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Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah said the president’s decree no. 355/2012 is only giving an official status for the new pope as far as dealing with the state institutions is concerned, adding the president does not enjoy the powers to accept or refuse the (church’s) decision because the pope was...
In Nasr City, Christian women were prevented from voting in one of the polling stations, also many voting cards were not stamped. 
In Shubrā, Muslims and Christians united against the Constitution.
Dr. Rev. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, stressed that Church withdrawal form the Constituent Assembly was due to not including Copts in the Constitution although they are half of the community. 
The Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Office and the Freedom and Justice Party headquarters in al-Muqattam lifted the Emergency Law to monitor closely the referendum in ten governorates.
Independent human rights organizations, monitoring the referendum over the draft Constitution, detected several attempts of preventing Copts from voting.
Amid dense security measures of police and armed forces, al-Gharbia Governorate witnessed a large turnout in several of it cities, whereas the number of voters in the village was not as large. It was reported that judges who were due to supervise the voting arrived late. Noteworthy is the large...
Dr. Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt, expressed his happiness over the high turnout to cast the ballots. 
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St Mark the Apostle, cast his ballot in  al-Waylῑ polling station.
Egyptian writer and editor-in-chief of al-Mubtadaʾ, Hānī Labīb said during an interview broadcast on Egyptian Radio 9090 that he rejects the use of the phrase ‘Coptic Diaspora’ to describe Egyptian Christians immigrants who were labeled as such for the first time by President Muḥammad Anwar al-...
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back with fury’ (Berlin 1972).
Karīm Kamāl, president of the organization General Union of Copts for the Homeland urged Egyptians who are living abroad to support current President al-Sīsī and to participate numerously in the presidential elections that are taking place on March 16, 17, and 18 for the Expats. Egyptians living...
The constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt is facing collapse from within as less 48 hour after civil parties and movements suspended their activities the representatives of the three churches announced on Friday (November 16) withdrawal in protest over certain articles in the...
Egyptian Priests Who Enriched The Egyptian History
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
Marking the day of martyrdom of people of Damietta and the crushing defeat of the Crusaders in 1125 AD, Damietta chose May 8 to be its national day.  Streets are decorated and flags are raised in the alleys.
In his last press interview with al-Bawāba News, the late Ghassān Khalaf, Professor of Biblical Studies, said that the Israel and its Zionist ideology seek to fuel divisions in order to justify the existence of a religious Jewish state, thus achieving their political ideology and restoring their...
During the literary intellectual forum organized by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria, Dr. Shaykh Usāma al-Azharī, the presidential advisor, called on to turn the page of intra-tensions, confrontations and attacks against homelands, national armies, saying: “We need to foster social dialogue that...
Some of our expatriate Copts call for organizing vigils in front of Egyptian embassies in protest against what they call persecution and oppression of their brothers and sisters in Egypt. What is the oppression and injustice you are talking about, my dear brothers and sisters? There is a big...
Mufti of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah gave a military salute to army and police commanders who received him at the office of Beni Suef Governor Counselor Māhir Bibars on Friday (July 13). [‘Umar al-Shaykh, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 14, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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