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There are new signs of fitnah tā'ifīyah in the town of al-Wastá of Beni Suef Governate. Al-Sabāh reported about a number of anti-Christians pamphlets that were distributed in al-Wastá, in addition to, flyers that were against Saint George Church (Mār Jirjis). The messages accused Saint George...
The two children left the Beni Suef prosecution to an unknown place after orders to release them as security forces intensified presence in ‘Izbit Marco lest retaliatory acts erupt.
Jamāl Shamardal, a leading member of the Jamā’ah Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) in Beni Suef, held Priest Ishaq Kastūr of the ‘Izbit Marco Church of al-Fashn town, responsible for the escalated incidents in the governorate during the past few days.
The high turnout among Copts in the second phase of the referendum puts doubt on the announced results that came as 17 percent who said “yes” to the Constitution in the second phase (most likely because Copts would have voted for “no”).
A ‘urfī (informal) conciliatory session ended sectarian unrest in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef after two Coptic children who urinated on a copy of the Qur’ān were ordered by the prosecutor to be placed in a reformatory for seven days.
The village of Dashāsha, Samsaṭā town, Banī Swayf governorate, has seen a violent brawl between Muslims and Christians over children playing on the streets, leaving five from the two sides injured. 
A fact-finding commission sent by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in ‘Izbit Marco and Rajī in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Beni Suef spotted several dangerous gaps that would result in sectarian problems.
Calm was recovered to the area of ‘Izbit Marco, al-Fashn township, Beni Suef governorate, on Monday (October 29) after clashes between Muslims and Copts outside a church on Sunday (October 28) as security forces wielded control and deployed anti-riot police personnel.
Clashes between Muslims and Copts erupted in the area of ‘Izbit Marco, al-Fashn town in Beni Suef governorate broke out after Christians from neighboring cities entered a church there for prayers.
Dr. Sha’bān ‘Abd al-‘Alīm, Secretary of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in Beni Suef, said Article 2 of the Constitution was the most controversial simply because the mass media depicted to citizens that the Salafists came just to implement the sharī’ah that Bishop Bula gave candies in expression...
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
Egyptian women have entered into all fields and held many positions to demonstrate their ability to lead and achieve success. In an unprecedent event, a woman is competing with men for the official post as Shaykh al-Balad or ‘Chief of the Village’ in a Beni Suef village.
The security forces in Beni Suef have quelled a sectarian strife by holding a reconciliation session between the Copts and Muslims of Kafr al- Beheira in Beni Suef. 
 Beni Suef has witnessed several sectarian strives in the past, this did not prevent it from celebrating the Day of Resurrection (Easter). On August 12, 2013, clashes erupted between Muslims and Christians in Dayābiyah village, north of Beni Suef, which led to the injury of 16 people and burning of...
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.
Security forces in Beni Suef succeeded in convening a reconciliation session between Copts and Muslims in Diābiah Village which was attended by family heads and senior figures in the village. The conflict took place in November 2013 due to a construction of a road bump and led to 16 injuries and...
Fire fighting forces controlled a fire breaking out in the prayer hall of the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in al-Fashn, south of Beni Suef [Banī Suwayf], as a result of the fall of a candle in the hall.
A year passed after the events of al-Diyābiyah village in Wastá Beni Suef, in which 12 houses and shops belonging to Copts were looted and burnt and 4 Copts were injured severe injuries in their eyes.
Magdī al Batītī, Governor of Beni Suef, has inaugurated the Bayt al- ‘Ailah in the district of Biba, Beni Suef. 
Members of the Constituent Assembly Khālid Yūssuf  and Muhammad Abu al- Ghār have stated their dissatisfaction with the judicial support to the court sentence ruling to jail novelist Karam Sābir, member of the Writers' Union, for 5 years due to being convicted of contempt of religion.


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