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Another sectarian problem between Muslims and Christians were defused by local residents in al-Fayoum after some priests of the St. Tadros El Shatby Church in the village of al-Khatīb attempted to build a fence circling a plot of land with the purpose of annexing it to the church. Instructions were...
Pope Tawadros announced that he will postpone his weekly sermon next week (8th of January) as he will be present in the Monastery of Saint Bishoy in Wadī al- Natrūn in the aftermath of the Christmas celebrations (Abd al- Wahhāb Sha’bān, al- Wafd, Jan. 3, p. 16).
Bishop Ibrām of Fayūm of the Wādī al-Riyān Monastery reported that he is expecting the government to construct a road that passes by the monastery. Bishop Ibrām reported that he gave the church’s consent to have the road built because of its plan to provide services to develop the area surrounding...
 The Ministry of Endowments in the governorate of Fayūm conducted a campaign of raids confiscating books from a number of mosques. The raids appeared to target mosques following the group al-Shawqīūn al-Takfīrīyūn. Doctor ‘Abd al-Nasr Nasīm ‘Atyān, a representative for the Ministry of Endowments in...
My first experience flying on a plane came in 2008 when I was 22 years old. This also happened to be my big move from South Africa to Egypt. I was excited, so it should come as no surprise that I spent the entire eight-hour flight wide awake. 
During our first trip to the Fayoum Oasis, other interns and I had the chance to visit the “Beautiful Oasis”, a school for children with special needs. When we left the car after our nearly two hour trip out of Cairo, the first thing we recognized was the peacefulness of the whole area. Fresh air,...
I was with other interns of the Center for Arab-West Understanding and we were the guests of Mr. Maged Zarif, manager of the Fayoum Oasis Company for pottery. The Center asked him to show us his work in the Fayoum Oasis and how they are helping local people to improve their lives. To read the...
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