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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.
Shaykh Ahmad al-Mahallāwī, an Islamic preacher who was in prison during late President Anwar al-Sādāt's time, lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and accused her of driving a wedge between Muslims and Copts. He made the remarks after Clinton’s statements that the United States...
The Coptic Orthodox Ecclesiastical Council for Family Affairs has announced that they have started receiving requests concerning marital problems. Applicants can meet members of the Council to discuss issues pertaining to marriage as well as divorce applications. 
Al-Qāʾid Ibrāhīm Square, also called the Revolution Square, in downtown Alexandria, Egypt, was the starting point of the Egyptian revolution of January 25, 2011, where rebels gathered to start their revolutionary marches. 
Designed by the Italian architect, Mario Rossi, al-Qā’id Ibrāhim Mosque in Alexandria is one of the most famous mosques in the city due to its history and architecture.  Built in 1948 to celebrate the 100th death anniversary of Ibrāhim Pasha, son of Egypt’s ruler Muḥammad `Alī Pasha, the mosque has...
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
. The Saint Mark Church is the oldest church in North Africa and the Middle East. Located close to Al-Raml Station in the coastal city of Alexandria, the street bears the name “Shāre` Kanīsat al-Aqbāt” The Copts' Church Street).
Reactions of Egyptians on the streets escalated over decrees by President Muhammad Mursī on Thursday (November 22) sacking the public prosecutor and immunizing his decisions as political, betraying deep divisions within the society as opponents termed them as “rehash of past dictatorship”. [Author...
On Friday, March 25, Salafists' activists demonstrated in front of the Qā’id Ibrāhīm Mosque in Alexandria, calling for the withdrawal of current Deputy Prime Minister Yaḥyā al-Jamal and his overly secular views. In the course of the day, verbal and physical scuffles between Salafists and other...
 AWR's managing director Hānī Labīb analyzes a paper that was distributed by salafīs downtown Cairo, protesting the alleged imprisonment of Kāmīliyā Shihātah, the wife of a priest who alegedly wanted to convert to Islam for divorce reasons.    

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