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A number of diaspora Copts in the United States of America, as well as  the Egyptian Society for All Egyptians announced their readiness to receive President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī next week during his visit to New York for meetings of the United Nations General Assembly.
Human rights activist and member of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, Mīnā Thābit, uncovered that the Egyptian national security apparatus demanded a church to remove a marble plaque, commemorating the lives of those lost in front of the Maspero Television building in 2011.  The...
The governor of al-Ismaʿīliyya, Ḥamdī ʿUthmān, stressed on the importance of the role of religious leaders, Muslims and Christians, in raising awareness of the people to participate in the referendum process on the new constitutional amendments of 2019.
On the 1st of January 2011, just some minutes after the New Year Eve Mass celebration, a huge blast in front of the Saints Church in Alexandria, killed 21 people and left 79 injured. The casualties of this blast go beyond how many were killed and wounded; they reignited the sectarian strife in...
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.

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