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The "Hatred" Law proposed by al-Azhar during Laylat al-Qadr [religious celebration during Ramadan commemorating the revelation of the Qur’an] was met by angry reaction from many MPs and politicians
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
When the Muslim Brotherhood came to rule Egypt in the wake of the January 25 Revolution, the now banned Organization did not seek any backing, challenging all the state’s institutions as it believed that its popularity would be powerful enough to back its agenda. However, this popularity proved to...
  At the same time that Egypt exited world rankings in the quality of education, there were voices calling for the need to merge al-Azhar and the public education [systems] together.
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...
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives will discuss the request presented by Deputy Ṭāriq al-Khūlī to the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the proposal of a member of the U.S. House of Representatives on a bill on the restoration of Coptic churches in Egypt.
The Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives chaired by MP Sulaymān Wahdān convened on Monday to discuss the claim submitted by MP 'Alā` 'Abid, on foreign funding in Egypt, the law on NGOs, in addition to women issues. This was done in the presence of a number of representatives from...
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Wednesday called for reconsidering the new NGO law, which has been criticized both locally and internationally. The statement disclosed by NCHR expressed “grave concern about the new law on NGOs, which imposes restrictions on establishing...
The crisis of restoring and repairing churches in Egypt has opened widely the door to sectarian strife, prompting the Egyptian government, after the June 30 Revolution in 2013, to endorse Article 235 of the Constitution of 2014, which states that the Parliament is to issue a law for the...
Pope Tawadrōs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, issued the first papal decree for 2017 concerning the formation of the Committee for Regulating the Coptic Orthodox churches building issues, including their annexed service centers, under the chairmanship of Bishop Hilariōn (Ilarion...

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