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‘Imān Marcus Sarophim, who is known as the “lady of the Jabal al- Tayr village” whose absence from home and her alleged abduction has led to acts of violence, has returned to her house.
General Muhammad Ibrahim, Minister of Interior,  held a closed meeting with a church delegation to discuss the crisis of Jabal al- Tāyr in Minya.
The Coalition of Egypt’s Copts has called upon Egyptians in the United States to support president al-Sīsī in his visit to New York by demonstrating in front of the UN headquarters to announce support for him. 
It was eight years ago, precisely on October 9, 2011, that the predominantly Coptic crowd, protesting an attack on a church in Aswan, was attacked by unknown assailants. When military and security forces intervened, they turned their ammunition and armored personal carriers (APCs)on the...
Time Magazine stated that Egyptian Copts are regarding Field Marshal Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī as the miracle that they have been waiting for after a year of Muslim Brotherhood rule.  The article added that a large number of Egyptian Copts have been praying God to rid them of the Muslim Brotherhood (...
Participants in a conference for Copts in Cairo held by the Egyptian Organization Union  for Human Rights issued seven demands to confront the issue of the migration of Christians from the Arabic world. The demands included the fair representation of Christians in positions of authority, the...
The fact finding committee formed by the NCHR has left for the village of Jabal al- Tāyr, Minya, in order to research the facts concerning the events that the village witnessed recently
Coptic intellectuals and activists have set certain conditions to be met before they give their support to a presidential candidate, be it al-Sīsī or someone else. , Jamāl As’ad, writer and intellectual, said that the Copts need a president who can unite the Egyptians and who can solve Egypt’s...
Shabāb Christian movement for Orthodox Copts called upon the Pope Tawadros to end his pastoral visit to Canada that would continue until the end of this month and return to Egypt to follow up on the crisis of the village of Jabal al-Tāyr in Minya.
A number of Copts in the village of Dāyr Jabal al- Tāyr, Samalūt, Minya, have accused the security forces of dealing with the angry youth during the protests calling for the return of the disappeared housewife with much repression and brutality.
Coptic activists and Coptic organizations called upon President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī to dismiss the Minister of Interior, Muhammad Ibrahīm, as well as the Governor and the Security Director of Minya. 
On Sunday 14th of September, more than 200 Copts attacked a police station in the village Jabal al-Tayr, belonging to the governorate Minya, with Molotov cocktails which hurt three policemen and destroyed three police cars.
CNN highlighted in a news report statements of Father Boulos ‘Awaydah which have caused much controversy. The priest stated that he is in in love with General al-Sīsī and referred to his cute appearance (Amanī Mūsá, Copts- United, Feb. 4). Read original text in Arabic.   
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
Some Christians who voted for Ahmad Shafīq had been panicked by the possibility of seeing the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Muhammad Mursī, making it to power to the point that they thought of leaving their homeland and beloved ones. Christians cannot be blamed because simply many Muslims opted to...
A source in the Coptic Orthodox Church revealed that ‘Abd al-Nūr and Marqus are the most likely candidates for the post, denying that the church interfered in naming some Coptic leaders for the position. “Reports that the church called for appointing Michael Meunir as vice president are totally...
General Bishop Makarius of al-Minya and Abū Qurqās on Wednesday (June 27) called in an official statement in the name of the Copts of al-Minya for avoiding jumping to conclusions about the new president and for giving him enough time to arrange his ideas. “The presidential election results were...
Some Christians who voted for Ahmad Shafīq had been panicked by the possibility of seeing the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Muhammad Mursī, making it to power to the point that they thought of leaving their homeland and beloved ones. Christians cannot be blamed because simply many Muslims opted to...
Mursī, during a meeting with chief editors of state-run, party and independent Egyptian newspapers, said that Copts need no assurances because simply this is their own country and “we all have equal rights”. Also during the meeting, Mursī noted that the Arab Palestinian rights are ones of Islam,...

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