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Al- Akhbar reports on the role of the Islamic and Christian clerics in spreading awareness on the importance of positive participation in the forthcoming presidential elections. Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the role of the imams will be to spread awareness without calling...
The bodies of Mariam and Samīr, two of the Warrāq Church victims who were shot in front of the Virgin Mary Church in Warrāq on the 20th of October, have been moved from the family cemetery in Usīm to the 6th of October cemeteries that bury martyrs of sectarian incidents. This took place after...
Attackers, believed to be members of the Muslim Brotherhood, targeted the house of a Coptic family in Nakariyah village, Sharqia. They attempted to kill the members of the family and start a sectarian strife (fitnah).  A number of armed persons stormed the house of Eng. Sabry ‘Issa Makary, General...
Pope Tawadros’ mother has passed away on March 28. A mass was led by Pope Tawadros in the Monastery of St. Dimyanah in Dakahlia and was attended by government and popular leaders, representatives of churches and masses of condolers. Thousands  have lined up to give condolences in St. Mark’s...
UN sources have assured that the continuation of the acts of violence in Burma is targeted at Muslims and aims at killing and displacing them. The last attack targeted the offices of the UN and other organizations in Burma and led to the killing and displacement of tens of thousands of Muslims. The...
The Sufī tarīqahs (orders) have unanimously pledged support  Field Marshall al- Sīsī’s presidential bid. It also announced that it would start collecting powers of attorneys necessary to support the nomination. Abd al- Hādī al Qasabī, Chair of the Council of Sufī Orders, states that “the nomination...
The Nūr Party has welcomed the announcement of Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency and his resignation from the post of Minister of Defense in preparation for the presidential race. Eng. Galāl al- Murrah, Secretary General of the Nūr Party, stated on his Facebook account, “...
  Badr ‘Abd al-‘Ātī, official spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated that the Egyptian foreign ministry – together with the Libyan authorities – is following up closely on the case of the seven Egyptians Christians that were shot in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. ‘Abd al-‘Ātī...
In a meeting with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Shaykh al-Azhar, and Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, the Grand muftī,  Pope Tawāḍrus stated that Egyptians are not to be categorized on religious basis and that Muslims and Christians are in a state of harmony.
Bishop Bola, representative of the Orthodox Church in the 50th Committee, stated that raising the picture of al-Sīsī during Christmas celebrations was a spontaneous action and the Church has nothing to do with it. He added that it is better for Sīsī to remain in his current post, while it is better...

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