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Several Copts in al-Menya complained they were targets for armed robberies, which was confirmed by human rights advocacy groups.
Security agencies in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena deactivated a decision by Governor ‘Ādil Labīb to embark on works to refurbish the Anba Antonius and Virgin Mary Church in the village of Abū Shūshah.
Fr. Istafanous Shihātah priest of the Samalūt Diocese has opened the Church of Saint Karas in Ma’sarah, Minya.
National Security personnel have revealed a list of public figures to be assassinated in a mosque in Nasr City, Cairo.
Security Forces are pursuing in Assuit a group of law-breakers who are threatening Copts in al- Shamiyah village in Assuit. A number of Copts are kidnapped from time to time by this group in order to bargain for ransom (Yūnis Darwīsh, al- Shurūq, Feb. 9, p. 6). Read original text in Arabic.   
The Ministry of Interior issued a statement explaining the reasons why the officers at the Cairo airport did not allow a delegation of Human Rights Watch to enter into Egypt. 
Security forces in the Qinā Governorate surrounded the village of Karnak in the Abu Tisht district in Qinā on Wednesday, following an exchange of ammunition between the security forces and those accused of the church bombings.
Coptic Orthodox churches and a number of Coptic activists warned of a terrorist in a post on social media sites bearing his name and a photograph of him.
The Human Rights Department in the Ministry of Interior, headed by Major-General Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd Yūsuf (Assistant to the Minister for Human Rights), organized a training series for officers responsible for detention procedures inside central prisons and police stations.
Civil Protection Forces in al-Daqahliyya managed to contain a fire that ravaged the Monastery of St. Demiana in the city of Bulqās today. An official report was issued of the attack and it has been sent to the prosecutor for investigation. 
Security organs of the al-Minyā Directorate in Upper Egypt have deployed female police officers to protect houses of worship including churches and monasteries, in accordance to a plan put into place to confront any hostile acts during the celebrations of Easter.
  Major General Nāṣir al-ʿAbd, Assistant Minister of Interior for the north of Upper Egypt, accompanied by Major General Fayṣal Diwīdār, Assistant Minister [of Interior] and Security Director of al-Minyā, as well as [other] security officials in the district, visited the headquarters of the Virgin...
On Sunday the Egyptian Authority declared that they had attacked one of the leaders of the Anṣār Bayt al-Maqdis that is supporting  Dāʿish [ISIS/ISIL] during a security attempt to arrest him in al- ʿArīsh.
  A statement [released] on Sunday stated that the Egyptian Attorney General referred 48 defendants to the military judiciary for blowing up three churches in Cairo, Alexandria, and Ṭanṭa.
  Sources in a highly guarded prison in the Turā prison complex, commonly referred to as "Scorpio 2,"  revealed that the Ministry of Interior has started a series of ideological review [programs] for many Islamist groups, especially those belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, members of ISIS cells...
Yesterday I obtained a residence visa for three years based on marriage to my Egyptian wife Sawsan. I  spent the entire day (from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm) in the Mugamma [Mujamaʿ], an administrative governmental building operating under the Ministry of Interior where official and residency documents are...
Scouting was first introduced to the activities of the Coptic Orthodox Church by the Youth Bishopric, relying on a volunteer group from all the churches of Egypt, to organize the religious processes during mass celebrations and religious festivities within the church, beside organizing the regular...
The security apparatuses of Egypt's Ministry of Interior thwarted what it called “the biggest plot” of a double suicide bombing on a church in Alexandria, coinciding with the `Eid Al-Fitr festivities.
In the main showroom of the Cairo International Book Fair, the wing allocated for Egypt's Ministry of Interior Affairs offers several books on security, democracy, and citizens rights, as well as the role of security forces in the electoral process.

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