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Unknown persons had put a packet of dynamite next to the outer wall of the the HolyVirginChurch, in al-Saff [south of Cairo] while Coptic festivities were held. Explosives experts prevented the explosion.
The visit of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh of the Azhar, to Aswan yesterday put an end to the bloody confrontation between the Nubian Dābūd tribe and the Banī Hilāl. Al-Tayyib managed to do this after he met with delegations of the two sides. They decided on a roadmap to end the conflict by...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh al-Azhar, formed a commission for reconciliation talks between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī- Hilāl tribes, following intensive meetings with representatives and Shaykhs of the two tribes to end the conflict. This comes at a time when about 25 schools reopen their doors...
Najmal-DīnI. M., aged 32, teacher and member of the Muslim Brotherhood, has been arrested in the Governorate of Aswan, according to a statement of security forces on Sunday. He is alleged of having participated in provoking the bloody strife between the al-Dābūdīya and Banī- Hilāl families. 
Dr. Shawqī 'Allām, Grand Muftī of Egypt, stated that the task of Dār al-Iftā' al-Misrīyah (Egyptian House for issuing Fatwás) said that the organizations task is to give legal advice, not to take a side in a political conflict. 
After he has saved 491 Muslim Brotherhood members from death, the naming that some Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers have given Shaykh Shawqī ‘Allām, Grand Muftī of Egypt, is no longer applicable.
On December 31, Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that a high counter-sectarian commission is to be formed and its work put immediately into effect. The presidential decree came after a police man shot dead a man and his son in Minya, which was the most recent incident after a...
Copts in Minya, whose churches suffered a frenzied campaign of arson, vandalism and looting on August 14 last year after the Rabi’ah and al- Nahdah sit ins were dispersed, are resorting to pray in their burnt churches.
So far, 25 people have died in the bloody conflict between the al-Dābūdīya and the Banī-Hilāl tribes. This marks the beginning of a new phase; as Egyptians are drawn away from the love of tolerance and peacefulness to more violence and anger.  

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