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The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, and 40 foreign ambassadors visited the area of ʾAtrīps during their tour of the Sūhāj governorate.
Several local residents of the city of Timā, Suhāj governorate, surrounded the al-Zahrā’ elementary school to protest alleged attempts by a Coptic teacher to disseminate ideas against the Muslim faith into the minds of their children as he advised them to quit praying.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II has to handle several dossiers inside the church like the pending problems for Copts including divorce, remarriage, inheritance, the laying of a new election system, maintaining national unity, construction of houses of worship and encouraging Christians not to be...
Today’s overview includes yet another quarrel between two Muslim and Christian families only nearly a week after the Dahshūr crisis first stirred by a burnt shirt was settled. However, this quarrel in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag has some similarity to the Dahshūr problem; a trivial...
With the endorsement of the Grand Imām Ahmad al-Tayyib Shaykh of the Azhar, a new branch of ‘Bayt al-‘Ailah (a body related to the Azhar comprised of Christian and Muslim leaders and scholars), was inaugurated in the governorate of Sohag by several officials, among them Dr. ‘Abbās Shūmān, Deputy of...
Bishop Pachomius announced on August 10 the list of 17 candidates for the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch seat. They are seven bishops and ten monks:
A Copt in Sohag has given an example of national unity.
n Tuesday, the trial of 119 Muslim Brothers was re-started. The men are accused of provoking riots throughout the governorate and burning the Mary Girgis Church after their sit-ins at Midān Rābi’ah and Midān Nahdah had been dispersed. Furthermore, the prosecution of Sūhāj has accused them of...
The phenomena of attacks launched against Copts and their belongings and lives have reemerged. This is happening especially after a number of fatwás have been issued against them and in some hot areas such as Minya, Qena, Sohag and Aswan. These places have witnessed attacks against Copts in the...
Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khālid al- ʿAnānī decided to allocate 100 thousand EGP for resuming the restoration work in some sites of the White Monastery[1]. He also decided to move some antiquities that date back to the Pharaonic Period for display in the Sohag National Museum.   [1]...

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