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Like many, I enjoy analyzing certain films for deeper intellectual meaning.  On the surface, the Egyptian film ‘al-Ḍayf’ (The Guest) seems an ordinary story of a liberal intellectual who invites his only daughter’s fiancé home to dinner only to find out that he is a terrorist intent on...
The Muslim Brotherhood attempted to confiscate al-Dustūr newspaper and attacked its printing house during the dawn of Saturday (Aug. 11).
Al- Da’wah al- Salafiah has succeeded in nipping a sectarian strife in the bud in Hūsh ‘Īssá, Beheira.
Pope Tawadros has led the mass for commemorating al- Arba’īn for his mother (traditional occasion of 40 days after someone’s death).
So far, 25 people have died in the bloody conflict between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī-Hilāl tribes. This marks the beginning of a new phase; as Egyptians are drawn away from the love of tolerance and peacefulness to more violence and anger.  
Minya security forces succeeded yesterday in releasing secondary school Coptic student.
‘The Bank of Free Medicine’ was dreamt up by an Imām, whose mosque lies in the village of al-Dūwādīya in the governorate of Minyā, after he was asked by patients of all classes and colours to help them fund their treatment. He shared his idea with a group of young people in the East Delta villages...
Ashraf Alham Hanā, a Coptic English teacher at the preparatory school in Mazrūq, Minya, refused to allow a student to smoke inside the classroom and rebuked him for doing so. Some relatives of the student waited for the teacher in front of his house last week and shot at him. Yesterday he died.In a...
  A medical source from a hospital in Benghazi (Banīghāzī) reported that unknown gunmen shot the (Christian) Egyptian Salāmah Fawzī in the head, while working in a vegetable shop in the area of Ma’jūrá, Benghazi. Nūrā ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, head of the Egyptian Charity Society in Libya, stated that dozens...
After security forces succeeded in arresting members of the Helwan battalions a new video was published showing three masked men calling themselves “Danak Movement”
An anonymous source from the Da’wah stated that the there is a feeling of anger among the youth of the Da’wah al- Salafiah and the Nūr Party against the Ministry of Endowments.
Walīd al-Bursh the coordinator of the Islamic Tamarud (Rebel) Movement stated that the movement is examining filing a lawsuit to demand the dissolution of the  Construction and Development Party, the political arm of the Islamic Jamā’ah. The decision will be taken in the meeting of the movement...
The book of history will be filled with crimes and violations of the Brotherhood before, during and after their rule of Egypt, and will devote a full chapter to the issue of the displacement of 8 Coptic families from their homes in the village of Sharbat in Nahda district in the area of Amiriya, on...
Dr. Yūnus Makhyūn, head of the Nūr Party, stated that the hatred of the Egyptian people to the Muslim Brotherhood has been reflected on Hamas. 
Dr. Magid Izzat, a professor of Middle Eastern political history at the University of Bochum in Germany, obtained his PhD in modern history from CairoUniversity and lived in the Iraqi city of Mosul for several years in the eighties.
The killing of a tribe member in Aswan has sparked an intertribal conflict. 
A state of public fury has erupted in Ismaʿiliyah due to uprooting the trees from the garden of al-Maṭāfī Mosque. The mosque administration has pruned and removed trees in order to expand the mosque, especially that it is one of the biggest and popular mosques in the town.
In this week’s column, prominent Egyptian lawyer and former judge on a war crimes tribunal, Fuʾād ʿAbd al-Munʿim Riyāḍ, writes: Firstly, two points must be clarified: The first of which is that the freedom of dress is one of the freedoms exercised within the framework of all other rights, provided...
Before the service, hundreds of Christians were protesting in the street, chanting slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood. It seems as though unknown assailants attacked the protestors, firing birdshot and throwing Molotov cocktails at the mourners and the cathedral grounds. Some protestors...
Despite the continuous meetings between the three major Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to reach an agreement on the personal status law of Egyptian Christians, sources have revealed that there is still disagreement among the three denominations because each church insists on certain...

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