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In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...
In his interview with Al-Waṭan, Anbā  Bimen, Bishop of Naqādah and Qūs in Qena and the official on charge of the Crisis Management Committee of the Orthodox Church as well as the ecclesial relations between Egypt and Ethiopia, is celebrating his 25th anniversary of ordination in the next month. He...
Dr. Kamīl Siddīq  Sawiris, Secretary General of the Milli Council of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, said that "with regard to the decision to ban the travel of Copts to the occupied lands of Jerusalem to visit the holy sites, the decision was made by the Holy Synod during the reign of...
Counselor Ahmad Abu Zaid, spokesman of Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said yesterday that talks held between the minister Sāmeh Shukri and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed several issues related to bilateral relations between the two countries, including anti-terror...
Two military trials sentenced Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Muhammad Badī` and other leaders and members of the outlawed organization between 1 year and life sentences in prison for plotting and organizing the violence around the Isma`ilia Court Complex back in 2013, and in participating in...
On Friday, The Ministry Of Awqāf (religious endowments)transferred the cases of 20 of her employees of its Minya office for investigations.
Between al-Qūṣiyya, Upper Egypt, and the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary or Dayr al-Muḥarraq, in the governorate of Asyut, lies the predominantly Christian village of al-Saraqnā. The village of around 10,000 inhabitants is peaceful but yet overpopulation creates a tremendous strain on the limited...
Between al-Qūṣiyya, Upper Egypt, and the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary or Dayr al-Muḥarraq, in the governorate of Asyut, lies the predominantly Christian village of al-Saraqnā. This alticle depicts a traditional Christian Upper Egyptian wedding. The village of around 10,000 inhabitants is...
A source within the security forces confirmed that they had in custody two suspects thought to be involved in the disappearance of four Copts, in what was likely an attempt to extort ransom. Security apparatus had previously received a report that criminals had attacked a taxi with the four in it,...
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