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News of Egypt: The Evangelical Church prepares for Easter prayers on Sunday morning The Evangelical Church is preparing for Easter prayers next Sunday at The Evangelical Church in Āzbikīa. Father Āndrīa Zakī will lead the prayers and many members of the Evangelical community as well as...
The Azhar urges all Muslims to jihad if a US war is launched against Iraq. The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a message to Kofi Anan asking the UN to prevent a war against Iraq. The Presbyterian Church in Ezbekia district witnessed a peaceful anti-war demonstration and a group of Egyptian Copts signed...
A few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat Hijāzī, issued a fatwá urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide. The fatwá was severely condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim world, as incorrect and terrorist in nature.
The article investigates a visit to Egypt by a delegation of Israeli students from the University of Ben-Gurion under the declared objective of letting Israeli students get closer to Arab and Islamic culture.
Jewish Community of Cairo chief Carmen Weinstein dismissed in an interview any link between the Jewish community in Egypt and Israel, adding that Egypt is a safe country and its leader is wise and deals most sagaciously with the Middle East.
The article deals with clashes between some Muslim and Christian members of the ruling party over the post of secretary-general in the al-Azbakīya area, a post which is currently occupied by a Christian.
The author discusses the ongoing problems concerning national identity cards, which are now being computerized, and the difficulty of rectifying minor mistakes.
Celebrating the Evangelical Church’s 150 years of ministry in Egypt, Munā al-Mallākh writes on the history of Evangelicalism in Egypt.
Watani’s editorial on 24 April dealt with the not – so – uncommon ‘ error’ committed by civil register officials, when they register Christian citizens in the new computerized official documents as Muslims, then penalize the victims of the errors by sending them on arduous wild- goose errands to...
For the first time, disputes among the pastors of the Free Methodist church are taking place. The problem started when disputes between many pastors of the Church and the head pastor of its General Council became widespread. This was due to the accusations of lying, stealing, cursing, violating the...
In spite of the passing of thousands of years since the Israelites left Egypt, a number of them still live there. They refuse to emigrate to Israel, in spite of the offers given to them by Israelis and Jewish organizations. It is funny, however, that this small number of Egyptian Jews still...
The Jewish state started to look for the decreasing number of Egyptian Jews, who have refused to immigrate to Israel. They preferred to stay in Egypt in order to maintain the synagogues. The case was reopened after the publishing last week of a feature in "Ma’aref" newspaper about the situation and...
The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued as the prosecutor-general extended the detention of 20 alleged Brotherhood activists, arrested two weeks ago, by another 15 days pending investigation.
"The artifacts and monuments used by Egypt’s Jews are part of our national heritage. They tell the story of the Jewish community in Egypt over the centuries." This is how Mohsen Abdel-Rahman Rabi’, director of the Department of Jewish Antiquities (DJA) at the Supreme Council of Antiquities,...
Sheikh Goheiry’s second house in Fatimid Cairo between Muski and Al Muizz street is being threatened according to his descendants and residents of the area.
The author describes a visit to pharaonic, Christian and Islamic sites in the governorates of Assiut and Sohag.
The author, an Egyptian Armenian, looks briefly at some Armenian institutions in Egypt.
The Armenians came to Egypt in waves of migration during the Middle Ages. Since then, they have been outstanding and successful in all careers and positions they occupy. An overview.
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