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The conflict between the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] that lies in the Old City of Jerusalem began in 1820 and was impacted by the situations in the two countries and involvement of other international groups, who used the issue as...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s stance on the Palestinian cause is tied to the church’s stance on the Egyptian state.  If the pope agreed with the head of state, the church identified with its official position.  However, if the church didn’t agree with the state, then it took a stance inconsistent...
A decades-old conflict between Egyptian and Ethiopian monks over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] in Jerusalem has flared up once again.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism has condemned the Zionist entity’s plans to build about 3000 settlements on lands belonging to the Orthodox Church on the border of the town of "Bayt Ṣafāfā". These plans threaten to besiege the occupied city of Jerusalem and isolate it from its...
Israelis believe that the Egypt’s reaction to the implementation of the plan to annex areas in the West Bank and impose Israeli sovereignty over them would be “restrained,” based on past events targeting Palestinians like the Intifadas, wars in the Gaza Strip, and the Trump administration’s...
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...
Several Arab governments, specifically in the Gulf, are having a tough time dealing with the results of the American presidential elections as their favored candidate, Donald Trump, lost to Joe Biden, whose policies are expected to be more critical towards them.
Egyptians have been following the American elections this year with unprecedented interest.  Some of them are against Donald Trump since he declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and moved the American embassy there.  Others are against Joe Biden because they believe that he will impose the...
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace deal, which was pivotal in establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Despite some challenges since, it remains a beacon of hope at a time when peace seems hard to achieve in the region.
The Egyptian Social Democratic Party called upon governments, parliaments, and international organisations in Europe, the Middle East and around the world to support the Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights. The ESDP expressed its full support for the Palestinian people in their struggle to...

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