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It has been reported that on Monday morning that the Egyptian authorities executed 8 prisoners who had been sentenced under military case no. 165 for 2017 in Alexandria governorate. They had been charged with carrying out ‘church bombings’ also known as ‘the twin Palm Sunday bombings’ that targeted...
The Supreme Administrative Court has issued a final ruling banning a teacher from his profession after he was convicted of sexually harassing primary school children in Alexandria governorate. Women’s rights activists, such as Mājda ʿAdlī one of the founders of al-Nadīm center for Rehabilitation of...
The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration continued the “Egypt with you is beautiful” initiative in Alexandria in cooperation with the Fund of financing, training and rehabilitation. The initiative is resumed by holding its second training program for 6 days, to train 45 young men of both sexes with...
Dr. Ṭāriq Manṣūr writes about his personal reflections on the meaning of religious tolerance as seen from Islam and Christianity in Egypt.  He focuses on examples from the Prophet’s life and the Quran [al-Qurān] that support religious tolerance from an Islamic perspective. 
Dr. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Qunṣuwa, Governor of Alexandria, and the leaders of the Coptic denominations participated in the funeral of Bishop ʿĀdil Zakī, Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria for the Catholics of the Latin rite in Egypt, which took place at St. Catherine's Church in Alexandria on Wednesday evening.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over mass at the Headquarters of the Church of the Archangel Michael [al-Malāk Mikhāʾīl] in Bayt al-Karma in King Maryūt, west of Alexandria on Wednesday evening.  He was joined by 7 other general bishops, who...
A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
This text was earlier posted on July 29, 2019, on the SEKEM website and placed with permission of SEKEM in the Arab-West Report database.  The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) organized in 2018 a summer school with the Heliopolis University. In 2019 these became two summer schools; one...
Diana Sakakini [Diana al-Sakākīnī] was born in Milan, Italy, from the prestigious al-Sakākīnī family of Christian Syrian origins that has left indelible marks in Egypt as the majestic al-Sakākīnī Palace in Old Cairo testifies. She was educated in Italy but later returned to Egypt where her parents...
As an Italian who has lived in Alexandria of Egypt for one year, every time I go back to this Mediterranean city, I feel extremely welcomed. Many inhabitants of Alexandria are willing to share with me their experience of interaction with the numerous Italians that once lived in that city. Similarly...

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