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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...

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