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Professor of Economics and Political Sciences at Cairo University, Dr. Hassan Salāma, confirmed that Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the militant Islamic group Ansār Bait al-Maqdis (Supporters of the Holy House, Jerusalem) are one entity, especially after the latter had sworn allegiance to the Islamic...
After the disclosure of the largest international network for the sale of human organs in Egypt, the State confiscated millions of dollars taken from poor people who sold their organs to escape poverty and hunger. Not less alarming is the State's recently issued provisions that restrict access to...
 According to the Egyptian public statistics bureau, the number of divorces in Egypt reached 2.5 million in 2011 as expenditures related to divorce also peaked at 350 thousand Egyptian pounds. Personal Status Law allows a woman to request a divorce if her husband is absent for more than a year.
A report that the National Council for Human Rights will publish on the human rights situation in Egypt after the June 30 revolution will confirm a major improvement in the state of human rights compared to the period prior to the revolution. The report explains the improvement in human rights...
A Dutch tourist residing in the city of Hurghada declared that he had converted to Islam and changed his name to Sīsī in reference to Egyptian President ‘Abd al-Fatah al- Sīsī. The tourist says the President led him to Islam despite him lacking religious affiliation before. The tourist held a...
The pressures exerted upon the Egyptian government from foreign government in Turkey, Qatar, and others has failed to stop the government from issuing death sentences against the Muslim Brotherhood’s top leaders. The Global Post reported that it was unlikely that exiled Brotherhood groups in...
Hudā Badrān, the President of the General Council for Egyptian Women, condemned the campaign to disgrace women who do not wear the hijāb. The campaign is spreading over social media and is set to take place throughout Ramadan. Badrān criticized the campaign, saying that it contradicts the 2014...
General Leader of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī has sent a message of congratulations to Pope Tawadros II on the occasion of Coptic Christmas celebrations, saying ‘it gives me great pleasure to congratulate our brothers the Copts during these celebrations … May God...
The Church of Qasr al-Dūbārah celebrated Christmas the day before yesterday, as Revered Sāmih Morris, pastor of the church, apologized for the high level of security, saying this was in anticipation of ‘any explosion that might target the church and its occupants during the celebrations’. 
Saudi Arabian theologian Muhammad al-'Arīfī has issued a fatwá against congratulating Christians during the Christmas celebrations, stating that Muslims may wish Christians well on happy occasions such as graduation, but not for religious festivals.    
This investigation sheds light on the controversry regarding the real target behind the Coptic organizations. Is it really charity work to help the Egyptians or a way to convert Muslims to Christianity?     
Terrorism and fear haunt the Copts during the Christmas celebrations.    
Nuhād ‘Abū al-Qamsān, president of the Center, said that amendments to Egypt’s personal status law, which was put into place more than 95 years ago, have not raised the document to an appropriate standard. ‘Abū al-Qamsān added, in an interview on the television program “Lāzim Nifham,” that the law...
The seventh iteration of the International Festival of Cultural Diversity, for which Egypt is the honored guest, began today in Paris’ first arrondissement. The festival showcased a number of speakers who highlighted Egypt’s diverse cultural history as well as the works of several contemporary...
Cairo said that it did not request a meeting between Egyptian President ‘Abd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī and President of the German Parliament during al-Sīsī’s upcoming visit to Germany. This came in an irate statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry responding to the announcement of the President...
Despite the clear instructions of the Minister of Interior for intensed security presence around all the churches during feast celebrations, none of the necessary security forces have appeared.    
Pope Tawadros amidst the painful celebration of the Copts says: "this is a small part of the price of freedom that we offer to our nation".  
This article reflects on the Copts' insistance to challenge terrorism and Muslim Brotherhood threats.  
The Coptic Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church of Egypt exchanged delegations, sent to congratulate each other on the occasion of Christmas.
Pope Tawadros II, the Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, sent messages of congratulations to Coptic churches on the occasion of New Year celebrations. He said, ‘May the Messiah fill the New Year with blessings of love and peace’. His Holiness also sent a delegation to express his...

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