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Copts in the Egyptian media 42 Our reading of the Cairo papers this week takes us to the weekly, State-owned al-Mussawar and the file it recently published on “Do Copts hate the July Revolution?” In his article entitled, “Copts under Jamāl 'Abd al-Nāsir,” Midhat Bishāy attempted to cite both the...
Kūrnīsh al-Nīl area, beside the building of the Egyptian television, is Nevine Naguib's way to work every day. One day, during Copts protest on the demolishing of the church of Two Martyrs, Saint Mina and Saint George in 'Ātfīh, she had a personal experience on the ideologies of some Muslims...
Agence France Presse's report on the burning of the church of the Two Martyrs St. Mina and St. George; also covered in Jordan Times.  
This article reports on various sources, all denying that policeman ‘Āmir ‘Āshūr, who allegedly shot dead a Copt and injured five others on a train, had any mental problems. According to Minister of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Mufīd Shihāb this rules out any “sectarian motives behind the...
  On Tuesday, an off-duty Egyptian police officer reportedly opened fire on a train in the southern province of Minya, killing one Christian and injuring 5 others. Today's Egyptian newspapers mostly emphasized that the assailant was allegedly mentally unstable and that his motives were not...
Yāsir Sayyid Khalaf, 23, was killed at the hands of six Christians as a revenge for persuading their sister to embrace Islam and marry him. The deceased’s mother asserts that Hāydī converted to Islam before she marry Yāsir or even got acquainted with him. Keywords: Conversion to Islam
This article describes in detail the sectarian event that took place for nearly a full day in Marsa Matrouh. Coptic Christians, as well as their property, was attached in a riot in Matrouh on the 12th of March. Homes and cars were burned, as well as many Copts were held prisoner in a Charity house...
Five Muslims are sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two Coptic men and the suspects in the case of killing a Coptic man in Dayrūt are declared innocent.  
The author traces sectarian events which took place in some Egyptian governorates as the most probable inflamed places for future incidents.
Mai Magdy is an Egyptian English language trainee working in our office. She is a graduate from Cairo University in the field of media communications. In taking advantage of her skills in the course of providing her opportunity to learn English writing skills and research patterns we asked her to...

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