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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Egyptian [Christian] professor of History and dean of the Faculty of Art of the Helwan University, Zebeida Attalla [Zubaydā ʿAṭāllah] presented her book Qubtī fī al-ʿAṣr al-Islāmī (‘A Copt In the Islamic Era’), stressing that she used both Muslim and Coptic references to support the historical...
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
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.
Media anchor Aḥmad Mūsā said that the Crescent and the Cross, standing side by side in the St. Catherine Monastery is unparalleled in the world. 
Dr. Rev. Munīr Ḥanna, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa, said that the West is phobic of Islam and associate it with terrorism because of those who implement their own misconceptions of Islam.
Michel Aoun, a former Lebanese army commander and currently a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, warned that changing the regime of Syrian President Bashār al-Assad would wreak havoc with Lebanon and the Christians living inside it.  
The Egypt Copts Coalition called on Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayīd Tantāwī to hold Islām, who is also the spokesman for the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), accountable over his fatwá to kill the protesters of August 24 demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood.
An ad hoc committee set up to defuse the Dahshūr crisis, where Mu’āz Muhammad Hasab Allāh was killed in clashes between Muslims and Christians, rejected a protest staged outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to condemn the forced displacement of Copts from their homes in the impoverished...
 An official judicial source has said that the Public Attorney’s office has concluded its investigation into the killing of 25-year-old Mu’āz Muhammad Ahmād amid the events of the recent ‘shirt fitnah’ in Dahshūr village, Giza governorate.  

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