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A Copt in Sohag has given an example of national unity.
The head of the Central Press Administration for the Central and East Delta of Tanta, Fatima al-Dimardāsh inaugurated a new campaign under the motto “Egypt Confronts Terrorism.” The campaign will last for a month and consists of informational sessions attempting to change popular opinion and raise...
A disciplinary committee has sent counselors Ahmad Yahia Isma’īl, head of Cairo Criminal Court, Ayman al Wardanī, the Public Attorney for Tanta courts, to early retirement for their participation in the Rab’ah and  Nahdah sit ins
A hand made bomb, found behind a church in 6th of October City was defused. 6th of October prosecution investigated the matter, headed by Yāssir Tillāwī, public attorney for South Giza prosecutions.
A source described Bishop Jeremiah, who was the secretary of previous Pope Shenouda III, and is President of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center, as the ‘Bishop of the Muslim Brotherhood’, and as a man eager to establish connections with those in power, with figures such as former presidential...
The political role and astuteness of Father Bola, Bishop of Tanta, has been analyzed, as Pope Tawadros II insisted that he represent the Church at the Constituent Assembly (aslo known as the Committee of 50) to draft the new constitution.
Salafi preacher, Walīd Isma’il, coordinator of the Coalition of Defense of the Companions and Family of Prophet, has revealed that a new husayniah (Shi’ite mosque) is being constructed [Salafis are strongly opposed to Shi’ites].
Bishop Bola of Tanta has taken an energy saving initiative and requested all churches in Tanta to abide by it. He requested churches to reduce the lights of the churches during the day and light only half the light bulbs at night. 
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...

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