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Rarely has a constitution so divided a nation. Protests, both for and against and sometimes violent, have filled the street. Egypt’s Christians, meanwhile, are caught in the middle. Though united against the proposed draft, their responses have varied considerably.
With the passing of Dr. Bahā’ Bakrī, the world has lost a friend. Among those mourning are the universities of Cairo and Sinai, the Moral Rearmament Association, the Egyptian Green Party, and Arab West Report.
The election of Bishop Tawadros to the Coptic Orthodox papacy was greeted with much enthusiasm. It also thrust into the limelight a figure little-known to the church, or world, at large. Who is Bishop Tawadros, and what style of ministry will he bring to the papal chair?
Mid-Sunday morning, after three days of fasting, the Coptic Orthodox Church selected Bishop Tawadros of the Diocese of Beheira to be its 118th patriarch, succeeding Pope Shenouda II, who passed away in March of 2012. Tawadros’ name was drawn from a wax-sealed glass ball by a blindfolded child,...
The Church of the Virgin Mary in Imbaba was burned deliberately by Salafi Muslims, in an effort to spread division in society and culminate ultimately in an Islamic state. This is the testimony of Fr. Mityas Eliyas, priest of the church, in an interview with Arab West Report.
The demonstrations and riots surrounding the US Embassy in Cairo and other locations throughout the Islamic world have caused much questioning about Muslims and their attachment to and sensitivity over their faith. While many would agree the film ‘The Innocence of Muslims is crude and insensitive,...
 To mark September 11, Muslims in Egypt stormed the US Embassy.   
This article was first published in full on the Egypt Source blog on August 20, 2012. Selections are below.As President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood slowly appropriate power, they consistently issue an unspoken theme: Trust us. They do not say so, of course; that no one should be...
A number of websites and blogs have carried news of ‘crucifixions’ which are alleged to have taken place in Egypt on August 8, 2012. The event was appended onto a well established incident on the same day in which liberal members of the media were assaulted at the studios of Media Production City...
As President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood slowly appropriate power, they consistently issue an unspoken theme: Trust us. They do not say so, of course; that no one should be trusted is a platitude in politics. Rather, at each step from the revolution through the transition to the...

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