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The family of Coptic citizen Nabīl Ḥabashī Salāma (62 years old) learned of his death at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS) after a video of his execution by shooting was published online today.
The Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese in Port Said [Būr Saʿīd] issued a statement thanking President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī regarding the Christians of al-ʿArīsh, who have been forced to leave their homes in al-ʿArīsh and move to other governorates to live.
General ʿĀdil al-Ghaḍbān, governor of Port Said [Būr Saʿīd], caused a crisis for the displaced Copts from al-ʿArīsh, who have been living in the governorate since 2017, after informing families that he will no longer be paying for the money that helps them pay rent. Despite the number of displaced...
Dr. Rev. Andrea Zaki, head of Egypt's Coptic Evangelical Church, said that incidents of assault on Copts in al-`Arīsh, North Sinai, confirm that “black terrorism harbor ill intentions towards Egypt, and wants to destroy its national unity.” 
“Any attack on Christians is an attack on us all,” said Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, Muḥammad Mukhtār Jum’ah in a seminar hosted by the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and attended by Christian and Muslim religious leaders. Mukhtār said that citizenship is no longer an option, but it has become...
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
An Egyptian initiative for human rights will be taking place in Cairo next Tuesday. Its main aim is to declare some facts regarding the violence against, and the forced displacement of the al-ʿArīsh Copts; the initiative is known as “The Declared Death”. 
The Coptic Street [community] witnessed several events during the past week… We follow the most prominent of them in the proceeding article. 
Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, will meet on Friday morning with the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, for a semi-annual session, to conclude the meetings of the committees which have been convening since last Saturday. It will be the first...
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.

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