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The prosecution of Qinā has renewed the detention of 12 defendants accused of involvement in the sectarian strife that took place in the village of al-‘Udaysāt, south of Luxor.
The author discusses the reasons behind keeping the relics of saints in churches and monasteries. He raises many questions about how relics are known to belong to a certain saint. Are there complete relics of saints that have not been decayed?
The author comments on an article by poet A.A.H. [Ahmed Abdel-Mo´ti Hegazi is meant] titled "We need a new fiqh." The article of Hegazi was published in Al-Ahram and tackled the issue of renewing the religious discourse. He argues against Hegazi´s proposal for renewing the religious...
Egyptian authorities received an Egyptian fundamentalist called Muhammad Mukhlis from Argentina after issuing a warrant proving that he belongs to an organization that threatens the Egyptian security directly, and aims at overthrowing the Egyptian government. Mukhlis is suspected of having...
The US administration played a vital role in supporting terrorist groups financially and militarily in order to use them as a sword against its enemies, the sword rebound upon the heart of the United States in the events of September 11.
For the second time in less than one year, the hand of black terror struck at Sinai—last week in Sharm al-Sheikh and last October in Taba. Since the bloody terrorist attack on Hatshepsut temple in Luxor in 1997, Egypt had enjoyed a period of relative calm, and we had come to feel ourselves immune...
The Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbāsīya suffers from a real crisis because of the problems between Pope Shenouda III and his parishioners all over the country…. Many struggles are coming into light recently because of some bishops’ violations of Orthodox teachings….
Pope Shenouda refused to forgive a Copt whom he excommunicated with two other people because of expressing rage over the pope´s decision to move Bishop Amonius from Luxor. The Copt refused to join another Christian denomination as an easy solution for his problem. He insists on obtaining the...
Many Egyptian Christians and U.S. Copts argue that the Hamayouni decree, an Ottoman law dating back to 1856, is still in effect, even though it was officially annulled in 1914 when Egypt was declared a British protectorate.
Reviewer: ‘Amr al-Misrī One person has been killed and around 17 injured in Muslim-Christian clashes in the village of al-‘Udaysāt, Luxor, after Muslims allegedly attacked a church, which had been built without a license. A local priest accused the security forces of being slow to intervene.

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