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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
In an exclusive statement to al-Dustūr, spokesman of the Coptic Catholic Church, Father Hānī Bākhūm, announced that the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) scheduled a week of prayer for unity is to start on Monday, February 18 – 25 public and official unity of the Catholic Church in Egypt.
Whether it’s the expulsion of Bedouin families from the Jordan River Valley several days ago or the recent displacement of Palestinian families from the Old City of Jerusalem, the perpetrator remains the same.  The crimes may vary but the criminal is still raping the land and murdering its victims...
Israel’s attempts to recruit young Christian Israeli Arabs in the army are raising concerns in Arab political and religious circles that condemned the move and warned of the Israeli authorities’ plans through their intelligence arms to foment sedition among Palestinians in Israel over an issue...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb criticized the West’s constant bias in favor of the Zionist entity, adding the Palestinian issue is the very core of all problems in the region that failure to reach permanent and just solution and establish a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its...
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), a Washington-based Jewish organization that publishes free translations into English from media content in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu and Dari as well as free analytical reports, simply controls the media content read by large sectors of the...
Today’s overview deals with calls by the Azhar on Muslim countries meeting at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in the Saudi city of Jeddah to withdraw the Arab initiative to settle the disputes between Israel and the Palestinians.
Today’s overview deals with calls by a former senior U.S. diplomat, Dennis Ross, on Egypt to accept the reality and play by a set of rules, saying the record to date is not good: news reports suggest that more than 100,000 Coptic Christians have left Egypt; there have been new efforts to...
Karīm Kamāl, president of the ‘Union of Copts for the Homeland’, praised the decision of Theophilus III, the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine and Jordan, of closing the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in protest against Israeli practices, describing it...
Dr. Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, director of the Ibn Khaldūn Centre, traveled to Israel to participate in a symposium on Egypt organized by the Tel Aviv University. Dubbed ‘Political Upheaval in Egypt: A History Reconsidered’, former ambassador to Israel in Egypt and currently teaching at the Israeli...
Al- Sabāh has interviewed a number of Copts as soon as they returned from a visit to Jerusalem for pilgrimage. They have assured that they are not pro- naturalization with Israel. They assured that their visit is to visit the Holy places. They also requested Pope Tawadros not to punish them
During the time in which Christians celebrate the Holy week a number of those who traveled to Jerusalem to visit the Holy Land on pilgrimage were accused to be traitors and pro-naturalization with Israel. 
547 Christians left CairoInternationalAirport on four planes yesterday for Tel Aviv in order to go to Jerusalem to celebrate the Holy Week and Easter at the holy places there. About 4000 Copts went to Jerusalem this year, according to Engineer Viktor 'Ādil Malāk, owner of a tourist company that...
Ruways Morcos, General Deputy of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral and official spokesperson for the Church in Alexandria, said that the travel ban to Jerusalem for Orthodox Copts was a decision of the Holy Synod is the highest authority in the church. 
Today, millions of Copts are celebrating Palm Sunday. This tradition owes its origins with the entrance of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, carrying palm leaves and flowers. Copts go to the streets on this day, carrying palm leaves and flowers and children go to the streets, playing in joy. This day is...
Two planes with 89 and 86 Christian passengers on board have left Cairo for Tel Aviv via Amman. These Christians want to go to Jerusalem for Easter celebrations. The church disapproves of travels to occupied Jerusalem for it means normalization with Israel, according to the decision of late Pope...
A media campaign is launched against the April 6th group.
Copts celebrate the Holy Week, which marks the end of the fasting and the week before Easter, yesterday. The Church invited President 'Adlī Mansūr and Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab to join, according to the usual protocols. The festivities were organized in coordination with the security forces...
I do not know how the Arab media succeeded in conveying the idea that the West is defending Jews and Zionism and that Muslims and Arabs are the ones who hate the Jews, and eventually Zionism. Perhaps this is due to the fact that Arab newspapers copy from the American media, which has proven to be...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Pope of Alexandria, said that Egyptian Coptic elders and Coptic families can accompany their children to visit Jerusalem.

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