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In this editorial, Yūsuf Sidhum comments on the outpouring of anger on behalf of many Coptic Christians following the attack on a church in Alexandria that left 24 dead. Sidhum alleges that this reaction comes not only because of the recent bombing, but as the result of a "long history of blatant...
  The article reports that although the forensic final report on the Alexandria attacks is out, security officials still “have nothing to say to media about the bombing”. Al-Qā’idah is still suspected to be behind the attack, after having made several threats to attack churches in Egypt. Pope...
Al-Dustūr quotes informed sources saying that a "sovereign party" has gained "confirmed information of the involvement of the Israeli Mossad in the [Two Saints Church] explosion in cooperation with Egyptian elements.”    The paper further says “Egyptian security authorities had spotted an Israeli...
Pope Shenouda has postponed his visit to the injured victims of the New Year's Day bombing of the Church of the Two Saints, says al-Wafd.   According to the report, the postponement is necessary because the injured are currently housed in five separate hospitals.   The paper adds that Pope Shenouda...
People's Assembly member Ahmad al-Sahafi wants to know what the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments has done to encourage imāms to push for acceptance and co-existence between the country's Copts and Muslims, especially in light of the New Year's Day attack on a church in Alexandria.   According to a...
The meeting of the Egyptian-European Council was the scene of a heated debate between the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Shūrá Council and the Papal Nuncio in Cairo regarding Pope Benedict's recent statements regarding the protection of Middle Eastern Christians.   According to...
This story reports on the recent calls for realizing former president Anwar al-Sādāt’s vision of a unified state with equal rights and duties for all citizens. In the past, it was the upcoming October War in 1973 that motivated Sadat to introduce a bill on national unity. Today, it is the...
The article at hand describes the Egyptian police’s denial of claims that the suicide bomber responsible for the Alexandria attacks was of Pakistani origin. Furthermore, the article covers the interior ministry’s release of the latest forensic findings, which identify the perpetrator as a 23 to 25...
Muhammad al-Misrī, a former professor of computer engineering at the University of Waterloo, begins his commentary on the Alexandria bombing with a reflection on his childhood days spent in Cairo’s predominantly Christian district of Shubra. He thereupon proclaims his conviction that “Egypt’s...
  On Tuesday, an off-duty Egyptian police officer reportedly opened fire on a train in the southern province of Minya, killing one Christian and injuring 5 others. Today's Egyptian newspapers mostly emphasized that the assailant was allegedly mentally unstable and that his motives were not...

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