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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan signed a decree on Friday that hands Hagia Sofia over to the country’s religious authority and reopens it to Muslims for prayer, with little regard for the international criticism, condemnation, and expressions of disappointment from several political and religious leaders.
Several unidentified individuals attacked the car of Father Thomas Kāmil, the priest of the Church of the Martyr Dimiyāna in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria. The priest was surprised by the damage of his car and the dents in its roof and doors. 
On Thursday December 17, the Minya Criminal Court acquitted the three defendants who had stripped naked an elderly Coptic Christian woman, Suʿād Thābit, known in the media as "Lady of al-Karam. The three men had been previously sentenced to ten years each in absentia by the Minya Criminal Court in...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) expressed great concern about the ruling issued today by the Minya Criminal Court, which acquitted three defendants for stripping  Suʿād Thābit, who's known in the media as the ‘Lady of al-Karam’. 
His Eminence Bishop Ilarion, bishop of the Churches in Western Alexandria, issued a statement concerning the events of al-Wardiyān, which resulted in the killing of a Copt and the injury of two others. He confirmed that on Thursday, December 10,  two brothers, who're known for their thuggery record...
The Coptic Orthodox archdiocese of Samālūt headed by Archbishop Pevnotios [Bifnūtiyūs] has announced that it is beginning to prepare on a film called Martyrs of Faith and the Homeland [Shuhadāʾ al-Imān wa al-Waṭan] with the blessings of the Church and Pope Tawāḍrūs II.
Terrorist attacks have been on the rise lately, with the most recent one being an attack on a synagogue in Austria.  On November 2, gunmen attacked six locations in Vienna, resulting in one death and at least 16 others being injured with the police killing one of the assailants.
The Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Views condemned the terrorist attack targeting a Greek Orthodox priest in the French city of Lyon.
In a meeting led by Shaykh of al-Azhar Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib on Monday, the Muslim Council of Elders condemned the systematic campaign seeking to disparage the Prophet Muḥammad and mock Islam under the motto of “freedom of expression.”  It also condemned the murder of French teacher Samuel Paty as...
Copts from the village of al-Rahmāniyyah in Maghāghah, al-Minyā, said that their village was living in peace and harmony until a month ago when a young Coptic man did something wrong that everyone found unacceptable.  He left the village for another home in Cairo.  However, a week after the...

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