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In Tantā, on December 27, 2012, an Islamist attacked a Christian woman and beat her with a stick on her back, calling her an “infidel” for not wearing a hijāb and wearing makeup.  The victim’s name is Marsa. After Marsa finished her work in the University’s Hospital, a bearded man wearing a white...
Amid dense security measures of police and armed forces, al-Gharbia Governorate witnessed a large turnout in several of it cities, whereas the number of voters in the village was not as large. It was reported that judges who were due to supervise the voting arrived late. Noteworthy is the large...
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 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...
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.
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...
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.” 

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