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North Sinai Governor Major General ‘Abd al-Fattāh Harhūr, after a tense meeting with the Copts in the border governorate, refused to allow them to leave the city under the pretext that there should be no succumbing to the terrorists.
Firebrand preacher Wajdī Ghunaym lashed out at the opponents of President Muhammad Mursī, dubbing them as "rats and cockroaches that live in infamy and dirt". "Those who are called the elite are nothing but like barking dogs and know nothing about democracy or that parties may be legitimately...
The year 2012 witnessed a number of fatwás released by the Salafī preacher, ‘Abd al-Mun’im al-Shahāt. Insisting on the authenticity of his fatwá, he claims that according to Islamic Sunnah, the birth date of Jesus Christ is not in winter season, thus, harshly attacking Muslims who extend their...
Dr. Samīr Sabrī filed a complaint to Supreme State Security Prosecution against the Salafī leader Abū Islam, accusing him of threatening the Copts and calling for their elimination on al-Ummah television channel (Sāmīyah Fārūq, al-Wafd, May 15, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic.  
The author of the article, ‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha'bān, discusses the consequences of the insulting language used by both Shaykh Abū Islām Ahmad ‘Abdullah and Priest Zakarīyā Butrus. Sha'bān describes how Abū Islām and Butrus publicly criticise and insult Christianity and Islam, respectively. According...
In response to the economic reform process Egypt is undergoing – hence, affecting some social sectors in general and the poor and those below the poverty line in particular - the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination launched the initiative "One for All" campaign to encourage young people of...
The Patriarchate of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch, headed by Mār Ignatius Ephram II, Patriarch of Antioch and Supreme Leader of the Syriac Orthodox Church, distanced itself from Hātūn, an organization headed by the nun Hatūn Dūjān.
Recently there have emerged some strange stances justifying the terrorist attacks against Copts in Egypt. Muḥammad al-Ibīyārī-- Internal Security Advisor to former US president Barack Obama- -claimed that this is a direct result of the Egyptian Copts stance against former president Muḥammad Mursī...
  Bishop Makārī Yūnān, head of the greater St. Murqus church in Cairo, attacked shaykh Sālim ʿAbd al-Jalīl’s remarks about the infidelity of Christians, saying that “their ideology is corrupt.” 
Background: The following tape is of a radiobroadcast by the Evangelische Omroep (Evangelical Broadcasting Company). The radiobroadcast is of an interview with Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī and another interview with Father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen on al-Badrī’s views on Christians. Al-Badrī has made...

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