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The Egyptian delegate to the session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva toppled a resolution supported by 32 states to develop a new human right that grants individuals to conscientiously object to military service. 
In his speech on Sunday, at the National Population Day Conference, attended by political and religious leaders, the Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhṭār Jumʿā stressed that in order to confront the country’s overpopulation issue, the religious discourse must be renewed.
The author, Jirjis Fikrī, highlights the political role played by Christian satellite channels in Egypt and the impact they have on a large number of viewers, especially as these channels support the current Egyptian administration under the leadership of President al-Sīsī.
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Egyptian National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) announced the replacement of the fatwā kiosks, one of which was located at Cairo’s main metro station of al-Shuhadāʾ, with art exhibitions, according to sources quoting Egyptian Minister of Transport.
After the controversial remarks by Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk that Christians are dhimmīs, a Coptic woman, Dr. Marīyam Ḥannā, sent a question to Shaykh Dr. Muṣṭafā Rāshid, professor of Islamic Sharīʿah, asking for his opinion if Christians can assume presidency in an Islamic country.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
Egyptian poetess and novelist Fātimah Nāʾūt criticized Egyptian actress Ḥanān Turk for her remarks in which she described Copts in Egypt as dhimmīs, saying that the term ‘dhimmī’ can no longer be used to describe non-Muslims under civil laws applied in modern Egypt.
In a statement released Wednesday, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shaykh Shawqī ˈAllām condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a security checkpoint in al-ˈAyyāṭ city, Giza, killing 3 security personnel.
Egyptian Minister of Environment Dr. Khālid Fahmī received Archbishop Dimitri Damianos of St. Catherine’s Monastery at the Educational Cultural Center (Cairo House) to discuss the plan for the development of St. Catherine’s Reserve.
Before the outbreak of the 25th of January Revolution, women and Copts have been two politically and socially marginalized groups. However, they managed to make their way to political and social engagement. 
Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Tayyib received the delegation of the Italian Senate, headed by Senator Nicola Latorre, Chairman of the Committee of Defense during his visit to Cairo. Shaykh al-Tayyib said al-Azhar is an educational institution that works to establish peace among all peoples, and this...
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
Egyptian actress Munā Zakī launched, through her personal account on Twitter, a hashtag named “I Am Egyptian, the Cross Does Not Offend Me.” This represented Zakī’s objection to the idea of banning the placing of the Cross on churches as a part of the draft law on building churches in Egypt,...
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
The power of Dāʿish has begun to spread all around the world. The question of this article is whether their power is a real Islamic power, or merely the creation of American propaganda. The site “Business Insider” has provided the readers with five possible scenarios for explaining Dāʿish’s future...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt (AUC Press 2016) is the first major publication by Dālyā M. Gūda, PhD., a development professional with years of experience with international development organizations.
Security forces in the Qinā Governorate surrounded the village of Karnak in the Abu Tisht district in Qinā on Wednesday, following an exchange of ammunition between the security forces and those accused of the church bombings.
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