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Eight people were killed and another 30 are recorded missing after floods swept over al-Zarāyib area of 15th May City on March 12. Shiḥātah Maqdis, a leader of the “zabaleen” [al-Zabbālīn], a community of garbage collectors, said that search and rescue operations are still ongoing to find the...
Nivīn al-Qabbāj, Minister of Social Solidarity, was present on the behalf of the Prime Minister, Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī, at the funeral mass for the victims of al-Zarāyib region, which lies in the Mār Murqus region in 15May suburb.  She was received by Bishop Bisantī, bishop of Ḥilwān and al-Maʿaṣara...
Egypt's Cabinet announced that rescue forces from the Ministry of Social Solidarity have arrived in ʿIzbat al-Zarāyib, after the residents of this area had called for help following heavy rainfall. Blankets and food were provided to those affected with the help of local community associations.
The Egyptian family court in Ḥilwān filed the grounds of its ruling, which was based on the enforcement of the statute of Orthodox Copts regarding inheritance distribution. It resulted in Coptic lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh and her brothers receiving the same share of inheritance. 
The Monastery of Abba Barsūm al-ʿIrīyān in al-Maʿṣara, continues the activities of the spiritual renaissance for the fifth day in a row to celebrate the annual feast of St. Barsūm-Al-ʿIrīyān on Thursday, which is celebrated for 20 consecutive days, under the chairmanship of Bishop Bīsantī, the...
The Giza and Cairo courts witnessed today several important hearing sessions including the pleading of the public prosecution service in the case of "Spying for Ḥamās" and in the case of "Sinai state".
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’...
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...
In a related development, Bishop Bisantī of Hilwān and Ma’sarah denounced rumors, circulated by some websites, about Pope Tawadros mobilizing Coptic businessmen to withdraw their trust funds from Egyptian banks. He added that rumors like this depict Copts as if they are looking for their own...

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