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In the framework of the importance that the Minister of Tourism places on religious tourism, and promoting the path of the Holy Family, Minister of Tourism, Yihya Rāshid, Minister of Tourism, received in the ministry’s headquarters a religious delegation of the Eastern Apostolic Churches in...
Since June 30, 2013, sporadic acts of violence and terrorism have risen to the surface of the public sphere, and armed Takfīri groups and movements have systematically adopted the use of violence. However, over time, smaller groups active in different parts of the country, have targeted both state...
Dāʿish, also known as "ISIS". the terrorist organization, has acknowledged its failure to create sectarian strife within the Egyptian society. The latest issue of the organization’s weekly magazine " al-Naba”, said with regard to the recent church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria: "The predominant...
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
We aren't here to favor one religion over another, or compare between human beliefs… we can't tame this attitude. But we can differentiate a person’s behaviors when they have the same responsibility and are in the same place.
The final statement issued by the International Symposium, which concluded in Fez, called for the United Nations to adopt a law criminalizing hate speech against the three monotheistic religions, similar to the anti-Semitism laws.
Three speeches by Pope Francis on Friday focused on eight key issues, including dialogue, Christian rights, uniting Christian communities, renouncing violence and calling for peace. The speeches mark the conclusion of Pope Francis’ first two-day visit to Egypt.
Asrār al-Usbūʿa:  The Endowment District of Alexandria announces on Saturday an advocacy program to be held during the month of Shaʿabān, that includes organizing weekly advocacy convoys, lessons, and religious nights teaching about “the change of the Qibla, a valuable lesson”.
Recently there have emerged some strange stances justifying the terrorist attacks against Copts in Egypt. Muḥammad al-Ibīyārī-- Internal Security Advisor to former US president Barack Obama- -claimed that this is a direct result of the Egyptian Copts stance against former president Muḥammad Mursī...
At least 30 people were killed and 71 others wounded in an explosion inside the Church of St. George in Ṭanṭā, north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Sunday noon. The bombing coincided with Palm Sunday, a religious occasion, which rendered the place fully packed. According to security sources,...
Security organs of the al-Minyā Directorate in Upper Egypt have deployed female police officers to protect houses of worship including churches and monasteries, in accordance to a plan put into place to confront any hostile acts during the celebrations of Easter.
 Egypt’s President al-Sīsī has just visited the Papal Headquarters in the Cathedral of St. Mark in ʿAbāsiyya, and was received by His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark.
It is natural that Egypt is targeted from all sides during a period where the Arab World is trying to find balance. Egypt is ordered to play a passive role on the Arab countries’ level, especially after the rapprochement that was achieved during the Dead Sea Summit, where King Sulaymān Bin ʿAbd al-...
Is the country serious about combating terrorism? I don't think so, it's like a country whose fiercely fighting its atonement, but the cost of this is paid by Christians, and intellectuals.
The American Coptic Commission delegation highlights the economical and political support to Egypt and their refusal of the proposal drafted by a congressman about church reconstruction in Egypt.
The cameras of Ṣadā al-Balad at Cairo’s Taḥrīr Square captured Egypt’s flag flying at half-mast in mourning for the victims who died in the explosions of the two churches of St. George in Ṭanṭa and St. Mark in Alexandria.
Rev. Rifʿat Fatḥī, Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC) said that the Egyptian army and the people are paying the price of terrorism, pointing out that Egypt is fighting terrorism alone. “The whole world should support Egypt’s efforts to combat terrorism,” Fatḥī said.
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
The Ministry of Health and Population announced on Sunday that 16 citizens were killed, and 41 injured so far in the bombing that happened inside the Church of St. Mark, located in the al-’Atarīn area of Alexandria.
The bombings of several churches yesterday raised a few important questions about the lives of Christians in Egypt… How do they live?... How do they perform their rituals? How do they celebrate their holidays?... What is the nature of the societal relationship between the two wings of the Egyptian...
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