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In the midst of all these political crises and economic slowdown, there is actually no voice by intellectuals as their unity and solidarity to defend the Arab destiny are absent. [Yūhannā Qultah, al-Ahrām, June 18, p. 10] Read original text in Arabic
The governor had asked Mustafá Muhammad ‘Abd Allāh to accompany a delegation visiting churches to congratulate Copts but he violated instructions and refused to do so. [Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 6, p. 2] Read text in Arabic
The village of al-Jamhūd in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minyā has seen a tense day after a Coptic young man converted to Islam. Several local residents said 32-year-old Ayman Yūsuf ‘Ayyād’s family forced him into the house of his mother’s family and tried to bring him to reverse his...
A Copt’s conversion to Islam in al-‘Adawah town, the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya, sparked unrest between Muslim and Christians on Sunday (May 13). Dozens of members of Islamist groups gathered outside the ‘Adawah police station to protect 32-year-old man Ayman Yūsuf Sa’d from his...
Meanwhile, the Abū Tisht prosecution in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya ordered the investigative custody of Kamāl ‘Abd al-‘Azīm ‘Abd al-Jawwād for four days on charges of kidnapping 13-year-old Coptic student. The kidnapper was arrested by Muslim locals in a village after they ambushed...
Meanwhile, Mājid Rīyād, the legal advisor for the church, said 14 bishops have applied their papers so far to vie over the papal position of the St. Mark Church, including Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, Bishop Makarius of al-Minya and Bishop Raphael, General...
The announcement of the death of Pope Shenouda has had an effect on relations between Muslims and Copts, who are always united in hard times as a Muslim family in Maghāghah, that had a long feud with a Coptic family in Shārūnah village, embarked in a good gesture on terminating the dispute that...
Anba Makāriyyūs, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Minya, deplored the attacks on the Copts of the village of Dimshāw Hāshim that took place last Friday, urging for the punishment of the perpetrators, and compensations to those affected through building a church in the village.
The Coptic Catholic Eparchy of Minya celebrated the graduation of the first batch of graduates of the Catholic Institute for Theological Studies. 
The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya under ‘Ādil Ramzī held a commemorative ceremony in tribute to Pope Shenouda on the anniversary of the 40th day of his death. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Muslim and Christian civil society...

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