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Forces from the military and police in Egypt intensified their security preparations hours before Christmas Eve mass on Monday evening, January 6th, as according to the Eastern calendar, which the Egyptian Orthodox Church is based on.  During a meeting with several of his aides on Saturday,...
The Cairo Criminal Court continues to hear the prosecutor's pleading in the retrial of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī and 23 Brotherhood leaders in connection with Ḥamas with the maximum sentence imposed on the defendants. The session will be held under the chairmanship of Judge Muḥammad...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rīḥān, General Director of research and archaeological studies in South Sinai, has confirmed that religious tolerance in Egypt was a historical reality. He cites a Quranic verse calling for the preservation of Christian, Jewish and Islamic sacred sites. The verse itself, Verse 40...
Majdī Khalīl, the head of the Coptic Solidarity Organization, stated that American military analysts will visit Egypt to learn about the Egyptian’s military ways of countering terrorism in the Sinai as well as learning of the role of Hamās and Hizballah. Khalīl stated that the aim of this visit is...
Muhammad Yūsuf ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allāh, an Egyptian Salafist who obtained the alias Shaykh Abū Ahmad as soon as he was approved as member of ‘Usāmah Bin Lādin’s al-Qā’idah network, said the jihādists do not recognize the state or ruler simply because he does not pursue the path of God. [‘Abd al-...
An anonymous security source stated that Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmūd ‘Izzat has sent a letter to three terrorist groups in Sinai requesting 300 terrorists to execute an alleged plan for “the last chance” to be executed on the anniversary of June 30th.
Ansār Bayt al- Maqdis (terrorist group operating in Sinai) have stated that democracy is a form of infidelity that should be avoided as it destroys Islam. 
Dr. Muḥyī al-Dīn ʿAfīfī, rapporteur of the Religious Discourse Committee at the Egyptian Family House (EFH), and Hegumen Buṭrus Buṭrus, the assistant rapporteur, met with the members of the clergy and imams of Al-Azhar at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center of the St. Mark Cathedral in al-...
Ahmad al- Sharīf, member of the shūrá council of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah, stated that the takfirī groups who operate in Sinai have threatened to kill Yāssir al- Burhāmī, the vice president of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah.
Experts stated that President al-Sīsī’s Advisor for Combatting Terrorism, Jamāl al-Dīn, started off his new position by pursuing police officers supportive of the Brotherhood and addressing the issue of internationally sponsored terrorism in the Sinai. One expert said he was an excellent choice as...

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