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The Egyptian arena has shown resentment after six members of US congress submitted a memorandum on a systematic discrimination against Copts in Egypt demanding that US aid to Egypt to be subject to steps that ensure equality and eliminate marginalization of Christians in Egypt. This was not the...
In coordination with the Institute of Research and Higher Studies of Granada, the Foundation of Believers without Borders for Studies and Research (Muʾminūn bilā Ḥudūd lil Abḥāth wa al-Dirāsāt) initiated a two-day conference, December 15 and 16, entitled “Islam and Political Islam in Europe:...
Al-Waṭan publishes the response of Egypt’s House of Representatives’ Committee of foreign affairs to US allegations of discrimination against Copts in Egypt. The memo entitled "Egypt is not a homeland we live in, but a homeland that lives in us", citing the quote of the late Pope Shinūda II of...
The Grand Imam Shaykh Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib’s final communiqué at al-Azhar International Conference in support of Jerusalem ‎[or Al-Quds for the Islamic world]:
Archpriest Victor Kulaga, representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Egypt, said that the participation of his church in al-Azhar conference in support of Jerusalem, held today in Cairo, is to promote peace in the Middle East. In his statement disclosed to the Emirati news site al-ʿAyn, the...
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...
The author, Ayman al-Jundī, believes that the reason behind the advancement of Europe is democracy, which he says is the best system of governance developed by mankind. He points out that democracy does not mean to run fair elections, but it is a whole cultural system of peaceful devolution of...
Today, Muslims in European countries are no longer finding it difficult to get food prepared in accordance with Islamic law. Some restaurants, most of which are Turkish, label their meat dishes as 100% Ḥalāl, raising many questions about the credibility and significance of this percentage. Although...
The Austrian newspaper Der Standard published a report on political Islam in Western countries as being an ally of the West, although many politicians in Austria confirmed during their election campaigns that Political Islam is an enemy to Western civilization.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt (AUC Press 2016) is the first major publication by Dālyā M. Gūda, PhD., a development professional with years of experience with international development organizations.
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.
At 6:00PM Dutch time today, the 8th International Coptic Commission Conference will be launched in the main conferences hall of Amsterdam.
The Coptic Orthodox Church participated in a conference in Italy to promote religious tourism in Egypt.
Tomorrow (Tuesday) marks the first day of the Dutch Coptic Organization’s Annual Conference, in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The conference is titled “Modern Egypt Under the Shadow of the Contempt of Religions Law.” The conference will be attended by a selection of thinkers and...
Bishop Tārdus, Bishop of Port Saʿīd at the Port Saʿīd Archbishopric, received Ambassador Peter Weiderud, Director of the Swedish Cultural Institute for the Middle East region.
In an act of political stupidity and arrogance, Republican representative Dave Trott presented a piece of draft legislation titled “The Issue Concerning Coptic Churches in Egypt,” which was discussed during the 114th session of Congress. It was then referred to the Committee on Foreign...
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār al-Jumaʿa of the Ministry of Religious Endowments employed two imams who speak foreign languages during the past two years .
Western travel advice about Siwa is not entirely uniform. Please find below an overview of the travel advice of EU and non-EU countries regarding Siwa. The travel advisories from other languages than English were translated with help of Google translate and edited for readability. Quotes are...
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