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Egypt's Minister of Legal Affairs, Dr. Mufīd Shihāb, hosted a party at the Syrian Club in Alexandria last Friday in which he denied all rumours of fitnah tā’ifīyah in Egypt. He said that all talks of such tensions are but rumors aimed to break Egypt’s firm stability between its people of both...
After the end of the priest’s wife crisis, Miny witnesses a new crisis after more than 500 Copts demonstrated in Maghaghah bishopric protesting against the governor’s decision to suspend the license of the building of a new bishopric. Bishop Aghathoun asserts that Copts will protest until they get...
A crisis broke out yesterday between the Minya governorate and the Maghāghah bishopric because of the disagreement over the licenses to build the new bishopric. Maghāghah Copts organized a peaceful demonstration protesting against suspending the licenses and threatened to escalate the issue to Pope...
Mīlād Malāk Mikhā’īl, a construction worker, passed away yesterday after receiving a bullet in the stomach during last Wednesday’s riots in ‘Umrāniyyah. The authorities have intensified security in the area to prevent further sectarian violence. An ecclesial source confirmed that Bishop Theodosius...
Tuesday night was the last night of the Mār Girgis (Saint George) Day celebrations attended by thousands of people from all around Egypt. The event's attendees included the Qena Governor Dr. Majdī Ayyūb. The governor, who was received by Bishop Shārūbīm of Qena, delivered a speech about how the...
Sectarian tension dominated the al-Nawāhid village in Qena yesterday as rumors of an 18-year old Coptic boy raping a 15-year old Muslim girl caused a violent outbreak burning ten houses. The state has tightened security in the village to contain the situation. The boy and girl are both being held...
Over one million Copts and thousands of Muslims gathered at Mount Ruzayqāt for celebrations of Mār Girgis (Saint George) Day, which go on until November 17. Among the attendees is Governor of Luxor, Dr. Samīr Faraj, who declared a state of emergency to guarantee all the necessary services for the...
Tribalism floods the Naj‘ Hammādī and Farshūt districts, especially against candidate ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl. His opponents are trying to use his alleged involvement with suspects of the Naj‘ Hammādī incident against him. Al-Ghūl insists the Naj‘ Hammādī incident will have no effect on the elections...
The Dayr Mawwās district awaits the results of the National Democratic Party’s electoral complex. Candidate Ibrāhīm Ilyās says that promises to calm the current sectarian tension, along with allowing visits to previously prohibited tourist sites, dominate the votes. Current representative, ‘Alā‘...
Altercations occurred between workers at the local and environmental unit at Yūsuf Al-Seddeek Center and monks from the Abba Makarious Monastery after the monks attempted to illegally build on a nature reserve near the monastery. The Head of Faiyum Security was forced to interfere and later senior...

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