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Dr. Usāma al-ʿAbd, Chairman of the Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee in the House of Representatives, received on Monday morning, Dr. Per Axel Frelenksdorf, Deputy Ambassador at the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo, and Joachim Bergström, special envoy of the Organization of Islamic...
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
Dr. Elizabeth ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Shākir, member of the House of Representatives, said that there is no interference by the judicial or legislative powers, highlighting that “Parliament can not interfere in the judiciary’s work.”
Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Shaykh of al-Azhar, ruled on the issue of dhimmīs and Copts’ tribute payments, after he affirmed that this term is unpalatable now. 
Amīra Jirjis Khalīl Sīfīn, A 17-year-old Egyptian girl, has caused a new sectarian crisis in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor, which caused the injury of dozens of individuals, and the arrest of 11 others. Parliament also issued an urgent statement  directed at Egyptian Prime Minister Sharīf...
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the ruling caretaker Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), issued a decision on Saturday (Jan. 21) appointing ten People's Assembly members, which is starting its maiden session on Monday (Jan. 23).   The list includes...
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, the director of Ibn Khaldoun Center, emphasized that he asked for a parliamentary quota, ranging between 15 percent and 20 percent for Copts. “Pope Shenouda stood against the idea and told me "We are not a minority and we not need a quota for Copts,” Ibrāhīm added.
Muhammad Shibl writes an opinion piece in al-Qāhirah, saying that Kāmilīyā, Wafā' and 'Abīr are three women who became the object of perennial contemplation by a group of Muslim Egyptians, the salafists. These three women have alledgedly converted to Islam and that the church has later forced them...
 Al-Giza criminal court decided with regards to the first trial of 48 defendants in Imbābah incidents to postponed the trial to September 4, 2011. Muslim and Christian defendants were separated in the dock, and the trial was under tight security measures. Only 26 defendants were in the trial,...
Many women have staged a peaceful rally to denounce the latest deadly sectarian violence that occured in Imbābah. The participants stressed the values of citizenship and tolerance and denounced the sectarian clashes. The purpose of the rally, organized by the Cairo-based Egyptian Centre for Women's...

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