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On Saturday 30th June, the Summer School Group visited the Salam Medical Centre in Qanatir. The Salam Medical Centre is a living example of how Muslim-Christian cooperation can function to help the wider community and create peacebuilding opportunities. Students enjoyed a talk and a guided tour at...
In its edition on Saturday, December 22, Al-Misrīyūn newspaper reported that Imbābah district of Giza Governorate experienced a large turnout of Christians who queued to cast their ballots on the second stage of the constitutional plebiscite. 
19 lawyers from Al-Qalīūbīa governorate yesterday presented a communiqué accusing Dr ‘Essām Al-‘Aryān, Vice President of the Freedom and Justice Party, of stirring confusion and disturbance and of incitement to the killing of peaceful protestors outside the Presidential Palace. Investigations are...
The funeral of Karīm Jirjis, a Copt who was shot dead when he was in the vicinity of the Presidential Palace, took place on Thursday (Dec. 6) at Virgin Mary and Saint Stephen Church in Shubrā el Khaymah. 
  Archpriest ‘Abd al-Masīh Basīt of the Virgin Mary Church in Musturud said in an interview with al-Misrī al-Yawm newspaper that assaults on Copts and churches are taking place only by extremists, adding those attacks after the January 25 revolution equal all those during the era of former...
One person has died and four others got injured in a fight that erupted between Copts and Muslims in al-Khusūs city. Fire arms were used. Qalyubia security forces arrived at the place and contained the fight, arresting 10 defendants. The deceased and the injured were taken to hospital. 
A state of cautious calm has prevailed in al- Khusūs in Qalyubia. This is after an incident of a sectarian strife between Copts and Muslims due to differences over the priority of cars movement in the street. A Copt passed away while 16 others got injured. 
Salib Girgis Habīb, a Copt, a shop owner in ‘AllāmVillage, in Khusūs, Qalyubia, died yesterday, after two unknown assailants fired at him. They blocked the road ahead of him with motorcycles and opened fire at him, leading to his immediate death. Security forces arrived to the area to try to reveal...
The State Security Prosecution has continued its investigations with the defendants of Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis cell that were arrested in the Arab Sharkas area in Qalyubia. A weapons store was found during the security campaign. The prosecution investigated plans to attack 8 churches and a number of...
Muhammad Badī’, Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, addressed the court from the prisoner’s dock before the beginning of a session of his trial in Qalyūb. He stated that the Egyptian people had elected Muhammad Mursī, and also said that he was the first Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood to...
The regional governorate departments of the Ministry of Endowments have begun receiving requests from Shaykhs of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah for preaching licenses.
Shubrā al- Khaymah Criminal Court, held in the Police Institute in Turah, has issued yesterday its sentence against members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the case of blocking the Qalyūb roadway.
An anonymous security source stated that defendants accused of gun firing at the head of the electoral committee in Shibīn al- Qanātir, Qalyubia, have been arrested. 
Rev. Rif’at Fikrī, head of the Media Council of the Coptic Evangelical Church has mourned the victims of the terrorist attack that took place yesterday (March 15th) in Musturud, Cairo.
Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the Grand shaykh of the Azhar has denounced the terrorist attack calling it an “ugly attack” and prayed for the dead.
After the outside world had renounced them, Egypt’s leprosy patients chose to live in their colony, in order to escape strange looks and social stigma. Although cured from their disease that was long thought of being contagious, former leprosy patients visit regularly the 12-feddan site surrounded...
An article from the Maadi Messenger discussing the significance of the famous geometrical tile styling known as "Cairo Tiling" with accompanied contextual commentary from Cornelis Hulsman.
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Belgian national Leslie Maras was arrested in February 2006, in Egypt, for smuggling drugs. Maras was not a drug dealer, but he got into it due to financial problems. He was sentenced by Egypt for life imprisonment. In Egypt, this often means 25 years or reaching the age of 60. In case of good...
Coptic activists denounced the participation of Rāmī Lakaḥ and Mamdūḥ Ramzī in a dialogue with President Muhammad Mursī, stressing that they do not represent but their personal views.  

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