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Al- Akhbar reports on the role of the Islamic and Christian clerics in spreading awareness on the importance of positive participation in the forthcoming presidential elections. Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the role of the imams will be to spread awareness without calling...
On December 10, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite the fact that this period of seven decades elapsed since this declaration has been proclaimed, human rights are still violated in many parts of the world and millions are still oppressed...
In a talk-show aired on the Egyptian Satellite Channel TEN, Pope Tawāḍrūs II explained that the law on church construction was issued in 2016 and has two sections, one is concerned with the construction of new churches, and the second on codifying the legal status of churches that were built in the...
Zakariyyā 'Abd al-'Azīz, first general attorney at the Cairo appellate instance, decided to postpone the trial of dancer Samā al-Masrī until she had sent her lawyer. A lawsuit has  been filed against her accusing her of disrupting public order with video clips during the era of Mursī which was...
Advisor to the Popular Front Against ‘Brotherhoodificaton’ of Egypt, Tāriq Mahmūd,  has filed a lawsuit in the Urgent Affairs Court  demanding the dissolution of religious political parties
Bishop Bola, representative of the Orthodox Church in the 50th Committee, stated that raising the picture of al-Sīsī during Christmas celebrations was a spontaneous action and the Church has nothing to do with it. He added that it is better for Sīsī to remain in his current post, while it is better...
In his column this week, Father Rafiq Greish [Rafīq Jarīsh] comments on President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī during the World Youth Forum in Sharm al-Shaykh: It was not a speech like any other one we heard before, although what President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī was saying is known for us, namely, the...
Despite the absence of a legal text criminalizing the construction of churches over the past decades, many houses of worships for Egyptian Christians were built without license, leading eventually to occasional emergence of sectarian strife manifested in the form of attacks on places where...
On September 18th, we met in the Christian Reformed Church of Den Haag in the Netherlands Mrs. Rekaya al-Hafi [Rūqaīya al-Ḥāfī] from Tunisia. She is preparing for participation in the Tunisian presidential elections of 2019. She is going into the elections as a humanitarian activist, and works on...
“The roundtable meeting invitation by the U.S. embassy in Cairo with Clinton was extended to Christian figures to discuss the status of Christians in Egypt. However, I, as an Egyptian politician, am ready to discuss issues of citizenship and human rights with Egyptians on national grounds but I...

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