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The Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod decided on Friday to make February 15 of each year the commemoration day for martyrs of faith in contemporary Egypt.  This date marks the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by Dā'esh on February 15, 2015.
During his TV program “'Ala Mas`ūliyatī” (on my responsibility), Egyptian media anchor, Ahmad Mūsa, said that there are evidences that prove the involvement of the Gulf State of Qatar and its ruler Shaykh Tamīm, in the explosions that hit three Coptic churches recently.
Despite being a box office hit, the Egyptian film “Mawlāna” (the Preacher, Our Master) upset many who watched it, demanding its ban.  
Deeply convinced of the readers' right for information on political, social, and economic causes, Al-Yawm al-Sābi` highlights the comments of columnists of the major Egyptian newspapers on the despicable terror attack on Coptic Pilgrims and the retaliation attack of the Egyptian armed forces.
The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG) branches have expressed their outrage over the horrific attacks on Egyptian Christians, describing the perpetrators “a group of criminal gangs who mendaciously label themselves Muslims.”
Since his enthronement in November 2012, Pope Tawadros II witnessed a few attacks on Copts. The violence of some of these incidents urged the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria to release statements, of which Dot Misr presents the 6 most prominent here:
In an interview with head of the Coptic Evangelical Church and director of the Church's social services (ECOSS), Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki talked on several files concerning Christians in Egypt, most notably the church building law, as well as the personal status law, among others:
Shaikh Nabīl Na`īm, former leader of the Egyptian Islamic Jihād, said that the Egyptian military attacks that targeted a stronghold of Sinai Province militants in al-Barth south of Rafah came after uncovering the largest secret weapons stock and arresting two terrorists.
An Egypt-led resolution on “the effects of terrorism on the enjoyment of human rights”, adopted by vote at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on 24 March.
“The Council is the first historical institution to bring together all the Egyptian Churches under one umbrella,” said Rev. Ref`at Fat'hī, the new Secretary-General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC) and secretary of the Evangelical Holy Synod, stressing that the Council is taking decisive...


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