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The imam of a mosque located near the Virgin Mary and St. Sergiūs Church of al-Haggāna village, east of Nasr City, Cairo, called the police after he discovered many explosive devices stored on the roof of his mosque. According to the imam’s report, he feared these explosive devices were targeted...
National Security personnel have revealed a list of public figures to be assassinated in a mosque in Nasr City, Cairo.
Under intensive security coverage, the Coptic Catholic Church in Naṣr City celebrated the Christmas Eve Mass presided by Patriarch Ibrāhīm Isḥāq.
President al-Sīsī attended the laylat al-qadr celebrations held at the national conference center in the neighborhood of Nasr City, which was also attended by several ministers. At the celebration ceremony, al-Sīsī congratulated the contestants who participated in the Qur’ān memorization...
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have allegedly sent a letter to ISIS, and Abū Bakr al- Baghdādī complaining about the alleged rape of Muslim Brotherhood female supporters in prison. Recent protests of the Muslim Brotherhood in Helwan, Ayn Shams and NasrCity have witnessed the flags of al- Qa’...
A female student at the Azhar University has accused a policeman of raping her, during her interrogation in a police station in Nasr City 2. She stated that she was taken from the campus premises by a policeman, who accused her of taking part in the protests of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
Following my initial visit to ‘Izbat al-Hajjānah [1], I furthered my research on other issues occurring in the aḥayʾ sha‘abiya of Cairo, or the popular areas where Egypt’s poor are living. The word ‘slum’ is disputed since Egypt does not have the abject poverty such as is seen in for example India...
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, I was given the opportunity to conduct an interview with Ms. Najwā Ruʾūf [Nagwa Raouf] who is the head of Emarat Al-Insan [ʿAmārat al-Insan], a cultural center with the legal status of an NGO that focuses its work around the area of ‘Izbat al-Hajjānah [Ezzbet El-Haggana...
This paper was written with the purpose of exploring the overlapping interests between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU, which, in my view, explains the many years of cooperation between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU. This paper provides a brief overview of both parties, their goals and achievements, and where...
Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, called for establishing a council for Egyptian churches to be tasked with negotiating with the new regime to achieve Copts’ demands, stressing unity of Christian denominations to seek solutions for Coptic problems, including the...
We aren't here to favor one religion over another, or compare between human beliefs… we can't tame this attitude. But we can differentiate a person’s behaviors when they have the same responsibility and are in the same place.
Last Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to attend to the annual Ramadan gathering organized by one of our CAWU board members Eng. Nagwa Raouf [Nājwā Rā'ūf], in Ezbet al-Haggana [ʿizbit al-hajāna], a very poor area close to Madinet Nasr [Madīnat Nasr] in Cairo. Ms. Nagwa [Nājwā] usually...
This was the title of the banners that were to be seen all over as ‘pilgrims’ arrived to the Air Defense Stadium for the Mass with Pope Francis.
In the main showroom of the Cairo International Book Fair, the wing allocated for Egypt's Ministry of Interior Affairs offers several books on security, democracy, and citizens rights, as well as the role of security forces in the electoral process.
Pastor of the Nasr City Coptic Evangelical Church, Fr. `Ezzat Shāker, is to hold the annual charitable Īftār on June 6 on the occasion of the Muslim fasting Ramadan, which is expected to start on May 26 this year.
Egyptian security sources confirmed Friday that a booby-trapped car expolded in Nasr City, targeting Judge Ahmad Abu al-Futūh, who is hearing cases which involve the ousted president Muhammad Mursi and other leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood.  
The Middle East Churches and the Egyptian Churches Council organize a conference in Cairo, Egypt from February 13-20, 2016 to affirm their unity under the slogan “We are called to roll together the stone away!”1 1referring to the hope for a better life (Gospel of Mark the Evangelist, Chapter 16,...
Two members of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church said in statements to Al-Watan that the Holy Synod agreed to create an inventory of requests to legalise all unlicensed churches and church buildings in all parishes throughout Egypt. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of...
The Islamist militant Hasm Movement, believed to be linked to the Muslim Brotherhood, claimed responsibility for the attempted assassination of Judge Ahmad Abu al-Fetūh on Friday.

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