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Background:In this press conference the Governor of Alexandria, Chancellor ʾIsmāʿīl al-Jawsaqī, answers question on recent developments in the governorate and his views for the future of the city.Side A:The Governor of Alexandria discusses some of the problems Alexandria faces and the efforts being...
Background: Dayr al-Sulṭān is a monastery located on top of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox community claims to be their heritage. The rest of the tape consists of several interviews with employees of Dutch port business, Slavenburg & Huyser B.V...
The article discusses the trials of a Muslim man, Mahm?d Salah, who was charged with attacking Copts in churches.
A study written by a Swedish scholar of theology contains a wonderful analysis of al-Maskīn’s writing, and a historical overview of Coptic theological development.
The article highlights the agreement between the pope and Alexandria’s governor to solve any sectarian disagreement that may occur. The church attitude toward those who attended the laymen’s conference is also explained in this article.
Nabīl Zakī analyses human rights violations committed by Egyptian police.
The review deals with the angry Coptic reactions after the medical commission entrusted with examining the Alexandria churches assailant’s mental health said in its report that Mahmūd Salāh al-Dīn ‘Abd al-Rāziq is delusional and schizophrenic and not responsible for his actions.
Muslims and Christians in Alexandria called for calm after two days of clashes.
Youssef Sidhom discusses the 37 year long struggle of the Copts of Alexandria to build a church in Maamoura.
The author writes about the issue of Mahmoud Salāh al-Dīn, who is accused of attacking three churches and going on a stabbing spree that claimed the life of one aging worshipper and the injury of others, and the replacement of a medical commission mandated to observe the alleged lunatic.
The Muslim Brotherhood is arranging a dialogue session with Alexandria’s Copts, scheduled on Thursday at the Egyptian Center for Media and Cultural Development, Alexandria.
A dispute in Alexandria between the church and the Wasat municipality over a tax bill dating from 1986 until 1996 has resulted in the Pope suing the governor of Alexandria.
The East of Alexandria prosecution office ordered the imprisonment of 12 persons accused in participating in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians. Investigations reveled that the clashes took place because of differences over the building of a church.
What the Brotherhood achieved in these elections arouses many questions. How were they able to win these 15 seats? How will they act in the parliament? Are they going to cause a clash in the parliament which they entered after exerting such a great effort? Will they exert an effort to issue a law...
The Brotherhood’s success in these elections is sending many messages to the government. First, beside winning 15 seats, they were able to penetrate the siege of the security around the polling stations because they were able to reach the polling centers in different ways. Second, their success was...
The general assembly of the Lycee Champollion d’Alexandrie decided to expel the veiled student, Azza Amr Mohammed Zaki, and her three brothers, who attend the same school. The justification given for the dismissal were security reasons.
The author argues that the non-implementation of the recommendations of the report by a special committee convened to look into the communal violence in Al-Khanka in 1972, the Al-Oteify report, led indirectly to the recent communal violence in Al-Kosheh, because the underlying issues were not...
The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued as the prosecutor-general extended the detention of 20 alleged Brotherhood activists, arrested two weeks ago, by another 15 days pending investigation.
A controversial fatwa, or religious edict, issued by Sheikh Al Azhar proclaiming that it is against Islamic religious precepts to borrow money for the purpose of conspicuous consumption could derail an upcoming mortgage law and further stall the economy.
Sheikha Nadia has made a big name for herself among the people and in the local press. Thousands of people from various parts of the country as far field as the south Egyptian town of Aswan flocked to Abbis, a small village near the coastal town of Alexandria. They were after one thing: the...


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