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Egyptian Columnist Muḥammad Ḥamādīwrites this week: “Copt” in the ancient Egyptian language means “ancient Egyptian” and therefore we are all Copts, we are all Egyptians. The Egyptians have sensed the danger of sedition and division but the Egyptian people are standing tall and united throughout...
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’...
In front of al- Sarh School, in the district of Zahrā’ al- Ma’ādī, face veiled women are lining up to cast their vote in the elections. 
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
Date of interview: June 9, 2018   Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt   Interview with Agnes Odoli, Simone Osterwald, Kees Hulsman   38:00 Minutes of recording, with agreement of all involved persons   Transcribed interview, cutted and edited for understanding   Agnes Odoli (48) is a Kenyan...
Blaming the community silence on the attack on al-Amīr Tādrus’ Church in Aṭfīḥ, the author, Hānī Labīb, discusses the painful issue of attacking churches by extremists in Egypt for allegedly being unlicensed. Labīb states that most of the already existing unlicensed churches obtained oral...
The article gives a brief account on Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīsantī of Ḥulwān, Cairo, who was born in 1941 in Giza and graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, in 1962 and obtained a master’s in biochemistry in 1969.
Shaykh Ṭāha Rifʿat was in his mosque, when one of his congregation rushed inside to tell him that he saw a man on a motorbike, carrying a machine gun and is heading towards the church.
In a statement released today, the Coptic Orthodox Bishopric of Aṭfīḥ said that right after Friday prayers, hundreds of Muslims gathered in front of al-Amīr Tadrus Church, shouting hostile slogans and demanding the destruction of the church. The mob then broke into the church, destroying the place...
In a press statement, Bishop Zūsīmā of Atfīḥ in the Governorate of Helwan [Ḥilwān] denied that the Orthodox Church has reached a final agreement on baptismal unity with the Catholic Church. 
Egypt is originally Coptic and we are all Copts, said Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the British University in Egypt (BUE), Muḥammad Farīd Khamīs during a visit by a delegation of Egyptian churches to the university.
The structure of the Egyptian Church, especially the Orthodox Church, depends on the Patriarch or the Pope serving the Holy See. He is the principal representative of the entire Church. All Egyptians, who adhere to the Orthodox faith, obey him and abide by his decisions. The Patriarch assigns each...
Sources close to Al-Yawm al-Sābī`report that the delegation of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) had asked leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood to hear their complaint, during NCHR's visit to Al-`Aqrab Prison on Tuesday.
Duʿāʾ Muṣtafā, a lawyer at the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, said that they managed to identify the place of detention of Dr. Aḥmad ʿAbd Allāh, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Egyptian Commission, at Awwil Al-Qahira police station in al-Tajammuʿ al-Khāmis. The police station...
The year 2016 witnessed many painful events, including the hijacking of an aircraft the crash of another, terrorist attacks, a sunken boat, and thethe casualties that have resulted rocking the hearts of Egyptians with painful memories etched in their minds. They are hoping these effects of 2016...
Background: Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī says Egyptian society is as any society; the impoverished mixed with the wealthy, those who can read and those who cannot. Egypt is a mixed society, but he thinks that Egypt has many resources such as petrol, land, water and metal to make it rich. The main problem...
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...
Amidst a guard of army and police, Pope Tawadros II received Christmas wishes and congratulations from members of the clergy, ministers and officials, and members of the church. 
World Servants, a Dutch Christian organization that supports building projects in different countries, contributed to several buildings in Egypt for social purposes. All projects, except for two, have been completed. The Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Beni Suef made promises to also complete these last...
While Egypt has a long and diverse history of immigration from Africa, the Middle East and even Europe, Chinese immigrants are still a relatively recent and rare phenomena on the Nile. Over the past ten to fifteen years, however, fuelled through the economic rise of China and consequently the...

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