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Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl’s beat-about-the-bush remarks that there were no forced evictions of some families in Rafah and that only one family preferred to relocate to another area would never be bought by a KG-1 child.
Calm was restored at Dayr al-Birshā village of Mallawī Township, al-Minya governorate after security forces pacified a Muslim-Christian fitnah that had sparked there. The fitnah was flamed by an argument between two members of the family of ‘Abd al-Qādir and the family of Abū ‘Azīz that then...
  Security agencies in Qena governorate, with follow-up efforts by Governor Maj. General ‘Ādil Labīb, contained a sectarian fitnah in Naqādah area between Muslims and Christians.
Copts have experienced a state of joy mixed with grief on the first night they spent on al-Ansār street in Dahshūr – joy for returning to their homes but grief for finding them ruined.
  Thirty-seven Christian families on Thursday (Aug. 9) returned to their homes in the village, where they were received with cheers and amicable atmosphere by Muslim local residents after a week of sectarian violence.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights published on Friday (Aug. 10) the outcome of its investigations into the July 31 sectarian assaults on the houses and property of Christians in the village of Dahshūr, Giza governorate, which caused 100 Christian families to leave their original areas for...
In another statement by the Maspro Youth Union, it said that the peaceful march will start gathering at 07:00 p.m., move at 08:00 p.m. and stops at Maspero until 10:00 p.m., adding there are no plans to go on a sit-in considering the circumstances the country is going through after the “martyrdom...
Today’s overview still tackles the repercussions of the Dahshūr incidents as the newly-formed Christian Brotherhood group members are participating in a march called by the Maspero Youth Union and other Coptic movements to condemn to denounce the collective punishment and forced displacement of...
Most Christian families that left Dahshūr village because of the recent the ‘shirt sedition’ have returned. Everyone seemed happy at this, Muslims and Christians. Family gatherings were held in Muslim and Christian households. [‘Atif Badr, al-Misrī al Yawm, August 11, p. 15]
In a conciliatory session, al-Nūr Party on Wednesday (Aug. 8) successfully ended yet another sectarian unrest that broke out a few days ago in the village of Makram, Abū Humus township, al-Beheira governorate. A feud had erupted between two Christian and Muslim families as clashes between the two...
Giza Governor ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rahman on Wednesday released compensations to all persons harmed in the deplorable incidents after an ad hoc commission estimated the losses at LE500,000 (roughly $86,000) give to 52 families – 45 families and seven owners of stores.
Some 10 Christian families have returned to their homes on Wednesday (Aug. 8) in the village of Dahshūr, Giza, where they had been displaced after clashes erupted between Muslims and Christians, following an agreement reached between security agencies and representatives and Muslim and Christian...
The interior minister’s remarks that the Dahshūr incidents were not sectarian in nature but were rather a brawl among a group of local residents in some area in Giza are nothing but a flawed simplification and a failed attempt to cover the truth.
Minister of Interior Ahmad jamāl al-Dīn toured the village of Dahshūr and had a meeting with elders of families in the area and urged them to end disputes and start a new chapter of relations for the sake of the nation’s interests. 
The Shūrá Council’s commission dealing with the Dahshūr issue managed to resolve the crisis that followed the killing of a Muslim young man and injury of dozens of Muslim and Coptic local residents and to bring back home the Coptic families that left the troubled areas out of fears of reprisals by...
Bishop Pachomius, Coptic Orthodox Acting Pope, met yesterday with Counsellor Fū'ād Hijāb, counselor to the president, and Dr. ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rahmān, Governor of Giza, at the Coptic cathedral in 'Abbāssīyah. They agreed that Christian villagers should return to their village, Dahshūr, and that the law...
Father Yū'īl Subhī of Abū Hummus Church in al-Beheira governorate denied that there were sectarian motives behind fights that broke out in the village of Makram the day before yesterday between a number of Muslims and Copts, and which resulted in some injuries.
Dr. ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rahmān, Governor of Giza, has announced the completion of the work of the committee for assessment of damages and estimation of compensation for the victims of the events at the village of Dahshūr.  The committee’s conclusions have been compared against those reached by the public...
On December 31, Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that a high counter-sectarian commission is to be formed and its work put immediately into effect. The presidential decree came after a police man shot dead a man and his son in Minya, which was the most recent incident after a...

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