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The town of al-Najājrah, in the governorate of Aswan, experienced a sectarian crisis following a brawl between a number of Copts and Muslims because of neighborhood disputes. They threw stones at each other which resulted in two people being injured. Prosecutors are still looking into the case. [...
Archpriest Salīb of Saint George Church in al-Mārīnāb village of Idfū city, Aswan, said that the church contacted the Aswan military ruler after the crisis got worse. Extremists had sealed off the village on the morning of September 7, 2011 and closed entrances and exits to prevent Christians from...
Shubrāh al-Khaymah erupted after the unfortunate events in the region following the harassment by some of the Christian youth in the area of a Muslim girl. Both a Muslim and a Christian died.
Security forces coordinated with families of the villages in Minya after an incident erupted between Muslims and Copts over a speed bump outside the house of a Muslim citizen. It developed into a brawl which left a Christian citizen dead and 6 Muslims wounded. 6 houses were burnt as well as a...
  I was invited on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by Lieutenant General Sāmī ‘Anān, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, to attend a closed meeting attended by elite figures from the intellectual, political, media and arts in Egypt, as well as members of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (...
The idea for a new act which would outlaw discrimination has been gaining momentum in Egypt, particularly among religious councils and law professors.
*/ The family of a girl in Shubrā have been convicted of the murder of her husband Yāsir. Yāsir was targeted by Heidi's family after they married in secret and she converted to Islam for him, changing her name to Hibah.
  The National Justice Committee has drafted a unified law on places of worship, aiming to curb fitnah ṭā’ifīyah, which will offer new approaches in aspects such as transfer of licenses, regardless of religion or location. These plans come in the wake of the May attacks on churches in Imbābah.  
*/ Church sources have denied that Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III did not attend the Azhar talks on the new Family House initiative because of opposition to it, but that he was in fact hosting a delegation from the Polish parliament.
*/ An official source at the Coptic Orthodox papacy has rejected Maurice Sādiq's statements, which have provoked all Egyptian citizens, both Muslims and Copts.

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