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Hours after the killing of Egyptian soldier by Israeli forces, the Egyptian deputy ambassador to Israel took iftar at Israeli President Shimon Peres' house in Jerusalem.  The Egyptian ambassador, Yasser Reda, had declined the invitation. Peres expressed his regrets at the death of Egyptian citizens...
Pope Shenouda has granted permission for a Coptic youth to travel to Israel, provided the visit is work related, according to Rose al-Yūsuf.   “There is no problem with normalization with the Palestinians,” said the pope, “Work does not mean violation of the Church’s decision.”   Pope Shenouda has...
The article at hand reports on the Israeli proposal to build 1,400 new apartments in the contested eastern half of Jerusalem. The proposal’s implementation would not only enrage Palestinians, but could also aggravate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. However, in pointing out that the proposal...
Cardinal Antonius Najīb, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, talks in this interview with al-Wafd about various current issues facing Egypt. Regarding the recent debate on divorce and remarriage Najīb said, “Marriage is sacrament built on unity between one man and one woman who will not...
Shaykh Sālim ‘Abd al-Jalīl, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Endowments, has told shaykhs to not pray for President Mubārak on Friday, saying that it is inappropriate to mix Du‘ā’ and politics together. Various media have revealed that the Ministry of Endowments previously asked shaykhs and mosque...
Interview: Cornelis HulsmanThe following article presents an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hasan Ibn Talal of Jordan, and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. Issues discussed include Christian emigration from the Arab world, reform, and political issues in the Middle East.
Al-Dustūr reports on Muslims and Christians celebrating the Virgin Mary Festival
Wajīh Ramzī writes about St. Marqus, the apostle who introduced Christianity to Egypt.
The article reports on Pope Shenouda’s tour of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada.
This article deals with extremist religious groups in Israel which the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has called the imminent danger threatening Israel. It sheds light on the extremist group led by Leor Hahn who declared himself the king of Jews and claimed that he was the Messiah.

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