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A Copt attempted to attack Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II during his weekly sermon on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Saint Mark Cathedral in al-‘Abbāsīyyah. The attacker, ‘Adil Līyūn Wahīb, attempted to reach the place the Pope is staying. People panicked, but the security guards succeeded in...
A teacher in Salāmūn al-Qumāsh Secondary School in al-Mansūrah Township attacked and beat a student after the latter chanted against the Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide.  
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Barr, the dean of the Usūl al-Dīn (Muslim Theology) College in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlia governorate, and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Irshād (Guidance) Office, said he attended the new Coptic Orthodox Pope enthronement ceremony because it is a kind of good deed ordered by...
Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
Security forces in Dakahlia decided to cancel the Feast of St. Dimyana that is usually held annually between May 12-20 in Bilqās, Dakahlia. 
Villagers of Shawā Village in Mansura have expressed their anger at the death of one of their sons, Ahmad Sha’bān, by carrying out a suicide attack in Syria. Sha’bān, a secondary school student, was recruited by the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the article. 
Anba Bīshūy, or Makram Iskandar Niqūlā, the 76-year-old Metropolitan Bishop of Damietta, Kafr al-Shaykh and al-Brārī, died of a heart attack early in the morning on Wednesday. Pope Tawāḍrūs II mourned the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Bīshūy, and the funeral prayers will be held at Monastery of Saint...
In the governorate of Dakahlia Counselor Mansūr Saqr, Head of the Criminal Court in Dakahlia, has stepped down from the trial of 19 men accused of killing a taxi driver. Residents of his village Sandūb gathered outside the court in Mansura to protest against the most severe punishment. General...
The public prosecutor's office of Talkhā in the Governorate of Dakahliadecided to keep 61-year-old Shi’ite doctor Mahmūd 'Abd al-Khāliq Mahmūd imprisoned for 15 days on charge of condemning (Sunni) religion while investigations were carried out. Amongst his possessions, a picture of Shaykh Hassan...
  Police arrested a 61-year old retired doctor from Mīt Zanqar, Dakahlia, on charges of contempt of religion. The police inspected the man's house and found a photo frame with a picture of Hasan Nasrallah, secretary-general of the Lebanese Shi’ite party Hizbullah, several Shi’ite books and CDs, and...
Alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood executed a number of attacks against citizens yesterday in an attempt to prevent them from casting their votes. 
Muslim Brotherhood members have attacked a mosque controlled by al- Da’wah al- Salafiah in ShirbīnCity in Dakahlia.
Head of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa Rev. Dr. Munīr Hannā Anīs revealed that he had sent a message to the academy enquiring about the views of Islamic sharī’ah regarding a Christian family’s custody of a Christian orphan and asked for a fatwá in...
Anba Ṣalīb, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Mīt Ghamr, said that the church stands prepared for martyrdom every instant. “We love our country Egypt and hope that God will grant us the power to resist terrorism.”
Mīt Damsīs, the small town at the heart of al-Daqahlīya governorate, has witnessed the arrival of thousands of people who have come from all over Egypt to celebrate the anniversary of establishing the monastery of the great martyr Mār Jirjis, or Saint George. The monastery contains a part of the...
In the village of Minyat Samannūd in the Daqahlīya Governorate, a two-story building, run by a Salafi shaykh named Musṭafa al-ˈAdawī, has become a destination to hundreds of young Asians from Belarus, Uzbekistan and Pakistan, all students of al-Azhar. 
Usāmah Bin Lādin sought his advice, and Muḥammad Mursī spared no effort to free him from the US prison. Many people probably do not know `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, who died on Saturday evening in a USA prison, but everyone knows the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United Nations...
In a celebration held on the anniversary of consecration of St. Dimyāna’s Church in presence of official and religious leaders in the governorate of Daqahlīya, Egypt, Governor of Daqahlīya, Dr. Aḥmad al-Sha’rāwī said that remembering sacrifices of St. Dimyāna on this occasion reflects the authentic...
Civil Protection Forces in al-Daqahliyya managed to contain a fire that ravaged the Monastery of St. Demiana in the city of Bulqās today. An official report was issued of the attack and it has been sent to the prosecutor for investigation. 

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