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A parliament's fact-finding commission investigating the sectarian fitnah in al-'Āmrīyah, western Alexandria, sparked by a reportedly illegitimate affair between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, concluded its activities on Wednesday (February 16) by obtaining an agreement on the return of...
A statement issued by the general local council in Alexandria condemned the decisions made at the end of an ‘urfī meeting on al-‘Āmrīyah incidents. The statement described the decisions as ones of “submission to the wishes of the assailants and inciters for vandalizing the property of some of the...
A security source said the family of the Christian young man accused of taking photos on his cell phone in Sharbāt village, al-Nahdah area, in the Alexandria district of al-‘Āmrīyah, already left the village before the story was found out while the family of the Muslim woman and her husband...
Quiet prevailed in the village of Mīt Bashār on Wednesday (February 15) after a heated night of confrontations between security forces and local residents, leaving five anti-riot policemen wounded, over the disappearance of a Coptic girl of the name Rānyā Khalīl Ibrāhīm, who converted to Islam six...
Some parties and a group of civil society organizations issued a statement on the forced displacement of Christian families in which they said that there is religious fanaticism in the society for many reasons, topped by the practices and schemes of the former regime, which still continue under the...
Alexandria Governor Dr. Usāmah al-Fūlī said denied that the deported families were seven, adding some satellite channels exaggerated things in a "community that is enjoying calm and stability" after the incidents that erupted late January 2012. "The 'urfī session, which I attended myself, only...
A fact-finding commission sent by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in the troubled district of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, revealed that the Christian families forced to leave their homes and property after clashes over a purported love affair...
Presidential hopeful 'Amr Mūsá expressed discontent of the forced departure of Christian families in al-'Āmrīyah, adding this can never be accepted under any circumstances. 
Salafīs have saved the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdāh neighborhood, in the western Alexandria district of al-'Āmrīyah, from a conflagration that could have consumed everyone in its way, said the spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, the second largest in the Egyptian parliament. 
“The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) and other political movements started a march on Sunday (February 12) from ‘Abd al-Mun’im Riyād to the People’s Assembly to support MPs raising the issue of the Copts of al-‘Āmirīyah, Alexandria, who were forced to leave their dwelling places last week over a...

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