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Judicial sources said that a Misdemeanors Court in the Governorate of Giza sentenced 15 Muslims to a one-year suspended imprisonment for having assaulted a house where Christians were praying last December.
Egyptian columnist and writer, Nādīn ʿAbdallah discusses the feasibility of the law of building houses of worship after the incident of Aṭfīḥ, Giza, in which some radical Muslims stormed a building Christians used for more than 15 years to hold prayers. The perpetrators destroyed the contents after...
Based on the method of "Murder the Victim and Attend his Funeral", the American congress is drafting a new project proposal on "Constitution for Church Reconstruction in Egypt". The new project is designed to address the churches that were burnt and destroyed during the Brotherhood ruling period...
Minya was a center of sectarian violence, whether related to the building of churches, the holding of Christian services, rumors about romantic affairs between Muslims and Christians, or cases of regular disputes that quickly turned to mob violence between Muslims and Christians.
Pope Tawadros leads his first Easter festivities amidst the ambiguity surrounding the position of the Copts. The transition from the late Orthodox Coptic Pope Shenouda III to Pope Tawadros oversaw the development of a more complex relationship between the church and state. The Copts are saddened by...
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
On April 25, 2013, Jihad Watch contributor Raymond Ibrahim (Ibrāhīm) published in Middle East Forum what he titled “Death to Churches Under Islam; A Study of the Coptic Church.” 
On Wednesday, April 27th, we've had the pleasure to show the movie "One Hand", a film produced by Johnny and Rebecca Weixler with help of contacts provided by Arab-West Report. The film had been earlier presented and well received at the well-attended MESA Film Festival in Denver, Colorado, USA....
The Egyptian revolution of January 25th brought hope for better Muslim-Christian relations, but unfortunately it did not take long for the hopes for many to evaporate. Optimism for better relations is still there, but many more feel that almost two years after the revolution tensions have increased...
I participated this week in a meeting to which I was invited by friend novelist Dr. 'Azzah Kāmil, Director of Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Organization [ACT]. The meeting’s title was “Towards Effective Strategies for Combating Violence and Trafficking of Women and Girls”. Dr...

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