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Pastor of the Nasr City Coptic Evangelical Church, Fr. `Ezzat Shāker, is to hold the annual charitable Īftār on June 6 on the occasion of the Muslim fasting Ramadan, which is expected to start on May 26 this year.
Legal counselor Hāni Sabri condemned the most recent attack of Muslim radicals on Coptic properties and homes in Manshiet Al-Naghamīsh village, located in the Sohāj Governorate of Egypt.
Kamāl Zākher sees a further problem, namely, the unified Building Law 119 that is not applicable to remote areas and villages, hence causing an obstacle to get a permit of church construction.
The United States of America's Embassy in Cairo was able to convince some Coptic figures and clerics to meet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Numerous dignitaries boycotted the meeting Clinton had during her visit to Egypt, in protest against U.S. support for the Muslim Brotherhood. While...
Military ruler approved the appeal of victims' families of Naj' Hammādī massacre, which resulted in the death of seven Copts and a police officer, and will retry both al-Qirshī Abū al-Hajāj, second suspect, and Nidāwī Sayīd Muhammad, third suspect. Both have been acquitted from the case where al-...
The Military prosecution decided to renew the custody of 31 suspects in Maspero incidents (case number:855, East Cairo Military Criminal Court, known as Maspero incidents). In the same case, the court rejected the appeal on remanding the blogger 'Alā' 'Abd al-Fatāh, who has been in custody for 15...
A decree criminalizing discrimination has been issued but is it really going to be applied to hardliners spreading fanaticism, extremism and hatred through the media or will it be applied only to the weak (Copts)? wonders Nādir Shukrī in an opinion article in Watanī.
  Head of the Coptic Christian Church Pope Shenouda III today decided to cancel the celebration of his 40th year as Pope to stand in solidarity with martyrs’ families.   The Pope decided to cancel the celebration both because of the poor situation in Egypt and because the Copts recently lost 23 of...
Hundreds of Muslims in al-Marīnāb village of Idfū town, Aswan governorate, set Saint George's Church on fire, and then used sharp equipments to demolish the church's domes and ceilings, in addition to setting light to four Coptic houses. Security forces came late and failed to prevent the...
In Banī Mazār village, al-Minya governorate, al-Shaykh Fadl Secondary School refused to let a Coptic girl, first secondary grade, in for the eighth day running for refusing to wear a hijāb. When the girl's father went to school to object the measure, the school administration filed a libel report...

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