Egypt.
The article discusses the alleged disappearance of Coptic girls, criticizing the difficulties that parents face in being able to file a legal document to report their daughter’s disappearance.
The article presents the views of intellectuals and Christian clergies on the Supreme Administrative Court’s verdict to accept the appeal submitted by a Christian who converted to Islam and then decided to return to Christianity.
Sectarian strife in Egypt has been a hot topic of contention in the media. The following article presents a synopsis of incidents that have occurred in Egypt in the recent years. The author considers the reasons behind these attacks, the similar situations that they share, that is attacks that have occurred on Fridays, and the media coverage of these incidents.
The Supreme State Security Prosecution referred Ahmed Ibrahim Abu Shousha and his 13 followers to court upon the public prosecutor’s bill of indictment, which contained charges of contempt of religion.