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Eliana Mallouk is Lebanese and works at the Lebanon office of DanMission, a Christian Danish faith-based organisation working for almost 200 years in the Middle East and North Africa, and also in other regions including Asia and Europe. Our main focus is on dialogue, peace building and also on...
Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, said that it is unfortunate to see the Holy City of al-Quds (Jerusalem), which is called “The City of Peace”, to be a scene of bloody conflicts for decades, pointing out that bringing peace to Jerusalem is an irreplaceable...
On April 20th, two weeks before World Press Freedom Day, the Supreme Council for Media gave media outlets the necessary licenses to work in Egypt.
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
With the increase in Coronavirus cases and deaths in Egypt and demands for the government to take preventative measures to get control over the third wave of the virus, doctors at the Ministry of Health were surprised with the ministry’s insistence that they sign a “non-disclosure agreement” (NDA).
The “Stop the Death Penalty in Egypt” Facebook page run by the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a new campaign entitled “Life for Monk Ashʿiyāʾ,” demanding a presidential pardon for Wāʾil Saʿad Tawāḍrūs.  Tawāḍrūs was convicted of murdering Bishop Epiphanius [...
In a letter sent to Egyptian Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī, Amnesty International expressed its concern over the situation of imprisoned Egyptian journalist Sulāfa Majdī.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s responses during a phone call with ʿAmrū Adīb Saturday night on MBC Egypt [MBC Miṣr] have led to predictions about a possible resolution to the issue of political prisoners soon.
A human rights delegation visited Ṭura Prison and inspected the prisoners’ living conditions there after accepting an invitation from the Ministry of Interior.

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