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We must call things by their names: the brutal terrorist attack on Friday, November 2, on a number of Christians who were visiting the monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor between Beni Suef and Minya, which resulted in the death of seven people and injuring thirteen people, is a crime against...
This article describes the four young Coptic men who died trying to save a Muslim sanitary worker from suffocating in a drainage pit. Although the worker cried out for help after beginning to asphyxiate from the toxic gas, his manager and other workers would not commence a rescue for fear of...
This article critiques the hold that religious institutions have over Egyptians and argues that they are an obstacle to the creation of a cohesive Egyptian identity.
Hāzim Munīr asserts that prohibiting non-Muslims from dealing with Faysal Islamic Bank is religious discrimination and consequently a violation of the Egyptian Constitution.
Sulaymān Jawdah denounces the exclusion of Copts from trade of the Faysal Islamic Bank, and warns of the dangerous impacts of isolating Copts from public life in Egypt. He mentions that the standard system of Faysal Islamic Bank violates the Egyptian Constitution and calls for an urgent...
Following the announcement of a festival for Christian films, views of critics and film directors varied between opposing “religionizing” the cinema and demanding these movies to be screened in normal theatres for non-Christian viewers.
The author investigates the practice of an international football referee, Muhammad al-Sayyīd, who has reportedly stopped several games in the football league to listen to the adhān.
By far the majority of Muslims today live their lives without recourse to violence, for the Koran is like a pick-and-mix selection. If you want peace, you can find peaceable verses. If you want war, you can find bellicose verses. You can find verses which permit only defensive jihad, or you can...
The Alexandria Film Festival is reflecting suppressed anger of many Copts in reaction to art works that pictured them and their affairs. They were outraged by works that covered their relations with their Muslim counterparts, like the “Awān al-Ward” series, reflecting how they placed paramount...

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