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Since ʿAmr ibn al-ʿĀṣ conquered Egypt in the seventh century, the Coptic and Jewish genuine citizens have been treated as ‘ahl al-dhimma’ (people under protection), that is, they had to pay an annual tax, with the exemption of male minors and elders, as both either did not reach the legal age of...
An article discussing Dr. Milad Hanna’s Book “The Seven Pillars of the Egyptian Identity”  
The Faculty of Comparative Religion at the University of Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia, invited Cornelis Hulsman to present his work in Egypt to students on the 9th of February, 2018. Hulsman’s lecture covered the following subjects: - Introduction of Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman, Drs., director of...
TV show “Lasaʿāt” hosted Dr. Rev Augustine (Ughasṭīnyūs) Maurice, pastor of the The Holy Family Church in al-Zaytūn to present his book A Historical View of the Coptic Catholic Community in Egypt (rū’ya tārīkhiyya li-ṭā’ifat al-aqbāṭ al-kāthūlīk fī miṣr).
Dr. Khālid ‘Azab, Professor of Islamic Archeology, said that the ’Amrū Ibn al-‘Āṣ mosque was the first mosque in Egypt and Africa, and was built in the city of Fustāt, the first capital of Egypt during the Arab Islamic era.
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
The Coptic immigrant, Majdī Khalīl [Magdy Khalil], continues to incite against Egypt. He is very active in organizing conferences, seminars and workshops aiming to attack his compatriots, arguing that there is systematic persecution of the Copts.
  The novelist Yūsuf Zaydān continued his attack on Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn, after describing him as "the most despicable figure in history" during his dialogue with journalist ʿAmr Adīb.
  The journalist ʿAlī Yāsīn was not wrong when he described the Arabs’ entry into Egypt by ʿAmr ibn al-Āṣ as an occupation when he was answering the [following] question [posed to him] on the TV show Kalām Tānī on Dream TV: “How should history be written?"
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) recently published a book entitled “Copts in Egyptian Society Before and After the Islamic Conquest, Archaeological, Historical, and Applied Studies”.

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