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On June 17, 1981 violence erupted between Muslims and Christians in the Cairo working class district of al-Zawīya al-Hamrā? in which at least 20 people were killed and hundreds others injured, giving reason enough for late President Anwar al-Sādāt to launch the notorious September 1981 detentions...
The Abū al-Matāmīr tensions triggered a full-page article in Sawt al-Ummah newspaper claiming that Israel wants to declare a Coptic state in Upper Egypt or Hurghada. Other discussions followed the tensions, some of them very emotional.
This special report provides information about the developments of Wafaa Costantine’s conversion according to news Egyptian newspapers published about her in chronological order
In early December 2004, a small number of Copts from the northern Egyptian governorate of al-Beheira gathered at 7.00 p.m. outside the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-Abbassiya to call on Pope Shenouda III to bring them back the allegedly kidnapped wife of Father Youssef Moawad.
For several weeks, the movie ?Baheb al-Sima? [I Love Cinema] has been discussed in the Egyptian press. Following are the articles published about the controversial movie in the Arabic press available in Egypt.
The author talks about Islam in Europe, and highlights the necessary steps that are needed to ensure a peaceful coexistence of cultures.
Al-Ahram al-Arabi shed light on the life of monks under the title "We Are Angels Living on Earth." al-Ah...
Swift intensive efforts were made this week to contain a Muslim-Christian crisis due to a blasphemous article, by a Muslim writer, about a former monk. Thousands of angry youths protested against the article, the Government was accused of being in collusion with the paper, Pope Shenouda...
Mamdouh Mahran, chief editor of the weekly al-Nabaa, claimed that a former Coptic monk had practiced prostitution inside the church. Mahran was highly criticized in Egyptian media and was accused of damaging national unity. His article provoked angry protests by Copts in Assiut and in the main...
This article celebrates the release of seven Copts who had been detained by State Security Investigation and details the story of Dimiana, who went missing last July.

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