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After a long political career spent in both military and political service, one of the Free Officers, Khalid Muḥyī al-Dīn today passed away. In 1976 he founded Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (the Nationalist Progressive Unionist Party), one of the most prominent of the Egyptian parties of the Left, following the...
In a meeting today with a delegation of US Evangelical churches, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām said that Egypt has made great strides in fighting terrorism and is able to tackle this challenge by both security and intellectual means.
Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Shaykh of al-Azhar, ruled on the issue of dhimmīs and Copts’ tribute payments, after he affirmed that this term is unpalatable now. 
Dr. Sālem ‘Abd al-Jalīl, Professor of Islamic Culture and former Undersecretary of Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments, criticized Pope Tawadrūs’ decision to suspend Father Makārī Yunān of St. Mark Church in Clot Bey. “I call on Pope Tawadrūs to amend his decision”, ‘Abd al-Jalīl said, adding “Ideas and...
Undersecretary of Al-Azhar, Dr. `Abbās Shūmān, confirmed that it would be very wrong to expect a change of the Americans stance towards Islam and Muslims or to expect a promising development, while American presidential candidates utter hostile statements against Muslims.
A delegation representing nine NGOs observed detained students taking their midterm examinations, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior.
The Giza Metropolis has revealed the Father Filop āt īr was suspended as a result of his articles, published in a magazine called al-Kat ība al-T ībiyya. They claim these articles included many half-truths, and include harsh criticism that does not sit well with Christian ethics.
The suspension of a parish priest by the Archbishopric of J īza has caused controversy in the church. His reason for suspending Father Filop āt īr are unclear, but according to Filop āt īr himself, he was suspended for joining the Ghad party.
A former Orthodox priest, who was defrocked and excommunicated because he used to practice magic and claimed having the ability to heal people possessed by evil spirits and to marry spinsters, was murdered. His killer said that the priest ruined his life and was not able to rid him of the evil...
Muslim and Christian clergymen stress that the activity of collecting donations for building mosques and churches offends the creed and deforms its sacredness, especially because some of the people who collect such donations took up this activity as their job to make money without being questioned...

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