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The media center for the Cabinet of Ministers published an infographic, which brought to light the most recent result regarding the number of legalized churches and buildings in application of Law No. 80 of 2016.  The state committee for the legalization of unlicensed churches, which was formed in...
On Saturday, Pope Tawāḍrūs II was received by general Ṭāriq Al-Faqī Governor of Sūhāj, general Ḥasan Maḥmūd, Security Chief of Sūhāj, and a number of senior security officers and bishops of the diocese in Sūhāj. Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s pastoral visit will last until January 16 and will include visits to...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is condemning the Egyptian security services for closing the Coptic Church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-...
In this op-ed, Amīna Khayrī critiques the role that the media plays in classifying different people or organizations that are in the midst of ongoing military, resistance, or terrorist campaigns against governments in the Middle East.  She writes the following:
The first hours of voting in the referendum to amend the Egyptian constitution, Saturday, witnessed a weak turnout of voters in most governorates.  Attempts to mobilize Copts and women in an effort to confront low voter turnout were evident with the start of Egyptians voting at home.  Voting will...
ʿImād Ḥijāb, a human rights expert and human rights researcher, stressed the necessity to mobilize civil society, lawyers and law firms in the country to form a national lobby to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group worldwide.  Additionally, efforts should be made to stop attempts...
Major General Hishām al-Ḥalabī, advisor to the Nasser Higher Military Academy, said that the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group was planning to bring the people of Gaza to the Sinai. However, following the failure of this plan, terrorist groups were planning to seize northern Sinai.
Dr. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Qunṣuwa, Governor of Alexandria, and the leaders of the Coptic denominations participated in the funeral of Bishop ʿĀdil Zakī, Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria for the Catholics of the Latin rite in Egypt, which took place at St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria on Wednesday evening.
The governor of al-Ismaʿīliyya, Ḥamdī ʿUthmān, stressed on the importance of the role of religious leaders, Muslims and Christians, in raising awareness of the people to participate in the referendum process on the new constitutional amendments of 2019.
The city of Shaykh Zūwayd has witnessed last Tuesday a terrorist incident where a suicide bomber blew himself up in the main market of the city.

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