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Diana Sakakini [Diana al-Sakākīnī] was born in Milan, Italy, from the prestigious al-Sakākīnī family of Christian Syrian origins that has left indelible marks in Egypt as the majestic al-Sakākīnī Palace in Old Cairo testifies. She was educated in Italy but later returned to Egypt where her parents...
The families of ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya have intervened to cooperate with the police in a council for peace to resolve the tension sparked by the return of "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert with her husband.   
A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  
Abrām Lewis, the founder of the Association of Victims of Abductions and Enforced Disappearances (AVAED), said AVAED will meet within the next few days with Dr. Tayīb and senior clerics of the Azhar to discuss the association’s demands to re-apply the guidance and advice sessions for Christian...
A young girl and her mother proclaimed to convert to Islam. While the mother was changing her and her daughter’s documents, the father was travelling to Kuwait and became angry because, even if it was the free will of his wife to convert, there must be a law that protects the child and he...
After decades of tension between the state and the church in Egypt over many thorny issues, their relations have flourished in recent years, especially after the exclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood from the political scene in 2013.
On February 17, 2018, Arab-West Report sent a delegation of interns to Qufāda, a village in Maghāgha, al-Minīa, to inquire into the outstanding relationship between its Christian and Muslim population. We interviewed two religious leaders, Abūna [Father] Yuʾannas, the priest of Qufāda’s Coptic...
Shaykh Muhammad Hassān, an Islamic preacher, took 20,000 Salafists during a symposium in Beni Suef with an Italian young woman who recited the Muslim shahādah (creed) in both Arabic and English and declared her conversion to Islam amidst cheering and shrills of approval by the participants in the...
Columnist `Ādil Nu`mān writes this week: The Egyptian Constitution has prohibited to any body, entity, party or religious institution from submitting draft laws on combating hatred or discrimination among members of the community in order to avoid passing politically-, religiously- or racially-...
On Sunday the Egyptian Authority declared that they had attacked one of the leaders of the Anṣār Bayt al-Maqdis that is supporting  Dāʿish [ISIS/ISIL] during a security attempt to arrest him in al- ʿArīsh.

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