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This article continues the series by Watani International, tracing the history of how modern-day Egyptians came to be what they are today and marking their origins and the origin of their traditions.
This article analyzes the contradictions in Yūhannā al-Nīqūsī’s testimony on the seventh century Islamic conquest.
Asīmah Janu discusses the Islamic stereotype spread in the West.
This article resumes Father Būlus Bāsīlī’s discussion of his prison experience.
The author discusses Bishop Yūhannā al- Naqyūsī’s historical account of the seventh century Arabian conquest of Egypt and refutes the claims mentioned either by him or the Abyssinian translator about the brutality of the Arabs when they entered Egypt.
On the 15th anniversary of Armenia’s independence from the former Soviet Union, the Armenian ambassador to Egypt, Dr. Rouben Karapelian, gives an interview to al- Ahrām, during which he speaks out about the remarkable economic progress that has been made in his country after its independence and on...
With the long confrontation between the two civilizations, Islam and the West, the two sides inherited deep-rooted ideas about each other. The Christian and Jewish West does not acknowledge Islam as a heavenly religion. This is the most prominent and dangerous idea inherited by the West....
Subtitles:Abdel Nasser did not differentiate in nationalizing Coptic or Islamic capitalNo single Copt was in the highest positions of the Front of the Liberal Officers. The only Copt was in the second lineAbdel Nasser joined the priests and hit secularismThe revolutionaries were the first to invent...
Rose al- Yūsuf continues its series of stories about distinguished clerical figures who were imprisoned by former president Anwār al-Sadāt’s famous September 1981 decision.
This article is about an ancient manuscript that describes the Islamic conquest of Egypt. The author says that its translation is biased and that the translator tampered with the original text.
The history of the Egyptian city Alexandria, formerly the “bride of the Mediterranean.”
The author traces the history of the town of Ansīna, in the governate of Minia, a former centre of Christian persecution.
The article focuses on the role played by Copts in Egyptian politics and asserts that their role must be increased.
Eight bishops and twenty-four priests were arrested and imprisoned in 1981, an act which had no precedent in Egyptian modern history. After twenty five years Rūbīr al-Fāris interviews one of these priests, Athanasius Butrus, pastor of the Church of Mār Girgis in Manshiyt al- Sadr, to talk...
The author discusses the two day conference organized by Coptic author Kamāl Zākhir Mūsa about reform that is needed in the Coptic Orthodox Church. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been trying to prevent this conference from taking place but it will start on the same day that Pope Shenouda celebrates...
A discussion of tolerance and the relationship between religion and politics in Egypt from the era of Muhammad Ali, through the Nasser and Sadat years and concluding with two choices for the future for Egypt.
An examination of the crisis 25 years ago between President Sadat and the Coptic Orthodox Church, during which Pope Shenouda was confined in Anba Bishoi Monastery in the Western Desert, and banned from acting as patriarch of the Coptic Church. Many other bishops and priests were also detained, and...
Amin Makram Ebeid discusses the rule of Muhammad Ali, who prepared Egypt for a secular form of democracy, and his successors, and wonders whether the age of tolerance in Muslim-Christian relations ended with the failure of the liberal era.
In his interview with Ākhir Sā‘ah, the writer and researcher Samīr Murqus talks about citizenship as a comprehensive concept and the reasons for the escalated sectarian tensions in Egypt.
The author examines the situation of Copts under Islamic rule. He states that the weight of this history makes it difficult for Egypt and other Arab countries to support the principles of tolerant liberalism.


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