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President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī attended a celebration marking al-mawlid al-Nabawī, the anniversary of Prophet Muḥammad’s birth, organized by the Ministry of Awqāf.  
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
Water experts criticized Sudan’s former positions in negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, saying the positions amounted to political games as opposed to serving the country’s strategic interests.  These experts further warned that if the new government under the leadership...
The cabinet of ministers has agreed to the recommendations of the presidential council, laid down in writing in Article 8 of law Number 80 from 2016 to organize the construction and renovation of churches.  The plan includes to accommodate 64 churches and buildings, even though there are roughly...
On Sunday evening, Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, Minister of Investment and International Development, held a press conference to celebrate the new level of collaboration with the embassy of Sweden and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD to strengthen women’s participation in the...
Statements by ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī, an Egyptian researcher, imām, and preacher at al-Sayiddah Nafīssah Mosque, about marrying female captives and having sex with them is causing a flurry of backlash.  When he was asked on Twitter about owning a female slave and having sex with her, he said, “She is a...
For many years expatriate churches in Cairo organize regular visits to foreign prisoners at Qanater prison. Egyptian authorities allow foreigners only to visit non-Egyptian nationals. Egyptian visitors are allowed to visit both Egyptian and non-Egyptian visitors. It is much easier to visit prison...
On Sunday, September 29th, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Khartoum over the arrest of Sudanese student Walīd ʿAbd al-Raḥmān in Egypt, who has been accused of taking part in protests against Egyptian president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s government. 
The Supreme State Security Prosecution extended the imprisonment of eight defendants, who were deported from the Gulf to Egypt, for 15 days pending investigations over accusations of their joining a terrorist group established contrary to the provisions of the law and the Constitution.
The Episcopal Church launched the "Art for All People" initiative as part of the h "Together for the Development of Egypt" project in al- Minya governorate. The initiative aims to address the problems that young people face in Egypt through artistic performances and presentations prepared by three...

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