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For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
The investigation unit in al-Qussiya, Asyut, arrested one of the defendants accused of killing a Copt due to a revenge in ‘IzbitAntunVillage. Masked assailants had attacked Kyrollos Marzūk Sam’ān on Sunday night and ran away. 
In an effort to promote religious tourism, members of al-Wafd Party, Assiut branch, visited the Dayr al-Muḥarraq, also known as the Muharraq Monastery, in al-Qūṣiyyah Markaz (country’s subdivision).
Wajīh Jamāl, Secretary General of the Egyptian General Tourist Guide Syndicate, said that the entity is currently preparing a three-day familiarization study tour of the path of the flight of the Holy Family in Minya [Minyā] and Assiut [Asiyūṭ]. 
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.
Cornelis Hulsman Drs. and Bishop Thomas of al-Qussia discuss the bishop's Anafora retreat center in an interview published by the Maadi Messenger in 2014 with additional contextual commentary by Cornelis Hulsman.
In a sixty-minute documentary, Egyptian film director Samīr Zakī presents an autobiography of Bishop Sāwīrūs, abbot of the Monastery of the Holy Virgin in Meir, al-Qūṣiyah, Asiyūṭ, from 1985 till he passed away last July. As testified by all who knew him, Anba Sāwīrūs served the monastery, commonly...
A church source, declined to be named, said Fr. Bīgūl of St. Mary’s Monastery [al-Muḥarraq] in Asyūt [Assuit] is most probably to be the successor of Bishop Sāwīrūs, who passed away on July 21. 
‘The Egyptian Jerusalem’ is the name Ethiopian Christians give to the St. Mary’s Monastery, at Mount Qusqām in Assiut [Asyūt], Upper Egypt. The monastery is also known as Deir al-Muḥarraq [burned, in Arabic] due to the fact that the monastery had been burned several times over its several centuries...
In a cable to condole Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs, other church leaders and all Egyptian people on the death of Bishop Sāwīrūs of al-Muharraq Monastery, Asiūt, Governor of Beni Suef Sharīf Ḥabīb said, “late Bishop Sāwīrūs was an example to us all in loving, selfless giving, in living a...

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