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In Shubrā, Muslims and Christians united against the Constitution.
Thousands of citizens participated in a march that encompassed representatives from 40 political parties and movements and revolutionary groups from Shubrā to Maspero Tuesday (October 9) on the first anniversary of the “Maspero massacre” that left 27 protesters dead and hundreds others injured...
Priest Philopater Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl area, northern Cairo, did a hatchet job on the regime of President Muhammad Mursī and accused him and the Muslim Brotherhood over a channel relaying from the United States of involvement in a bombing attack that targeted the Two...
The Coptic Church has called for authorities to investigate Christian stationary stores in the northern district of Shubrā, which have received threatening letters by post mail. The threats to stop the sale of religious pictures, icons, and statues.
Today’s overview still tackles the repercussions of the Dahshūr incidents as the newly-formed Christian Brotherhood group members are participating in a march called by the Maspero Youth Union and other Coptic movements to condemn to denounce the collective punishment and forced displacement of...
Kamal Zākhir, the Founder of the Secular Coptic Current, has undergone a harsh attack on the social networking sites after the sermon he delivered in Mary Girgis Church at al-Qulalī district, Cairo; moreover, the sermon created controversy between the conservative and reformist currents in the...
The author opens his article with some lines that he published 11 years ago in Al-Ahrām Newspaper. These lines tell the story of two children, Bīshūy and Aḥmad, living in Shubrā al-Mazallāt. Bīshūy does not hesitate in extending his hand to Aḥmad to save him from drowning in the Nile River....
The Shubra Criminal Court, held in the Institute of Police Officers, and headed by Counselor Hassan Farīd, sentenced ten fugitives to death, including Abd al- Rahmān al- Birr, muftī of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Egyptian Council of Churches begins in mid-February its well-known annual celebrations called the “Week of prayer for Christian unity.” 
A group of Muslim girls went on Friday to St. Mary’s Church in Shubrā, Cairo, in an initiative under the title “Draw a Smile” to alleviate feelings of Copts after the terrorist attack that has recently occurred on the road to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery, Minya. The initiative was welcomed...
  The birth of Dr. Mīlād Ḥannā in Shubrā neighbourhood has had a great impact on him, like all of the sons of the ancient Egyptian neighbourhood, Christians and Muslims [alike].
Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of The Holy See of St. Marc emphasized that all Christians are complied to fulfill unity among them, as this is Jesus Christ's wish to be united into one body.
Church sources confirmed that Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Marc has pledged his weekly sermon scheduled for tomorrow for the unity among churches of all Christian denominations in accordance with the framework set by the Egyptian Churches Council.
The Coptic Church considers people who lost their lives on account of being Christian as "martyrs", hence, bury them in a collective grave. Long is the list of names of Egyptian Christians who were target of recent terror attacks, and became the 'martyrs' of modern time.
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,...
Shaikh Nazīh, reader of the Holy Qur'ān, received a phone call from his friend Botros, his neighbour in Shubra, requesting that the Shaikh attends wearing his official clothes! And in minutes Shaikh Nazīh donned the robe, turban and caftan.
On March 28, 2010, I wrote an article on the importance of unity among Egypt's Christian communities, and called for the establishment of a local council for the churches of Egypt. Despite the fears of failure in the implementation, the responses to this call came positive and contrary to...
Background: Liza van de Linde, a Dutch employee at a Christian owned day-care centre for disabled children in Maʿādī, discusses the living conditions of disabled children in Egypt. Van de Linde reports that there are around 2 million disabled people in Egypt, which includes the physically and...
Background: The People’s Assembly and Shūrā Council (Senate) were elected through an electoral system of single member plurality under Ḥusnī Mubārak’s regime. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) always ensured a super-majority by means of fraud, ballot stuffing, intimidation, and lack of...
Background: Ḥizb al-Waṭanī al-Dimuqrāṭī (The National Democratic Party (NDP)) was the ruling party of the Egyptian parliament since 1978 until 2011, when it dissolved as a result of the Egyptian Revolution. During the 1995 elections, the NDP held almost all the seats of the parliament, and mostly...

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