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The Sharqiyya Diocese announced the return of a Coptic girl, Raymonda Sameh [Raymūndā Sāmiḥ], after it was rumoured she disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Bishop Maqār, bishop of al-Sharqiyya, thanked the Ministry of Interior and the security services for the girl’s safe return.
Ambassador Nabīla Makram ʿAbd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs, met with His Grace Bishop Joseph, General Bishop for Africa, to discuss strengthening cooperation and coordination within the framework of ‘Egypt’s Voice in Africa’ initiative.
Munṣif Sulaymān, Legal Advisor to the Coptic Orthodox Church and member of the House of Representatives, announced the completion of reviewing the Family Law (Personal Status for Copts) in the Ministry of Justice. All sides have agreed on all articles of the draft law after 16 sessions that brought...
Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī confirmed that the Public Prosecution Service will follow a set approach in all cases of antiquity smuggling, which align with the state’s plan to recover any smuggled antiques abroad.
On June 23, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) submitted documents to the ‘Fund for Honouring Martyrs, Victims, Missing and the Injured of War, Security Operations and Terror Attacks, and their Families’, regarding the Egyptian Coptic martyrs who were killed by Dāʿish in 2015.
Being a refugee in a country that is not one’s own is difficult. That person is neither equal to the citizens of the host country, nor are they able to return to their own country. The only effective way to support refugees in any country is through education, giving individual refugees the skills...
Fr. Mūsā Ibrāhīm, official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, announced that Pope Tawādrūs II decided to form a commission to follow up on the legal consequences around the issue of Wādī al Rayyān. 
After a brief respite, St. Macarius Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān has once again found its way back into the spotlight after monks woke up to find the Environmental Ministry’s demolition equipment and police working to repossess a thousand acres of the monastery’s land.  According to sources, when...
Monks from the St. Macarius Monastery in Wādī al-Rayyān, al-Fayūm, confirmed that security forces led by the Environmental Affairs Agency demolished monastery facilities, including a church, monastic living quarters, and farmland.  They said that several monks had been assaulted while protesting...
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has yet to release any explanation as to why it voted “no” on a UN resolution that would require countries to protect its citizens and prevent genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity.

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