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Permission given to build a church in Istanbul for the first time in the history of Turkey  Sources with the Prime Minister’s Council confirmed that the Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has agreed to give a piece of land to a Christian tribe to build a new church in Yashīl Kawī in Istanbul. The...
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      
Is the church in Egypt persecuted? Many Coptic Christians would answer in the affirmative. I definitely agree that the situation for Christians in Egypt has worsened but I do not agree using the word persecution before we have first agreed on a definition and compare facts on the ground with this...
 The governorate of Kaliobia praises the national unity breakfast tables and confirms the good relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
 With the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak today, pro-democracy protestors, Muslims and Christians, are celebrating in the streets of Cairo and other cities around the country. Power was handed over to the Egyptian military.   According to Open Doors, a Christian organization founded...
Ahmad Hānī claims that the aim of the terrorist attack on the Two Saints Church in Alexandria was meant to increase tensions between Muslims and Christians.
  Following the atrocity in Alexandria, many Christians have responded with angry demonstrations and violence. Though an understandable reaction, AWR's Jayson Casper proposes an idea for Christmas Eve that can unite Christians with the very security forces they are rallying against…  
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
One of AWR’s interns investigated the long-winded church building story of the "Coptic Evangelical" [Presbyterian] Church in Ma’ādī.

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