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Despite considerable societal advances in recent years, revenge killing is a tradition which still persists amongst communities in Upper Egypt. It is a practise which has resulted in the loss of countless lives in the region.  
The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a campaign whilst celebrating Women’s Day, under the title “Entrepreneurship for Rural Women”, in cooperation with the World Food Program, from March 14th to 20th, in nine governorates. The nine governorates are Aswān, Luxor, Qinā, Suhāj, Asyūṭ, al-...
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
On Saturday, Pope Tawāḍrūs II was received by general Ṭāriq Al-Faqī Governor of Sūhāj, general Ḥasan Maḥmūd, Security Chief of Sūhāj, and a number of senior security officers and bishops of the diocese in Sūhāj. Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s pastoral visit will last until January 16 and will include visits to...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemned the involvement of security forces in closing the church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate in southern Egypt, calling for the reopening of all the closed churches...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) is condemning the Egyptian security services for closing the Coptic Church of St. Karas the Tourist [al-Anbā Kārās al-Sāʾiḥ] in the village of Najaʿa al-Ghafīr in the Sūhāj governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-...
This article discusses the third annual Coptic Studies Symposium at the University of Toronto (U of T), and its importance. 
A church source in the Coptic Orthodox Church told Al-Watan that Bishop Bulus, will be enthroned Bishop of Eastern Canada, on August 20, more than two months after his ordination by Pope Tawadrus II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, at the Abbassiya Cathedral. .  
Over 25 years ago, Jasmine learned from her grandmother the telli-craft and took it, after she became adult, as a profession. She has a workshop of dozens of girls, girls' training centers, and her own production in the country and abroad. The pieces she sells in touristic areas are...
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) condemns the closure by the security services of the Coptic Church of Anbā Kārās in the village of Naga’ al-Ghafīr in Sohāg governorate after dozens of Muslim citizens surrounded it and chanted anti-Coptic slogans against Christian citizens.

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