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Gerrit Roos investigates the complex relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt. He interviewed a number of Christian figures and analyzes the reasons why people emigrate from the country.
The former Secretary General of the UN, Boutros Boutros Ghali explains that Egypt needs to improve its image abroad and believes that tensions between Muslims and Christians in Egypt are often exaggerated. He also believes that tensions in the region make Christians emigrate.
The article provides background information on the Abū Fānā Monastery crisis, stating that a settlement was reached when the Coptic Church agreed to give up some of the land for peace and a fencing wall to protect the remaining land. The article then relates how Minya officials have gone back on...
The author describes the emotional and impressive homecoming of Pope Shenouda after his medical absence in the U.S. The author also discusses the many issues within Egypt and the church that the pope is now faced with addressing. These include several postponed rituals, decisions, and the review of...
The bill for a unified law for building places of worship is still waiting idly to be placed on parliament’s agenda once the parliamentary recess is over. Several Members of Parliament discuss their views.
Yesterday Minia Criminal Court released five people accused in connection with the assault on Abū Fānā monastery.
The author compares various media treatments of the Abu Fana incidents and other recent issues in Muslim-Christian relations. He asserts that the media treatment of the incidents was insufficient and influenced by the government.
A special committee led by the governor of Minya travels to Abū Fānā in order to draw the borders of the monastery after brutal attacks. The committee departed the area without a conclusion after much debate over conflicting maps. Officials insist the attacks were not a crime but a land dispute and...
The issue of rising sectarian tensions in Egypt is something that must be addressed directly and not shied away from, writes Hulsman in this week’s editorial.
In the last three months Watanī newspaper has pushed hard for the unified law for building houses of worship to be discussed in the parliament. In this article Watanī presents a collection of opinions of members of parliament toward the proposed law.


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