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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
The Azhar body strongly condemned the clashes that erupted around the al-Qāꞌid Ibrāhīm Mosque in Alexandria leading to llines of riot police cordoning off the mosque. According to al-Misrīyūn report, protesters against the upcoming Constitutional plebiscite besieged the Mosque. Grand Shaykh Dr....
Independent human rights organizations, monitoring the referendum over the draft Constitution, detected several attempts of preventing Copts from voting.
There have been several incidents of Coptic Christian voters, including entire villages with a majority Coptic population, being prevented from voting. A number of observatory organizations and independent NGOs observing the polling station reported that campaigners were orchestrated all around the...
The Copts for the Nation Movement in Alexandria called on all segments of the society to place Egypt above all. Walā' 'Azīz, the vice president of the movement stated that everyone should be aware that Egypt's future is at stake; the future constitution is the constitution of the revolution, thus,...
Kāmil Siddīq, Secretary of the Alexandria Millī Council, said the election of the General Millī Council as well as those in governorates is among the top-priority issues of Pope Tawāḍrūs’s agenda.
Objections to the president’s decrees caused tension and clashes with members of the Muslim Brotherhood group in a number of governorates, topped by a most heated Alexandria.
The al-Marj Court of Misdemeanor adjourned the trial of Albir ʿAyyād Sābir, a Copt who faces charges of religion disdaining, insulting prophets and openly casting doubts over heavenly books and sanctities, to the December 12 session as courts are on a strike protesting a constitutional declaration...
Muḥsin George, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Millī Council in Alexandria, said Pope Tawāḍrus II is a wise personality and a devout religious leader, expressing confidence that the new pope would overcome all challenges facing him during his time on the chair of Saint Mark.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II postponed a visit he was scheduled to pay to Alexandria on Saturday (November 24) due to bad security conditions in the Mediterranean city.
The Alexandria Administrative Judiciary Court adjourned the Two Saints Church case to the November 24 session to notify the president of the republic and chief of intelligence service in their official capacities as adversaries in the case.
Thirty-one eligible archons representing the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria participated in the elections on Monday (October 29), said Kimīl Siddīq, Secretary of the Lay Council in the Mediterranean city.
The Vatican’s news agency Fides said the first Egyptian Catholic TV station will be launched in 2013 under the name al-Salām (Peace) to be the voice of a Coptic Catholic community living in a large country ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood.
The five candidates for the post of Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church resumed visits to the parishes and churches nationwide and attended a morning mass at the Mar Mina al-‘Ajāybī Monastery in the area of King Maryūt, Alexandria, on Wednesday (October 24).
Muslim and Christian thinkers agreed during an intercultural dialogue forum held by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in Alexandria that the freedom of expression is one of the basic principles included in all heavenly religions. CEOSS director, Pastor Adrea Zakī,...
Joseph Malāk, a lawyer for the families of victims of the Alexandria-based Two Saints Church bombing attack early in January 2011 filed a report with the public prosecutor against President Mursī, ousted president Husnī Mubārak and former minister of interior Habīb al-'Ādlī for deliberately...
A dialogue forum held by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria laid an emphatic stress on the need to activate citizenship as a non-negotiable principle for Egyptians to obtain their rights without any forms of discrimination,...
President Muhammad Mursī stressed commitment to provide security for all citizens, Muslims and Copts, adding any assault on Copts would be tantamount to assaults on him personally. 
Priest Philopater Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl area, northern Cairo, did a hatchet job on the regime of President Muhammad Mursī and accused him and the Muslim Brotherhood over a channel relaying from the United States of involvement in a bombing attack that targeted the Two...
Alexandrian lawyer Sharīf Jād Allāh accused businessman Mamdūh Zakhārī of being an agent to the Israeli intelligence Mossad and of attempting to recruit him.

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