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Major General Jamāl Nūr al-Dīn, Governor of Asyut, witnessed the ceremony of enthronization of His Eminence Bishop Theophilus on the throne of Manfalūṭ of the Orthodox Copts and his ordination as bishop on the chair of the Diocese and successor to the departed Bishop Anṭūniyyūs.
  In an effort to raise public awareness of Asyut’s history and culture, the Governor of the Middle Egyptian city, Eng. Yāsir al-Dusūqī stressed on the importance of domestic tourism and praised the tours organized by the Regional Authority for Tourism Promotion to the historical sites of Asyut.  
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...
The Holy Family came to Egypt, says the Biblical text. But it is silent on what they did once there. Coptic Orthodox tradition has filled in the details. And now, as Arab West Report discovered on a visit led by Cornelis Hulsman on January 16, 2016, they have one detail more.
A 17 year old Coptic girl named Mārī ‘Imīl Habīb disappeared after school on the 29th of April 2015. Her family accused a young man named “Ahmad Muhammad al-Binā” of being behind her disappearance. Security forces immediately arrested the “bearded young-man,” and this is what news sources reported...
In post-Revolutionary Egypt the government is in a weakened state with little or no capacity to enforce laws. Many citizens have chosen to take advantage of this power vacuum to construct churches, mosques, and other buildings in their villages. This article highlights construction in several...
The article sheds light on the celebrations of Virgin Mary mawlid in Drunkah, Assiut.
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.
In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...

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