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In a move considered by observers as crucial in order to counter the plight of terrorist groups’ attempts to disrupt between Muslims and Christians from time to time, imams and church leaders met to discuss ways to counter terrorism.
Spokesman of Egypt’s Cabinet Nādir Saʿd stated that in response to the application submitted by the Church Regularization Committee, the Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī has ordered to ease the regularization procedures for unlicensed churches. According to the Prime Minister, the status of 120...
112 years after its construction, the house of the British archeologist Somers Clarke in the village of Nuṣrāb, south of the ancient city Elkāb or Nikhib in the governorate of Aswān, is to be included to the list of Egypt’s historical monuments. This was officially declared by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī...
An expected visit of Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pope and patriarch of Alexandria, to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis of the Vatican was announced in Egypt. According to a church source, the Coptic Orthodox Pope in Egypt reassured the Orthodox churches during their meeting last night about the...
  Well-informed sources inside Egypt’s government revealed that the Education Ministry is implementing far-reaching changes inside its pre-university religious education curriculum. The changes will strip the curriculum of disputed subjects that the Muslim Brotherhood used to propagate its...
The ‘Nur’ party returns to their fight against the Muslim Brotherhood and accuses them of recent attacks against its leader and headquarter After two years of caution, the party returns to open opposition against the Brotherhood whom it accuses of attacks against its leadership and headquarters....
“Al-Nūr mosque is owned by the  Ministry of Awqaf and not by salafists. Salafists only own the buildings attached to the mosque” says Fu’ād ‘Abd al-'azim deputy minister of Awqaf ministry. There were clashes between salafists and  Ministery of Awqaf on who was to preach on Friday in Al-Nūr mosque....
This article discusses preparations by Coptic Orthodox Christians, who are getting ready for Christmas celebrations on January 7. The article also mentions preparations for New Year's Eve services, quoting Father Salīb Mattá Sawirus as saying that Copts will celebrate the new year in church, as...
The resignation of the coordinator of the National Assembly for Change leaves a questionable political future for Egypt.   
 Al-Sharq al-Awsat interviews the Coptic thinker and previous Head of the Housing Committee of the Parliament, Prof. Milād Hanna, raising different questions about the political context in Egypt, the political status of the Copts and the Parliamentary and Presidential elections.
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