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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.
  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...
Background: The following tape concerns a recording for an EO radiobroadcast of Cornelis Hulsman interviewing a Jordan politician; ʿAbd al-Raʾūf al-Rawābdah in 1995; he became the Prime Minister of Jordan in 1999. The interview is in regards to the Jordan-Israeli peace settlements. The rest of the...
Background: Cornelis Hulsman was invited by Rev. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Barnabas Fund in the UK to attend a Christian conference in Cyprus that dealt with the position of Christians in various predominantly Muslim countries. He interviewed numerous of Christians at this conference. The four...
Background: The Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn) is an international Sunni Islamist group founded by Ḥasan al-Bannā in 1928. Although, originally the movement claimed to be against violence, it has been accused of many alleged terrorist attacks, and is banned in Egypt as well as...
Background: Father Christiaan van Nispen tot Sevenaer (15.3.1938 – 12.5.2016), often known as Father van Nispen, was a Jesuit priest, who is strongly involved in dialogue with Muslims. He says not to feel at all oppressed as a Christian in Egypt by Islamic militant groups, but argues instead that...
Here is the second episode in a dreadful series of events that appear to have no end in sight. We had thought that the 25 January revolution would open a new chapter in the relations between Muslims and Copts—given their obvious solidarity and sympathy all through the 18-day uprising.
The Azhar’s statement, issued in response to Bishop Bīshūy’s offensive comments on Islam, received mixed reactions from leading Islamic figures. While some thought it was fair, others thought it should have adopted a more positive stance. Dr. Tāriq al-Bishrī even went so far as to request that the...

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