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In this article historian Mājid Kāmil, Senior Researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, speaks about Dr. Bāhūr Labīb as one of the world leaders in Coptology. Dr. Pahor Labib [Bāhūr Labīb], one of the most famous scholars of Coptic Studies in Egypt and the world, was born on...
The National Salvation Front sent a representative to Upper Egypt villages to observe the referendum over the draft Constitution. Ahmad Māhir, the representative, along with a group of activists witnessed those blocking Copts from voting.
 Al-Watan reported that Coptic activists complained that despite a large turnout to cast their ballots on the second phase of the Constitutional referendum, Egyptian Christians, particularly in Upper Egypt, have been prevented from reaching their polling stations. In Mahallat Dīyāy of al-Dusūq...
 The leader of gang kidnapping Copts and ask for huge ransoms later in return for their release in Naja’ Hammādī, in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena, a few days after news reports about the kidnapping of 32 Christian local residents were published.
Security sources said that the National Security sector in Qena, southern Egypt, seized one of the terrorist elements before executing the plan to blow up a church in the center of Nag Hammadi [Najʿ Ḥamādī] on the Coptic Palm Sunday. 
Police forces have arrested ‘Iffat Rādī, a jewelry shop owner, who fired from him own gun in the Monastery of Saint Badaba in Nag’ Hamādī in Qena. 
The Criminal Court in Naj’ Hammādī (Nag Hammadi) has sentenced eight men accused of killing two Copts to death, and transferred their papers to the Muftī and the General Prosecution for further legal opinion. Security services had originally received a report on 26th January 2011 of the death of Mu...
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
“The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) and other political movements started a march on Sunday (February 12) from ‘Abd al-Mun’im Riyād to the People’s Assembly to support MPs raising the issue of the Copts of al-‘Āmirīyah, Alexandria, who were forced to leave their dwelling places last week over a...
Bishop Cyril of Najaʿ Ḥammādī praised the annual visit conducted by the governorate’s executive leadership, headed by the Governor of the territory, to the Archbishopric to present their well-wishes for the feast.

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