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Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd ordered immediate investigations into reports accusing the Dutch ambassador in Cairo of attempting to foment sectarian strife by providing his country with misinformation about the conditions of Copts in Egypt. [‘Umar al-Khūlī, al-Sabāh, Oct. 2, p. 3] Read...
Dozens of Coptic women gathered outside the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah on Friday (May 18) to protest statements by Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, in which he called on Christian women to observe modest clothing and “follow in the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Friday morning (April 27) started receiving applications of candidacy for the post of the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III and will continue receiving papers for 20 days, the remaining time of the 60 days set by the 1957 statute. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām,...
Son: Makram Iskandar Nicola (currently Bishop Bīshūy, Metropolitan of Damietta and Kafr al-Shaykh of the Coptic Orthodox Church) Birthdate: July 19, 1942 National ID number: 24207191200114 Bishop Bīshūy's sister: Carmin Iskandar Nicola Birthdate: May 4, 1936 National ID number: 23605040100403 Her...
Near thirty journalists gathered at the Cairo Foreign Press Association headquarters to gain insight on the process involved in selecting a successor to the recently deceased Pope Shenouda. Arab West Report presented its research on the subject, accepting also further inquiries.
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
On November 28, the first round of the elections for Egypt's parliament (the People's Assembly or Majlis Al-Sha'b), start in Egypt. The Egyptian parliament will consist of 498 members. Of these, a third of the seats (166 members) are elected by absolute majority vote in their own electoral district...
Dr. Jamāl Hāshim researches medicine. His work includes visiting bishoprics, asking about how they receive funds, and from whom. He also asks how they receive medicine and from whom. The census starting in 2006 no longer includes statistics about religious denominations.  
During the last few days, occupied with recent news of attacks and demolishing of two churches in Imbābah, as well as attacks on Egyptian Christian youths protesters, no one paid attention to the news about expanding the emergency law to the end of parliament and presidential elections.  
 Thousands of Muslims and Christians participate in the festival of St. George in Dakahlia governorate.  

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