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The article comments on the key discussions that took place at the Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination conference that was held in Cairo in April. The conference looked at the various types of discrimination that exist in Egypt, ranging from discrimination in the workplace to the lack of a...
The author believes that it is the Holy Family’s historical journey through Egypt that distinguishes religious tourism in Egypt. Therefore, the author says that the country must properly invest in its religious tourism.
The Supreme Council of Culture has organized a symposium to discuss a serious issue – the continuous Israeli attempts to steal Arab heritage.
The article reports on the Coptic Orthodox Church’s celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the apparition of the Virgin Mary at al-Zaytūn church in 1968.
The author argues whether or not current Egyptian Muslims are the grandchildren of old invaders who arrived during the Islamic conquest to Egypt in the seventh century.
Jews of the Nile is a book edited and translated by two Egyptian Jews. The article reviews the book that presents controversial information about the Egyptian Jewry and the role of Egyptian authorities in the Jews’ immigration.
Islām Kamāl and Shawqī ‘Isām attacks the private press and satellite channels, accusing them of contributing to the increasing feeling of depression in Egyptians’ lives.
January 7 is the day when Copts, in accordance with the Coptic calendar, celebrate Christmas. The occasion received a significant amount of attention in the Egyptian press that published a considerable number of articles about Coptic issues in general and the Christmas celebrations in particular....
Middle East Christians Association issued statistics on the number of churches and mosques in Egypt.
The article discusses the author’s view of how Egypt will change over the coming years, and how these changes will affect the minorities in the political and social spheres.
The following lines present information about U.S. Aid to Egypt from the 1970s until now and observe the main goals of the aids throughout their history.
There are a number of icons that have been taken to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and are on display there. The author reminds us that an icon serves as an important window for faith and is more than simply a picture that is used to teach the holy stories.
The Abū al-Matāmīr tensions triggered a full-page article in Sawt al-Ummah newspaper claiming that Israel wants to declare a Coptic state in Upper Egypt or Hurghada. Other discussions followed the tensions, some of them very emotional.
The author calls on Arabs, whether Christians or Muslims, to work to solve the problem of Jerusalem through means of peaceful co-existence with Jews and constructive political and economical relations with Israel. He strongly rejects the policy of boycotting which clears the path for Israel to...
Representatives of the Islamic community in France filed a lawsuit against a French novelist for writing a novel that defamed Islam. The subject of the novel is Islām and sexual tourism in Thailand. It contained very open attacks against Islam, Muslims, Arabs and Palestinians.
A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
Salwa Refaat wrote the National Egyptian Heritage Foundation( NEHRA), the Ministries of Culture and Environment and the Antiquities Authority made great efforts to revive the sites on the Holy path. On the same page was an interview with Mr. Mounir Gabbour, Chairman of NEHRA. In: "The Holy Book"...
While Max Michael initiated a lawsuit against the Egyptian Minister of Interior, a group of Copts filed another lawsuit against Michel, accusing him of insulting Pope Shenouda. They referred to his civil history and to previous sentences against him.
The Supreme Council for Antiquities (S.C.A.) is investigating foreign excavation missions working in Egypt after the release of a book titled ‘Israel in Sinai’ by an American archaeologist currently carrying out research in Sinai.
Coptic writers and intellectuals comment on the iftār banquets held by Coptic figures in the name of national unity.


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