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Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...
Despite considerable societal advances in recent years, revenge killing is a tradition which still persists amongst communities in Upper Egypt. It is a practise which has resulted in the loss of countless lives in the region.  
The defrocked monk Yaʿqūb al-Maqārī continues to exploit his monastic name and clothes on the social media platform Facebook, despite his divestment from the Coptic Orthodox Church in 2018. The Church does not recognize the place he lives in as a monastery (Monastery of the Virgin Mary and Saint...
On 12th of October 2017, Reverend Samaʿān Shiḥāta, Priest of St. Julius of Aqfahs in ʿIzbat Jirjis, al-Fashn, Banī Suwayf, was attacked during his service by Aḥmad Saʿīd, a 19-year-old living in al-Marj.  
During his visit to the Shaykh of Al-Azhar Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Dr. Sāmī Fawzī, the new archbishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt, presented the idea of ​​establishing a center for Islamic studies within the church.
The first circuit for Freedoms and Rights of the Administrative Court is hearing a case filed by lawyers Dr. Hānī Sāmiḥ and Ṣalāḥ Bakhīt. The litigation — registered under number 48010 of the legal year 75- calls for the cancellation of “the decision and security instructions and alerts issued by...
An episode of the Egyptian Ramadan television series “The Choice 2 [al-Ikhtiyār 2]” has sparked controversy across Arabic media over its depiction of the break-up of the Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya Mosque sit-in in Cairo in 2013.
The hitherto little-known village of Qufada [Qufāda] sadly became national news for a local pyramid scheme headed by Hussein Muhammad [Ḥussayn Muḥammad], a trader in tiles who is a member of a big local family. He was known for trading with China and speaks Chinese. Ḥussayn was successful in...
Egyptian newspapers and websites discussed the phenomenon of sexual harassment and sexual assault after a child was sexually assaulted in the al-Maʿādī suburb of Cairo.  A man was captured on surveillance cameras trying to sexually assault a young girl behind a wall inside one of the nearby...

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