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According to diplomatic sources, despite the positive atmosphere that characterized the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Egyptian counterpart ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, the two-day visit to Washington by al-Sīsī was marked a US warning to the Egyptian regime about the continued "...
The White House issued a statement on the visit of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to Washington, which stated that President Trump is still committed to the stability of Egypt and the Middle East. "It is a great honor to meet with President al-Sīsī, a great Egyptian friend. Our relationship...
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
Background: Reverend Dr. Samuel Ḥabīb was an evangelical pastor and founder of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS). It was a very well planned organization, says Ḥabīb, and he employed a man from the United States to work with him on a plan for a special gathering. Most...
Background: John Wesley is a mission director at perhaps one of the largest international aid mission in the world; United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The organization provides economic development as well as humanitarian assistance around in the world with respect to...
Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
Different branches of the Egyptian government repudiated international criticism of the death sentences which an Egyptian court gave to Mursī and more than 100 others. The sentences are now being reviewed by the Grand Mufti for a final decision. Germany’s foreign minister suggested that the...
    As southern Sudan prepares to vote this week on a possible secession from the north, Sunnī Khālid says that the African-American community is also divided on the issue...      

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