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In celebration of ‘Id al-fitr,  the Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Gom’ah issued a decision yesterday to spend two million Egyptian LE to help poor people registered in national and local authorities. Dr. Gom’ah also assigned Dr. Jūdah Basyūnī, former instructor at the College of...
Mosques in Ismailia, Gharbia and Minufia, have all followed the subject in the Friday sermons that had been decided by the Ministry of Endowments. This was about sexual harassment, combating it and the position of Islam on it. 
The Ministry of Endowments has decided to suspend more than 15 imams and preachers, refer them to be investigated and transfer them from the posts in Cairo, Giza, Gharbia and Beni-Suef to other governorates due to their opposition to the results of the presidential elections
The Churches and dioceses in Egypt have witnessed intensified security measures by the armed forces and police. In Gharbia, Mar GirgisChurch in Tanta has witnessed high attendance of New Years Mass among intense security procedures. On the other hand, in Qena, the security forces have preempted a...
The Churches and dioceses in Egypt have witnessed intensified security measures by the armed forces and police. 
Dr. Shawqī Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al-Karīm, professor of jurisprudence at the Azhar University branch in Tantā, was elected to be the new Muftī of the Republic. He will replace Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah whose term will end on March 3, 2013 (Lu’ay ‘Alī, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Feb. 12, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.
Sa'd al-Husaynī, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (JFP) executive office, said the era of the dissolved National Democratic Party (NDP) is dead for good and will never come back to life, asserting that there is no anti-Copt position by the Brotherhood. Husaynī, during...
Attended by major general Aḥmad Ḍayf Ṣaqr, governor of Gharbiyya Today, Tuesday 2/02/2018, the celebrations for the opening of the new branch of the Egyptian Family House, EFH, in Maḥalla took place. The celebrations held in the Conference Hall of the Police Club, comes within the Governorate’s...
Hosted by Egyptian ON Live TV on Thursday, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs explained that Pope Francis of Rome insisted on visiting Egypt as scheduled despite the terrorist attack that took place on Palm Sunday [targeting a church in Tanta] to convey a message that Egypt is a land of peace. 
The Justice and Rights Development Organization warned against staying silent about the crimes copying the criminal, terrorist Dāʿish organization inside Egypt; some sectarian crimes; and the larger influence of the terrorist organization on criminals, including criminals registered as...
The Arab countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrayn, and Egypt have issued a joint statement on Friday morning, naming 59 people and twelve entities, 26 of them Egyptian, accused of terror actions. The statement included a list of wanted people, among them was Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, who...
Pope Tawadrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, will meet on Friday morning with the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, for a semi-annual session, to conclude the meetings of the committees which have been convening since last Saturday. It will be the first...
Dāʿish, also known as "ISIS". the terrorist organization, has acknowledged its failure to create sectarian strife within the Egyptian society. The latest issue of the organization’s weekly magazine " al-Naba”, said with regard to the recent church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria: "The predominant...
Egypt’s Grand Muftī strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning. The attack killed 25 Egyptians and injured 71 others. He said in his statement on Sunday that this painful incident is affecting both Egyptian Muslims and Egyptian Christians, and that we...
Dr Rev. Andrea Zakī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Congregation, said that the terrorist explosion, which hit the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā this morning, was a “cowardly and despicable act as the intimidation of worshipers is contrary to religious and human values.” 
At least 30 people were killed and 71 others wounded in an explosion inside the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā, north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Sunday noon. The bombing coincided with Palm Sunday, a religious occasion, which rendered the place fully packed. According to security sources,...
The so-called Islamic State, which had previously claimed responsibility for the bombings of the Church of St George in Ṭanṭa, and the Church of St. Mark in Alexandria, announced that they were specifically carried out by two of its followers, Abū al-Barāʿ al-Miṣrī, and Abū Isḥāq al-Miṣrī.
Egyptian writer Khālid Muntaṣir has condemned this morning’s explosion in the Mār Jirjis Church in the city of Ṭanṭā that coincided with the Coptic celebration of Palm Sunday.
  Egypt is facing a confrontation against terrorist groups concentrated in northern Sinai targeting military installations and buildings and extending their activity recently to the capital.
The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, shaykh Nahyān bin Mubārak, offered condolences to the pastors of the cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Abu Dhabi, Bishop Fakhrī, and the Patriarch Ibrām Fārūq and to all Egyptians for the victims of the terrorist bombings that targeted St...

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