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Sabāh al-Khayr Magazine published a special issue about Copts that is unprecedented in any other Egyptian magazine. The issue includes a panorama of topics surrounding the events and lives of Copts including a brief history of the Copts in Egypt as well as a history of the political life of the...
Sabāh al-Khayr publishes special issue about Copts Sabāh al-Khayr Magazine published a special issue about Copts that is unprecedented in any other Egyptian magazine. The issue includes a panorama of topics surrounding the events and lives of Copts including a brief history of the Copts in Egypt as...
While the Coptic Pope has supported al-Sīsī’s presidential bid, Coptic intellectuals think it may take more than the Pope’s blessings for the Copts to vote for him. 
Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, president of the Protestant churches of Egypt, believes the amended constitution submitted to Egypt for referendum January 14-15, is 85 percent positive. As one of the fifty committee members, he described his experiences, both positive and negative, to Arab West Report on...
Last Tuesday, the independent Cairo daily al-Youm al-Sabei printed a story on a meeting between a number of Coptic figures and representatives of the presidency. Having myself been among those Coptic figures, I would like to cite here what actually took place in that meeting. Read full text in...
Differing opinions between Coptic movements and activists over the upcoming parliamentary elections have recently come to light. The official position of the Church is not to interfere in the electoral decisions of Copts, whereas activists and the Coptic Movement are united in calling for a boycott...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...
Egyptian Church expressed their relief for the sppointment of presidential advisors consisting of four advisors and 17 members of the consulting body to President Muhammad Mursī.
[Editor: This is a report of a meeting between a delegation of the University of Vienna, Austria, and Dr.’Amr As’ad, former board member of the Center for Arab-West Understanding on May 25, thus before the second round of the elections. Yet, ‘Amr’s remarks are nevertheless still very interesting to...
Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...

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