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The annual sūfī Iftār was held at the headquarters of the ‘Azmiyyah tarīqah in the neighborhood of Sayyidah Zaynab yesterday. As well as the presence of several Sūfī sheikhs, there was also a diplomatic Iranian delegation present, under the supervision of Tawfīq al-Samdī, political advisor to the...
The Ramadan experience in Egypt is not exclusive to Muslims, rather it is a joyous and celebratory holy month shared by Muslims and Christians alike, related to a series of universally practiced traditions. Since the 1919 Revolution, Sa’ad Zaghlūl was adamant on reinforcing the importance of...
The National Council for Human Rights has prepared a national unity iftār, that included Copts and Muslim as a celebration of the national unity that bring them together.
Three years after Mina Daniel’s death, amartyr of the events at Maspero, his family continues to commemorate his birthday on July 22. 
Shaykh Gamal Taqādum, official spokesman of the Reconciliation Committee to complete the reconciliation between al- Dabūdiyah and the Banī Hilāl Tribes, that a collective iftār will be organized to bring the members of both tribes on the same dining table to ascertain that the reconciliation has...
The Egyptian Coalition for Minorities has organized on Wednesday a collective iftār in the Jewish Synagogue , which was attended by representatives of religious minorities.
Fr. Bulus Halīm, spokesman of the CopticOrthdoxChurch, stated that Pope Tawadros decided to cancel the national unity iftār, that used to be held in the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abāssiyah and give the money that was allocated to it to the poor instead.
After a three-month long massacre in Aswan and the falling of 26 victims, there finally comes the final reconciliation between the Nubian al-Hilāliyyah and al-Dābūdiyyah tribes, announced in a public conference. 
While Egyptian officials try to contain the repercussions of clashes that erupted between Muslims and Christians in the district of Dahshūr, south of Cairo, which left one killed and dozens others wounded, sectarian violence took place in al-Zaqāzīq, the capital of al-Sharqia governorate. Financial...
A state of anxiety is dominating the village of Dahshūr as the 33 Coptic families that were forced to leave their dwelling places after clashes between Muslims and Copts that left Mu’āz Muhammad Hasab Allāh dead are to return home. President Muhammad Mursī had ordered all authorities concerned to...
The sectarian strife in Dahshūr is certainly not the first one and probably will not be the last if Egyptians did not take a pause and look to the future. The tragic incidents must prompt us to seek haven in the law and ruthlessly apply it on inciters who burn the whole society with their...
Developments taking place on the lands of Egypt are not compatible with the Egyptian character that has always been resistant to attempts to break or invade it. Does it really make sense that Egyptians gather outside the embassy of Myanmar to protest persecution and injustice against Muslims while...
In a bloody terrorist attack by extremist jihādī groups supported by jihādī elements in the Gaza Strip on Sunday (Aug. 5), sixteen Egyptian army soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in the city of Rafah while they were starting to have their iftār meal. “Jihādists sneaked from the Gaza...
As soon as the crescent moon marking the start of Shaʿbān, the month that precedes the fast month of Ramadan,wealthy Egyptian, actors and actresses, celebrities and religious figures begin to compete with each other in the preparation of mawā’id al-raḥmān, or charity iftars, which fill the streets...
In a gesture that is not new to President `Abd al- Fattāh al-Sīsī, he personally invited a group of citizens participating in the initiative launched by one of the newspapers under the title “The President’s Invitation”, interviewing citizens on what they would ask the President if he ate Iftār...
“Hunger has no religion” is the motto of those who offer the charity table, or mā`idat al-rahmān, in Egypt, for iftār during the fasting month of Ramadan for the poor and needy among Muslims who are unable to provide for themselves and for their families. The Egyptian society is familiar with these...
Professor of Islamic Sharī'a at Al-Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, addressed in a fiery message the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following the latter's annulment of the the annual Iftār at the White House this year.  
Pastor of the Nasr City Coptic Evangelical Church, Fr. `Ezzat Shāker, is to hold the annual charitable Īftār on June 6 on the occasion of the Muslim fasting Ramadan, which is expected to start on May 26 this year.
Safwat Seifin Labīb, alias Safwat al-Battātī, is a Coptic poet. Born in Qena in the early 1960s, al-Battātī, brought together Muslims and Copts into one fabric.
Egypt's ambassador to Kuwait, Yāsser `Ātef, affirmed that the principles of all Abrahamic religions must be translated into daily life practices, citing the Prophet's narrative “love for your brother what you love for yourself.” “We reject any wrong doing committed against our Christian brothers...

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