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In an attempt to overcome sectarian violence Minya has witnessed recently, the Coptic Egyptian teacher, `Ayād al-`Arīf, launched a new method, hoping it would spread all across Egyptian schools.
A tragic incident which claimed the lives of 28 people concluded the year 2016 and its sectarian clashes within Egypt, which reached a total of 19 throughout the country. The proposed change in legislative structure pertaining to this issue, with the Church Building and Restoration Act, is...
Media Presenter, Majdi Tantāwi, said that he supports the statement disclosed by Dr. `Amrū al-Shubāki regarding what Copts endure in Egypt. 
Background:Between al-Qūṣiyya, Upper Egypt, and the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary or Dayr al-Muḥarraq, in the governorate of Asyut, lies the predominantly Christian village of al-Saraqnā. The village of around 10,000 inhabitants is peaceful but yet overpopulation creates a tremendous strain on...
The letter of the law became lost to the people of al-Minyā after the sectarian conflicts that have occurred in the area forced the al-‘Urfiyaa Council to act as a substitute for the state and its laws. The council was successful in ending the conflicts by deporting people from the area. However,...
Mahmūd Hāmid, spokesperson for Egypt’s Shia (Shī'ah) Youth Movement, warned that churches could be targeted during the Coptic celebrations of the Holy Week and Easter after an increase of attacks from extreme Islamist streams. In a statement to al-Wafd, Hāmid stressed the necessity of protection of...
Bishop Yuhannā Qultah, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church and President of the Middle East Council of Churches, commented on the mixing politics with religion in Egypt. He sees the recent fatwás issued by some Islamist scholars against Muslims greeting Copts at Easter as part of the...
Egyptian columnist Muhammad Hassanein Haikal believes that sectarian strife would not rest until it ignites the entire Arab region, saying: “The sectarian crisis not only threatens the Arab Gulf, but is also rooted in Iraq and Lebanon, and the wars there had driven these countries into a civil war...
The year 2015 started with the killing of 21 Egyptian Christians working in Libya by Dā`esh. However, despite this bloody incident that took place last February, and despite the forced migration of the Christian families in the village of Kafr Darwish due to alleged defamation of the Prophet...
Badrān: Personal status laws are creating a new generation of children on the streets Doctor Hudā Badrān, the President of the Egyptian Women’s Union, said that Personal Status Laws are most focused on the role of the family, adding that the laws treat women as they were treated decades ago. She...

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