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Official statistics revealed that in developing countries for every three girls one gets married before turning 18, while for every nine girls one gets married before the age of 15.
When any member of the American Congress releases an inaccurate report on the Coptic institutions in Egypt it means one of two things: either that those who provided it do not take responsibility towards their citizens – whom they must protect and must not offend by producing reports that deliver a...
Media presenter and physician Dr. Khālid Muntaṣir said that his new TV program “Yatafakkarūn - contemplative thought aims to respond to an important issue that surges when we, Muslims, find ourselves at odds with “modernity”. He points out that modernity has rules, among them the separation between...
Al-Shabāb interviewed Dr. Muḥammad al-Mahdī professor of psychiatry to understand the meaning of the shocking numbers that resulted from the last census, for every change that steps by the Egyptian society has repercussions on its psychologic structure.
The increasing number of Coptic Orthodox pilgrims to Jerusalem during the Holy Week since the passing away of Pope Shinūda III generated a great debate and a media hype on the Coptic travel ban to Jerusalem the latter had imposed in the 80s as long as the holy territory is under Israeli occupation...
Social variables have occurred on the Egyptian reality in recent times, raising a wide debate about the right of the individual to freedom of opinion and expression on the one hand, and adherence to standards and genres and moral values on the other. The discussions in their entirety were on “...
The Egyptian delegate to the session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva toppled a resolution supported by 32 states to develop a new human right that grants individuals to conscientiously object to military service. 
The Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) has presented a documentary about the history of censuses in Egypt in celebration of the announcement of the 2017 Egyptian census in the presence of President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī.
Commenting on the recent statistics report released by the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) at a conference on the recent population census, Egyptian media anchor ‘Amr Adīb blamed Shaykh of al-Azhar for the phenomenon of marriage of minor girls, pointing out...
Leaders of the Coptic Orthodox and Coptic Catholic churches in Egypt denied receiving any financial aid from the USA. According to media reports, the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson had declared that $1.4 billion of the US aid allocated to Iraq and Egypt have been redirected to...
In a dispute that has lasted for nearly half a century against the Egyptian Ministry of Education, the Coptic Orthodox Church brought forth evidences to prove its ownership of al-Balyanā Preparatory School in Sohāg [Sūhāj]. Despite the final court ruling in favor of the church on 2008, the Ministry...
Dr. Khālid Muntaṣir, Egyptian physician and columnist, dedicates his article this week to Dr. Muḥammad Abū al-Ghār, who has been honored by the British Royal Society for his work in the field of gynecology and woman health: Every day he taught us a new lesson. he is a professor in every sense of...
Fawzī Mursī is a cartoonist who is characterized by his constant expression on issues and ongoing events which lead to challenging ease, expressing with his brushworks the essence of the subject.  
The terrorist attacks against Christian churches and establishments over the past months have caused the postponement of negotiations on drafting a unified personal status law for all Egyptian Christian denominations, after the Holy Synods of each denomination had approved amendments to the current...
On July 10, al-Maṣrī al-Yawm published a reader’s message under the title “The Martin Luther of Egypt” [you can read the English translation here]. The reader, who identified himself as being Muslim, requested anonymity on what concerns his name.
In his speech on Sunday, at the National Population Day Conference, attended by political and religious leaders, the Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhṭār Jumʿā stressed that in order to confront the country’s overpopulation issue, the religious discourse must be renewed.
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, led by Pope Tawādrūs II, has launched a strong campaign against practicing FGM spread in some areas of Egypt.
Foreign Relations Committee of Egypt’s parliament discussed at a meeting last Wednesday a memorandum submitted by six members of the US Congress on the increasing sectarian fanaticism and terrorist attacks against Copts in Egypt. In its continuous efforts to address Egyptian issues raised abroad,...
“The Trump decision to move the US embassy to the occupied Jerusalem demonstrates a sense of his immunity from international law, and arrogance towards historical rights and fundamentals of the Arab people, as well as it shows the contempt of the American administration for the Arabs,” Ḥamdīn...
The recently adopted personal status law endorses the legitimization of the ʿUrfī -or unofficial customary marriage between an Egyptian woman and her non-Egyptian husband, provided the following major 11 conditions are fulfilled:
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