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Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and the spokemsan for the committee registering voters in the election of a new pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the committee has been working for four days, adding the registration was closed on Friday due to recent calls to stage mass protests in...
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and the spokemsan for the committee registering voters in the election of a new pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church, said the committee has been working for four days, adding the registration was closed on Friday due to recent calls to stage mass protests in...
A church source said acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius named 10 persons to represent the Coptic Orthodox Church at the constitutional assembly, most notably are Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, Counselor Edward Ghālib and Ambassador Wahīb al-Minyāwī. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī...
Bishop Marqus of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah denied any recommendations given by the Holy Synod to any of the candidates for the papal elections. Moreover, Bishop Serapion of Los Angeles said that he will meet with a number of priests and bishops who will vote for the next patriarch and will discuss...
Judge Mustafá Musharaf will oversee the trial of 33 suspects at Banhā Criminal Court today (June 1, 2013), who are charged with instigating sectarian incidents at Khusūs. The suspects are accused of the illegal use and possession of weapons, the endangerment of public safety, the agitation of...
Residents of al-Khusūs have confirmed that the majority of the Muslims arrested have no connection to the event and were arrested unjustly after security forces stormed their homes and threatened the families with weapons. Maj. Gen. Mahmūd Yusrī, Director of al-Qalyubia Security Department, denied...
Ahmad ‘Isá, Director of al-Khusūs Prosecution, ordered that the prime suspect in the violence of al-Khusūs, Najīb Samīr Iskandar, remand under custody for four days pending investigation into the murder of a Muslim man, Muhammad Mahmūd, which ‘allegedly’ led to the eruption of violence between...
Counselor Walīd Mas’ūd, head Burj al-‘Arab Prosecution Office, has ordered that the individual suspected of having killed five people in Alexandria be remanded under custody pending investigation. The suspect claims he was taking vengeance for their mistreatment of him (Shīrīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Feb....
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...

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