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Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is also...
A merchant, helped by his son, kidnapped his daughter for marrying a Muslim and converting to Islam in al-'Ijizah region in Tantā city, al-Gharbiyah governorate. The woman's husband filed a report with the incidents amidst fears sectarian clashes might erupt between both families, the Christian...
The report says that a Coptic woman brought a case seeking dissolution of her marriage on the grounds that her husband is impotent and she still is a virgin. The husband initially took the matter lightly, as he knew he was not impotent and that he had ongoing sexual relations with his wife. He...
In this final installment of a three part series on the life of Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor Stefan Wild of Bonn University paints a picture of the life and work of the late Egyptian scholar....  
The Egyptian press continues to devote attention to the different reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling allowing Christian divorcees to remarry. The church rejected the ruling and considered it against the Bible and church codes. Some authors highlighted the tragic influence of the...
The family of the disappeared Coptic girl, Amal Zakī Nasīm, has said in an official memorandum that their daughter has been kidnapped under an American-Zionist conspiracy in order to incite sectarian clashes in the country.
Parents of students in Islamic schools related to the Muslim Brotherhood and directed by its members objected to the fact the public education administration hired many teachers who do not sympathize with the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Head of the Department of Transport and Bridges Equipment in Cairo was arrested together with his wife for forming a group promoting ideas against Islam. He issued a fatwa to his followers that they were not obliged to pray in the direction of the Kiblah while performing prayers. He also denied...
Jirjis Hilmī ‘Āzir discusses the thorny issue of Egyptian Christians converting to Islam.
The author expresses his concern that ex-pat Copts in the US are fuelling sectarian tensions within Egypt.

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