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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
Joseph Malāk, a lawyer for the families of victims of the Alexandria-based Two Saints Church bombing attack early in January 2011 filed a report with the public prosecutor against President Mursī, ousted president Husnī Mubārak and former minister of interior Habīb al-'Ādlī for deliberately...
Priest Philopater Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl area, northern Cairo, did a hatchet job on the regime of President Muhammad Mursī and accused him and the Muslim Brotherhood over a channel relaying from the United States of involvement in a bombing attack that targeted the Two...
The Egyptian Coptic journalist, Ishāq Francīs, said that the recent terror attack on the Coptic Orthodox church was a retaliation move from the Egyptian regime and President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sissi, pointing out that the incident was brutal and an indication of how far the regime and the Copts are...
The Coptic Church considers people who lost their lives on account of being Christian as "martyrs", hence, bury them in a collective grave. Long is the list of names of Egyptian Christians who were target of recent terror attacks, and became the 'martyrs' of modern time.
Egyptian Churches dealt with the predicament of the simultaneity of the Western Christian on 25th December and the Eastern Christian 7th January with the grief of the Orthodox Church, after the death of 26 victims and injuring more than 40 others in the explosion in St Peter’s Church two Sundays...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
Nevine is a member of the Evangelical Church of Egypt who is inspired by Evangelical Christian leaders who seek to unite in order to fulfill God’s plan for herself and her fellow Egyptians.  
The Alexandria court of urgent matters' first circle adjourned on September 25 looking into the Two Saints Church case to the November 13 session to resume investigations and bring former Interior Minister Habīb al-Ādlī before the prosecution. The church had filed a lawsuit against the prime...
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      
The attack on the church in Alexandria this weekend marked a new deep trench in the deteriorating relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Shortly before this act of terror Trouw gauged the atmosphere among Egyptian Christians and Muslims.1)      
My fifteen years living in Egypt has given me a lot of connections, including Egyptian diplomats, who are now providing me with stories about current developments in Egypt. It is very common among diplomats that they are ready to give visitors an off the record insight in what is happening in their...
The Egyptian religious establishment adhered to its position of favoring stability and opposing the spread of chaos and sabotage. It has also supported the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the five communiqués it has issued since it took over following the stepping down of President Ḥusnī...
Editor: Text of the speech of a leading Coptic intellectual at Tahrir Square.   When the 'Prince of Poets' Ahmad Shawqī returned to the homeland from exile in 1920 following the end of the events of the 1919 revolution, he addressed the following verses to the nation:   My nation I have met you...
President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman: Dr. Michael Burslem (78) is a retired Canadian medical doctor and is a longtime friend of mine. He and his wife usually spend the winter months in Cairo when weather is substantially more pleasant in Egypt then in Canada and they spend the summers in Canada when...
Sunday, February 6 witnessed a peculiar exhibition amidst the drama unfolding in Tahrir Square. Christian Egyptians publically conducted a prayer service, honoring their fallen co-demonstrators who have died in the effort to topple the Mubarak government. Calling them ‘martyrs’, as is common...
I visited Egypt with a Christian delegation between January 21 and February 4. It was remarkable to see banners throughout Egypt with texts about Muslim-Christian unity. No one, however, knew whether these were just words or not but in the days following the revolt, which began on January 25,...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      

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