A monk from the Monastery of al-Muharaq died through unknown bullets when he was in the fields that were near the monastery.
There are a lot of questions concerning conversion to another denomination. People are asking whether converting to another denomination is included in the project of Personal Status Law or the non-Muslims or not. They also ask whether this conversion has its effect on the matrimonial procedures and what are the reasons for divorce?
Due to the orders of Counselor Maher Abdel Wahed, the attorney general, the counselor Hany Abdel Gaber, the general attorney of Bani Suef prosecutions, decided to present the truck driver, who caused the death of 29 young men and women from Mari Girgis Church in Masr Al-Gedida on the Assiut-Cairo desert way, to trial today. This accident occurred in July this year.
The city of Alexandria has witnessed a small celebration which was held by the Culture Council in the memory of the Islamic opening of Egypt. It had been 14 centuries since the Islamic opening of Egypt. During the symposium, a number of history professors spoke about Egypt’s cultural and intellectual role during its journey with Islam. A number of people with PhD’s participated in the symposium.
Sheikh Tantawi says incest is in complete violation of the Qur`an and that those who commit incest should be severely punished.
Doctors and nurses who saved the life of priest Istafanous were rewarded.
The security forces in Al-Gharbia are making strenuous efforts in order to arrest the criminal who attacked the priest. There are a lot of suspects, but the investigations have not reached a final conclusion.
The Minister of Interior spoke about the combat against terrorism.
In order to strengthen its relations with the Muslim countries, the British government agreed with 18 countries to produce a film entitled "Islam in Britain" which will be broadcasted in these 18 countries.
The Western Cairo-Mina desert road witnessed a horrible accident yesterday. 30 young men and women were killed in this accident. They were all attending Mari Girgis Church in Heliopolis. They were returning from a journey to the Monastery of Virgin Mary in Gebal Al-Teir in Samalout.