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Al-Shurūq reports on the 55 Christian families that were forced to leave the village of Diljā in al-Minya due to their fear of the Morsi supporters. Thugs have used the opportunity to extort them, attack their houses, and kidnap for ransom. The Coptic families still fear returning to their village...
A popular delegation that included representatives of political factions, legal organizations, and Azhar scholars has visited Diljā accompanied by the governor of al-Minya, Salāh Ziyādah. He assured that the police control the security situation in the village with the assistance of the army. He...
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
The conflict resolution committee in Matay center north of Minya held a reconciliation session between the family of the Coptic teacher who was killed by the family of a Muslim student who was caught smoking in school .
The investigation unit in al-Qussiya, Asyut, arrested one of the defendants accused of killing a Copt due to a revenge in ‘IzbitAntunVillage. Masked assailants had attacked Kyrollos Marzūk Sam’ān on Sunday night and ran away. 
Minya security forces succeeded yesterday in releasing secondary school Coptic student.
On Sunday 14th of September, more than 200 Copts attacked a police station in the village Jabal al-Tayr, belonging to the governorate Minya, with Molotov cocktails which hurt three policemen and destroyed three police cars.
Popular and security efforts succeeded in nipping a sectarian strife in the bud. 
Bishop Makarios issued a statement in which he recalled the events that took place in August of last year. He stated that 14 August is an important station in the history of the church.
The preacher of ‘Amr Ibn al- Khattāb Mosque in Minya, Muhammad Hussayn, allegedly a Muslim Brotherhood supporter, has doubted the religious creed of the people of the governorate.
Copts of al- Minya celebrated yesterday the journey of Virgin Mary to  the Monastery of Jabal al- Tayr, Samalūt, Minya. 
Three citizens have been injured including two Copts in two sectarian fights between Copts and Muslims in al-Minyā and Abū Qurqās.  Malak Mikhael, a bread seller, arrived at the Minya security department with several wounds and stated that a Muslim person (name appeared in initials only) has...
The prosecution has ordered the arrest of the 14 defendants from al-Hiwārtah and Nazlit-‘Ābid incidents in Minya. They are accused of blocking reconciliation efforts that started two days ago with Bayt al-‘Āi’lah (Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq, Dec. 6, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
The governor had asked Mustafá Muhammad ‘Abd Allāh to accompany a delegation visiting churches to congratulate Copts but he violated instructions and refused to do so. [Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 6, p. 2] Read text in Arabic
The announcement of the death of Pope Shenouda has had an effect on relations between Muslims and Copts, who are always united in hard times as a Muslim family in Maghāghah, that had a long feud with a Coptic family in Shārūnah village, embarked in a good gesture on terminating the dispute that...
Tension is gripping the township of Banī Mazār in al-Menya, where local residents of the village of Abū Jilbān besieged the village of al-Nasseriyah to take revenge on a tuc-tuc (autorickshaw) driver who happened to be a Copt, for killing a six-year-old boy who happened to be a Muslim. [Māhir ‘Abd...
In Badrmān security sources have stopped youth from nearby villages (Daljā, al-Arūs, Banī-Sālim and Nazlit Mahmūd) from entering the village to attack the Copts. Mahmūd Imrān, from the family of the Muslim girl, stated that Coptic sites have falsely published that Muslims have thrown a young girl...
About 18 central security forces’ Lorries have besieged the villages of Nazlit Ābid and al-Hiwārtah of al-Minya due to renewed clashes there which led to the death of three and the injury of 33 others. This was triggered by building a fence around a house of a Copt. Security forces have arrested 26...
Yesterday at noon (November 29) clashes were renewed in Nazlit Badrmān village of al-Minya after news spread of the escape of a Muslim girl with a Christian man. This led to the death of a Muslim and the burning of six houses of Copts. A reconciliation session has fined both families LE 100,000....
Security forces in al-Minya successfully arrested the prime defendant in burning and looting the Bishop Mūsá Church in the events that followed the dispersal of Rab’īah and Nahdah’s sit-ins on the 14th of August. General Usāmah Mitwallī the head of the Security department in Minya has received a...

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