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Coptic leaders and church sources welcomed the decisions by the People’s Assembly human rights committee and the ‘urfī (informal) conciliatory panel to have Coptic families forced out of their homes in Sharbāt village, al-‘Āmrīyah, return to their homes.  
The parliamentary delegation that comprises members of the People's Assembly human rights committee, activists and representatives of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU) prevented all journalists and media people from attending the 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session in the area of Burj al-'Arab on...
A statement issued by the general local council in Alexandria condemned the decisions made at the end of an ‘urfī meeting on al-‘Āmrīyah incidents. The statement described the decisions as ones of “submission to the wishes of the assailants and inciters for vandalizing the property of some of the...
A security source said the family of the Christian young man accused of taking photos on his cell phone in Sharbāt village, al-Nahdah area, in the Alexandria district of al-‘Āmrīyah, already left the village before the story was found out while the family of the Muslim woman and her husband...
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) held the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and police "entirely responsible" for any loss of life, property or that Copts besieged inside a church in the village of Mīt Bashār in al-Zaqāzīq, al-Sharqia governorate, or the Muslims trying to protect the church...
The Salafī al-Nūr Party in the governorate of al-Fayoum precluded a fitnah that almost erupted between a Muslim landlord and a Christian tenant in the town of Sinnūris. 'Abd al-'Azīm 'Abd al-Hamīd and his sons sought last week to terminate the contract of Dāwūd 'Azmī Fahmī and have him out of his...
 The Salafī al-Nūr Party in the governorate of al-Fayoum precluded a fitnah that almost erupted between a Muslim landlord and a Christian tenant in the town of Sinnūris. 'Abd al-'Azīm 'Abd al-Hamīd and his sons sought last week to terminate the contract of Dāwūd 'Azmī Fahmī and have him out of his...
Alexandria Governor Dr. Usāmah al-Fūlī said denied that the deported families were seven, adding some satellite channels exaggerated things in a "community that is enjoying calm and stability" after the incidents that erupted late January 2012. "The 'urfī session, which I attended myself, only...
A fact-finding commission sent by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in the troubled district of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, revealed that the Christian families forced to leave their homes and property after clashes over a purported love affair...
The Millī (Community) Council in Alexandria, in a statement on Monday, criticized decisions by the 'urfī session to have Copts expelled after their homes and property were set ablaze.
Salafīs have saved the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdāh neighborhood, in the western Alexandria district of al-'Āmrīyah, from a conflagration that could have consumed everyone in its way, said the spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, the second largest in the Egyptian parliament. 
The banished family of a notable Copt in al-‘Āmrīyah of the name of Abū Sulaymān opened fire on the locals who gathered outside the house of Murād Girgis, the young Copt who started all the trouble in the area, but his neighbors secured his exit with his property from the area. Sāfī ‘Abd al-Wanīs,...
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