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Dr. Ayman ‘Abd al-Mun’im, Governor of Suhāj, said that the quarrel which took place on Thursday evening in the village of Bayt ‘Allām in Jirja was a dispute between a Coptic owner of a grocery store and a Muslim youth from the village. The fight was caused by a dispute over priority purchase, ‘a...
On Wednesday, Sohag Investigation, in conjunction with national security officers, arrested a teacher in the Tahtā region on charges of joining the Muslim Brotherhood Group.
The crisis of al-Kushh village which changed its name to al-Salām, in Sohag governorate, seems to experience a breakthrough after Bishop Wīsā, the bishop of al-Bilīnā, issued a decree to pardon the fourteen suspended priests.
Egyptian police said that a "mentally unstable" teacher stabbed Father Hizqyal Ghubrial with a knife after accusing him of using magic and witchcraft to separate him from his wife. Father Ghubrial is priest of the Church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Bardis in Sohag.
Many Christians complain that they are subject to persecution from church officials in al-Kushh village. Church’s officials are accused of abusing their influence to file law suits against Christians and to seize a man’s house.
The bishopric of Sohag led by Archbishop Bakhoum organized a celebration. The Sheikh of the Azhar attended the celebration. He said that the relationship of love and brotherhood between Egyptian Muslims and Christians was clear evidence that Egyptians have a strong bond. Archbishop Bakhoum pointed...
Bishop Bafnoutīous of Samāllout sent a letter to al-Usbou‘ denying a report published by the newspaper on the incidents at Samāllout.
Investigations revealed that the military wing of the Gama’a Al-Islamiya was involved in an armed burglary of the Maragha Bank in Sohag. It was said that the military wing of the Gama’a Al-Islamiya robbed the bank in order to finance their fugitive members after the financial aid from abroad...
This statement was published on March 13 in Al-Ahram and the other local newspapers. It mentioned that 135 accused had been referred to Sohag Criminal Court on various charges including murder. No Muslim or Christian cleric was included among those charged. 20 Copts were listed as murdered in the...
... What we were afraid of happened... and the screams of the Kosheh and Dar Al-Salaam victims started to reach our ears. Days and weeks are passing and nobody is asking about them... No money was given to these victims except one thousand pounds for the killed and the injured. All the...
Watani comments on the recent visit of Ibrahim Suleiman, the Minister for Housing, General Mustafa Abdel-Qader, the Minister for Local Development, and General Ahmed Abdel-Aziz Bakr, the Governor of Sohag, to Al-Kosheh.
Mustafa Abdel-Qader, Minister for Local Development voiced in this interview the same opinion as in Al-Ahram. "A solution for the problems in Al-Kosheh depends on the political dimension, development and respect for the law." The interview concerned development in general and included Al-Kosheh....
At a press conference in Al-Kosheh Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Suleiman, Minister for Housing, and General Mustafa Abdel-Qader, Minister for Local Development and General Ahmed Bakr, Governor of Sohag, and other dignitaries talked about the government development of Al-Kosheh village as a model village...
This is a statement about the recent events of Al-Kosheh. Hundreds of cultured people in Egypt signed it. These people care about the country’s concerns.
The full, published text of the EOHR’s Special Report on the Al-Kosheh incident.
At the "Quddaas Al-Arbaien" held last Thursday in the Archangel Michael Church for the spirits of those who were killed in Al-Kosheh was presided over by Bishop Wissa of Al-Balyana and Dar Al-Salaam, General Bishop Yo’annes, the delegate of His Holiness the Pope, and the secretary of the pope. A...
Following the days of the painful Al-Kosheh incidents, many statements have been voiced on the compensations given by the state to the victims of Al-Kosheh and Dar Al-Salaam. In the course of looking out for the truth, we came across a report prepared by the Relief Center of the Directorate of...
Members of the People’s Assembly and local leaders in Dar Al-Salam intervened to cancel the agreement concerning the removal of the kiosks in Port-Said Street in Al-Kosheh. The kiosks were built illegally on public land in the middle of the street. The reconciliation committee had agreed on the...
Maybe that is the first time since the sectarian incidents of Al-Zawya Al-Hamraa that the church changes its religious speech language to a stricter one. Al-Kiraza magazine of the Coptic Church, whose editor-in-chief is Pope Shenouda III described the [dead of the] incidents of Al-Kosheh as Coptic...
... There were a good number of people with interests - inside and outside - messing with many things, and dealing with what happened in Al-Kosheh as spoils to be taken, even if they had to start more fires in it!

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