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Due to a new rumor claiming that Copts had attacked a Muslim house and set it on fire, the clashes began again in Banī Ahmed al-Sharqīya. This led to a security alert to contain the clashes (Hasan 'Abd al-Ghafār, al-Yawm al-Sābi', Aug. 9).Read original text in Arabic.
In an attempt to appease the tense atmosphere in the village of Banī Hassan al-Ashrāf, al-Minya governorate, a 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session was held in coordination with security agencies to settle sectarian unrest between two Coptic and Muslim families. [Teresa Kamāl and 'Alā' Sarhān,...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated in an interview that the reason for his request to the Ministry of Justice to grant the right of judicial arrest to the inspectors of the Ministry of Endowments is to increase the control of the Ministry over the mosques and stop any...
Shaykh Mahmūd Tawfīq, director of the mosques of al-Minya’s religious endowments, and Rev. Kamāl Rushdī, representative of the Evangelical Church, encouraged participation in the presidential elections, and voting for President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī, during the scheduled presidential elections on...
Siwa Conference 2017 Part 6/12: Dr. Ṭāriq ʿAbduh [Tarek Abdou]
Commenting on the recent terrorist attack against Copts in Minya, Upper Egypt, Nā’ūt gives examples of true religious believers who pursue convergence and tolerance with other faiths. “Every Friday,” Nā’ūt writes, “Father Aldo Danieli, parish priest of the church of Santa Maria Assunta in the...
Tomorrow (Monday), The Coptic Evangelical Commission for Social Services will organize a forum for cultural dialogue under the title “Together Against Violence” at the Commission’s headquarters in Arḍ al-Sulṭān in al-Minyā. 
Security organs of the al-Minyā Directorate in Upper Egypt have deployed female police officers to protect houses of worship including churches and monasteries, in accordance to a plan put into place to confront any hostile acts during the celebrations of Easter.
According to Akhbār al-Yawm, the Coptic Al-Wasat Movement cited the Holy Synod as saying that terrorism drives us towards loving all.
Bayt al-`Ā'ela or The Family House in Minya Governorate succeeded in holding a reconciliation session between Muslims and Copts in the villages of Sawāda and Mahjūb in Minya, following differences between them because of an attempt to convert a house into a church and subsequently holding Christian...

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