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The Supreme State Security Prosecution started questioning Ahmad ‘Abd Allāh, better known as Abū Islām, the owner of al-Omma (Nation) TV station, over reports lodged against him by lawyers Hāmid Hassan and Nāsir al-‘Asqalānī, members of the Egyptian Bar Association, that he was involved in...
The bodies of four members of a Christian Syrian family were found stabbed to death in their apartment in al-Ibrāhīmiyyah, Alexandria.The family consisted of a 44-year-old father, a 35-year-old mother, a 6-year-old son, and the father’s 43-year-old sister. The father was stabbed several times in...
A number of Coptic members of the Shūrá Council lashed out at the police forces and accused them of “inaction”, blaming them for the incidents erupted at the cathedral. Mamdūh Ramzī, appointed member at the Shūrá Council, said that the police forces were complicit in allowing thugs and jailbirds to...
Dozens of Musri’ villagers of Asyut Governorate had the funeral of Hilāl Sābir Hilāl ‘Abd al-Malāk, 21, who died of severe 3rd degree burns during al-Khusūs incidents, on Apr. 12 amid tied security measures. The body of Hilāl reached Virgin Mary Church in the village where the funeral took place....
Moreover, dozens of protesters staged a march on Apr. 12 from ‘Umar Makram Mosque to Qasr al-Dūbārah Church, headed by Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn and a number of politicians. The march was to denounce the decision of the Minister of Awqāf or Awkaf (Religious Endowments) to halt relations with the...
Security apparatuses arrested ten people (Author’s note: al-Tahrīr reported on only nine arrests) accused of being involved in clashes erupted at the Cathedral, during the funeral of two victims who died in the al-Khusūs incidents. A security source told al-Watan that Maj. Gen. Muhammad Ibrāhīm,...
Security services in Alexandria have arrested the perpetrator of a crime in which four Copts and a Muslim were killed. The crime occurred in the area of Naj’ al-Salām in the city of Burj al-‘Arab. The Muslim Tāhir Mūsá 'Abd al-Qādir, 22, was working as a guard for the victims. He decided to kill...
Egyptian-American relations had gone through some difficult times after the June 30 Revolution due to differences in political view. International news agencies have reported on notable developments in the two countries bilateral relations under America’s new president, Donald J. Trump.  
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