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A number of people interested in the history and heritage of the town of al-Quṣayr along  the Red Sea have launched a campaign to include the smallest church in Egypt on a list of Coptic antiquities and save it from disrepair. The calls come nearly 103 years after the church's construction by...
Archaeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of research and archaeological studies and scientific publishing in South Sinai, has presented a research paper entitled, “al- Wādī Monastery in Ṭawr, Sinai: a study of the architecture and artifacts recovered from the monastery,” which was...
A lecture from Dr. Tarek Mansour on Muslim-Christian relations in the Middle East.
When asked by one of his followers about the reason behind the rapes of women during Islamic wars, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Rushdī replied “these are human beings and they have needs,” going on to explain that these needs could not be considered shameful as long as the woman has consented to the sexual...
Christian officials and religious bodies celebrate these days the Egyptian or Coptic New Year, which begins with the feat of Nayrouz "ʿīd al-Nayrūz" in Arabic. With the rise of the sun of September 11, the year 6253 began according to the Egyptian calendar, which began in 4241 BC, but in terms...
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
British newspaper "Daily Mail" published a photo report of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital of Paris, after the civil defense extinguished the fire that broke out in the historic building last night.
The events of the story of the Hunchback of Notre Dame, written by Victor Hugo in an ancient cathedral aged 850 years, took place in the French capital of Paris, where Esmeralda and Quasimodo lived.
Egypt expressed regret at the burning of the historic tower of the Church of Notre Dame in the French capital of Paris, expressing solidarity with the French authorities.
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....

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