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The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has accused the former chief of the UN nuclear watchdog, Muḥammad al-Barād‘ī, of exploiting the Alexandria church bombing to achieve political gains. Al-Barād‘ī is not only being criticized for politicizing the blast, but also for criticizing the...
  Following the atrocity in Alexandria, many Christians have responded with angry demonstrations and violence. Though an understandable reaction, AWR's Jayson Casper proposes an idea for Christmas Eve that can unite Christians with the very security forces they are rallying against…  
Facebook has quickly become one of the most popular ways to denounce the deadly blast outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Several new groups have been set up on the social networking site to announce public mourning over the attack. One of these groups...
As a consequence of the suicide bombing that  killed 21 people and injured nearly 100 in Alexandria, Egyptian authorities have tightened security around churches. Meanwhile, seven people were questioned about the New year's Day attack outside the the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope...
Both Christians and Muslims have strongly condemned the New Year's day attack in Alexandria that killed 21 people and injured 70 others outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter. Father Mattá of the Great Martyr Mār Girgis Church in Manshiyyat al-Sadr, Cairo stressed the...
Nirmīn Nabīl, who was wounded by the attack in Alexandria on New Year's day, says "If the bishop had finished saying mass two minutes earlier, the bloodbath could have been worse." Nabīl left the church before the end of the mass while hundred of people were still inside. Twenty-one people were...
President Husnī Mubārak called upon Egypt's Muslims and Christians to unite against terrorism, after a car bomb killed 21 people and injured 70 outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Christians immediately protested in the streets after the blasts. Mubārak...
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
  AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman says that the government, Muslims, and Christians need to work together to address the growing sectarian tension in Egypt in order to prevent future attacks, such as the the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, which left 21 dead and...

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