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Father Marcos Aziz Khalil, the priest of the Hanging Church, found himself under the guillotine of Bishop Bishoi, the secretary of the Holy Council. This is the first time the priest of the Hanging Church has been referred to trial, in spite of his position and known attitudes towards the church....
Canceling the celebration of the mulid of Abu Hasera satisfied the inhabitants of Demtawa. They were not ready to see Jews celebrating their feast with alcohol whilst their compatriots are still killing Palestinians. Lawyer Mohammed Abu Ismael is now making enquiries in Morocco in order to certify...
The mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As, the synagogue of Ezra and the church of Abu Serga are located in one spot in Old Cairo. The mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As is the oldest mosque in Egypt and Africa and the fourth mosque built in Islam. The Abu Serga church is built over a cave where the Holy Family hid. The...
The Sheikh of the Azhar, wrote a letter to the Prime Minster which included the fatwa of the Azhar stating that it is not proper to charge fees to enter Mosques, whether those entering are Moslems or not, and whether they are Egyptians or not, and that the Prime Minister should implement this...
Subtitles: *The main reason for selling the synagogue is because of a lack of people attending for prayers *The contract stipulates that the synagogue must not be turned into a mosque or church *The head of the Jewish community claims "we have not received any help from Israel" Usama Khalid begins...
Prime Minister Ehud Barak officially opened new archaeological excavations near Al Haram Al Sharif, a flash point of Arab-Israeli enmity. The site’s political and religious sensitivity exploded in bloodshed three years ago.
"The artifacts and monuments used by Egypt’s Jews are part of our national heritage. They tell the story of the Jewish community in Egypt over the centuries." This is how Mohsen Abdel-Rahman Rabi’, director of the Department of Jewish Antiquities (DJA) at the Supreme Council of Antiquities,...
A description of al-Farma, one of the places the Holy Family passed on their escape to Egypt.
A look at the Islamic Museum and the possible changes in venue for the treasures it houses.
Three weeks ago, the Egyptian government was surprised by a request from the Israeli government to build a new Jewish synagogue in Cairo.

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