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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
The last three years have seen a deterioration in relations between Egypt and Qatar ever since Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, and Manama cut diplomatic, trade, and economic ties with Doha and closed the borders with it. 
The Supreme Council for Media Regulation issued decision number 16 of 2020 over articles published by al-Masry ‎al-Youm [al-Miṣrī al-Yawm] under the pseudonym “Newton” about Sinai.  The Supreme Council decided to make the newspaper issue an apology to the public and make them remove violating...
The voice of Lebanese singer Fayrūz [Fairouz] has borne the capacity to respond to people’s pain in their wars and suffering.  However, in a video clip she posted to her YouTube channel on Friday, she chose to raise her voice in prayer by reading out loud from the Bible.   
While inspecting equipment to be used in the fight against the Coronavirus, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī said “We must not pay attention to rumors,” warning that biased rumors are trying to hurt Egypt’s security and the peace of its people.” 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...
The Cairo Appeals Prosecution continues its investigation into a complaint filed by the National Media Authority accusing stand-up comedian Muḥammad Ashraf of “mocking the state-owned Holy Quran [al-Qurʾān al-Karīm] radio station.”
August 29 marks the anniversary of the death of Palestinian cartoonist Nājī al-ʿAlī, who is considered one of the most important Palestinian artists able to express the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in art.
A number of Coptic intellectuals, members of parliament, and other public figures launched a signature campaign in support of Pope Tawāḍrūs who was attacked on social media. In a common statement, the group of people expressed their support for the Church and the Pope.


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