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Ahmad Al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, began his retreat from public life at his house in Luxor, protesting the forms of violence erupted at the Presidential Palace. Al-Tayyīb left the Mashyakhat al-Azhar (Azhar’s headquarters) heading toward Luxor, as he had announced in his initiative for...
Karīm Kamāl, president of the union, stated that the recent violence, unprecedented in the Egyptian society, has jeopardized media outlets when the perpetrators blocked the Production Media City and blocked the judges from accessing the Supreme Constitutional Court. The latest curfew imposed on the...
Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, Bishop Raphael, said in a statement delivered to al-Misrī al-Yawm, after Christmas mass in the Coptic Church in Alexandria last Monday, that Pope Tawadros II will maintain the policy of his predecessors late Pope Shenouda and before him Pope Kyrillos of...
The Pope was asked if Christians fear the Muslim Brotherhood reaching power to which he replied that Copts do not fear anyone. He continued that he refuses visits to Jerusalem under Israeli occupation (Rajab Ramadān, ‘Imād Khalīl and Fādī Francis, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 20, p. 3). Read original...
In press statements he disclosed on Saturday, the Egyptian expert, in the Coptic case and president of the General Union of Copts for the Homeland Karīm Kamāl said that al-Sīsī’s candidacy for the presidency is the response to the Egyptians’ will.
Eight Bedouins residing in the area of King Maryūt, Burj al-'Arab, stormed a building belonging to the Coptic Evangelical church, just one kilometer away from the rest-house of former President Husnī Mubārak, and smashed the fences that are about three meters high.  
The parliamentary delegation that comprises members of the People's Assembly human rights committee, activists and representatives of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU) prevented all journalists and media people from attending the 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session in the area of Burj al-'Arab on...
A group of Coptic movements, which groups Christian and Muslim activists, protested outside parliament to condemn the forced displacement of Christian families from al-'Āmrīyah and acts of violence in the village of Mīt Bashār in al-Sharqia governorate. "The Coptic Coalition Movement and other...
A security source said the family of the Christian young man accused of taking photos on his cell phone in Sharbāt village, al-Nahdah area, in the Alexandria district of al-‘Āmrīyah, already left the village before the story was found out while the family of the Muslim woman and her husband...
In preparation for the Christmas celebrations on Sunday (January 6), the Church is taking strict security measures, Nādir Marqus, member of the Coptic Orthodox Millī (Lay) Council, declared. Security committees – beside the Coptic Scout youth- will be in charge of securing all the Churches of...

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