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Eight people were killed and another 30 are recorded missing after floods swept over al-Zarāyib area of 15th May City on March 12. Shiḥātah Maqdis, a leader of the “zabaleen” [al-Zabbālīn], a community of garbage collectors, said that search and rescue operations are still ongoing to find the...
“To my siblings – I tried to find redemption and failed, forgive me. To my friends – the experience [journey] was harsh and I am too weak to resist it, forgive me. To the world – you were cruel to a great extent, but I forgive.” With these few words the queer activist Sarah Hegazy [Sārah Ḥijāzī]...
On May 3, dozens of Egyptians working in Kuwait gathered at a housing area for migrant labor, demanding that their evacuation and repatriation process be completed.  Afterwards, Kuwaiti security forces intervened, breaking up their protest. 
The World Council of Churches is stressing the dire need to stand together to protect life in the face of the novel Coronavirus epidemic.
Father Būlus Ḥalīm, spokesman for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said that last Saturday the church issued a decision to ban gatherings, sports clubs, and nurseries and to suspend church activities in the context of preventative measures against the coronavirus.
The Egyptian Security Apparatus arrested Layla Sayf, mother of political activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, her daughter Munā Sayf, and her sister Dr. Ahdāf Suwayf, in addition to Dr. Rabbāb al-Mahdī, assistant professor of political science at American University. On Wednesday, the four women...
Are diseases and pandemics among the signs of the Hour of the Resurrection…Question and Answer by Shaykh Aḥmad Wisām, Secretary of Fatwas [fatwā] for the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ.  During the live broadcast on the Dār al-Iftāʾ official page, he explained that diseases are not among the signs of the...
In light of the spread of the Coronavirus and fears of it expanding greatly, most of the world’s nations have adopted harsh measures to limit its spread.  These measures were not limited to social or cultural aspects; rather, they have extended to religious rituals as well.  Mosques and churches...
Reverend Dr. Andrea Zaki [Andrīyya Zakī], president of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, revealed that the spread of the novel coronavirus is a huge challenge facing the world and that the world will be confronting hard days ahead. 
With the rise in the number of cases of Coronavirus in Egypt, politicians and human rights activists are raising their voices, demanding for the release of those in preventative custody especially for issues of opinion in light of the spread of the novel Coronavirus, which the World Health...

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